Billy Joe Walker
Billy Joe Walker, Jr. is a highly acclaimed talent from LA to Nashville and one of the most sought after producers COAST 2 COAST. Some of his famous clients include Travis Tritt, Bryan White, Tracy Byrd, Pam Tillis, Collin Raye, Billy Ray Cyrus, George Jones, Mark Chesnutt and Tanya Tucker to name a few.
As a producer, Billy Joe Walker produced Travis Tritt’s Single of the Year (Great Day to be Alive) and Album of the Year for Down The Road I Go. Both were nominated for two 2001 ACM Awards for the critically acclaimed project.
Billy also produced Bryan White’s four #1 singles Someone Else’s Star, Rebecca Lynn, So Much for Pretending, and Sittin’ on Go. Additionally, Billy was nominated for a Dove Award collaborating with Billy Ray Cyrus for the critically acclaimed album On The Other Side.
As a jazz artist, songwriter and composer, Billy recorded seven top five albums for several labels including MCA, Geffen and Liberty Records including two # 1 NAC singles. As a master session guitar player, Billy Joe has appeared on numerous gold and platinum projects COAST 2 COAST for industry legends Bryan Adams, George Strait, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles and the Beach Boys among many others.
Debra Exum has vast experience writing jingles for radio and television. Her former company, Jingles All The Way, produced jingles for a national clientele COAST 2 COAST. Debra has collaborated successfully with numerous award winning ad agencies to create memorable music for their respective clients. Deb has a keen understanding of jingle formulas, broadcast standards and demographic targeting.
With substantive tenure in the corporate world, Deb has held high profile positions with publishing powerhouses Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin and Pearson. Some of her notable positions include Vice President of Sales and Vice President of Marketing. Deb is well connected COAST 2 COAST and has a special ability to identify strong musical talent for any given project. Her attention to detail in the marketing process ensures targeted and impactful messaging for COAST 2 COAST clientele.
Michael Andrew is a nationally renowned performer, composer, and producer. His credits include headline singer and bandleader at the world famous Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center in New York City and host of the live Radio Broadcast, “Live From The Rainbow Room” at Merv Griffin’s “Coconut Club” in California. While on “Larry King Live”, Merv Griffin called Michael Andrew “One of the Great Singers of All Time”.
Michael is an accomplished composer, writer and hit show producer. His band, SWINGERHEAD, remains a favorite among audiences COAST 2 COAST. His band continues to play at charitable engagements including Presidential Inaugural Balls.
Michael Andrew has composed and performed for motion pictures such as “Heart Breaker”, “Inglorious Bastard”, “Mad Hot Ballroom”, “Bobby Jones – Stroke of Genius”, and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”.
In the style and tradition of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, and Sammy Davis, Jr., Michael Andrew has been a featured guest artist with well known symphonic orchestras COAST 2 COAST.