Meet our Team!

PAUL DIAZ

Owner/President

Twitter: @JohnPaulDiaz

Paul founded and built Tree Sound 20+ years ago with one distinct mission in mind: “Educate the world on the importance of sustainable living and the impact of conscious consumerism through the power of music.” To that end, he has recorded with Outkast, Elton John, Whitney Houston and countless others, all on sustainable and solar powered energy. With 2015 marking 25 years in business, Paul is still searching for and finding new ways to improve the quality of sound and awareness of preserving the planet through his several other counterparts: Rockstar Farms, Tree Power & Sound, Tree Leaf Films and Tree Leaf Records.

 

MALISSA “MALI” HUNTER

Chief Operations Officer/Partner

Instagram & Twitter: @iAm_Mali

Mali is a grammy nominated, artist, singer, yoga enthusiast and celebrity organic chef. She started her music career in Chicago on the advertising side creating music for commercials through her company Retnuh Productions. She was successful in creating musical campaigns for Leo Burnett, Foote Cone & Belding, DDB & more. She has traveled the world making music & has built a wealth of friends & allies in the business like no other. After owning her own recording studios in Chicago & NY she moved down to Atlanta in 2005 where she is now the GM of Tree Sound.  She is Partners with Groove Chambers, Paul and Sunshine Diaz and through her company The Retnuh Agency she brings brands together to partner with clients/friends that work within the walls of Tree Sound & Tree Leaf Music. Her passion for Yoga and meditation practice inspired her to begin multiple yoga parties at TreeSound, bringing together a diverse population of women and men to share the limitless benefits of yoga and healthy eating.  Mali has inspired her local community and the entertainment industry to commit to a healthy lifestyle of mindful consumption and exercise; showing everyone how important it is to take care of the mind, body and spirit. As a celebrity organic chef and tastemaker she’s been committed to consuming and cooking with organic food and sharing with her community and celebrity friends both locally and nationwide. She cooks for her celebrity friends/clients such as Lenny Kravitz, T.I, Cee-Lo Green, Woody Harrelson, Billy Bob Thornton, Rosie Perez, Ne-Yo, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Ben Taylor, Carly Simon and more.

 

 

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MIGUEL SCOTT

Chief Engineer

Miguel Scott, a native of Denver, CO, moved to Atlanta, GA in 1986. At the early age of 13, he heard his first Jimi Hendrix record, “Electric Lady Land” and knew, at that moment, music would be the main focus of his life. Miguel began playing the guitar at the age of 15 and not too long after, began DJing and producing Drum & Bass around Atlanta, GA. He attended the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, Arizona in 2005 and interned at Electric Lady Studios in NYC to complete his degree. Then, in January 2006, Miguel found his way to the world famous Tree Sound Studios where he started as an intern, but quickly became the most requested assistant, now Engineer and producer. Recently earning a Grammy nomination for his engineer work on Lil Wayne’s The Carter III, Miguel has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry; including, engineering for Whitney Houston, Usher, Jim Jones, Focus, Bow Wow, Deezle, Lloyd, Lil Mama, Elvis Williams, Juvenile, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Ike Stubblefield, Soulja Boy, Robin Meade, Wrath, Jamie Portee, Mase, Innate Forte, Amul 9 , Comcast Bands on Demand, Kia Shine, Dada, Yelawolf, Such A Voice; Assistant Engineer for Perpetual Groove, Akon, The Clutch, Sean Garrett, Robin Thicke, Andre 3000, Omaion, Ciara, Bryan Michael Cox, David Banner, Danja, Polow Da Don, Menudo, Red One, Mims, Ginuwine, Tyrese, Dundomingo, Deep Blue Sun, Estevan, R.L., Mario Winans, Drake, Jesse McCartney; and intern fr Foreigner, Collective Soul, Flickerstick, Jamie Cullum, and more!

 

bio 028DANIEL WATSON

Engineer

Daniel Watson, a Georgia native, has been engineering and producing for 6 years. He studied audio engineering at SAE in Atlanta, GA and has worked as an audio engineer at the world famous Tree Sound Studios for 4 years. His keen ear for music makes him proficient in mixing and mastering. Daniel has engineered for several live events, such as Bonaroo, and has credits that include John Legend, Lil’ Wayne, Neyo, Justin Beiber, Trae The Truth, Keri Hilson, 8Ball & MJG, Ashley Simpson, Big Krit, Rittz,  Mastadon, Justice League, Da Brat, Kevin Ross, and David Banner just to name a few.

 

 

bio 027BEN DIDELOT

Music and Booking Dir.

Ben started working at Tree Sound Studios as the House Band’s bass player in 2006.  After 3 world tours with B.O.B. in the summer of 2010, he settled back in as the Musical & Booking Director for the studio.  Didelot also produces for the in-house label now, and continues to pursue his passion for music everyday.  “Philanthropy through music

 

 

 

bio 029RAMELRO CRAWFORD

Booking and Ops. Manager

Ramelro discovered his passion for music business at a very young age.  He started with Tree Sound Studios, early 2012, after receiving his Business Management degree from Georgia Southern University.  Ramelro currently manages daily studio operations and bookings for both major label and INDY artists.

 

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