About Mike Eckart
Mike's expertise envelops every aspect of the music business including, artist and brand development, creative direction, production, composition, sound design, and total project integration. His Experience in project branding includes: Hasbro’s Duel Masters, Beyblade, Danny Phantom, Batman, Zegapain, Playskool, Strawberry Shortcake, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Hulk to name a few. As producer/writer he has worked over the years with a wide range of clients producing award-winning spots for such iconic brands as Ford, Anheuser Busch, Dodge, Disney, Culligan, Toyota, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Pabst Brewing Co, Nokia, AT&T, Mattel, Hasbro, Srixon Golf, and Cleveland Golf
He is also experienced in content development for the film and animation industries with full-service production and postproduction, mobile app design and development and a broad range of services, including composing, recording, and voice over. He has written and produced countless jingles and corporate branding monikers as well.
Among countless music projects for virtually every major label in the industry, his many accomplishments and responsibilities are writing, recording and/or mixing of A-List artists including: Barry White, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole, the Pointer Sisters, Warren Hill, Vanessa Williams, Taylor Dane, C&C Music Factory, Brian McKnight, Jennifer Lopez, The Righteous Bros, Stacey Q, Candyman, and many more.
His work as a producer, writer and remixer for several artists over these years include the group Bardeux (Enigma/Capitol) yielding the Billboard #1 Dance Single ``I Love to Bass`` penned by Eckart. Other artists during this period include the alternative group Anything Box (Sony/Epic) Billboard #20 Top 100 ``Living in Oblivion``, Multi-platinum selling artist Candyman (Sony/Epic) Billboard #1 Top 100; and Latino / pop star Angelica (Quality Records) 14 weeks #1 on Billboard’s Top 100. Producer for Vesta Williams (A&M Records); Producer for jazz saxophone artist Warren Hill (BMG/Narada); Production and mixing Latin recording artist Luis Fonsi (Universal Music); Production of Multi-platinum International Latin recording artist Mijares (Universal Music) and has worked with many prominent artists in the Christian/ Gospel markets including Reunion Records' Clay Crosse (Dove Award, Best New Artist), Kathy Troccoli (``Sounds of Heaven`` Dove Award ``Song of the Year`` Nominee); Church of Rhythm (Dove Award, Best New Artist); Curb recording artist Michael English (6 Time Dove Award Winner) and more.
He has composed and produced for many of the top movie and television companies including Polygram Films, Disney, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., Touchstone Pictures, 20th Century Fox, HBO, ESPN, and many more.