Jeff Trott

Jeff Trott

Long before co-writing many of Sheryl Crow’s chart topping hits including "If It Makes You Happy", "Everyday is a Winding Road” and "A Change Would Do You Good", Jeff Trott was sowing the seeds of a successful music career as an elementary-school trumpet player. But, his modest foray into the world of brass-wind soon gave way to a fascination with his sister’s guitar and more intense interest in popular music of the day. Trott’s diverse influences include an eclectic mix of punk-era bands such as Roxy Music and Brian Eno, to the eastern sounds and slide guitar inspired by George Harrison.

After many years as a sought after sideman as well as writer/producer for some of the most recognizable names in popular music including Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Jeremy Toback, Tears for Fears, World Party and Pete Droge, Trott now sticks closer to home working on his own material with his band in his Portland based studio.

www.jefftrott.com

Jeff's Favorite Gear:

  1. API 512C Mic Pre
  2. API 550 Equalizers
  3. Black faced Universal 1176LN Compressors
  4. Neumann U87 Microphones
  5. Sennheiser 421 Microphones
  6. Royer R-121 Microphones
  7. Apogee Rosetta Converter
  8. Empirical Labs Distressor Compressors
  9. Digidesign Echo Farm plug-in
  10. Sundholm 8L0 Studio Monitors