Quarter of Six Productions

Come meet the team! The Quarter of Six team is comprised of our three main Composers, Arrangers, and Producers, as well as our House Band of on-call studio musicians, and our vocalists.

Augustus Saunders is the mastermind behind Quarter of Six Productions. As a composer and producer, Augustus likes to bring a classical sensibility to his work, with intricate parts, carefully interlinking melodies, and deep productions that you can listen to over and over again and always discover something new. Augustus is also our primary mixing and mastering engineer, with a technical background including a mastery of all the software and plugins that are a daily part of modern music production.

Responsibilities: Classical music, score preparation and production, beats/beat programming, mixing, mastering, and sound design.

Favorite Genres: Rock, Classical, Electronica, Blues, Country.

Stephen Kamada, as a jazz and fusion guitarist, always brings a unique view to harmony in his compositions and arrangements. Having perfect pitch, Steven is always conscious of a melody's function within the key and its harmonic context, and he likes to explore new uses of altered harmonies. Also, being half-Japanese, Steven brings an Asian sensibility when required for our world music projects.

Responsibilities: Studio guitarist, Jazz music, Asian themes, mixing.

Favorite Genres: Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop, Metal, Fusion.

Mark Harrison is one of Los Angeles's most renowned and sought-after music educators, having published countless books for Hal Leonard music publishing. When not busy with his private students or writing his next book, Mark moonlights with Quarter of Six Productions, bringing his immense knowledge of every musical style with him. Well known in particular for his popular Ear Training series, Mark has one of the best ears in the industry, and puts it to good use for us!

Responsibilities: Studio keyboardist, chart preparation, big-band arrangements, synth and keyboard bass player.

Favorite Genres: Jazz, Funk, Classic Rock, Soundtracks.