Matt Forger

Producer / Engineer

Matt Forger began his involvement in the music business by mixing live sound for rock bands. After moving to Los Angeles, Matt secured a position at Westlake Studios where he became acquainted with many of the industry’s top musical talents.

It was at Westlake that he met Quincy Jones and worked on a half dozen albums that Quincy produced. Among them was THRILLER by Michael Jackson. Matt engineered for more than 20 years with Michael Jackson on various film and music projects, including BAD, DANGEROUS. HISTORY and CAPTIAN EO.

Along with numerous album credits, Matt has also worked on projects with film directions Steven Spielberg, John Landis, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola.

Matt has also worked with many international artists. He collaborated for 15 years with Japanese superstar Yumi Matsutoya and has also worked with various indie artists including; Invisible Poet Kings, Larry John McNally and Simon Lynge.

Session: Pursuing Excellence in Music & Life - Lessons I’ve Learned from Quincy Jones & Michael Jackson

Matt will give a multimedia presentation and have an open discussion about the many insights he has learned from working with some of the most successful professionals in the music business.

Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 29th 10:00am

Room: Burbank