Greg Wells is a multiple Grammy award-nominated record producer, songwriter, musician and mix engineer in Los Angeles. His songs have appeared on more than 85 million albums. His credits include top recording artists such as Holychild (featured in the new Apple Watch TV ad), Mayer Hawthorne, Adele, Twenty One Pilots, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Rufus Wainwright, Theophilus London, Mika, Timbaland, OneRepublic, Deftones, Pink, Kid Cudi, Burt Bacharach, k. d. Lang, Sir George Martin, and the Count Basie Orchestra. Greg is currently producing Regina Spektor’s new album for Warner Brothers Records, and is in the process of opening a music school in Los Angeles called the Modern Music Conservatory. Katy Perry performed his song written with her “By The Grace Of God” at the 2015 Grammy Awards, and Beyoncé recorded a new song of his in March 2015.
Raised in Peterborough, Ontario, the multi-instrumentalist joined many musical ensembles in his hometown including the local orchestra and various club bands. He was also a church organist and choir director, DJ-ed dances and ran a weekly radio show on Trent University Radio CFFF-FM. He studied classical piano, drums, pipe organ, orchestral percussion and music theory at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music before attending Humber’s Jazz Music program for drums, piano and guitar.
After moving to Toronto at age 17, he soon became engrossed in the city’s music scene as a live and studio musician working with some of Canada’s top jazz, classical, and pop musical talent. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four children and works in a studio he built called Rocket Carousel Studio.