Jimmy Hotz and Mick FleetwoodGold Record presented to Jimmy Hotz for Fleetwood Mac Behind the MaskGold Record presented to Jimmy Hotz for Fleetwood Mac Behind the MaskJimmy Hotz - Fleetwood Mac - All Access Pass
Jimmy Hotz Justin Timberlake and Jimmy's Daughter Heather - Backstage at an NSYNC ConcertJimmy Hotz NSYNC 2001 Working Pass *NSync CrewB.B. King - King of The Blues 1989 Jimmy Hotz Engineer and Guitar ProgrammingJimmy_Hotz_NARAS_the_Recording_Academy_Los_Angeles_Certificate_10_years_Grammy_relatedFleetwood Mac - Behind the Mask - Jimmy Hotz - Atari Hotz Box and Engineering
Experience

Jimmy Hotz - Producer, Engineer, Musician, Inventor, Musical Instrument Designer, Director, Author and Consultant with broad experience in a vast range of skills covering the entertainment and technical fields.

Entertainment Professionals Jimmy Hotz has worked with in one or more of the above capacities include Fleetwood Mac, B.B. King, Yes, NSYNC, Justin Timberlake, John Laraio aka Mobius 8, Dave Mason, Leon Russell, Jon Anderson, Kitaro, Steve Winwood, Chicago, Bill Champlin, Danny Seraphine, Tris Imboden, Doane Perry (Jethro Tull), Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Rait, Gary Wright, Phoebe Snow, Terry Reid, Kim Basinger, Dan Aykroyd, Les Paul, Donny Osmond, Patty Loveless, Paul Haslinger (Tangerine Dream), Becky Hobbs, Mike Lawler (The Allman Brothers, James Brown), Jerry Williams, Ray Kennedy, the Association, ArkAngel, Kemper Crabb, Petra, the Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson, Billy Lee Riley, Mountain Smoke, Hal Clifford, Vince Gill, Maya, Speedy West Jr., David Powell, Terry Rose, Golden Speer, Rusty Golden, Chris Golden, Mason Williams, the Smothers Brothers, Roger McGuinn, Emmy Lou Harris, John Hendrix, Shock Therapy, Giant Killer, Pete Tyler, Joe Savage, Bill Tillman, Memphis, Herschel Berry and the Natives, Palamino, Dove, Vision, Alex Acuña, Chris Hicks, Anita White, Scott Gershin, Noize Suppressor, Haven, Veronika Sandor, Gregg Giuffria, Kevin Gilroy, Jim Krueger, Dan Haggerty, Richard Dashut, Greg Ladanyi, John Jones, Piers Plaskitt, John Morales, Jonathan David Brown, Brian Ross, Jack Kellman, Brett Leonard, Dan Mapes, David Clark, Frank Foster, Pat Davis, Ryan Donowho, Wade Robson, Mark Tindle, Kevin Tancharoen, Ted Curtis, Drew Barlow, Reese Gray, and many others. Guest performers with Leon Russell also included Eric Clapton, Edgar Winter, Gary Busey, Gregg Allman and Willie Nelson.

Some of the major companies that have sought Jimmy's technical advice include Microsoft, Intel, Electronic Arts, Atari, Laserium, Sid and Marty Kroft, Sunn, JBL and many others.

Countless musicians have used products that Hotz helped create and/or build from his early days at JBL onward.

The Honor Medal - Jimmy Hotz is a recipient of the The Honor Medal, which was presented by the Boy Scouts of America, for saving the life of another at the risk of his own life.

The Honor Medal presented to Jimmy Hotz for saving the life of another at the risk of his own lifeThe Honor Medal presented to Jimmy HotzThe Honor Medal presented to Jimmy Hotz for saving the life of another at the risk of his own life
Early Beginnings
Jimmy Hotz playing Guitar at a very young age

Hotz started playing guitar at the age of 7. His band won their first major talent contest when he was 11. At age 12 he was inventing electronic devices and designing sound systems. When he was just 16, Jimmy's band shared the stage with a major international recording group "The Guess Who" (American Woman, These Eyes, No Time, etc.)

Jimmy Hotz in the band Dove 1976

At age 17 Jimmy joined the band "The Blessed Hope" from Houston and later Dove, both pioneering bands in the early years of Contemporary Christian Music. During this time Jimmy's bands played at major Christian Music Festivals and Concerts, as both headliners and sharing the stage with other pioneering Christian Artists such as "Love Song", "Andre Crouch" and "Larry Norman".

Jammy_Awards_for_best_Producer_and_best_Engineer_are_presented_to_Jimmy_HotzJimmy Hotz Beyond the Crystal Sea - Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz Beyond the Crystal Sea - Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz - BC
Jimmy's first solo album Jimmy Hotz - "Beyond the Crystal Sea" and "Warrior" the album by ArkAngel, are early examples of the Producing and Engineering skills of Hotz and are both considered Christian Music Classics.
ArkAngel Warrior Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzArkAngel Warrior Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz - BC
Jimmy first began Progamming Computers in 1971 and from that time onward, Hotz has consistently remained at the forefront of computer technology and worked with almost every new major development in the fields of Audio, Graphics, Video, Multimedia, Electronics and Programming. Jimmy has extensive experience working with almost every brand of large format consoles, tape machines, microphones and processors, including many rare vintage microphones and outboard processors.
JBL - Jimmy Hotz worked at JBL for a number of years in the early 70's

When just 19 years old Jimmy began working for JBL (the well known maker of loudspeakers, electronics, sound reinforcement systems and studio monitors.) Within 9 months Jimmy had become the Leadman in charge of Electronic Production.

John Jones, Ray Kennedy, Mick Fleetwood and Jimmy Hotz in Oceanway Studio during the Fleetwood Mac Time Sessions

Hotz has done sessions in many well-known studios including Ocean Way, The Complex, Conway, Record One, Studio 55, Larrabee Sound Studios, Sound City, The Village Recorder, Rumbo, Westlake, Rivendell, Westoaks Recorders, Cherokee, The Grand, Bullet, Woodland, Fireside, Studio 7, Bensons, Associated Artists, Producers Workshop, Granny's House and others, as well as the private studios of Leon Russell, Dave Mason, B.B. King, Gary Wright, Doanne Perry, Jerry Williams and Jon Anderson, to name a few.

Patents
Jimmy Hotz - Inventor - MIDI Musical Translator - United States Patent 5,099,738Jimmy Hotz - Inventor- Electronic musical instrument for playing along with prerecorded music and method of operation. United States Patent 5,502,274Jimmy Hotz - Inventor - Electronic musical instrument dynamically responding to varying chord and scale input information. United States Patent5,619,003
Hotz has obtained multiple patents for some of his Inventions.
Jimmy Hotz - Hotz Box
Jimmy Hotz - Hotz Box
Jimmy Hotz - Hotz Box
Hotz Translator Software Invented by Jimmy Hotz
Computer Graphics World Innovation Award for Zuma Conceived by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz Experience Events
 

 

Dave Mason ultimate collection Jimmy Hotz Producer EngineerThe Color of Money - Soundtrack -  B.B. King - Jimmy Hotz EngineerMy Stepmother is an Alien Soundtrack - Dan Aykroyd, Kim Basinger - Jimmy Hotz Engineer
Nancy Hotz the wife of Jimmy HotzDave Mason - Two Hearts - Jimmy Hotz - Co Producer and EngineerJimmy Hotz
Gold Record presented to Jimmy Hotz for Fleetwood Mac Behind the MaskJimmy_Hotz_Fleetwood_Mac_REO_Speedwagon_Pat_Benatar_All_Access_PassJohn Laraio aka Mobius 8 - Photo by Jimmy Hotz
Gold Record presented to Jimmy Hotz for Fleetwood Mac Behind the MaskJimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Jon Anderson of Yes in Hotz Box Band at NAMMJimmy Hotz The Gates Of Time Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
B.B. King - Rock n Roll with Atari - System by Jimmy HotzTerry Reid - Fifth of July - [ Side B - Cindy Jimmy Hotz - Co-Producer, Engineer ]My Step Mom Is An Alien Kim Bassinger Dan AyKroyd - Jimmy Hotz Engineer - 2
Jimmy Hotz and Light Sphere - Jimmy Hotz / James Jimmy Christian HotzJimmy Hotz The Gates Of Time - The BookHotz Translator Software Invented by Jimmy Hotz
Nancy Hotz the Wife of Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz, Nancy hotz and their daughter RainNancy Hotz the Wife of Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Mick Fleetwood at Atari FestJimmy Hotz and Sam Tramiel - the President of Atari - Atari and Hotz Team Up
Fleetwood Mac Time - Jimmy Hotz EngineerMick Fleetwood with Jimmy Hotz Vest and Hotz Trax 2 invented bu Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz in Vision 1980
Donny Osmond and Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz / James Jimmy Christian Hotz
Jimmy Hotz in Savage 1984Jimmy Hotz and Hotz Box Band Paul Haslinger Jon Anderson Scott Gershin
Jimmy HotzGIANTKILLER VALLEY OF DECISION  Jimmy Hotz Producer and EngineerHaven Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy HotzJon Anderson and his Hotz Box by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Nancy Hotz Jimmy Hotz and Owl
Star Song Dawn Treader Jimmy Hotz Producer Engineer and ArtistStar Song Dawn Treader Produced and  Engineered by Jimmy Hotz Producer - Jimmy Hotz is also one of the Recording ArtistsTerry Reid - Cindy - Jimmy Hotz - Co-Producer, Engineer
Jimmy Hotz and Hotz BoxJimmy Hotz and Hotz BoxHaven Celebrate Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Kitaro with Hotz Pads invented by Jimmy Hotz on Taiko Drum Jimmy Hotz playing the Flute
Jimmy Hotz and Dave MasonDave Mason and Phobe Snow Dreams I Dream Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Haven - All I Ever Need - Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz / James Jimmy Christian HotzJimmy Hotz Guitar
Jimmy Hotz JBL monitorsJimmy Hotz with JBL SystemJimmy Hotz and Jim Marshall with Giant Marshall Amplifier1985
Haven The Road Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzSpeedy West JR Used Guitars Mixed by Jimmy HotzGary Wright Who I Am - Jimmy Hotz Pre Production
Jimmy Hotz, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin from YesJimmy Hotz and Family with Dave Mason
Haven - All I Ever Need - Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz Haven Proud Soldiers Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzHaven Proud Soldiers Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz - Photot by Jimmy Hotz
Shock Therapy Hate Is A 4 Letter Word Engineered by Jimmy HotzHaven Superstar Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzShock Therapy - Shock Therapy Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Jon Anderson and his Hotz Box by Jimmy Hotz Jimmy Hotz and Steve Katz
Paul Haslinger and Jimmy HotzScott Gershin with his Hotz Box invented by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Herbie Hancock Jimmy Hotz and Rain Hotz with a Hotz Box
Jimmy Hotz and Maurice White from Earth Wind and FirePaul Haslinger and Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Paul HaslingerJimmy Hotz at the Guitar Center Hollywood
Paul Haslinger and his Hotz Box by Jimmy Hotz
Maya Z Rocks Mixed by Jimmy HotzMaya Z Rocks Mixed by Jimmy Hotz - BP
Jimmy Hotz / James Jimmy Christian Hotz
Palomino Palomino Engineered by Jimmy HotzChuck Sugar Master Key Special Effects by Jimmy HotzHerschel Berry Natives New Rock and Roll Mixed by Jimmy Hotz
Mobius_8_photo_by_Jimmy_HotzJimmy Hotz
Rain San Martin the Daughter of Jimmy Hotz and Nancy HotzRain San Martin Journey to the High King Mastered by Jimmy Hotz
Peristyle Im Out Of Lies Produced by Jimmy Hotz and Clayton Lee, Engineered by Jimmy HotzWoody Wright Memphis I Hope Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzPeristyle Childsplay Produced by Jimmy Hotz and Clayton Lee, Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz Band Vision 1973
Austin ONeal Someone Has to Lose Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzEzy Prophet Burn It Down Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzAustin ONeal Southern Louisiana Get Down Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Family with Dave MasonJimmy Hotz at Dave Mason's Wedding
Lee Marquette Tease Me Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzJoe Savage Dont Let It Go Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzLB Salt Didnt I Produced and Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz and Mick FleetwoodJimmy Hotz and Bob Moog
Joe Savage Out of Control Produced and Engineered by Jimmy HotzJimmy Hotz in Savage 1984 Silent Partner None The Wiser Engineered by Jimmy Hotz
Mick Fleetwood and Jimmy Hotz
Jimmy Hotz in the band Dove 1976
Jimmy Hotz and Nancy Hotz WeddingJimmy Hotz and Nancy Hotz Wedding
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Jimmy Hotz playing Guitar at a very young age
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