Jim Hawthorne

Recording Studio, Composer

3 Reviews (2 Verified)
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I am an Audio Recording Engineer for 28 years at the same Studio in Hayward CA, recently moved to Boise ID, with beautiful private Home-Studio. I am a Composer for Film & TV Sports shows such as ESPN, as well as Rock, Country, Pop, and Gospel. From Tracking to Mastering I can get your music sounding great.

I am a Guitarist and Keyboardist who also dabbles in Drums and other various Instruments. I had a 28-year run in Hayward CA privately owning and operating Spirit Wind Studios as Tracking, Mixing and Mastering Engineer as well as Composing for Film including "America Is Still The Place" which took top-honors in 3 major city Black Film Festivals. Composing ESPN Football-Highlights music with "Night-Ranger" Guitarist Brad Gillis for over 15 years, the team has supplied hundreds of songs.

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3 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Ed T.

    Jim's work was once again was timely and excellent. Suggestions are listened to and adopted. He wants to get this right and please his client. He makes it very easy and fun to work with him.

  2. Review by Ed T.

    Working with Jim is a joy. He's amazingly talented, has great ideas, and wants to get the job done right. I'm already planning my next projects with him.

  3. Review by Randy Akl

    There’s no better way to describe Jim other than “gifted.” He’s an extremely talented producer and musician who can produce at the highest quality across genres and styles. His talent, flexibility and range make him a jewel in this industry.


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$50 per hour

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