SAE is proud to be hosting Industry Legend Alan Shacklock for a special guest lecture open to the public.
Alan Shacklock is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and producer. He played guitar since he was a child, playing in his first band, the Juniors (which also included future Rolling Stone Mick Taylor). He went on to play with Chris Farlowe’s backing band and studied classical guitar and lute at the Royal Academy Of Music for a number of years as well.
He later went on to form the British band Babe Ruth, featuring lead singer Janita Hann. He served as the band’s chief songwriter and producer from 1971 to 1975, and then he left the band to concentrate on writing and studio production work.
Thrice-nominated for the Grammys and with multiple platinum, gold and silver discs to his name,
Alan Shacklock will be talking about his career and experience at campuses throughout the UK. For seminars that are open to the public, just visit SAE’s website for free registration information
In his role as producer, he has worked on projects at Abbey Road in the London, Ocean Way in LA and Electric Lady Land in New York.
He has produced Roger Daltry (of The Who), The Alarm, Meatloaf, Jeff Beck, Mike Oldfield, Bonnie Tyler and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber, as well as title tracks for major motion pictures; Quicksilver, Doc Hollywood and Buddyâ€™s Song.
He was also a founder and board executive of the British Record Producers Guild alongside chairman Sir George Martin.