Danny Greenspoon has a long and varied career in progress in the Canadian music industry. He's a producer, engineer, guitar player and film composer.
Danny is President and Chief Engineer of The Audio Truck Inc., a mobile recording studio with which he has recorded some of the biggest acts in the world for television, radio, and record. He was awarded the 2007 Gemini Award for Best Sound in a Variety Program for The Gospel Challenge", and was nominated four years running in the same category.
As a record producer, he has produced over fifty albums. Among these, one has been certified Quadruple Platinum, one Triple Platinum (Great Big Sea - Play and UP) and one Platinum (Spirit Of The West - Save This House).
The albums have garnered 4 JUNO Award wins out of sixteen JUNO nominations and six East Coast Music Awards - including 2002 Album Of The Year for Bruce Guthro, and Album Of The Year and Single Of The Year for Great Big Sea in 1998.
He was nominated as Producer of The Year for the 2002 Maple Blues Awards, and Jazz Producer of The Year for The 2004 and 2005 National Jazz Awards.
Other productions include Jane Bunnett, Ian Tyson, Joel Kroeker, Susan Crowe, The Paperboys, The Barra MacNeils, The Good Brothers, Dick Hyman and Ralph Sutton, and Victoria Williams.
As a guitarist he has performed with some of the biggest names in the country, including Murray McLauchlan, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Sylvia Tyson and The Great Speckled Bird, The Romaniacs, and Mr. Boy and The Fabulous Collosals.
As a film composer, Danny has written the music for several documentaries and short dramatic films and received the 1991 Gemini Award for Best Original Music Score for the documentary My Grandparents Had A Hotel.
In Television Danny has been Music Producer
and / or Audio Consultant on several
large-scale shows including:
The 2005 Gemini Awards, Canada For Asia - the 2005 concert for Tsunami relief on CBC TV and World Wide Web Cast, The 2004 Gemini Awards, The Magical Gathering - a CBC / Disney co-production (Recording Engineer - nominated for the 2005 Gemini Award for best sound), the Canada Day 2003 celebrations on Parliament Hill (nominated for the 2004 Gemini Award for best sound), Live From Rideau Hall - The Governor General's 50th Anniversary Gala, The 2001 JUNO Awards, and The Nine O'Clock Show. He was again nominated for the 2006 Gemini Award for best sound as music mixer for the 2005 Canadian Country Music Awards.
In Radio, Danny was the principal Popular Music recording producer for CBC Radio in the Toronto area from 1989 - 1996, and in this capacity, produced hundreds of recordings of Jazz, popular, folk, country and world musics, for broadcast and commercial release.Since 2010, Danny has also been teaching a Masterclass in Music Production and Advanced Music Production to Bachelor of Music students at Humber College, in Toronto.
Danny Greenspoon Professional History