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John Attended NYU on a full scholarship to study voice and composition. Under the tutelage of mezzo-soprano and Metropolitan Opera star, Jane Bunnell, and her husband Marc Embree, John’s voice began to bloom. While pursuing vocal studies, John continued his studies of jazz saxophone and composition and played with the Bob Parsons Big Band and numerous other ensembles. After school he continued his classical training under world-renowned tenor Eduardo Valdes. John has also worked and studied with Carolann Page, Sherry Overholt, Sharon Sweet, Arthur Levy, David Jackson, David Grabarkewitz, Scott Altman, and Marc Verzatt.


John has traveled across the U.S., performing lead roles in operas and musicals, including Tosca, Chérubin, The Marriage of Figaro, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Sound of Music, Brigadoon, Hello Dolly, 42nd Street, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Ba Ta Clan and Albert Herring.


After touring and performing for numerus years John discovered another passion - Recording. “While doing my first recordings I realized that as a producer you have the ability to combine all the aspects of music: writing, composition arrangement, harmony, lyrics, and with the knowledge of the studio you can do so much more. All of these aspects together form an amazing new creation—a song!” Studying with Grammy-nominated and platinum-selling engineer Scott Noll, the two formed a great friendship and admiration for each other’s work and opened Midtown Sound Studios together in January 2002. Together they established a tremendous discography, client list and a Grammy Nomination for the Miles Davis tribute "Miles From India."


Mr. White has produced and engineered a long list of albums, as well as music for film, T.V., Radio and Video Games.Clients include M.I.A., Oh Honey, The Kin, Lil’ Kim, DJ Logic, Chick Correa, Shawn Pelton, and Steve Vai.Mr. White has produced, engineered and or performed with Ron Carter, John McLaughlin, James Moody, Jane Monheit, the Bob Parsons Big Band, Richard Gere, Whoopi Goldberg, Goldie Hawn, and The New Jersey Opera. Other credits include serving as chief engineer to legendary RnB music producer Channel 7 (Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Mariah Carey, and Missy Elliot). John has also been music supervisor on several films including "Brooklyn Lobster", starring Danny Aiello and Jane Curtin. Other films featuring scores and songs have been screened at The Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Festival de Cannes, and the Toronto International Film Festival.


Corporate clients include Starbucks, Macy’s, American Express, Hewlett Packard, The Blue Man Group, The City of New York, Orkin, and Benihana. His recordings and compositions have appeared on HBO, The History Channel, PBS, and Nickelodeon.  He has recorded and produced songs for Artists on Interscope, Universal, Atlantic, Sony, BMG, Blue Note, and Columbia Records amongst many others.




























Rich DeCicco






When it came time go to college and pick an instrument to focus on, the choice was easy: Percussion. Rich studied classical percussion at William Paterson University, in a program internationally known for turning out virtuosic musicians, studying some of the most complex music ever conceived. For four years it was eat, sleep, practice, record. As his performance skills grew, his love of writing and recording grew as well. The time soon came to pack up everything and move 30 minutes east to New York CIty.
It wasn't long before Rich landed a writing job at Pulse Music ( There, started writing and producing music for commercials, and quickly became one of the industry's busiest composers. His custom work has been featured in national spots for American Express, McDonald's, IBM, Coke, and Macy's, just to name a few. A true musical chameleon, Rich had produced thousands of tracks, in every style under the sun. That's why agencies like Ogilvy, Grey, and Publicis trust him to turn out the right track every time…sometimes in less than a day.

In 2012 Rich opened Fidget NYC, a music production collective that not only serves brands, but also bands and artists as well. He has worked with some of New York's most talented young artists. Most notably; Sam King, Cassandra, Emma Love, The Ladies of Sport, and Julia Haltigan.









John White - "JW"






John has been involved in the music and media indstry in New York for 20 years now and has worked with artists, labels and colloborators across all genres, disciplines and borders.


John’s first love was jazz saxophone. “I was drawn to the sound of the alto because of its expressiveness and similarity to the human voice,” he says. & By the time he hit high school he was studying with jazz saxophonist Fred Reiter and working with well-known SKA Bands "The Scofflaws" and "The Toasters". While in High School John discovered his true voice, which literally was his Voice.







Rich grew up in the suburbs of NYC and knew at a very young age that he'd move there to make records someday. He was raised by two professional musicians in a house where the stereo was always spinning music across all genres. He would grab every instrument in the house to play along--especially with James Brown, The Beatles, Stravinsky, and Miles Davis, which were his favorites. By the age of four he was already beating away on his own drum set and by the age of 12 had a command of all the basic rock instruments: Drums, Bass, Guitar, and Piano. His love affair for writing and recording started in his early teens when he received his first microphone and 4-track cassette machine.





In addition to making records, he’s mixed several 5.1 surround projects, most notably T. Rex’s Electric Warrior, and David Bowie’s last two studio albums, Heathen and Reality.  Film credits include engineering Philip Glass’ academy award nominated scores for The Hours and Notes on a Scandal, Errol Morris’ academy award winning documentary Fog of War, mixing Jean Cocteau’s original Beauty and the Beast Criterion DVD release also scored by Philip Glass, and engineering and mixing Naqoiqatsi, the third installment in Godfrey Reggio’s ground-breaking trilogy.

In 2007 Hector received two Latin Grammys for co-producing and mixing  Argentinean rocker Gustavo Cerati’s critically acclaimed album Ahi Vamos.  Feat which they would repeat again in 2010 with Fuerza Natural gathering a total of 4 Latin Grammys. Other collaborations worth mentioning include co-producing and engineering Brazilians Girls, New York City which received a Grammy Nomination for Best Dance Recording in 2009 and mixing Aterciopelados, Rio which also received a Grammy Nomination for Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album in 2009.

When not mixing at WhiteWater, Hector can be found hauling his equipment throughout the world and working on projects such as Los Fabulosos Cadillacs newest album: La Salvación de Solo y Juan 

Hector Castillo








Hector Castillo has been working in the NYC music scene as a producer, mixer and engineer for more than ten years. He got his start at Philip Glass’ now defunct Looking Glass studios where he eventually became chief engineer and partner. In his years there he honed his skills working on multiple projects and audio formats and gathered an impressive client list that includes David Bowie, Björk, Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainwright, and Philip Glass among others.










Jason's work can be heard on releases by Prince, Kanye West, Björk, The Rapture, Beyonce, Jay Z, and many more; he was nominated for a Grammy as the recording & mixing engineer behind John Legend's critically acclaimed album, Love in the Future, including the 5x platinum single, "All of Me".  Jason works out of recording studios in New York City, buses across America, and everywhere else you can put a microphone and speakers.  A detailed discography is available here.  Contact Jason here to work on your project.

Jason Agel is a Grammy Award nominated engineer & producer, specializing in mixing, recording, and music production.  


A Six-Time Grammy Nominated song writer and producer, he has worked with internationally known artists such as Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Eve, Ne-yo, Diddy, Lionel Richie, Cobra Starship, Beyonce, Bob Sinclair, Stephen Marley, Damian Marley, Wyclef, Chris Cab, Chris Brown, Elephant Man and Corey Hart to name a few.










Jason Agle










D.B. has played live at such prestigious venues as Lincoln Center, The Montreux Jazz Festival, Staples Center, and The Apollo Theater. He has performed or recorded with B.B. King, The Boston Pops, Chubby Checker, and Paul Schaffer, among others. He’s been heard on all major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS) and many cable networks (HBO, TMC, CINEMAX, BET, Lifetime) as well.


With D.B. Rielly, the story always leads back to the campfire... You may spot him hitching a ride somewhere – anywhere you’re headed is fine. You may spot him in a deserted diner trying to look up the waitress’ skirt. But one thing is certain: Wherever dogs are howling and little children are holding their ears, you’ll find
D.B. Rielly and his squeezebox.


  • 2013 Great American Song Contest - Finalist

  • 2013 International Songwriting Competition - Semi-Finalist 2013 USA Songwriting Competition - Finalist

  • 2012 Great American Song Contest - Top 5 Winner 2012 International Songwriting Competition - Semi-Finalist 2011

  • Indie International Contest - Winner

  • 2010 Great American Song Contest - Finalist

  • 2009 International Songwriting Competition - Winner












D.B. Rielly










D.B. Rielly is a critically acclaimed, award-winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who can be heard on over 40 independent recordings and films. D.B. Rielly revels in the powerful music that built this country and takes his listeners on a journey, conjuring up the various textures of the American sonic landscape.


It’s American Roots Music – spanning several genres including Roots, Country, Folk, Zydeco, Rockabilly, and Blues. Rielly promises an “instantaneous cure for all afflictions” and adds, “I personally guarantee that if these here concocted remedies fail to eliminate all the trouble & woe that befall man or beast... I’ll eat a bug.”










Recently he has produced records for Maxi Priest on his latest EP “Easy to Love” scheduled for release in July of 2014.


GC has co-written with Shaggy on his project with Icons Sly and Robbie for the “Out of Many, One Music” Project, first single released in April 2013 featuring Beres Hommond and second single featuring Ne-yo, Album also features Damian Marley, Joe, Tessanne Chin and other international acts.  As a writer and producer GC states, "I’m really looking forward to demonstrating how diverse my sound is”.


Also featured as an Artist on Cobra Starships LP Night Shade on a record entitled “Anything for Love” also featuring Shaggy.


Evidence of his tracks commercial appeal can be seen in his track "Feel the Rush," which he co-wrote and produced for Shaggy. The song went on to become an international hit which sold more than 150,000 copies in Germany earning him his first Gold status record. The song later became one of the featured promotional songs in the Universal Pictures 2009 hit movie, "Couples Retreat" featuring Vince Vaughn. Industry insiders have recognized Andre for creating a melodic sound that crosses all genres of music with lyrics that listeners can relate to. This diversity also led to Andre working with Canadian Rockstar Corey Hart who states, "Andre is the real deal…"












Andre "GC" Fennell








Andre, born in Portmore, Jamaica and long-time resident of NYC, is a multifaceted writer, producer and peformer aka GC, he has established himself as a well sought out performer, collaborator, producer and writer.


A Six-Time Grammy Nominated song writer and producer, he has worked with internationally known artists such as Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Eve, Ne-yo, Diddy, Lionel Richie, Cobra Starship, Beyonce, Bob Sinclair, Stephen Marley, Damian Marley, Wyclef, Chris Cab, Chris Brown, Elephant Man and Corey Hart to name a few.










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