Dito Godwin

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Dito Godwin
Born 1955
Origin New York City
Genres Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, blues, alternative, pop, country
Occupation(s) Record producer, record executive, musician
Instruments Vocal - backing, percussion, harmonica, guitar, electric guitar, drums, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
Years active 1975–2008
Labels EFM, Interscope, Virgin, Universal Music, Sony, Columbia, MCA, Capitol, BMG, Atlantic, TNT
Website www.ditogodwin.com

Dito Godwin (born 1955) is an American multi-platinum award winning record producer, Executive and Musician, best known for his production works[1] with Mötley Crüe, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley of Kiss, Great White, and more recently No Doubt, Kevin Carlberg, The Stick People and Kristy Lee Cook of American Idol.

Godwin started his career in New York as a musician touring with names like Black Sabbath before turning to the administrative and production roles he has worked in for over 25 years in the industry. He has also taught at UCLA, University of Sound Arts, LACC, Southern Oregon University, and guest spoken at NXNW, SXSW, LAMP and many other music conventions nationwide.

In 2003 Godwin consulted with Tony Brown (then President of MCA Records) choosing material for Wynonna Judd's upcoming CD and represented Susan Gibson, writer of The Dixie Chicks smash hit "Wide Open Spaces".

Dito Godwin was nominated for a directorial award in 2005 for a live music video, "Formula", from the El Rey theater in Los Angeles, CA and is heavily referenced in the 2008 book "Gwen Stefani And No Doubt - A Simple Kind Of Life" written by Jeff Apter.[2]

Having worked and produced with most of the Major record labels, Godwin was also the Director A&R and General Manager of TNT Records in the 1990s and in 2008 he founded EFM Records[3] and is working with several established Artists to release in 2009 on the EFM Record label.

Other 2009 projects include producing a celebrity filled CD with recording Artist and "Stand Up to Cancer" organization supporter Kevin Carlberg, in which all proceeds will be contributed to fighting cancer. Godwin also produced Carlberg's solo CD in early 2008.[4]

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