Mike Rivera

2017- Present     Broward County Public Schools System

                            Substitute Teacher

 

2010 – Present   CCAT- Professor and Department Head of the Sound Program

Duties include designing curriculum and teaching music theory, music production techniques, and sound engineering

 

2008 – Present   Independent Record Producer

Producing arranging, and directing various sessions for WEA Latina, Universal Latino, Sony, BMG and NU Life Records/Machete/Universal

 

2008 – Present   Freelance Musician- Greater South Florida

                            Freelance touring and recording bassist with a variety of artists

 

2006 – 2008        United Sounds- Studio Owner/Manager

Duties include budget management, human resources, preparing invoices & billing, ordering supplies & scheduling maintenance calls

 

2004 – 2006        SGZ Entertainment- A & R Administrator

Duties include A&R, arranging, producing tracks for artists/projects affiliated with SGZ Entertainment (see attached discography); booking studios, contracting musicians, preparing charts, budget analysis, and work demos

 

1997 – 2004        Sir George Entertainment – Staff Producer

Duties include A&R, arranging, producing tracks for artists/projects affiliated with Sir George Entertainment (see attached discography); booking studios, contracting musicians, preparing charts, budget analysis, and work demos

 

1996 – 1998    Center For Black Music Research/Columbia College- Musical Director for Ensemble Kalinda

                        Duties included researching and arranging repertoire, as well as writing narration text for a series of lectures, concerts and workshops presented at Universities and Community Centers throughout the Midwest

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

 

Voting member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences)

 

AWARDS-

 

2002 Grammy Award – Associate Producer Album “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” Artist: Celia Cruz

 

2005 Grammy Award – Associate Producer – “Valio La Pena” Artist: Marc Anthony

 

 

Selected Discography

2019 No Creo en el Amor Afincao  

Arranger

 

 

2018 Chihuahua Ricky Luis/Ft. NG2 Arranger
2016 No Me Quites Luis “Jibarito” De Jesus  

Producer, Arranger

 

2014 Me Llamaré Tuyo: Reloaded Victor Manuelle Producer, Arranger
2013 Dos Gardenias Para Ti Sureya Producer, Arranger
2012 El Shaddai Bethlehem Live Governing Worship A&R, Composer, Engineer, Keyboards, Mastering, Mixing, Post Production, Pre-Production, Producer, Set Design
2012 Regalo De Navidad Marlon Bassist
2008 Que Forma De Querer Fabian Alonso Producer, Arranger
2008 Pegadito Tommy Torres Producer, Arranger
2007 Tu Recuerdo

(Tropical Ver.)

Ricky Martin Producer, Arranger
2007 La Nueva Escuela: Nu School N’Klabe Audio Production
2007 Nada Es Para Siempre Luis Fonsi Producer, Arranger
2006 Soy Diferente India Production Coordination
2005 It’s Me Again Tweet Engineer
2005 Xtreme Xtreme Audio Production
2004 Valio La Pena Marc Anthony Co-producer, Arranger
2004 Juntos en Armonia, Vol. 1   Composer
2003 A Puro Fuego Olga Tañón Production Coordination,
2003 Corazón Latino Julissa Arranger

Producer, Keyboards, Mezcla, Producer, Recording

2003 Ednita Por Ti Ednita Nazario Assistant Engineer
2003 Inesperado Frankie Negron Arranger, Production Coordination
2003 Latin Grammy Nominees 2003: Latin Pop and Tropical Various Artists Production Coordination
2003 Latin Jazz Christmas Various Artists  

Engineer

 

2003 Music for My Peoples Huey Dunbar Production Coordination

 

2003 Que Seas Muy Feliz Miles Peña Producer

 

2003 Sin Desperdicio Johnny Ventura Engineer
2002 2002 Latin Grammy Nominees   Production Coordination

 

2002 Hecho A Mano (Hand Made) Albita Assistant Engineer
2002 Perales José Luis Perales Engineer

 

2002 Sensual Roberto Perera Engineer
2002 Simplemente Exitos Cristianos: Las Voces   Composer
2002 Simplemente Exitos Cristianos: Las Voces, Vol. 2   Composer
2002 Transparente Luis Enrique Engineer, Production Coordination, Recording Assistant

 

2001 Dulce Verano Carolina Laó Arranger

 

2001 En Otra Onda Tito Nieves Production Coordination

 

2001 La Negra Tiene Tumbao Celia Cruz Production Coordination/

Arranger

 

2001 Laundry Service Shakira Assistant Engineer
 

2001

Por Tu Placer Frankie Negron Coordination,

Producer

2001 Shalim Shalim Assistant Engineer

 

2001 This Side of Paradise Nestor Torres Engineer
2001 Un Chico Malo Charlie Cruz Production Coordination
2001 Yo Si Me Enamore Huey Dunbar  

Production Coordination

 

2000 Alma Caribeña Gloria Estefan Assistant Engineer

 

2000 Arrasando Thalía Assistant Engineer
2000 Asi Soy Charlie Cruz  

Arreglos, Assistant

 

Producer

2000 Evolucion Luis Enrique Programming
 

2000

Siempre Vivire Celia Cruz Production Assistant
2000 Sound Loaded Ricky Martin Production Assistant Engineer
1999 Dejame Entrar Ley Alejandro Arranger, Mixing, Producer
1998 Mi Propia Aventura Charlie Cardona Arranger, Mixing, Producer
1998 No Me Compares Frankie Negron Horn Arrangements
1998 Sir George Collection   Music Coordinator
1997 Con Amor Se Gana Frankie Negron Arranger
1997 Kalinda Kaliente Ensemble Kalinda Producer

 

1996 Nada Sera Igual Jesus Enriquez Arranger, Mixing, Producer, Rhythm Arrangements
1994 Motivos Para Sonar Jesus Enriquez Arranger, Bass (Electric), Producer

 

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