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Hit Song Central's team of talented and accomplished creative professionals continues to successfully navigate the landscape of the new music industry, adapting our innovative solutions for Artist Development and Music Production to consistently deliver an excellent product which meets or exceeds the industry standard.
Our mission is to write and produce catchy, clever, well-crafted hit songs that "move you" to laugh, cry, dance, or just rock out!
Our vision is to place our songs in TV/Film/Commercials, write songs for Artists (and co-write with Artists), and launch the successful careers of young Artists with our Artist Development and Production Package.
We pride ourselves in being the go-to music creators for music and entertainment industry professionals, who need the perfect songs for their artists and projects.
Make Hit Song Central your go-to company. We can help you meet your deadlines, on your budget. We look forward to working with you!
Hit Song Central's team:
Jeffrey Scott Smith: Executive Music Producer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist
Natalia Bortolotti: Creative Director, Producer, Songwriter, Vocalist
Kyle Bowers: Recording/Mastering Engineer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Steve Sicular: Graphic/Web Designer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Georgina Kartsonis: Graphic/Web Designer
Teri Whitaker: Music Licensing Coordinator
Tim Ellis: Photographer, Videographer
Cal Ball: Mixing Engineer
Vinson Hudson: Mastering Engineer
Genevieve Goings: R&B Vocalist
Maria Mandrussow: Country Vocalist
Emily Pineda: Pop Vocalist
Natalia is a critically acclaimed, award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, who has garnered awards from such industry giants as VH1, Billboard, California Music Awards, Hollywood Music in Media Awards and the John Lennon Song Contest.
As an independent and major label recording artist, she has toured with many chart-topping artists, including Barenaked Ladies, Matchbox Twenty, Maroon 5, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Train and Weezer.
Her songs are regularly featured in film and television, including numerous feature films, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, TNT, MTV,VH1, WB and CW networks.
Natalia is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music and New York Film Academy. She also holds a BA in English/Creative Writing from Santa Clara University and a MFA in Fine Art from Academy of Art University.
Natalia has taught Voice, Songwriting, Performing Skills and Music Business, at Blue Bear School of Music, School of Rock, Power Chord Academy and Grammy Camp. She has also been a panelist at SXSW, CMJ, ASCAP Expo and Grammy Career Day.
A versatile and accomplished creative artist, Natalia is also an Emmy-winning Voice Actor, Creative Writer, Fine Artist, Photographer and Filmmaker.
She is a Voting Member of NARAS (the Grammy's) and is a member of ASCAP and West Coast Songwriters.
Genevieve Goings is an accomplished singer, songwriter and voice actor. You've probably heard her voice while playing a video game, or watched her sing alongside a hip-hop star.
Genevieve began her career in hip-hop music in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is featured on dozens of albums, expanding her discography to include R&B, House, Rock, Hip-Hop, Dancehall, children's music and more.
During her many sessions in studios across the Bay Area, Genevieve was asked to audition her voice for a character in a video game. The video game developer for this project would one day become creator of what is now Playhouse Disney's Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve!
As her star continues to rise, it is anyone's guess as to where Genevieve's talents will lead her. She is currently in negotiation for new tours, television spots and songwriting projects.
Scott has owned and operated his own recording studio for over 30 years, producing thousands of records and winning awards for songwriting and record production.
He is a versatile and accomplished multi-instrumentalist, including drums, percussion, guitar, bass and keyboards.
Scott has toured the U.S., Japan, Europe, Canada, and the Middle East. He has produced and/or toured with: Rick Derringer, Micky Dolenz, Jon Bon Jovi, Cheap Trick, Santana, Doobie Brothers, Tower of Power and many more.
A San Francisco Bay Area native, he currently resides in San Jose and operates his private recording studio, White Rabbit, with his partners, in Campbell.
Scott is currently writing hit songs with Natalia and producing music for select clients all over the West Coast.
Scotty is a Voting Member of NARAS (the Grammy's) and a member of ASCAP and West Coast Songwriters.
Kyle has owned and operated his own recording studio for over 15 years, engineering, producing and mastering hundreds of records.
His main instrument is guitar and he also plays bass, drums and percussion. He has played in a variety of bands and performs in many different styles, including solo acoustic, orchestra, pop, rock and blues.
Kyle has worked with acclaimed producer Mark Linett, Santana bassist Myron Dove, and Doobie Brothers' Danny Hull, among many others, and has been a live sound engineer on US and Canadian tours for choirs, orchestras and bands.
He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly and has composed award-winning music for nature movies.
Kyle is currently a Recording/Mastering Engineer and Guitarist for Hit Song Central and is a member of NARAS (the Grammy's), ASCAP and West Coast Songwriters.
Maria Mandrussow is a country singer/songwriter, who was raised in both San Francisco and West Sonoma County.
She began taking piano lessons at age nine and discovered that, through music, her voice could be used as an instrument of self expression.
After completing university last fall, Maria decided it was time to pursue her passion for music full time. Since then, she has picked up the guitar and is working on her first album, a collection of acoustic ballads.
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