About J.P. Mortier

J.P. Mortier is a singer-songwriter from Montreal. J.P. Mortier’s music is as much a product of different cultures. He has released 6 solo albums and has touched ALL phases of album production. The latest offering: a double album entitled “Nation of Iron” released in 2019.

Albums

2019
2014
2012
2010
2008
2004

Nation of Iron
Songs of Love and Despair
The Only Bar
J.P. Mortier
Backpacker
The English House

Résumé

Producer, writer and performing artist with six solo albums.
Creative sound engineer with an artistic approach.
Proficient in use of digital and multimedia recording.

Skills

  • Proficient in digital recording including Cubase, ProTools, Nuendo and a variety of digital mixing software.
  • Excellent songwriter and composer.
  • Excellent musician (guitarist and singer).
  • Instrument and voice recording.
  • Music editing.
  • Sound effects editing.
  • Creative, detail oriented and conscientious approach.
  • Experience with both PC and MAC environments and experience with various software including Vegas, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.
  • Languages: Fluent English and French.

Work experience in the field of audio engineering

Audio engineer, recording singer-song writer and artist

  • Six solo albums working with co-producer and award winning audio engineer Bill Szawlowski.
  • Managing all stages of sound recording process.
  • Performing and recording instruments and voice.
  • Recording and editing sound effects.
  • Mixing.

Audio engineer and consultant for A.V. De Bruin and recording artist Mia

  • Music composition.
  • Programming and editing beats.
  • Various tasks including Photoshop editing, web design, cameraman.

Voiceover engineer at Coffragants Studio

  • Voiceover, sound effects editing, and mixing.
  • Worked on audio books with Alexandre Stanké featuring film and television personalities.

Audio engineer at Terra Nova Studios

  • Recording instruments and voice.
  • Recording and editing sound effects.
  • Mixing.

Work experience outside the field of audio engineering

Teacher, Michelet School, Montreal Nord, QC
  • Music and English teacher, elementary level.
  • Live audio engineer for scholl shows in various venues.
  • Administrator.
  • Substitute teacher, secondary level, various school boards in the Montreal area.
Artist for animated films, Animania, Montreal, QC
  • Drawings for animated films.
  • Computer animation AMIGA.
  • Storyboard and scripts.

Post secondary education

  • Teaching Certificate (Number BR 036611) – Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec.
  • Certificate in Audio Engineering – Recording Arts Canada
  • Certificate in Education – Université de Montréal
  • B.F.A. Major in Studio Arts, Minor in Geography – Concordia University
  • DEC in Creative Arts – Vanier College