The Instructors

Hollywood Hitmakers only works with the best. Including your hostess at EastWest Studios, Manager Candace Stewart.

    Candace Stewart is an industry veteran with over 30 years experience in Recording Studio management. She has managed such facilities as Take One Recording, Red Zone, Soundcastle Studios, and Firehouse Studios.
Prior to coming onboard at EastWest Studios in Hollywood, Candace managed Cello Studios, which was located in the same building, and was converted into EastWest Studios by design superstar Philippe STARCK.
She has worked with artists in all genres of music from the Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna, Ice Cube, and Snoop Dogg to film composers, Jerry Goldsmith and Paul Williams.

 Please allow Candace and her staff to graciously welcome you to experience the professional and unique creative environment that is EastWest Recording Studios.

Candace also sits on the Advisory boards of several Recording Schools throughout the US and Europe.
The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences-Tempe AZ-Chairman of Professional Advisory Committee

  • SAE School of Recording Hollywood CA
  • IADT Las Vegas Nevada
  • Universite Blaise-Pascal in Clermont Ferrand, France


Eddie Kramer

Edwin H. “Eddie” Kramer (born 1942 in Cape Town, South Africa) is an audio engineer and producer who has worked with, among others, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Yes, Led Zeppelin, Triumph, Kiss (and solo Ace Frehley), Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Spooky Tooth, Peter Frampton, Curtis Mayfield, Santana, Anthrax, Carly Simon, Loudness, Robin Trower and Barón Rojo. As a child Kramer studied classical piano, cello and violin. He attended the prestigious South African College of Music to learn classical piano, but formed an interest in jazz. He moved to England at 19, where he recorded local jazz groups in a home studio and installed hi-fi equipment as a hobby.

More Info on Eddie Kramer… Career, Production Credits, etc.


Jim Scott

Jim Scott is an American music producer and engineer, best known for his large body of work as an engineer, and his work as a producer with American rock band Wilco. Scott has worked as engineer with a range of other rock music artists, including Dixie Chicks, Tom Petty, Sting, The Rolling Stones, Crowded House, 7 Worlds Collide, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lowen & Navarro, Jack’s Mannequin and many others. Scott won a Grammy Award for his work as engineer on Red Hot Chili Peppers’ benchmark album Californication, as well as for engineering Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers”,mixing The Foo Fighters “One By One”, engineering work on Santana’s “Supe rnatural”, and three Grammys for his work on the Dixie Chicks’ “Taking The Long Way”.

Awards: Grammy Award for Album of the Year, More
Nominations: Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Album

More Info on Jim Scott… Credits, etc…


Peter Doell

Peter has mastered over 100 albums since coming to Universal Music, but he has also recorded and mixed many award winning film scores and television spots since beginning his engineering career in 1981. Peter has been a staff engineer at some of Hollywood’s most prestigious studios — including Sunset Sound, Capitol Records Studios, Sony Pictures Studios, where he worked as a tracking & mixing engineer. Upon arrival at Universal Mastering Studios Pete honed his skills as a mastering engineer. Some of the artists he’s worked with include Miles Davis, Brian McKnight, Dwight Yoakam, Marilyn Manson, Los Lobos, Richard Marx, Dashboard Confessional, Sheryl Crow, & Harry Connick Jr. Pete list of credits is far to long to list here. One of the best in the business.