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Summary

Bruce Williams is a highly accomplished musician and sound engineer who has worked for many years in South Africa as well as America. He currently owns his own studio and produces, masters and mixes music, jingles and albums across all genres. His experience and knowledge of the industry is evident in the work that he produces and awards that he has won.

Work experience

1997Present

Music Producer & Sound Engineer

Mighty Music Productions

Recording, composing, producing, mixing and mastering many of South Africa’s top artists, achieving many number one hit tracks. Also composed and produced jingles and theme music for radio and television and music for film.

Equipment reseller and product specialist – is endorsed by many of South Africa’s music hardware and software distributors as a reseller and product specialist.

19921996

Chief Engineer & Studio Manager

Shandel Music.

Recording, producing, mixing and mastering various artists associated with Shandel Music. 

19781980

Professional Drummer

Baxtop

Played drums for the number one Blues Rock band in South Africa, Baxtop, with hits such as Jo Bangles and Night Time Train. 

19901992

Freelance engineer, consultant, studio designer and builder.

Self Employed

Taking on projects that ranged in requirements, length, ability and nature. All projects were based in the music industry. 

19871990

Project Manager

Self Employed

Began a construction company in Los Angeles, building various houses, art studios and restaurants in Hollywood.

19821988

Professional keyboard player 

Tribe After Tribe

The band Tribe After Tribe relocated to Los Angeles and were very successful there. 

19821984

Ceramic Wear-resistant Specialist

Multotec

Worked on a subcontract basis doing ceramic installations on heavy mining machinery.

19801982

Technician & Sound Engineer

Prosound

Manufactured and maintained Electro Voice PA systems and managed live concerts as the sound engineer.

19761978

Sound Engineer

SABC (5 FM)

Worked as a broadcast engineer for the radio station.

Education

1973

Matric

St. Andrew's

Matriculated at St. Andrew's in Grahamstown.

Classical Piano Training

Trinity College of Music

Grade 6

Awards

2007 Won the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) Golden Horn for best music director for City ‘Sesla sitcom, broadcast on SABC 3.

2006 Won the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) Golden Horn for best music for City ‘Sesla sitcom, broadcast on SABC 1.

1979 Won the SABC Battle of the Bands.

1979 Won a SAMA (South African Music Award) with Baxtop.