Adrian Zagoritis/Savannah Blue

Producer, Mixer, Songwriter

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Hey! I'm a UK Writer / Producer, with over thirty Top 40 chart hits worldwide, including four #1s. I’m easy-going, reliable, and love what I do. With the experience of 400+ record releases w-wide, including 4 Platinum and 7 Gold records, let me help make your great song or track come to life!

Working with dozens of successful artists worldwide on all major labels gives me a diversity of experience, so if you need to start a song from scratch or improve what you already have, I can really help...

I offer:

* Production - if you have a song - even if it's a simple recording - but need it to sound like a great band or rich-sounding production, send it over and let’s chat about how we bring it to life
* Songwriting - including music, melodies and lyrics
* Toplining - if you just need a topline and / or lyric for a tune then I can provide that proven hit quality
* Recording / Programming - includes drums, bass, guitars, all midi synths etc, male / female vocals, string arranging
* Vocal production - I specialise in vocal arranging eg tuning, comping, time alignment (also drums, guitars)
* Mixing - really critical to bring out all the dynamics, power and emotion of your finished track
* Mastering - adds polish and even more power to set your track apart in a crowded market...

Having had Artist sessions across many genres from Pop, Dance /EDM, R&B, Soul, Funk & Rock with major labels Sony/BMG, Polydor, Mercury, Vertigo, EMI, Ministry of Sound etc, I know that my love of music and attention to detail works...(Please check my SoundCloud).

So - please contact me by clicking the Green Button above and let's make some great music!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Adrian "Zag" Zagoritis
  • Tarja
  • Tarja Turunen
  • Mike Terrana
  • Tarja
  • Rachel Portman
  • Manian
  • Tarja Turunen
  • Tarja
  • Kate Ryan
  • Baptiste Giabiconi
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  • Steve Blunt
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  • R.O.O.O.M
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  • Tarja Turunen
  • Tarja
  • Hu Bing
  • Jess
  • Ryan Thistlebeck
  • Damian Wilson
  • Monday 2 Friday
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  • R.O.O.O.M
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  • Bastian Van Shield
  • Dee Freer
  • Tarja
  • Spencer & Hill
  • Jamali
  • R.O.O.O.M
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  • Mihalis
  • Mihalis
  • The Love Detectives
  • The Love Detectives
  • Indra
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  • KLC
  • Master Blaster
  • Lady Lauryn
  • DJ Gemstar
  • Monday 2 Friday

64 Reviews - 11 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Amy V.
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    I love creating with Adrian and once again, I am very happy with our latest. One of the things I like best is that he truly respects my visions and truly listens and connects to the energy in what I have written. I fully trust what he feels and creates for the songs. He is amazingly talented and I respect him immensely. I look forward to many more!

  2. Review by Michael J.
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    Magic, vision, a sense of what makes music beautiful. If these things don't matter to you, stay away from Adrian.

    Adrian has the ear and skill to bring your art to life.

    A true joy to work with.

    Michael

  3. Review by stephen r.
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    From our very first communication, I had complete trust in Adrian - that he would deliver a great result. He was super quick to understand - and add to - the vision for the song. He then re-instrumentalised it, including programming a driving rhythm track. Then to all this he added his production stardust. It was such a bonus to work with a producer with so much musicality. All in all, it was a total pleasure working with Adrian. I'll be back! Hopefully soon.

  4. Review by Gareth E.
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    Working with Adrian was great. He has truly transformed my idea into. fully fledged song. Thank you Adrian!

  5. Review by Therese (Thia)
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    Adrian is very friendly, professional and communicative, I really enjoyed working with him!

  6. Review by Rebecca S.
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    Adrian is the most patient , talented and lovely producer I have worked with.
    He will spend time listening to your vision and he will capture the feel of what you are looking for. His production of my single brought out the best of the track :) He is a true musician!!

  7. Review by Jenny J.
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    Super satisfied with Adrian’s work! He is very professional and very creative. Adrian is also super friendly and the whole experience was a blast! I am really looking forward to working with him again!

  8. Review by Thomas W.
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    Adrian was awesome! He was always quick to respond and very professional. He made my rough demo into a radio-ready song. It was a pleasure to work with him, and I look forward to having him produce more of my music. Great value for your project overall.

  9. Review by Michael J.
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    Adrian is a creative force in music production. His ability to capture the artist vision is uncanny. If you have the chance work with Adrian.
    Michael

  10. Review by Sebastian M.
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    He’s very quick and understands the sound that you’re going for quite well! It was a pleasure working with him.

  11. Review by Kristin Weber
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    Adrian clearly and kindly communicated his needs for the track. It was easy to get on the same page and he made efficient use of my time as a musician. Hope to record for him again.

  12. Review by Salem H.
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    Great job Adrian. Appreciate your hard work and diligence on this project!

  13. Review by Tunch Y.
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    Adrian did an extraordinary job! The end result sounds absolutely amazing... He is extremely easy to work with, open to feedback and willing to go that extra mile. Thanks!

  14. Review by Marcus U.
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    I definitely love the most recent song completed by Adrian. He did a wonderful job with this song and I'm just lovin it. He is a great producer and definitely has lots of experience.

  15. Review by Elaheh M.
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    Adrian is an amazing and experienced producer who's always so responsive and cooperative. While working on my song, he listened carefully to my feedback and made the changes exactly the way I wanted.
    The outcome was excellent, and I'm so satisfied with the work he did.

  16. Review by Michael J.
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    I would only use Adrian for your music production if you are interested in creating a masterpiece.
    Michael

  17. Review by Dozenz
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    Top notch production, insightful, responsive, quick and collaborative. Absolute pleasure working with Adrian and look forward to future jobs together

  18. Review by Seth M.
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    Adrian is simply fantastic. He gets right in the zone and spends the time to really understand the intent of the track. He then brings it to life with patience and passion that is felt. Blown away by the result. Coming back soon!

  19. Review by Marcus U.
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    Hallowed Be Thy Name was fantastic.Adrian did it again. This is one of my Church's favorite songs both young and old and I didn't want my congregation to be disappointed. Adrain did an excellent job with this song and I am pleased.

  20. Review by Art W.
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    Another fantastic job Adrian did on my project! He's very versatile in different genres, the three songs I did with him have been different styles, but he has great ideas for whatever genre I throw at him and always delivers with a first class product! Look forward to working on future projects with him!

  21. Review by Michael J.
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    So often in life you are let down by people you work with because their vision and skills are not what they sold you.
    ADRIAN IS NOT ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE. ADRIAN IS MAGIC AND ADRIAN KNOWS HOW TO COMMUNICATE.
    When you combine a creative, musical genius with a world-class communicator, you arrive at Adrian.
    He goes above and beyond to uncover the beauty in your song, while always letting you know exactly where the project stands.
    If he is interested in working with you, do it.
    Michael

  22. Review by Art W.
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    My second song working with Adrian and again was very impressed with his ideas in making my song come to life! I enjoy working with Adrian and I definitely plan to work with him on many projects in the future!

  23. Review by Marcus U.
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    I recently completed a second song with Adrian. Just like the first song, he completed the second song above my expectations. I am very delighted to have him work on this song. I will not hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for a producer.

  24. Review by Art W.
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    I really enjoyed working with Adrian, he's a great communicator, down to earth personality that is easy to work with, and very professional. It was an honor to get advice from someone with such a great track record of hit songs so I felt comfortable listening to someone who knows what he's talking about. His fees were very reasonable for the value that I got and I'm extremely satisfied with the final product he came up with. I plan to use him for many projects in the future!

  25. Review by Marcus U.
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    I had the pleasure to work with Adrian on one of my songs. I am very pleased for the outstanding job he has done with this song. Without doubt, he is very experienced and knows how to bring out the best in aspiring artists. I can't wait to start another project with him. Besides his knowledge, he is a very nice person to work with. He takes any project seriously and makes sure the outcome is a high quality. I will recommend Adrian anytime to any aspiring artist.
    Marcus

  26. Review by Maria C.
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    Maria C.
    I absolutely love the two tracks that Adrian created for my Melody. One goes just so deep in the heart and inspired me to sing in a different way...just wonderful, beautiful and sweet. The second it is a happy song and it really made me dance and the happiness is contagious. Adrian is very versatile and provided me more of what I was looking for. Also, he is so experienced, professional and respectful. Thanks very much for it 😃.

  27. Review by Patrick M.
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    I really enjoyed working with Adrian. He was professional, attentive, and hardworking. Most importantly, he got me the results I wanted! My song sounds great!

  28. Review by Adrian B.
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    As always, working with Adrian was an incredibly positive journey.... His musical insights and instincts produce these rare out-of-this-world experiences and whatever the genre, Adrian makes miracles happen! We are onto our ninth project and I'm thoroughly enjoying the ride....Thank you Sir!

  29. Review by Stevie h.
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    As soon as you start work with Adrian you can feel that something good is going to happen. He’s super friendly and professional. I was a little unsure of how we’d go about working from different locations, but Adrian made everything so clear and easy to understand either by phone or by voice memos! I got a finished song that I can’t wait to put out. Would happily recommend Adrian to anyone!

  30. Review by Bob H.
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    Always a pleasure to work with Adrian. He provides great feedback and great musical results!

  31. Review by Adrian B.
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    Have you ever experienced that awesome feeling? That you can entrust your song to a producer, KNOWING that he is going to sprinkle stardust all over it? If you haven't, you better talk to Adrian quickly--- if he has time out from his many projects. Caus' there ain't that many in his league... Thank you sir!

  32. Review by Bob H.
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    Adrian is the man and is always a professional. His musical skills elevate my songs and bring the professional polish to my tracks! We'll do more soon!

  33. Review by Alexandra K.
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    I highly recommend working with Adrian! It was an honour to work with him! He is very professional and respectful towards the artist and the vision of the art being created! a very fast worker too! I'm looking forward to work again with him in the future! Excellent work!!

  34. Review by Adrian B.
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    I'm speechless......Adrian is the Master of the Producer Universe..... He has just delivered a kick-ass Epic/Fusion masterpiece! I don't think there is any genre of music that Adrian cannot tame....In fact I don't know where he channels his incredible creativity from--- he must really have access to some parallel universe... Thank you so much!

  35. Review by Jacob J.
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    Adrian is simply the best. He just took my latest song to a whole new dimension, I am blown back!

  36. Review by Adrian B.
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    Saying that Adrian is a great producer just doesn't do him justice..... He is a FANTASTIC producer! I turned to Adrian with a difficult piece of music, and he once again has made complexity look easy... He is quite simply amazing and a really, really nice person to work with!

  37. Review by Jacob J.
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    Adrian is wonderful to work with, extremely professional, extremely skilled, extremely nice and informative and careful. Besides, he understands your song better than yo do yourself. I really can't imagine working with somebody else. My only fear is, that he won't have the time, since he is so extremely good, can't believe it. Haven't met anyone like him, and I have been around for a while!

  38. Review by Jacob J.
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    I wish I could give this man more than five stars! He is such a gifted musician, a patient producer, a mixing whizard - and such a nice guy. I can recommend anybody from any genre to work with him!!!

  39. Review by Bob H.
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    With yet another track completed Adrian is consummate pro and always a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend him to anyone that is looking to take their music to the next level! - BH

  40. Review by Paul L.
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    You can only really repeat what has already been said about Adrian....He is an absolute pleasure to work with, extremely Professional, lovely person, patience of a Saint, but most of all, if you are paying someone for Producing your Music, you want Results....And the Results are Outstanding and second to none. if I was Rich, I would pay him double......

  41. Review by Adrian B.
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    Adrian knows how great music should be made! He will walk you through the entire production process and only be satisfied when your song has reached Valhalla....Last not least, he is an absolutely charming person with a great personality. I adore working with Adrian and look forward to many new projects with him.

  42. Review by Bob H.
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    Adrian is always a pleasure to work with I appreciate his feedback and insight and collaborative approach to bringing a song to life. I look forward to starting the next track with him very soon!

  43. Review by Ken C.
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    We keep coming back to Adrian for those jobs that require the highest level of creativity and talent. Ya know those jobs where you need more than just a simple soundscape, the ones that still have question marks in places? Adrian is that musical genius who just knows which way to turn your song. Whether you have a rough sketch or solid idea that needs to sound rich and competitive, trust in Adrian!!

  44. Review by Bob H.
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    Outstanding and professional work and a real pleasure to work with both Adrian and Torsten! They took my song idea and added the awesome sauce and I'm beyond pleased! Thank you both and I look forward to working on more tracks in the very near future! - BH

  45. Review by Adrian B.
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    Adrian is pure genius...Seriously.... If you are looking for a world-class Producer, look no further. He took our song and weaved his magic, taking it to levels beyond imagination. I would give him 10 stars if I could! Not to mention how great a person he is to work with...I loved every minute of the time we spent discussing options and progress. Thank you so much!!...

  46. Review by Joanna P.
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    I want to thank Adrian for everything he's done, he understood exactly what I wanted with my tracks. He has always been very friendly and willing to help in any way he could. He understood the genre and sound I wanted in my tracks, and his communication through the process was great! I would highly recommend Adrian to anyone looking to get their tracks mastered and enhanced as he did such an excellent job with my songs :)

  47. Review by Ken C.
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    You can tell that Adrain doesn't just "do the work." He truly puts his heart and soul into the music he makes. We were astounded that the first track that came back was fantastic out of the gate! NO changes. Trust us, that never happens. It's a true testament to his talent and enthusiasm—his real, heartfelt investment in the song, to bring it to life. And, Adrian is really friendly and works fast. HIGHLY recommend.

  48. Review by Maria C.
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    Adrian has done a fantastic job with my two songs. He is modern and he effortlessly adapted to the two different styles I presented to him and yet he lifted the songs to the sky. I am so happy to have found him and definitively, I will come back to him in the future...for sure.

  49. Review by Renate B.
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    Working with Adrian has been awesome! He did a brilliant job of mastering a track for me. And just as importantly, he's friendly, explains everything clearly, and totally "gets" the kind of sound I'm trying to create. Definitely want to work with him again! Nine thumbs up!

  50. Review by Amy V.
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    Adrian was more than amazing to create with. Not only is he extremely talented...he also cares deeply to listen and connect with the vision in the song and with the artist. He is an excellent communicator and was very efficient in timing, as well. I am so happy with what he brought to my song! I will definitely work with him again and recommend him to anyone who truly wants to bring something special to their music.

  51. Review by Mary Clare
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    Adrian is a joy to work with! He's got a great attitude and is very professional/organized. He's unconditionally kind and understanding when met with set backs or obstacles during the process. I would absolutely work with him again in the future. :)

  52. Review by Nick Burnell
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    Adrian is an exceptionally talented and versatile producer blessed with real flair in the technical side of production and long and successful experience in songwriting too; a powerful combination for unlocking every ounce of potential from a song. Adrian produced and mixed my band, The Love Detectives', recent EP and we have just begun preliminary work on the follow up. I can't imagine a better collaborator for broadening the horizons of a recording artist/songwriter and ensuring there are no missed tricks! Adrian's working style is smooth, patient and forensically direct. What a charmer!

  53. Review by Ben Muehlethaler
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    Adrian is top writer! Excellent top line, lyrics and composing skills!! Love to work with him! Ben Muehlethaler (worked for Prince, Remady&Manu-L, Aura Dione, Seven)

  54. Review by Riccardo Mazzamauro
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    I'm Ricky Mazzamauro producer songwiter programmer - Bapsy Records CEO, from Rome/Italy, working with Adrian for about 10 years. This guy is one of the best talent I worked with, he is an incredible writer and producer and also very friendly and nice, I highly recommend him.

  55. Review by Mike d'Abo
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    Adrian and I have worked together creatively for over four years. He's impressed with his wide range of musical and lyrical skills. He also possesses a very keen production awareness. His grasp of today's musical trends make him uniquely qualified to take on a project and to deliver a first class musical package. Working with Adrian has always been a pleasure for me. I have no hesitation in recommending him and his musical integrity.

    - Mike d'Abo - Ivor Novello award-winner, writer of 'Handbags and Gladrags' (Stereophonics / Rod Stewart)

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    Adrian is a lovely guy and a great inspiration in the studio, good pianist lyricist and all rounder, also a hard worker who will always put the time in

    - Rob Davis - Ivor Novello award-winner ("Can't Get You Out Of My Head" - Kylie Minogue)

  57. Review by Tara Moross
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    I'm Tara Moross and I handle music for film & TV for Cutting Edge Group. Adrian created a fantastic original song for us for the film, The Right Kind Of Wrong. He not only wrote an amazing song, he was also able to turn it around in the very short time span to meet the film's demanding schedule! I would highly recommend working with him!

  58. Review by Octavia Waley-Cohen
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    Adrian is currently collaborating with Scope Music Management artist Beth Griffin, they are working on an amazing song together and I can say he's a brilliant writer, topliner & lyricist. We can't wait to hear the finished track.
    Octavia Waley-Cohen
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    Previously - Warner Music UK & Chrysalis Music Group

  59. Review by Frank Walden
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    Adrian is a lovely bloke and a terrific producer. I loved working with him.

    Frank Walden (saxophone - Tom Jones, Amy Winehouse)

  60. Review by Justin "Jus Bus" Nation
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    Great Writer! We worked on my debut album together. His methods were a bit different to my usual writing experiences but it pushed the boundries of our creativity and with that we gained better writing.

  61. Review by Xan Blacq
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    I've had the pleasure of working with Adrian for years and he's professional and a real joy to work with. Adrian's greatest strengths lie in his great ear for melody and harmony alongside his open and warm personality which allow him to make any work situation fun and light! A real Pro! Xantoné Blacq (keyboards / vocals Amy Winehouse)

  62. Review by funkstar de luxe
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    I have worked with Adrian on several songs/productions. He is pleasant end very professional. Not only does he come up with interesting ideas very quickly, he keeps on improving those ideas until we have the best possible result. He's got a great sense of melody, is a top lyricist and an excellent producer.

    Funkstar De Luxe ('Sun Is Shining')

  63. Review by Andy Prinz
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    Adrian is top-notch! I know him for many many years and he keeps delivering fantastic songs. Plus, he's a nice guy to work with and very professional.

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    I'm Geoffrey Williams, singer songwriter, have written for Michael Jackson, Dusty Springfield, Shaun Escoffery. Adrian and I have collaborated many times and I know that if I write with him, we'll get a great result. He can write top line, lyrics and has excellent production chops! He can make something good sound great!

Interview with Adrian Zagoritis/Savannah Blue

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Digital - it's easier to travel with!

  3. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  4. A: Production, Programming, Writing, Vocal editing and comping

  5. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  6. A: Strong melodies, solid harmonic structure, quirky lyrics, attention to detail, enjoyment

  7. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  8. A: Make sure the input signal and recording setup (eg guitar, vocal) is as clean and as good as possible before starting recording

  9. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  10. A: Lianne La Havas. I love her voice and sound

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: I set up my own music production company in 1998. Since then I've grown my studio and client base steadily, signing for Universal in 2006

  13. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  14. A: That it's easy to write a hit record!

  15. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  16. A: It's not a job, it's a blessing ;-)

  17. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  18. A: Big or small project, you'll get 100% focus, precision and expertise

  19. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  20. A: David Gamson, Thomas Dolby, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado

  21. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  22. A: I'm working with Funkstar De Luxe (Bob Marley's 'Sun Is Shining') on his EP. The first single charted in 4 countries and reached No.8 in the UK Dance Charts, so it's been exciting

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Melody and lyrics

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: I make sure I work in all genres, to keep things fresh and vibrant

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: Strong melodically, sensitive lyrically

  29. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  30. A: To find real quality, you may have to look a little more carefully ;-)

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I allow a reasonable amount of revisions the goal is to make it sound amazing. If we go beyond that (v. rare!) we can discuss extra fees. Quick turnaround (4-8 days for a song from scratch)

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