Mitch Merrett

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Mitch Merrett
Origin Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Country music
Occupation(s) Music manager
Record producer
Instruments Gibson Robot Guitar
Associated acts Aaron Pritchett
Chad Brownlee

Mitch Merrett is a record producer, music manager, and country musician from Langley, British Columbia, Canada.[1] He plays a Gibson Robot Guitar.[2] He studied music at Selkirk College in Nelson,[3] graduating from the Contemporary Music and Technology program with a major in performance.[4] In 2007, he and Tom McKillip were named Record Producers of the Year by the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) for their work on Aaron Pritchett's album Big Wheel.[5] Also that year, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada named Merrett, Pritchett, and Deric Ruttan Songwriters of the Year for their work on "Hold My Beer," a song that appeared on Big Wheel[6] and that a CBC News reporter called "irreverent."[7] In 2010, Merrett produced Chad Brownlee's self-titled debut album.[8] In 2012, the British Columbia Country Music Association named Merrett Producer of the Year.[9]


  1. ^ Troy Landreville (November 17, 2011). "Acclaimed guitarist also prolific producer". Langley Advance. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ Ted Drozdowski (September 22, 2008). "Aaron Pritchett Guitarist Mitch Merrett: 'The Robot Guitar's Made My Life Much Easier'". Gibson Guitar Corporation. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mitch Merrett". CBC Music. Archived from the original on March 1, 2016. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ Mitch Merrett. "Mitch Merrett". Selkirk College. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "And the winners are....". Leader-Post. September 10, 2007. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  6. ^ John P. McLaughlin (November 30, 2010). "The Playlist: Aaron Pritchett is back behind the wheel". National Post. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Emerson Drive snags three CCMA awards". CBC News. September 10, 2007. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  8. ^ Janis Warren (January 27, 2011). "Ex-hockey player opens concert series". Tri-City News. Retrieved July 3, 2013. 
  9. ^ Jaimie Ward (November 5, 2012). "Multiple BCCMA Noms For MDM Artists Chad Brownlee, Hayley, Mitch Merrett". Music News Nashville. Retrieved July 4, 2013.