Mitchel Delevie


Platinum Award winning songwriter, performer, record producer, recording engineer, artist development executive, mentor and television executive producer, with such notable artists and labels as: Smokey Robinson, Gino Vannelli, Rickie Lee Jones, Randy Meisner (of the Eagles) Ed Asner, Shirley Jones, Marty Ingles, A & M Records, Warner Bros. Records, and Motown Records, to name a few. Mitchel’s vast music career spans his entire life. Actively writing and performing, Mitchel also became a record executive for three major labels doing artist development and A&R. Here is a short list of artists Mitchel worked with either in the recording studio or on the concert stage: • For A & M: Providing artist development, Mitchel worked with Gino Vannelli, The Carpenters, Peter Frampton, Styx, Alessi Bros., Herb Alpert, Garland Jefferys, Dirty Angels, The Strabs, The Police, The Stranglers, and Milton Nascimento. Mitchel was awarded the Platinum Record for selling over 1,000,000 copies of Gino Vannelli’s “Brother to Brother” LP. • For Warner Bros. Records (Artist Development Dept.): Mitchel worked either in the studio or on the concert stage with Ricky Lee Jones, The Who, Michael McDonald and the Doobie Bros., Donna Lauren, Van Halen, Christopher Cross, Prince, and Ambrosia. • Mitchel Delevie also wrote a technical manual about producing live shows for Warner Bros. Records called “The Book of the Road." This book is still being used today as a reference book for artists, tour managers, and producers to help them plan their shows in many venues in the U. S. A. • For Motown Records: Working with the Vice-President, Smokey Robinson, Mitchel produced, engineered, and went on world tours to ensure Smokey had the record quality sound necessary for the Smokey’s live show. Produced the band Quiet Storm for Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson. Mixed Aretha Franklin for the Brotherhood Crusade tour for Smokey Robinson. • Over the last two decades, Mitchel has painstakingly chosen the finest singers and musicians in the United States to join him in the Mitchel Delevie Band to bring great songs and great singers back to the concert stage. Mitchel’s original blend of R&B/Pop, Jazz/Rock lifts people’s spirits and goes directly to the heart. Mitchel has written and recorded hundreds of original songs; his material is regularly sought after by the best artists and producers in the world. Independent Projects: • Gino Vannelli (world-renowned recording artist): Inconsolable Man, Mitchel Delevie co - wrote the single “The Rhythm of Romance.” Polygram Records. • David Morgan (one of the finest male singers and songwriters). Mitchel Delevie co-writing, engineering and producing; "Heroes of My Life." • David Morgan: “Heroes”, an album featuring the internationally acclaimed song: “The Choice”: written in Chile at Festival Viña del Mar in Chile 2004, engineered and produced by Mitchel Delevie. • Arthur Hamilton (songwriter/Academy Award winner, author of the classic hit record (“Cry Me a River”). “The Alphaboat” co-written with David Pomeranz. Mitchel Delevie produced and engineered the project for Arthur Hamilton. • Arthur Hamilton: “Funny Man," produced and engineered by Mitchel Delevie. Independent label. • Arthur Hamilton, James Baker, and Mitchel Delevie: “Never Let Me Leave You” for upcoming Disney film, main theme, engineered and produced by Mitchel Delevie. • Gordon Hands: “Let’s See It Through”, debut CD, engineered and produced by Mitchel Delevie. Independent label. • Randy Meisner of The Eagles: “The Best I’ve Ever Been." Produced, written, and engineered by Mitchel Delevie. Independent label. • Meisner, Rich, & Swan (historic country rock band): Comeback album for Randy Meisner (The Eagles), Billy Swan ("I Can Help") and the Elvis Presley Band, and Charlie Rich Jr. Co-produced and engineered by Mitchel Delevie. Independent label. • Smokey Robinson: “Essar” (the last completely self-written CD from Smokey). Engineered, co-produced, and musician contracting by Mitchel Delevie Tamla/Motown. • David Morgan & Mitchel Delevie “The Grass Is Always Greener," co-written, engineered, and produced by Mitchel Delevie. • FERRA. After meeting in Chile at the Viña Del Mar music festival as competitors in the international songwriting competition, Mitchel produced the first USA album for the Grammy & ASCAP award winner Singer-songwriter, FERRA. VIÑA DEL MAR INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Mitchel Delevie has been honored to participate in one of the most important music festivals in the World 4 times. The Viña del Mar Music Festival in Chile. Mitchel fell in love with the people of Chile who welcomed him and his music. He had the opportunity to work with a talented group of musicians and singers, developing lasting friendships and working relationships of mutual respect with members of the Chilean music community as well as artists from Latin America which started a series of record productions and collaborations for the Latin music market. 2004 Mitchel Delevie and David Morgan were chosen to represent USA in the International song competition with “The grass is always greener”. 2006 Mitchel Delevie and David Morgan were chosen again to be the U.S. composers of the International songwriting competition with their song “Heroes”. 2007 Mitchel Delevie once again was chosen to compete in the International songwriting competition with his and David P. Murphy’s song, "Living on the Corner of Hope and Heartbreak." David Morgan & Mitchel Delevie “Heroes of My Life” album, debut on iTunes. 2008 - 2015 Independent Artist Productions: Earth Wind and Fire Hall & Oats Fernando Cardo Univision Records Eddie Sanabria Jennifer Edwards / David Morgan Jennifer Edwards/ David P. Murphy Lucy Hart project Ann Shaw project Tom Lowe Tom Lowe “Back To Mine” Debut Album Production: American Idol and X Factor finalist Tom Lowe & Mitchel have been writing and recording this debut album with songs from all corners of the globe. Now available on iTunes. Television executive producer/creator "The Middle Ages” Variety TV Pilot "The Middle Ages: TV Theme song written by Arthur Hamilton and Mitchel Delevie Performed by Steven March Torme “Ya Gotta Perform” Song for TV pilot “The Middle Ages” Starring Shirley Jones, Marty Ingles, Paul Dooley, Ann Walker, Rena Strober, and many others written by Arthur Hamilton, produced by Mitchel Delevie Links to Mitchel Delevie web sites” Recording studio web site: Song writing web site and some videos: 2016, Again my song “Inesperadamente” was chosen to represent USA in the International song competition at Festival Viña Del Mar in Chile featuring the Artist Tom Lowe.