Michael B. Nelson

Producer | Composer | Arranger | Trombonist | Head Hornhead

Hornheads featured on new IKV CD and used in Target commercial

Posted by on Jun 8, 2013

Hornheads featured on new IKV CD and used in Target commercial

Who would’ve thought that when we recorded horns in my studio in South Minneapolis last year for our old Argentinian friends, Dante and Emmanuel of Illya Kuryaki and the Vallderramas, would end up on a Target commercial and get a shout out from Oprah. Here’s the Billboard article about their new project “Chances”, which features 4 of my arrangements with the Hornheads....

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Discography

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013

Discography

Prince Love Symbol PAISLEY PARK/WB Prince Morning Papers (single) PAISLEY PARK/WB Carmen Electra Get On Up (single) PAISLEY PARK/WB Prince My Name Is Prince (single) PAISLEY PARK/WB Carmen Electra Carmen Electra PAISLEY PARK/WB Prince Greatest Hits PAISLEY PARK/WB Mavis Staples The Voice PAISLEY PARK/WB NPG Gold Nigga NPG RECORDS NPG 2gether (single) NPG RECORDS Tevin Campbell I’m Ready QWEST/WB...

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hornheads.com

Posted by on Feb 25, 2012

hornheads.com

Check out the new Hornheads website. You can listen to samples, watch videos, and view photos of our work with world-class artists, such as Prince & the New Power Generation, Mandy Moore and the Jonas Brothers. The Hornheads, an extraordinarily talented group of horn players, has been gathering international acclaim from artists and critics alike, since 1991.

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Michael B. Nelson’s horn arrangements for Jonas Brothers

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009

Michael B. Nelson’s horn arrangements for Jonas Brothers

The most recent horn arranging and recording project with the Hornheads is the Jonas Brothers’ new release, Lines, Vines, and Trying Times, produced by the multi-talented John Fields (Mandy Moore, Switchfoot, Backstreet Boys, Greazy Meal), and hits on June 16th.  I wrote the horn arrangements and recorded the Hornheads on 3 tracks, “Much Better”, “Hey Baby”, and “WW3”. Our horns for the...

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