Online Student

Jay Franze

Online Student
Member since 2003

About Me

Jay has engineered projects for a host of legendary artists including Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Jr., and Dolly Parton, as well as produced and engineered projects for such indie artists as Matty McRee, Tristin Burke, and Allison Piccioni. In addition, Jay has engineered shows for such greats as Phil Vasser, Keith Urban, and The Wilkinsons. He has also collaborated with many top-notch producers like Bob Bullock, Matt McClure, and Chas Sandford, and worked extensively in studios across the country such as The Tracking Room, Oceanway, and Masterfonics. A number of production companies have also benefited from Jay’s expertise, including Spin Red Productions, Pitt/Penn Productions, and Cristaldi Music. He has even engineered projects for a number of publishing companies like Real Life Music, Shadow Mountain Music, and Hanalei Music Group. His work has also been published by DSM Producers securing airtime on the likes of NBC, Comedy Central, and Saturday Night Live.

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Experience & Education


  • Producer/Engineer for Franze Music
    January 1989 to Present (over 30 years)


  • Certificate in Pro Tools Certification at Pro Tools Training Center
    2003 to 2003 (Less than a year)
  • Diploma in Audio Engineering at SAE Institute of Technology
    2003 to 2003 (Less than a year)
  • Certificate in Music Business at Burklee College of Music
    2003 to 2003 (Less than a year)
  • AS Degree in Accounting at North Shore Community College
    1990 to 1992 (2 years)
  • Certificate in Audio Engineering and Music Production at The Recording Workshop
    1989 to 1989 (Less than a year)