Graham Spice Audio Engineer, Music Industry Courses

Graham Spice

Wilson Hall 4015

Graham Spice is the Department of Music's Audio Engineer and Technology Coordinator. Spice directs audio and video productions for all Music Department events as well as teaching classes covering music technology, production, Electronic Dance Music (EDM), and music business topics. Spice also directs the Electronic Music Ensemble.

Spice received a Bachelor of Music with Music Business Emphasis degree from Belmont University where his instruments were guitar and piano. In addition to a classical theory and commercial performance background, Spice studied the art of recording and live production, working in the industry since graduating from Belmont in 1997. Spice received a Master of Science in Music Technology degree from Indiana University-Purdue University in 2011.

Spice has performed or engineered for some amazing artists including:

  • The Aquarium Rescue Unit
  • John Bell (Widespread Panic)
  • JD Blair (Shania Twain)
  • BumpCity (Tower of Power tribute band)
  • Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers Band, ARU)
  • June Carter Cash and the Carter Family
  • Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones)
  • The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • Gabe Dixon (Paul McCartney)
  • Richard Dodd (George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Robert Plant, Green Day, Tom Petty)
  • Béla Fleck and the Flecktones (Roy "Futureman" Wooten, Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin)
  • Funkn' Junction
  • The Guy Smiley Blues Exchange
  • Jimmy Herring (The Dead, Phil & Friends, Widespread Panic, ARU)
  • Viktor Krauss (Lyle Lovett, Bill Frisell, John Fogerty, Alison Krauss)
  • Lettuce
  • Los Gatos
  • Medeski, Martin & Wood
  • Scotty Moore (Elvis Presley)
  • Tony Newman (David Bowie, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, John Lennon, Jeff Beck)
  • Brad Paisley
  • Derek Phillips (Charlie Hunter)
  • Phish (Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jon Fishman)
  • Denny Purcell (legendary mastering engineer)
  • Josh Rouse
  • Soulive
  • Marvin Stamm (Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Frank Sinatra)
  • Chester Thompson (Frank Zappa, Weather Report, Genesis)
  • Umphrey's McGee
  • Derico Watson (Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Kirk Franklin)

You can find Graham Spice performing with various groups around southwest Virginia playing guitar, piano and/or computer. Samples of music and life may be found at his website:

As the creator of gigCalendar, the world's first free solution for maintaining a website's touring calendar, the Open-Source Movement is one of Spice's fundamental passions. He is a strong supporter of PHP, mySQL, Apache and the Joomla project.