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BRETT BOYETT has spent the last 15-20 years creating a name for himself in the entertainment business. In recent years, he has developed a solid reputation as a composer, songwriter, and music producer with hundreds of credits in film and TV, and with major recording artists.
Most recently Brett was the Executive Music Producer and Composer on the feature “Forever My Girl,” released in 2018 thru Lionsgate affiliate Roadside Attractions. Brett wrote and produced 14 of the songs on the soundtrack. He had the great fortune of producing such major recording artists as Travis Tritt, Josh Turner, Lauren Alaina, Phillip Sweet (Little Big Town), Dan Tyminski, Mickey Guyton, Canaan Smith, and Alex Roe (Star of the film).
Brett continues to find time to write and record with various other professional recording artists and bands. Brett co-wrote the single for Cassadee Pope’s newest album called I Am Invincible. He also wrote Drake Bell’s (Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh, Surfdog recording artist) single from his long-awaited album Ready Set Go, called Bitchcraft. Other artist writing and/or producing collaborations include Holly Quinn (produced by Dave Stewart, 3 co-written songs on her new album), Kimberley Locke (American Idol, 1 co-written and produced track), Tiger and Bloom (co-writer on their first single Hearts On Fire), Risa Binder (co-writer on her first single Paper Heart), etc.
His band Totsy, for which he is the co-creator, co-writer, and producer, took him on a 22-city tour opening for The Brian Setzer Orchestra in late 2012. Totsy’s record and single “Radio Girl” can be heard at listening kiosks inside every SPRINT store throughout the U.S. Totsy is also featured in promotions with HD Radio, DTS surround sound, and TIME WARNER CABLE.
He has had song placements with famed producer David Foster and has worked alongside such hit composers, songwriters, and producers as Steve Dorff (Reba, George Strait), Snuffy Walden (West Wing, Friday Night Lights), Rick Marotta (Everybody Loves Raymond, Yes Dear, Steely Dan), Donnie Most (Happy Days, Moola), Laura Karpman (Taken, Odyssey 5), Glen Ballard (Alanis Morrisette, No Doubt), and Keith Olsen (Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner). He has produced vocals for Melanie Griffith, Lloyd Owen, Scott Baio, Madchen Amick, P.J. Byrne, and Kurtwood Smith, and designed a new method of tracking pre-records on a live set for a TV series musical. Brett has had the chance to write songs and produce tracks for The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, The Freedom Alliance, Patriot Guard Riders, and The Make A Wish Foundation.
After graduating from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Brett began his songwriting and career as a musician in bands in Texas, before further honing his writing skills when he moved to Nashville and later New York, where he won three of ASCAP’s songwriting competitions including — the Demo to Deal, Advanced Songwriter Workshop, and the ASCAP Mentorship Program. He now makes his home in Los Angeles with his wife, son, daughter, and two dogs, all of whom can be heard on projects from time to time. He makes a hobby of quoting 1980s films, hiking, mountain climbing, and kickboxing.