Dave Brainard

Dave Brainard
Background information
Birth nameDavid Gregory Brainard
Born(1975-02-09) February 9, 1975 (age 42)
OriginOmaha, Nebraska, United States
Occupation(s)Record producer, guitarist
InstrumentsAcoustic guitar, electric guitar
Years active1995-present
Associated actsJerrod Niemann, Ray Scott, Brandy Clark, Hunter Hayes, Jamey Johnson


David Gregory “Dave” Brainard (given birth to Feb 9, 1975) is a Grammy nominated American music professional most widely known for his function in nation music in the entertainment sector.

Early life

Dave Brainard was created in Seoul Korea and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, the next of four kids given birth to to South Korean Thus El Jo, and Greg Brainard, a retired Surroundings Force Professional Sergeant. He graduated from Papillion-La Vista SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in 1993 and continued to attend School of Nebraska Omaha for 12 months. Afterwards Brainard offered 5 years in america Air Force Music group stationed in Omaha, before shifting to Nashville, Tennessee in 1999.

Early career

In 2001 Dave Brainard began his publishing career writing tunes for Balmur Corus Music. Later on Brainard published for DILEMNA Music Group previously Big Picture GROUP. In that period Brainard wrote tunes for Neal McCoy, Sammy Kershaw, Kelly Espresso, Ricochet, Tebey Ottoh, and Brooks & Dunn. During this time period Brainard continued radio trips, playing on the highway with artists such as for example Rebecca Lynn Howard, Anthony Smith, Marcel, David Toenail, and Jessica Andrews.Brainard began saving Music Row demos for additional contemporary songwriters, such as for example Chris Tompkins, Dierks Bentley, Craig Mon, Chris Wallin, Anthony Smith and produced Jamey Johnson’s self-released debut recording “They Call Me personally Nation”. Dave Brainard is definitely a self-taught music maker known for his multi-instrumental capability and creativity.

deciBel™ Productions

In 2006 Dave Brainard founded deciBel™ Productions LLC. Brainard founded Combine Wish Studios™ with engineer Brian Kolb in those days and both businesses partner to execute artist development providers. Designed being a studio room and executive workplace, Mix Wish Studios™ has created and collaborated with a lot of the Nashville innovative community.

Jerrod Niemann

In 2008, friend musician Jerrod Niemann wanted production services from Dave Brainard to create record “Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury”. The record was agreed upon by Joe Galante to Arista Nashville being a finished work and continued to debut at #1 on the united states albums chart.Niemann experienced #1 one achievement with “Fan Fan”, which continued to market Platinum in digital one product sales. “Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury” continued to produce another best 5, Gold offering “What Perform You Wish”, and a high 20 in “Drinkin’ Melody”.

Brandy Clark

In 2011 Dave Brainard and deciBel Nashville™ produced highly acclaimed album “Twelve Tales” with Brandy Clark. “Twelve Tales” would continue to get a Metacritic rating of ‘common compliment’ and nationwide critics (Rolling Rock, SPIN Journal, NY Journal) have identified “Twelve Tales” as “one of the greatest Nation Albums released in 2013.”In 2014, Brandy Clark was announced as an opener for Eric Church's "Outsiders World Tour". Brandy Clark was also nominated as New Designer of the entire year by the united states Music Association in 2014.

Ray Scott

American nation singer-songwriter Ray Scott had indie success in Sirius XM’s The Highway along with his Dave Brainard produced hit “Those Skinny jeans“(2012).Brainard and Ray Scott collaborated within the production and advertising of Ray Scott’s 2014 record “Ray Scott”. "Ray Scott" offers received positive worldwide review.

Personal life

In Sept 2015, Brainard was hospitalized after being found unconscious using a damaged jaw and lacking teeth subsequent an attack by an unidentified assailant on Demonbreun Road in Nashville.https://sci.ccc.nashville.gov/Search/CaseSearchDetails/1922375%5E4566965%5ECJIS/DUSTIN%5EHARGROVE%5E05091985%5E539144

Production discography

Year Artist Record 2002 Jamey Johnson They Contact Me Nation 2007 American Underground Unbridled 2010 Jerrod Niemann Judge Jerrod AS WELL AS THE Hung Jury 2012 Ray Scott Rayality 2012 Jerrod Niemann Free of charge the Music 2013 Brandy Clark 12 Tales 2014 Ray Scott Ray Scott