music tracks variety genres-country, rock, blues, jazz, Latin. Multi instruments: guitar, bass, piano, strings, drums, organ, horns and more.
Music tracks created and produced- country, rock, blues, jazz, folk.
John Covert BMI. Award winning producer, publisher, lyricist, songwriter. multi instrumentalist
Grand prize winner in the Nashville Music City Song Festival and multi-finalist in the American Song Festival, Covert's songs have been featured on “The Sopranos” (a&e network tv), TNN (The Nashville network), VH1 “Driven” (featuring Grammy winner, Usher), “The fabulous life of country stars” (VH1), MTV, ABC TV “General Hospital” and in Hollywood movies, worldwide overhead retail store radio, games and advertisements. Staff writer on projects for the head of Hollywood MCA publishing, Dude Mclean, in the 80’s. Performed shows with War, Tower of Power, Sons of Champlin (Grammy winner Bill Champlin formerly of Chicago), Simon & Garfunkel, Chad & Jeremy, The Coasters, Dobie Gray, Gary US Bonds, Lady Bo (Bo Diddley's lady guitarist) and performed with members of Sly and the Family Stone, Pam Tillis', Tommy Castro's and John Lee Hooker's bands. Featured vocally on an album produced by James E. Myers (aka Jimmy D Knight) composer of the iconic song, “Rock around the clock”, Covert songs also featured on UK CD release “California Love In” (also featuring Steppenwolf of “Born to be wild” fame).
Full band Backing tracks and vocal production
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Interview with Crystal Image-John Covert
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: DIGITAL. BEST QUALITY.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I PROMISE A PROFESSIONAL PRODUCT COMPLETED QUICKLY TO INDUSTRY STANDARDS.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: WHAT IS YOUR GOAL?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I CAN TAILOR A PRODUCTION TO YOUR BUDGET.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: MUSIC INDUSTRY ALL MY LIFE.
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: COUNTRY , FOLK, SINGER SONGWRITER, FUNK, R&B, SOUL, JAZZ, ROCK, BLUES, GOSPEL
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: VOCALS: COUNTRY, FOLK, SINGER SNGWRITER PRODUCTION, MUSICIAN.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST: I CAN DO AMOST ANY GENRE.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: CHART ARANGEMENT, DEPENDING ON GENRE-DRUMS, BASS, GUITAR, KEYBOARDS, STRINGS, STEEL, HARMONICA, BANJO, FIDDLE, MANDOLIN, SAX, VOCALS AND MORE.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: MULTI TRACK DIGITAL BOARD, DIGITECH, TC HELICON, ZOOM, LENOVA
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: INSTRUMENTAL BACKING TRACKS IN ALL GENRES FOR SINGERS, ARTISTS, SONGWRITERS.