ICMP is delighted to announce that Gary Katz, the legendary producer responsible for some of the most iconic music of the last 40 years, has joined ICMP as Patron of Music Production.

Probably best known for his seminal production work with Steely Dan, Donald Fagan, Laura Nyro, Joe Cocker, Tupac Shakur, Peter Tosh and 10cc Gary has also worked at the very heart of the music industry helping to identify and develop new talent. He was instrumental in signing artists as diverse as Jimmy Buffet, Chaka Khan, Prince, Dire Straits, Rickie Lee Jones and Christopher Cross.

Gary continues to be an active producer and general music enthusiast, who is constantly working with young artists to help them develop their careers, and he will bring this unrivalled wealth of experience, both behind the glass in the studio and in the wider industry, to his work at ICMP as Music Production Patron.

As a Patron, Gary will help ICMP ensure that it continues to provide students with the skills they need and access to the best advice and networks to reach their musical goals. ICMP’s Pete Whittard commented ‘We are honoured to have Gary join us as a Patron. He remains one of the great producers and his experience will undoubtable enrich our programmes, environment and our student’s experience’

Gary added ‘I'm looking forward to being a part of the ICMP experience, and offering what I can to a variety of students.’

If you want to find out more about our BA (Hons) Creative Music Production program, click here