Mason Pitts


Talent scout, producer, musician & negotiation specialist. Innovative leader with a proven track record for developing talent. Previous work includes: Partnering singer [John Martin] with writing team - resulting in the Grammy nominated hit "Save the World Tonight" 2012 and Grammy nominated "Don't you Worry Child" 2013- which was a number 1 hit in U.K. by Swedish House Maffia. Partnering songwriting duo that won the Euro Vision Song Contest in 2011. Other work includes: Apollo Drive - YouTube: http://youtube/RLaSjeCFnlE Past work includes: production, management, collaboration, sideman work. Sideman: Chris Whitley - acclaimed singer/songwriter. Sideman: Jo Davidson - Jo scored a (top 20 modern AC hit "Kiss Me There") Sideman: Tony Mangurian/Chris Whitley - (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Daniel Lanois). Sideman: Rufus Wainwright Session work: Murder Inc. Records. Tour Mangement: Under Matthew Knowles - Music World Entertainment - (Destiny's Child, Beyonce) & Laila Bagge - Meriola Media - (Swedish Idol, Made in Sweden). Produced music for Swedish brand- Rock by Sweden which aired in the SF movie theaters in Scandianvia. Studio work with Producers: Gordon Raphael - (The Strokes). Anders Bagge - resume includes: (Madonna, Santana, Janet Jackson, J Lo, Erique Iglesias, Toni Braxton, Bad Boy). Andreas Carlsson - resume inlcudes: (The Donnas, Bryan Adams, Britney Spears, LeAnn Rimes, Bon Jovi, Kiss, Def Leppard). David Lowery: (Counting Crows, Cracker, Sparkle Horse, Camper van Bethoveen). Roscoe Ambel: (Ryan Adams, Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett, Bottle Rockets, Steve Earl). Brian Paulson: (Beck, Wilco, Replacements, Uncle Tupelo..) Ken Sluiter: (OK GO, The Jesus Lizard, Smashing Pumpkins, Mekons, Waco Brothers). Mike Napolitano: (Blind Melon, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Dave Pirner, Greg Duli). Scott Hull: (Bob Dylan, Bruce Springstein, Miles Davis, Sting, Lou Reed, Elvis Costello, Herbie Hancock, Maceo Parker, Steely Dan, J Masics, Luna, Nelly Furtado, John Mayer). Studio Work in: New York, LA, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, NC, Va., Stockholm, Gothenberg, Kalmar, Kristanstad to name a few. Toured & recorded professionally for many moons, playing live everywhere from CBGB's, Atone's, Tiptina's Fox Theater, Boulder Theater - In Clubs & festival crowds of up to 35,000+. Always looking to find interesting cool new sounds, "Sometimes you just have to come back to it with a fresh set of ears in order to really give it an honest listen!" WORK- Musician, Producer, Talent Scout, Licensing Exec EDUCATION Bass Collective, UNC Chapel HIll, Berklee College of Music