Jim Chapdelaine

Artist Teacher

Music Production and Technology

The Hartt School

Jim Chapdelaine is a producer, four-time Emmy winning composer, recording engineer, and guitarist with an extensive list of credits in music for television and recordings for major and independent labels. He studied guitar with Pat Metheny at Berklee College of Music; produced projects for hundreds of artists including Phoebe Snow, Hassan Hakmoun, the Allman Brothers, and his own band the Feathermerchants; worked with a diverse group of artists such as Chuck Leavell, Paula Cole and Delbert McClinton; and has mastered projects for artists such as KC Jones, Aztec Two Step, and Clarence Clemons with Bruce Springsteen Live at Asbury Park. His TV work includes many award-winning projects for PBS, The History Channel, Dateline NBC, and numerous corporate clients. Mr. Chapdelaine has been teaching at Hartt since 2002.