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Piano/Keyboard Instructor: Tim McLane


Styles

Pop, RnB, classical, jazz, Latin, etc.

Bio

 Former Musical Director of the “Whispers” and Alvaro Torres

Former Keyboard/Piano Students:

  • Robi Rosa, composer of Ricky Martin's hit: "Livin' La Vida Loca"
  • KC Porter, Producer of Carlos Santana's hit "Supernatural", Luis Miguel, Janet Jackson,Sting, Selena, Ana Gabriel, Santana, the Barrio Boyzz and many others
  • Danny Sembello, producer of Brandy, Chaka Khan, New Kids on the Block, etc.
  • Sandy Hoover, producer of Lunar Drive (Groove Nation Records)
  • Greg Morris, producer and writer for various record companies

TV Credits:
  • 1997 Appeared on episode of “Friends” with the PCH Band
  • 1975 Appeared on “the Midnight Special” with the “Whispers”
  • 1975 Musical Director for the Soul Train Dancers
  • Co-writer and co-producer of “Soul Train ’75” Theme
  • 1974 Appeared with the “Ninth Creation Band” on Soul Train
  • 1973 Appeared with the “Whispers” on Soul Train

Publishing/Producing/Recording History
1999-2017
  • Agent for Famous Music
  • Agent for Silverlight Entertainment
  • Agent for eMusic
  • Agent for MCY.com
1996-2017
  • President, Global Village Music Los Angeles, CA President, The Louis Gregory Music Publishing Companies
  • Produced videos on keyboards, bass, drums and guitar for MVP Home Ent.

1993-1996
  • West Coast Creative Director, Insignia Music Publishing Los Angeles, CA
1993
  • Producer of CD “Homecoming”, Lin Cheng, #1 Pop singer of Mainland China
1984-Present:
  • Vice-President, Sunny Mtn. Publishing Denver, Colo.

1990-93 Musical Director: Alvaro Torres (EMI/Latin) Los Angeles, CA
1972-76 Musical Director of the “Whispers”

Education
1977-1979 Orchestration/Production Seminars Guatemala, CA
1969-1971 Merritt Jr. College Lessons & Seminars w/Geo. Duke, Herbie Hancock, Wm. Bell
1969-1971 University of California, Berkeley
1967-1969 Raymond College, University of the Pacific Stockton, CA