Interview Archive page: published 2004

Andre Fischer

Record producer video feature

We are delighted to bring this excellent video interview with Andre while he took time out at the World famous Village Recorders. Claris of asked the questions while Johnny Jaskot of did the rest! Many thanks to all at the Village for all of their help and special thanks to Claris and Johnny for taking the time to record this!

With forty Platinum and twenty-five Gold Albums, Fischer is best known for his production and arrangement work on Natalie Cole's "Unforgettable" (7 Grammy's).

André is an exceptional talent offering an inexhaustible resource of diverse entertainment industry and global business expertise ranging in record/festival production, artist management, marketing and administration of major corporate departments and multi-million dollar budgets.

He has held executive positions at various record music/film companies as:

watch Andre Fischer talking about record production at Village Recorders

Senior Vice President, MCA/Universal Urban Music, Vice President Jazz A&R for Quincy Jones, Qwest/Warner Bros., Vice President of Publishing Development, 20th Century Fox Records & Films, to name a few.

Andre Fischer is responsible for producing, executive producing, performing and recording with many of the music industry's most gifted pop, R&B, rock and jazz performers: Rufus featuring Chaka Khan ( founding member and producer), Patti Labelle, Michael Franks, Natalie Cole, Tony Bennett ( Perfectly Frank, which won a 1993 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal) , James Ingram, B.B. King, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Pointer Sisters, Diane Schuur, Temptations, Dusty Springfield, Brenda Russell, OC Smith, Dr. John, Laura Nyro, Lou Rawls, Jackie DeShannon, Nancy Wilson, Milt Jackson, Bruce Hornsby, Oscar Brown, Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions, Jerry Butler, The Rolling Stones tour, Elton John tour, The Who Tour, Etta James, Neil Diamond, Anita Baker, Janet Jackson, Vesta Williams, Leroy Hudson, Betty Wright, Phil Perry, Steve Khan, Tower of Power, Vanessa Ruben, Angela Winbush, James Moody, Ahmad Jamal, Isley Brothers, Donny Hathaway, Richie Havens, Eddie Harris, Clarke Terry, Randy Crawford, Ralph Tresvant, Jackie Lomax, Al Green and Bobby Brown.

Current Credits: Most recently Fischer is producing the new album by urban Adult Contemporary/Smooth Jazz/Pop artist Eloise Laws. Barry Rudolph is engineering and mixing the sessions .André who is playing drums and is joined by CO-original Rufus member Bobby Watson on bass guitar is also music supervising the record. The supporting cast of musicians include: keyboardist Bill Cantos, guitarists Dwight Sills and original Gap Band member Fred Jenkins. Bridgette Bryant sang backing vocals on most of the ten tracks.

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