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I worked every day - Christmas Eve, birthdays - trying to become a great basketball player. Everywhere I went, I had a basketball. ---->>>

I came to L.A. in 1970, and my desire and my training was to be a studio musician, which I had read about in my senior year in high school. ---->>>

I like creating something from nothing and hearing it on the radio or on stage or from somebody driving down the street singing it. It's like building a house, taking a vacant piece of land, and next thing you know, there's a house with somebody living in it. ---->>>

I think I went more toward writing because that's my talent. I don't think I was a great performer... And I like being behind the scenes a little bit. ---->>>

I've played with so many people that I never really noticed that I was playing with so many people until after it was compiled on the Internet. I just kept going. I haven't even heard half the records I've played on, to tell you the truth. ---->>>

Part of doing mash-ups is getting the legal rights to use the songs. If you're going to do a mash-up with five songs, you should probably find 10 songs, because you're only going to get half of them cleared. It's a real collaborative effort. ---->>>

A vocal producer is very important, and it's a very important component of an overall successful and good-sounding record. ---->>>

When we do R&B midtempos or ballads, there's an Underdogs sound. ---->>>

With new artists, you really don't have anything to reference. You're helping to develop their sound, define who they are vocally. ---->>>

I give my heart in every single session I've done, and I get into the music. I love all kinds of music, and I try and really be as authentic as possible and give from my heart. ---->>>

It's so wide; that's what I love most about my career. It's been varied, and the music has been varied, because I find myself getting bored pretty easily. So for me, to work in the studio has been great. I didn't go on the road; I just worked on a different project every day, a different kind of music, and that's the challenge I love. ---->>>

The more people who come from musical backgrounds and go into promotion, production, songwriting, A&R, plus get their business head together, the better. They'll not only understand the business aspect, they'll also have a true passion and ear for how quality is represented musically. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: American
Born: 06-03, 1968
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Occupation: Producer

Harvey Jay Mason Jr. (born June 3, 1968) is an American record producer, songwriter and movie producer. He has written and produced songs for popular performers in the music industry including Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Chris Brown. In addition, major motion picture and television studios have called on Harvey to produce music for blockbuster films & television including Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls, Whitney Houston in Sparkle, Hailee Steinfeld and Anna Kendrick in Pitch Perfect, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Tori Kelly in Sing, Dr (wikipedia)