Michael Mangini



Michael Mangini

Grammy award-winning record producer 

A good producer brings out the best in the artist he’s working with. You shouldn’t be able to listen to something and say, ‘so-and-so produced this album.’
— Eddie Van Halen

Michael Mangini has been producing chart-topping hits for the past three decades. One of his first major collaborators was the hip-hop trio Digable Planets. Michael produced and recorded their first single "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)", which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 1994. In 2000, he and Steven Greenberg brought the Baha Men to Michael's home studio to record the legendary hit "Who Let the Dogs Out?", which earned a Grammy for Best Dance Recording, awarded to the Baha Men and the two producers.


Michael has enjoyed long-lasting collaborative partnerships with Steven and other hit-making producers like Peter Zizzo. Michael worked with Steven and Betty Wright to produce Joss Stone's debut album The Soul Sessions and the follow-up Mind Body & Soulincluding the live version Mind Body & Soul: Live In New York CityMichael's total songwriter, producer, and audio engineer credits number in the several hundreds. He has worked with scores of new and seasoned artists including Imani Coppola, Little Jackie, Bruce Hornsby, O-Town, Omar, Boyzone, and David Byrne, just to name a few.




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