John Kennedy

Producer/Mixer

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Award winning Songwriter/Producer (Faith Hill/Leann Rimes/Emerson Hart) with 20 years experience in producing, mixing and writing Pop and Country hits.

John Kennedy Productions is a one-stop resource for all aspiring artists and songwriters! Services range from writing, mixing, producing, tuning and small demo recordings to full productions with A-list musicians and studios. With two decades of major publishing, production and recording experience, any production need can be covered with your satisfaction guaranteed. John Kennedy Productions will deliver the highest level of quality at the most competitive prices available.

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

64 Reviews - 14 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by George D.
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    Did a quick remix with John from a previous work... great partner, did exactly what was asked and quick turn around.

  2. Review by George D.
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    John was awesome! My first rodeo and he was very helpful. Two very different tracks, one more straightforward and one very complex. Both landed exceptionally well. He did great job... hope we can work together again.

  3. Review by Jonny
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    John did an amazing job very professional and responsive defiantly will be working with him again !!!

  4. Review by Mark B.
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    This is the second time I've used John, He reads a song really well, is super easy to work with, communicates quickly and gets the job done really quickly too. Will use him again and again!

  5. Review by Jim A.
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    John is exceptional at what he does. In addition to be talented, he is also professional, responsive and accessible. I could not be more pleased with the outcome of this project. We will be doing more projects together.

  6. Review by Rodney H.
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    John was great! Very quick turnaround with a professional sounding finished product. Highly recommended!

  7. Review by Daniel S.
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    John did a GREAT mix for a song I sent him. It had killer dynamics, well crafted sonic clarity, vocals that sat right in the track, and was fine with a couple minor revisions. All in all...fantastic working with him and look forward to sending him more songs!

  8. Review by Kevin M.
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    John has been great to work with. He had great input and his turn around was very quick. I would recommend John highly.

  9. Review by Joe F.
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    John did a great job, he produced an excellent song for me. I provided very amateur level mp3 and he produced a professional song.

  10. Review by G. M.
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    John understands the client’s needs perfectly and always delivers quality work. He can nfuses a fresh breath of life in the song mixes.

  11. Review by Seun o.
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    Always delivering awesome job!

  12. Review by Seun o.
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    Very experienced! John moves straight to business and gets the job done

  13. Review by Jack D.
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    i am a small town songwriter who has been looking for years for someone to take my songs and get them as close as possible to what i wrote with a better sound and feeling to them and i have found it threw John . I'm so excited to start the next song . thank you john awesome job.

  14. Review by Franklyn
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    Great experience working with John, I WILL be a repeat client. I feel like John really listened to me and made my song come to life. All of his suggestions were spot on and he has an amazing ear. Trust John! Thank you so much John for everything!

  15. Review by Robert M.
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    Top pro. Great responsiveness and top quality work

  16. Review by Nao Suganuma
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    John is a great engineer and so patient and easy to ask in various ways.
    He knows what good sound is and so reliable.

  17. Review by Nao Suganuma
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    John is great. His sound is kind of gorgeous! I want to ask him to mix my next CD too.

  18. Review by Robert M.
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    Amazing work and fantastic turnaround! Top pro :)

  19. Review by G. M.
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    John always come through with excellent mixes!

  20. Review by Chelsie W.
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    John always manages to exceed my expectations. He manages to deliver the highest quality of work to you and he really never disappoints. Would highly recommend. Great working with you again, John!

  21. Review by Mike C.
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    John's work is great! Perfect on the first pass!

  22. Review by Mike C.
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    John is great to work with. Very professional and high quality work!

  23. Review by August K.
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    Fantastic! Great communication. Did a great job - listened to my many instructions and provided independent input of his own that only improved the final outcome. Very happy.

  24. Review by DeQuan J.
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    John was amazing to work with. He fare exceeded my expectations for the song. I gave him an acoustic version and my ideas for the song and he transformed it into something I couldn't have imagined. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

  25. Review by Mark B.
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    John is so easy to work with. He took my poor demo and was able to interperate what I wanted straight away. Turn around was quick and great quality production. Highly recommended!

  26. Review by Bryant L.
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    John killed it! He set my lyrics to a groove that I would never have thought of and the song came out way better for it. I would not hesitate to come back to John and recommend him to anyone looking for some songwriting help.

  27. Review by Ashwini G.
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    I am a repetitive client.I am so glad I found John, Highly professional , patient and understands the requirement very well.Again Very happy with the mix.

  28. Review by Mike C.
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    This was my first time working with John and it was a great experience. Communication was easy, very professional and the final result was perfect! John did an awesome job on the mix/master, it’s exactly what I was looking for. I’ll definitely be going to John for more mixing.

  29. Review by Robert K.
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    John did a super job putting my words to music. I wish I could write music like John did. He obviously has a God given natural talent and I definitely recommend him for any job.

  30. Review by Noel S.
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    Excellent fast and professional Job

  31. Review by mariano s.
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    It was a pleasure to work with John. He's very good at what he does and very professional!

  32. Review by Jack Casey
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    Really fast and did a great job! Will defo work again with John :)

  33. Review by Robert M.
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    Great communication, responsiveness and top quality work. Highly recommended

  34. Review by Richard B.
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    John is a real professional and operates with integrity and trust making the entire process fun and productive. Looking forward to completing the EP as planned!

  35. Review by Ashwini G.
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    Another super mixing by John!

  36. Review by Ashwini G.
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    This is 2nd time I reached out to John.Its so hard to work with a engineer online who don't understand or speak your language especially for vocal tuning.But I got my vocal tuned, mixed and mastered 2 songs and the output came out so well.John is international.good work.!

  37. Review by mariano s.
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    Very Professional and attentive to detail. We're very satisfied with his sound! Recommended.

  38. Review by Pete K.
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    I'm very happy how John turned my poem to my wife into a heartfelt song. She has not heard it as of this writing but can't see how she couldn't love it. Good communication and very open to my suggestions.

  39. Review by Sara
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    John is awesome to work with - super talented and professional. Highly recommend working with him!

  40. Review by Chris H.
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    John did a fantastic job! He was able to create the appropriate music for my lyrics, selected a great vocalist, then delivered a finished product in a very short time! Communication was excellent and he understood exactly what I was looking for when even I wasn't sure. That's what 20 years in the business can do! Am looking forward to collaborating with John on future projects, and I highly recommend you do the same if you're looking for the best!

  41. Review by Robert M.
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    Extremely professional. Top quality work delivered very quickly. Highly recommended.

  42. Review by Ryan M.
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    I had John Create a song from scratch and he exceeded my expectations. Professional, Prompt communication and the final product came out amazing!

  43. Review by Randy N.
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    This project was very important to me. The song is a tribute to my younger brother who recently passed away - John really took this on and produced a sound that captured the emotional intent I was looking for. Speed of delivery from start to finish was also amazing.

  44. Review by Robert M.
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    Highly professional in the way he works and in his results. Recommended!

  45. Review by Taylor Franklyn
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    Super fast turnaround and solid delivery! Absolute pro!

  46. Review by Kevin J.
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    John is a super PRO! Embraced my song and made it his. Sincerely enjoyed working with John and without a doubt, will be working with him again very soon. Thank you John!

  47. Review by Hannes O.
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    Good job, very professional.

  48. Review by G. M.
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    Jonh always come through with excellent mixes, patiently making sure your requests and suggestions are applied for total customs satisfaction. Thank you thank you.

  49. Review by Jim
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    Delivered exactly what I was looking for. Will be using John again right away.

  50. Review by Brian K.
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    My song sounds amazing! John did a great job. He has a great ear and went above and beyond my expectations. He was also very easy to work with and is a great communicator. I would work with him again in a second and highly recommend him to others. Thanks so much, John!

  51. Review by G. M.
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    John always pulls it through and gets you the best mix. I just love going back to him, he makes it happens every time. Thanks John

  52. Review by Kenyon S.
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    John is The BEST mixing mastering engineer I have encounter in over 15 years of recording! My MIX came out ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL industry-standard quality He is super professional very courteous he aims to please he goes the extra mile & he' easy to talk to the BEST! You Want the best You need John to mix your project! My go to guy from now! Amazing

  53. Review by Joanna A.
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    John is an incredibly talented country music producer, he is able to bring out the best of the song and such a great person to work with.

  54. Review by G. M.
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    Excellence at its best. Will definitely come back for the quality mixes

  55. Review by Nicholas
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    This is the second time I choose John and he did not disappoint! On this round he got the mix and master perfect the first time! It's normal to have a few back and forths in changes to get it just right but he nailed it in one go! I'll definitely be coming back for a third!

  56. Review by Nicholas
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    John does amazing work! In my case he was able to take,accidental, substandard bass tracks and made them come to life and 100% in the mix. He is patient and does everything possible to produce a product exactly as described to him. He has a very short turnaround for delivery and any revisions I asked for were delivered same day. Highly recommended.

  57. Review by Ashwini G.
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    It was so simple and great to work with John.

  58. Review by Artha
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    Working with John was awesome.., easy communication, professional and fast delivery. Definitely will work with him again.

  59. Review by Eric Montgomery
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    Quick turnaround, job well done. Will definitely use again.

  60. Review by Wallace G.
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    Great communication, worked quickly, would definitely use again.

  61. Review by MB
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    John Kennedy. It was an honor working with you. You are a brilliant musician/producer and anyone selecting you for their project will be lucky indeed. You are the nicest and most patient producers I've worked with and your final mix is top, top notch. John works in lightening speed and he has the Midas touch. Five stars all the way!

  62. Review by Maxine L Parke
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    My husband hired Mr. Kennedy to write, produce, sing a song from a poem that my husband wrote in 1994 for our 20 year Anniversary. There poem was given to Mr. Kennedy and bullet points were given as to what was most important. The style and sound of music was provided and Mr. Kennedy wrote the most beautiful song with such meaning and touched on every point. This song could be a #1 hit if it were out there, but my husband won't do that. It is very special and so touching. Thank you for everything you provided, excellent work, song, sound, words. Cherished forever.

  63. Review by Ryan West
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    I've had the pleasure of working with John Kennedy on several occasions. He's the real deal. Excellent songwriter, expert engineer and all-around good guy. Highly recommended.

  64. Review by Nora Collins
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    John is one of my favorite people to work with in Nashville! The first song we wrote together helped me land my first publishing deal. From his honest writing style to the radio ready demos he produces, he is truly a standout in the music industry. I can't speak high enough of John's talent and he is also a pleasure to work with.

Interview with John Kennedy

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

  2. A: I've done many demos for songwriters and produced, recorded and mixed many album projects.

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

  4. A: Classic 70's albums. Country, Rock, Jazz, Blues - my tastes are pretty wide ranging and ever-changing! A modern take on tried and true vintage recording approaches.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I'm kind of a Pro Audio nut! I have a small home studio with a hybrid of hardware and software. I have the ability to work in Pro Tools, Cubase or Logic and can mix and deliver an album quality result with any of them.

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

  8. A: It depends on if you're talking about songwriting or production. In songwriting, I would say an ear for melody and truthful, honest lyrics. For production, my ability to listen, cast the right players and know the end goal for the project.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: Elam 251, Martin D-28 Authentic, Retro Instruments Sta-Level, Neumann KM84 and Pro Tools...

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

  12. A: Find someone that relates to what you're doing. Look for integrity and sincerity.

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

  14. A: The industry sometimes has the reputation of being nothing but sharks. There ARE people with integrity out there. People that will deliver above and beyond. I consider myself one of those people.

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Both. We live in a hybrid world these days. The goal is to get the analog sound in the box - and that can be achieved without the massive budgets of yesteryear.

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

  18. A: I can deliver an extremely high quality project at most any budget. I have done this for almost 20 years and have learned the most efficient ways to deliver the highest quality product.

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Turnaround time depends on project, but will be stated during negotiation. Mixing: Limit of 3 revisions, $15/revision beyond Editing and/or tuning not included files should be ready for mix on deliver

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