Lakewest Recording, on an idyllic lakeside setting in West Greenwich, R.I., is an analog and Pro Tools studio that has been a major part of the New England music scene for over 25 years.
Jack Gauthier is a producer / engineer who has inspired hundreds of musical acts over the past three decades.
Jack — or John Paul, if you prefer — earned his two Grammy nominations for roots blues recordings with John Hammond and Jay McShann. He's produced and engineered for blues legends like Duke Robillard, Sugar Ray Norcia, Debbie Davies, The Fabulous Thunderbirds,Todd Sharpville, Sax Gordon, Eddie Clearwater, Jimmy Witherspoon, Rosco Gordon, Billy Boy Arnold, Billy Price and Otis Clay.
Some of the artists that have called Lakewest home away from home that Jack has produced since the studio opened in 1989 include: Dispatch, State Radio, Pete Francis, Barefoot Truth, Rich Price, Ben Miller,Todd Thibaud, Mark Cutler, Ten Mile Tide, The Low Anthem, Annie Lynch and the Beekeepers, Hey Mama, Mary Ann Rossoni, Joanne Lurgio and Remember September.
Jack is also Manager for guitar legend Duke Robillard and COO for Blue Duchess/Shining Stone Records