“Alan Hewitt Biography”
Hewitt began his career performing in the club scene but quickly graduated to the production room, where he had the honor of working as a producer alongside Maurice White of Earth Wind and Fire (EWF) for over half a decade with EWF’s Greatest Hits album going platinum in 2000. However, it was co-writing and piano/B-3 contributions on the triple platinum record Cherry Pie with Warrant that would solidify Hewitt as a monster musical talent capable of crossing genres.
Hewitt’s list of record production credits as both a producer and recording artist spans across the various major labels and genres with over 12 million records sold.
“musical force of nature” – Wine and Jazz Magazine
As a solo artist, the uniqueness of the Hewitt signature sound lies in his ability to draw from the diverse worlds of contemporary jazz, pop and rock, while simultaneously bridging the gap between instrumental and vocal music, with intoxicating stage performances that are a fusion of energy, style and grace. It was his 2004 release, Noche de Pasion, that marked his emergence on the pop instrumental scene, which was followed by his critically acclaimed 2006 release Metropolis. The Baltimore Times hailed, “Metropolis is the album to put in your CD player (then turn up the volume).”
Since 2010 Alan has been the keyboardist on tour with legendary rock band, The Moody Blues whom have been on a continuous world tour performing for sold out audiences . Some of the performing highlights include Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Red Rocks in Denver, O2 Arena in London, Heineken Center in Amsterdam, Coca Cola Center in Johannesburg S. Africa, two Moody Blues Cruises and so many other special moments with more to come.
Alan also played keyboards on Moody Blues lead singer, Justin Hayward’s “Spirit’s of the Western Sky” tour in 2013 , which was also released as a DVD on EagleRock and is currently airing on PBS .
Alan also co- produced and co-wrote for Moody Blues bassist John Lodge’s new Cd
“10,000 Light Years Ago” released on Cherry Records. The song “In My Eyes” was nominated for
The 2015 UK PROG Awards “Best Anthem.”
Hewitt’s list of record production credits as both a producer and recording artist spans across the various major labels and genres. A first call composer for a long list of major film and television productions, Hewitt’s credits include National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Survivor, MTV, Dancing With The Stars, and is a favored composer for the Oprah Winfrey (including Oprah’s Big Give & Dr Oz).
The list of accolades from the industry includes The Golden Planet, New York International Film Fest Award, San Francisco Ocean Film Fest, both for best music score, ESPY Award and 2 triple platinum albums, Warrant’s Cherry Pie and Earth,Wind & Fire’s Best Of Vol 1.
He has scored the music for Sony/Lionsgate TV series “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales” which is currently airing with a second season coming up. His latest project Alan Hewitt & One Nation has won two Global Music Awards for 2015. “Best Instrumental Album & Best Instrumentalist”
Alan’s latest project is a magnificent fusion of great songs combined with great performances
influenced by Return to Forever, Mahavishnu Orchestra,Todd Rungren’s Utopia and others.
Alan Hewitt, keyboardist for The Moody Blues and multi-platinum composer/writer/producer,
has assembled super bassist JV Collier from Bruce Hornsby Noisemakers, Grammy winning drummer Sonny Emory (EWF, Steely Dan, Bruce Hornsby), guitarist Jamie Glaser (Anderson/Ponty Band, Chick Corea’s Electric Band, Lenny White Band), and 6 time Detroit music award winner, guitarist Duffy King to form
Alan Hewitt & One Nation. This music has no boundaries nor relies on the current norm. Inspired,
energetic, artful, melodic and edgy! Special guests on Evolution include phenom guitarist Orianthi
from Michael Jackson’s “This is It” and “#1 You Tube Artist of the Year” vocalist Alex Boye.
Alan Hewitt is endorsed by
HAMMOND ORGANS – Arturia – Carvin