The ability to produce, engineer, arrange and be the primary talent on any given project can save enormous amounts of time, money and headaches. Producer/Musician/Vocalist Michael Terry can do just that for your project. A five-time Emmy award winning composer/orchestrator with 50 years experience in the business, Michael is an accomplished guitarist and keyboardist as well as a talented singer-songwriter, with many credits in radio, TV and commercial recordings. His ability to get your song produced quickly and efficiently and get it ready for tv/film and radio broadcast is what Michael does best. He has placed hundreds of his own vocal and instrumental pieces on tv and film.
After 20 years of performing experience in the New York City area and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Michael opened his own recording studio, The Music Lab. He has produced, engineered, and arranged hundreds of projects including, national jingles for tv and radio, tv and film scores,industrial shows, and original song productions.
As a singer/songwriter/producer Michael has produced literally thousands of publishing demos for all types of genres. His songs and his productions have been placed in dozens of TV shows, films, and signed by many publishing houses in LA, Nashville and New York. Check our song production page for some specifics.
With a lifelong desire to score for film and TV, Michael began orchestrating for various composers, which led to his own films, including " Ali, The Whole Story" for TNT, "Jones Beach, an American Riviera", for PBS, many "Intimate Portraits" for Lifetime and An American Masters feature on PBS entitled "One Bright Light" about the life of Sidney Poitier."
Today Michael continues to compose for the major networks and cable networks including CBS,NBC,ABC, ESPN, The Discovery Channel, The Food Network and The History Channel as a freelance composer/orchestrator. He also continues to produce singer-songwriters and recording artists throughout the country. Michael’s studio The Music Lab is located in Tucson,AZ in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains.