Arden Hart

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Arden Hart is a British Musical Artist, composer, songwriter, producer and Keyboardist.[1][2][3][4] He is best known as the keyboardist of the musical groups Sister Sledge, Massive Attack and Take That.[5][6][7][8]

Biography[edit]

After completing education from Royal Academy of Music, Hart started his career in 1994 as a keyboard player with the English pop group, Take That. He was a part of the Pops Tour and Nobody Else Tour with the group and has appeared on the television.[9] Arden, left the group in 1996 to join JML Records as their CEO and President, during his time at the company he focused on the 'Drum n Bass' and 'Jungle Boogie' musical styles. He remained with the company until 1998 and thereafter joined Nik Kershaw as keyboard player and percussionist, playing at festivals and concerts in Europe and the UK.[10]

In 2003, Hart [11][12] joined the British musical group, Massive Attack as their keyboard player and toured with them at concerts and festivals around the globe. In 2006, he composed and produced music for the drama series, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2008, he left [[Massive Attack]] and performed stints with Katie Melua, James Blunt, William Orbit and Kirsty Bertarelli. From 2010, he worked with producer David Gest as musical director, contracting musicians, transcribing and arranging the music for the shows. Hart also worked with the music team for the reality shows, The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent.

In 2015, he joined Sister Sledge, an American musical vocal group as their Keyboardist and also a music director for singer, Jahmene Douglas, where he produces live shows, direct and program concerts. Hart[13][14][15][16] is also the music composer and producer for Adrenaline, to write and produce songs and music for artists, television and films. He is also a music publisher for Fanfare Music.

Discography[edit]

Year Title Artist Record Label Notes
1991 Fatal Attraction Nefateri Profile Records Trumpet
1992 I Wanna Blow The Funk Ambassadors Aurophon Trumpet
1993 Heroes and Cowboys Johnny Western Composer
1994 Bad Love / Head Full Of Dreams Leigh Russell Phat Vibes Recordings Trumpet (Solo)
1995 The Jazz of Boogie Back Trumpet
1996 SkAuthentic Composer
1997 Last Kiss Goodbye Brian Tarquin Trumpet, Piano, Fender Rhodes, Organ, Keyboards, Programming, Bass Programming, Drum Programming, Bass, Multi Instruments, Composer
1997 Can U Handle It! 4-Ever Game Records Brass
1997 Whats Happenin? Drum And Bass Au Records Producer
1997 We Belong Together (Together Forever) Fab! Break Records 2000 Ltd Programmer
1997 Gift Pony Canyon Writer
1998 Welcome to the Jazz Cafe Trumpet, Keyboards, Programming, Composer
1998 Joy Mike Stevens Trumpet, Piano
1998 Five Five Arista, BMG Keyboards, Programming, Keyboard Programming
1998 15 Minutes Nik Kershaw Eagle Records Organ (Hammond)
1998 Dream Your Dream Duncan Millar Trumpet, Keyboards, Drum Programming, Bass
1998 Instinct Jazz: New Voices Vol. 4 Instinct Records Keyboards, Bass
1998 Melodia Da Noite Blackout (16) Polydor Electric Piano, Organ, Clavinet, Trumpet, Synthesizer
1999 1999: The Tunes Guitar
1999 Summer In Space Cosmos Blue (Island)
1999 Muzik Magazine Presents:1999 The Tunes Muzik Magazine Guitar
2001 This Is Smooth Jazz: The Box Set Composer
2001 Good to Go Duncan Millar Trumpet
2002 Greatest Hits Lighthouse Family Trumpet, Keyboards
2002 Audio Couture Guitar
2005 Good Times 3 Joey & Norman Jay MBE React Producer
2007 Cut the Chord Theo Ross Producer, Keyboards, Drum Programming, Bass, Executive Producer
2009 My Oracle Lives Uptown William Orbit Kobalt Digital Keyboard
2010 Insatiable Nadine Coyle Black Pen Records Keyboard
2010 Pieces In A Modern Style 2 William Orbit Decca
2010 The House[17] Katie Melua Dramatico Keyboard
2010 Some Kind Of Trouble James Blunt Atlantic, Custard Records Keyboard
2010 A Happy Place Katie Melua Keyboard
2011 The I And I Files Special Brew Holy Grail Records Trumpet
2012 Everything Is Gonna Be Alright[18] Vivienne Mckone Rude Note Records Keyboard
2014 Amplified Soul[19] Incognito P-Vine Records Writing and arrangement

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liquidsky. "Arden Hart - Massive Attack Area" (in French). Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  2. ^ "Arden Hart". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  3. ^ "On The Rhodes | GFORCE SOFTWARE". www.gforcesoftware.com. Retrieved 2019-11-02.
  4. ^ "Ausverkauft: 300 Fankhauser-Fans füllten die Alte Gerbi". Hallowil.ch (in German). Retrieved 2019-11-02.
  5. ^ Jennings-x, Steve. "All Access: Massive Attack". Mixonline. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  6. ^ "Info→Collected Tour (2006-2007)". MASSIVEATTACK.IE. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  7. ^ "Red Lines: Bristol, England". www.red-lines.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  8. ^ "Ora Ve'Simcha". www.nigunmusic.com. Retrieved 2019-11-02.
  9. ^ happymum (2013-03-22). "nobody else tour". Take That France (in French). Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  10. ^ "100% Melanie C - The Band: Arden Hart". tornado.pairsite.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  11. ^ "Twiddly.bits". secure.keyfax.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  12. ^ "SWITZERLAND-MONTREUX JAZZ-MASSIVE ATTACK". gettyimages.co.uk. Retrieved 2006-07-04.
  13. ^ "Mikvah in Westcliff, England". hulya.lu. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  14. ^ "Jaxsta: Arden Hart". jaxsta.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  15. ^ "33jazz.com". 33jazz.com. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  16. ^ "Katie Melua Releases 'The House,' Her Fourth Album (2010)". rvm.pm. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  17. ^ "Arden Hart Archives". Radio.Video.Music. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  18. ^ "Vivienne Mckone - Everything Is Gonna Be Alright". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  19. ^ "Incognito - Amplified Soul". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-10-30.