David Michael Ott

Producer & Mixing Engineer

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The proverbial triple threat: Grammy-nominated music producer, Multi-instrumentalist, and highly sough-after Mixing Engineer! I worked for many years as music producer and mixing engineer for Empire on Fox, landing a #1 Billboard spot and Grammy Nomination. I've worked with artists of all genres, taking songs from simple ideas to the charts!

David Michael Ott, based in Los Angeles, California, is the proverbial triple threat in music: A Grammy-nominated producer, a talented multi-instrumentalist, and a sought-after mixing engineer.

David produced on and mixed four seasons of the Fox hit series Empire, which received Emmy nominations for “Hemingway” and “Come Undone”. David was also an integral part of the Grammy Nominated Empire album that beat out Madonna’s Rebel Heart to earn the #1 slot on the Billboard 200 album charts. He went on to produce several songs with Empire star Jussie Smollett’s— who plays Jamal Lyon— solo record. “Ha Ha (I Love You)” broke the Billboard R&B Adult Songs Top 20 in November of 2018. David also recently played keys and added additional production for A Tribe Called Quest, "Footprints" ft. CeeLo Green: A particular honor for him to collaborate with childhood musical heroes, as well as his longtime mixing mentor, Neal Pogue of Outkast fame.

David prides himself on working with a wide variety of artists. Whether it's production, mixing, arranging, his unique abilities will help make your project a success.

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AllMusic verified credits for David Ott
  • Empire Cast
  • Empire Cast
  • Empire Cast
  • Mark Wagner
  • Mark Wagner
  • The Appleseed Cast
  • My Hotel Year
  • My Hotel Year
  • Ana-Tole
  • Andy Allo
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