Denny Knight, Grammy Nominated Nashville Music Producer/Engineer Musician and Songwriter has received a CBMA award and has been honored as Independent Producer of the Year two years in a row. In ’87 Mr. Knight was honored of being commissioned to engineer a variety of orchestral scores for the Library of Congress.
Mr. Knight worked on the film “The Last Days of Frank and Jessie James” starring Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson with director William A. Graham. Denny has produced and/or engineered the audio broadcasts for the nationally televised “CMA Awards”, Nashville’s “New Country” and the “Cashbox Awards”. He has appeared on CBS’s “Good Morning America”, “CMT”, “VH1” and the golf channel’s “The Daly Planet” with John Daly.
Denny has been in Billboard, R&R, Cashbox, Music Row and many other industry trade magazines and has worked with labels Warner Brothers, Atlantic, Mercury and Curb Records. Label endeavors led Mr. Knight into the recording studio with country legends such as Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Mel Tillis ,Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson to rock, soul and bluegrass legends Bill Monroe, James Brown and The Allman Brothers Band just to mention a few.
After starting as Studio Manager and Chief Engineer at Doc’s Place Recording he moved on to be Operations Manager, Staff Producer and Chief Engineer of Air Studios and Director of A&R for Air Records and then A&R Director of Delta Disc / PolyGram Records. Denny worked as Studio Manager, Chief Engineer and Independent Producer for LSI Recording Studio, known for the variety of artists that recorded there from Sir Paul McCartney and Marty Robbins, to Styx and Johnny Cash as well as countless others. He was also Producer, Studio Manager and Chief Engineer for Comanche Studios where he worked with artists ranging from pop artist Jewel to country artist Waylon Jennings. Of all the studios across the country that Mr. Knight has worked in, Woodland Studios Nashville and Quad Studios Nashville are the ones he always considered home.
Currently Mr. Knight is CEO/President/Owner and Founder of Nashville Music Group, LLC®