Dave "Rainman" Banta, is a multi-platinum recording producer/engineer whose career has brought him into the studio with many of the leading producers and artists of our time. Mr. Banta has produced/engineered both Grammy and Emmy winning projects along with several top-10 singles. His credits span a large variety of styles from Rock to Pop and Rap with a focus on production and mixing; including Michael Jackson, Sting, Tupac, Luther Vandross, Tina Turner, Bone Thugs in Harmony, Tracie Spencer, The Roots, N.W.A., Lina Santiago, Take That, Mark Wahlberg, Carlos Ponce, Coolio, and Rodney O' and Joe Cooley. He has also produced music for several prime time shows including "Everybody Loves Raymond", the WB's "Jack and Jill", MTV's "Undressed" and he is currently writing and producing on an ongoing basis for the Fox network. You can also hear his music on such features as "Ace Ventura Nature Calls", "Poetic Justice", and "Dangerous Minds".
Mr. Banta has been teaching music production and engineering at UCLA in Hollywood for 10 years now, as well as teaching at Musicians Institute of Technology. He is also the program director of Audio Workshops in Venice Beach, CA
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