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Portfolio / CDs Produced

JIMMY'S CREDITS:

Drummer / Studio Musician
Singer / Composer
Voice-over and Jingle Reel

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"Jimmy is the man! Great drums, cool tunes, and one of the best producers around."
-- Ray Manzarek,
The Doors' Keyboardist


"Guitar tones sound really good at CAZADOR. They always do, with JImmy's engineering and producing. If you have great guitars and amps combined with his ear and his ProTools gear, it would be hard to get a bad sound.
-- Paul Warren
Detroit legendary guitarist and Jimmy's life-long bandmate


"Jimmy:
You are a God of drums -
I got to hear them a lot when I was working on the backups for producer/guitarist Bobby Barth's latest production - the Brian Barnhouse "Clarified" CD - awesome work!!!"

-- Bob Harris,
Legendary vocalist
from Frank Zappa's band


"Jimmy knows how to get the best out of a performer.
He definitely has the magic
to help an artist find his hidden talent and soul."

-- Rocky Tatarelli
Legendary Detroit
Tenor Saxophonist



"Gotta tell you Jimmy -
I think these are the two best mixes you've sent me yet - they're both just great, top to bottom."

-- Brad Blackwood,
Euphonic Masters of Memphis


"As a producer he is gentle, kind, honest, helpful and relentless in his pursuit of perfection. His ears will never let you down."
-- Robert "Bobbo" Staron
Bassist/Singer/Songwiter


"A producer whose excellent musical perceptions are matched only by his ability to understand the creative artist."
-- Melody Pierson,
Songwriter


"Mega chops with a signal and an artist with ProTools. I look forward to the chance to work with him again."
-- Robert "Bobbo" Staron
Bassist/Singer/Songwiter


"Jimmy Hunter, what a team of great people and players you surround yourself with !!! YOU are worldclass !!!
-- Arnie Newman
Renowned Guitarist


"Jimmy Hunter is an excellent producer and musician, who gets the best out of anyone who works with him."
-- Bob Birch RIP
Elton John Band Bassist


"Working with Jimmy is an exciting, rewarding experience. He can unlock the magic of any songwriter, vocalist, or musician."
-- Marcus King
Songwriter-Soul Singer


"Working with and being produced by Jimmy brought me the inspiration to complete my first CD, and the confidence to call myself a singer-songwriter."
-- Lisa Gold
Singer-Songwriter


"As a producer, Jimmy's contribution to my new CD has got the attention of music industry."
-- David Paris
Rock Singer-Songwriter


"Jimmy is the most musical drummer in the world. When he's driving the train you had better be ready because the groove never stops!"
-- John Harden
Iggy Pop's Sax Player


"Jimmy Hunter helped get me to number 16 on the music charts. Cazador studio is a world of music!"
-- Jeffry S. Rients,
Rock Drummer


"I've known Jimmy for years; he has my complete trust and confidence. He knows music!"
-- Ray Manzarek
The Doors' Keyboardist


"I feel that I excel to new musical heights because of Jimmy's guidance."
-- Bob Birch RIP
Elton John Band Bassist


"This soulman rocks!"
-- Nick Gilder
Quadruple Platinum Artist

"Jimmy:
You are a God of drums -
I got to hear them a lot when I was working on the backups for producer/guitarist Bobby Barth's latest production - the Brian Barnhouse "Clarified" CD - awesome work!!!"

-- Bob Harris,
Legendary vocalist
from Frank Zappa's band



"Jimmy is the man! Great drums, cool tunes, and one of the best producers around."
-- Ray Manzarek,
The Doors' Keyboardist


"As a producer he is gentle, kind, honest, helpful and relentless in his pursuit of perfection. His ears will never let you down."
-- Robert "Bobbo" Staron
Bassist/Singer/Songwiter


"A producer whose excellent musical perceptions are matched only by his ability to understand the creative artist."
-- Melody Pierson,
Songwriter


"Mega chops with a signal and an artist with ProTools. I look forward to the chance to work with him again."
-- Robert "Bobbo" Staron
Bassist/Singer/Songwiter


"Jimmy Hunter is an excellent producer and musician, who gets the best out of anyone who works with him."
-- Bob Birch RIP,
Elton John Band Bassist


"Working with Jimmy is an exciting, rewarding experience. He can unlock the magic of any songwriter, vocalist, or musician."
-- Marcus King
Songwriter-Soul Singer


"Working with and being produced by Jimmy brought me the inspiration to complete my first CD, and the confidence to call myself a singer-songwriter."
-- Lisa Gold
Singer-Songwriter


"As a producer, Jimmy's contribution to my new CD has got the attention of music industry."
-- David Paris
Rock Singer-Songwriter


"Jimmy is the most musical drummer in the world. When he's driving the train you had better be ready because the groove never stops!"
-- John Harden
Iggy Pop's Sax Player


"Jimmy Hunter helped get me to number 16 on the music charts. Cazador studio is a world of music!"
-- Jeffry S. Rients,
Rock Drummer


"I've known Jimmy for years; he has my complete trust and confidence. He knows music!"
-- Ray Manzarek
The Doors' Keyboardist







We've boldly asked this question in many of our Music Connection ads.
Our CAZADOR logo has graced every issue for nearly 3 decades!



And now, Jimmy Hunter welcomes YOU to his private Hollywood studio . . .

RECORDING
Jimmy Hunter is a Producer / Studio Owner
and an expert ProTools HD Audio Engineer

CAZADOR RECORDING STUDIO
is Jimmy Hunter's personally-owned facility.
It is an extremely powerful state-of-the-art ProTools HD6 v10 Recording Studio
and a terrific place to record your music in the Los Angeles area.

"Cazador" is Hunter in Spanish.



Check out Jimmy's Credits
as a former Detroit Drummer,
a Veteran Hollywood Studio Musician
and more . . .




Producer / Drummer Jimmy Hunter at the NAMM SHOW 2014 Crush Exhibit

Jimmy Hunter's eclectic drumming career includes recording and touring with the legendary Ray Manzarek of the Doors, Don Was, Nick Gilder, Flo & Eddie (The Turtles), Cher, The Village People, Steppenwolf and many more . . .


Jimmy has written and sung on numerous TV and radio commercial jingles. Additionally, his songs have been recorded by Cher, Ray Manzarek's Nite City, The Village People and other globally recognized artists.


Check out Jimmy Hunter's original music player from REVERBNATION

As a singer/songwriter, Hunter has produced several of his own personal solo artist CDs. In addition to singing vocals and background vocals, Jimmy plays keyboards and drums.
(Below are higher quality mp3s (320K) from Hunter's solo CD entitled, "A Truth Lesson")
Closer To Perfection
Rise Like The Sun Again
God's Already There For Me
My Faded Soul

Hunter is also a singer/songwriter/composer of pop and blues styles:
One Down Lane
My Big Black Cadillac
"My Big Black Cadillac" features:
Bob Birch (Elton John Band) on bass
and
Bobby Barth (Axe / Blackfoot) on guitars
Jimmy Hunter on vocals, rhodes and drums

In addition to his solo artist endeavors, Hunter has particapted as the Producer / Arranger / Mixer / Vocalist / Drummer in 3 collaborations in an internet production competitive experiment. These "CaPE" (Collaborative Audio Production Experiment) are assembled with members of assigned teams being from all over the planet--most of whom never actually meet face to face but participated in the recording through internet file sharing.

1. Stab Me With A Brick / Team Biker Bar
2. Let It Begin / Team Spirit
3. The Emperor Is Naked / Team Banned


Photo of Jimmy Hunter aka "Jimbo"

CLICK HERE to hear Jimmy Hunter's most current "alter-ego" country project web page as JIMBO,
where he is currently pitching his latest batch of original tunes to Nashville country artists, movies and TV!

Music Connection Magazine has been featured Jimmy in their "Producer Crosstalk" interview column entitled "Veteran Drummer / Producer of Up-and-Comers" by Jonathan Widran. In this article, Widran discusses Hunter's approaches to music production and Jimmy reveals just how he brings the best out of his artists as a producer at CAZADOR Recording of Hollywood.



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