Chris Bell has developed his talents through years of experience in the recording industry, bringing musicians the masterful chemistry necessary to attract and enduring audience. He honed his skills on tape machines and analog mixing desks working on recordings like Erykah Badu’s “Mammas Gun”. His resume also includes studio time with U2, Everclear, Destiny’s Child, Fuel, The Polyphonic Spree, Earth, Wind, and Fire, along with remixes for Peter Gabriel and Death in Vegas. His most recent projects include The Eagles number 1 record “Long Road Out of Eden”, Erykah Badu’s upcoming release, Red Monroe, Jonahthan Tyler, Little Brian, Forjak, Cas Haley, Dawson’s New Rage, and Dawson & Lazo. Chris was nominated for a Grammy award in 1998 for “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical as well as working on several Grammy winning projects. He continues to be active in the growth and development of the industry. Elected to the Texas Chapter Board of Governors of the Recording Academy, Chris has served in many roles from Governor, 1st Vice President, President, and Trustee. A skilled mixing engineer, recording engineer and producer Bell’s experience infuse his projects with a foundation for success.
Chris Bell recently launched BLADE Studios in Shreaveport LA with drummer/producer Brady Blade and excutive producer Scott Crompton. Blade Studios is a full-service sound recording studio complex and Dawson & Lazo were their very first clients!