Discography :: Producer Credits

key:

  • + RIAA Certified Gold
  • ++ RIAA Certified Platinum
  • +++ Grammy Nomination
  • ++++ Grammy Winner
  • +++++ NAR Lifestyle Music Award

Many of these recordings are also certified Gold and Platinum in Foreign Territories

* Other Awards:

  • FLOW: 2017 ZMR Record of the Year & Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
  • Kathryn Kaye:   2016 ZMR Best Piano Album w/ Instrumentation
  • Kathryn Kaye: 2015 ZMR Best Piano Album w/ Instrumentation
  • Jeff Oster: 2015 ZMR Album of the Year; Best Chill/Groove Album
  • Lawrence Blatt 2014 ZMR Best Instrumental Album – Acoustic
  • Jill Haley: 2014 ZMR Best Piano Album w/ Instrumentation
  • Masako: 2013 ZMR Best Piano Album-Solo
  • Kathryn Kaye: 2013 ZMR Best Holiday Album
  • Shambhu: 2013 Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
  • Fiona Joy Hawkins: 2013 ZMR Best Instrumental Album – Piano
  • Todd Boston: 2012 ZMR Best Instrumental Album – Acoustic
  • Heidi Breyer: 2012 ZMR Best Instrumental Album – Piano
  • Masako: 2012 ZMR Best New Artist
  • Heidi Anne Breyer: 2010 ZMR Awards for Best New Artist and Best Instrumental Album - Piano
  • Devin Rice and Erin Aas: May 2010 #1 Zone Music Reporter Chart position! and 2010 ZMR Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
  • Fiona Joy Hawkins: 2009 ZMR Awards for Album of the Year, Best Contemporary Instrumental, and Best Instrumental Piano albums!
  • Kori Linae Carothers: nominee for 2009 ZMR Awards
  • Lawrence Blatt': nominee for 2009 ZMR Awards
  • Stanton Lanier: 2009 ZMR Award for Best Holiday Album!
  • Rocky Fretz: 9th Annual (2009) Independepent Music Awards!
  • Rory Sullivan: America's Best Song- Folk genre for his track "Out Of Here"!

Recording / Year / Artist

  • In Search of the Turtle's Navel (1976) Will Ackerman
  • Slow Circle (1979) Alex deGrassi
  • Piano Solos of Eric Satie (1979) William Quist
  • Childhood and Memory (1979) Will Ackerman
  • Willow (1980) Daniel Hecht
  • ++ Autumn (1980) George Winston
  • Breakfast in the Field (1981) Michael Hedges
  • Passage (1981) Will Ackerman
  • Sampler '81 (1981) Various
  • ++ December (1982) George Winston
  • ++ Winter Into Spring (1982) George Winston
  • Solid Colors (1982) Liz Story
  • Sampler '82 (1982) Various
  • Elements (1982) Ira Stein & Russell Walder
  • An Evening w/Windham Hill Live (1983) Various
  • Past Light (1983) Will Ackerman
  • +++ Aerial Boundaries (1984) Michael Hedges
  • Sampler '84 (1984) Various
  • Jogging the Memory (1985) Malcolm Dalglish
  • ++++ Winter's Solstice (1985) Various
  • Piano Sampler (1985) Various
  • Conferring with the Moon (1986) Will Ackerman
  • Reunion (1986) Scott Cossu
  • Transit (1986) Ira Stein & Russell Walder
  • +++ Sampler '86 (1986) Various
  • Available Light (1987) Allaudin Mathieu
  • Soul of the Machine (1987) Various
  • Guitar Sampler (1988) Various
  • + A Winter's Solstice II (1988) Various
  • Sampler '88 (1988) Various
  • Imaginary Roads (1988) Will Ackerman
  • Sampler '89 (1989) Various
  • Legacy: A Collection of New Folk Music (1989) Various
  • Upright (1989) Phil Aaberg
  • + A Winter's Solstice III (1990) Various
  • Escape of the Circus Ponies (1991) Liz Story
  • Dots Will Echo (1991) Dots Will Echo
  • Jack's Crows (1991) John Gorka
  • Guitar Sampler Volume II (1991) Various
  • Tango (1991) Patty Larkin
  • The First Ten Years (1991) Various
  • Legacy II (1992) Various
  • The Opening of Doors (1992) Will Ackerman
  • Sampler '92 (1991) Various
  • Scott Cossu: A Windham Hill Retrospective (1992)
  • Alex deGrassi: A Windham Hill Retrospective (1992)
  • Songs From Einstein's Violin (1996) Frank Tedesso
  • Sticks & Stones (1996) Rob Eberhard Young
  • On A Winter's Night (1997) Various
  • +++ Sound of Wind Driven Rain (1998) Will Ackerman
  • +++ Hearing Voices (2001) Will Ackerman
  • ++++ Returning (2004) Will Ackerman
  • Songs from a Wishing Well (2005) Patrick Gorman
  • The Voice (2005) Stanton Lanier
  • Allure of Sanctuary (2005) Karen Marie Garrett
  • +++++ Released (2005) Jeff Oster
  • Whisperings at Nightfall (2006) Robert Linton
  • The Color of Light (2007) Dana Cunningham
  • The Language of Spirits (2007) Rudy Perrone
  • +++++ True (2007) Jeff Oster
  • +++++ It's about the Rose (2007) Karen Marie Garrett
  • Unveiled (2007) Stanton Lanier
  • +++++ Gardens of Hope and Courage (2007) Frank Smith
  • Something You Dream Of (2007) Denise Young
  • Forgiving Dreams (2007) Damon Buxton
  • Eden (2007) Ryan Brown
  • Gray Sky and Bittersweet (2007) Anne Sweeten
  • Lantern (2007) Dan Kennedy
  • Woodsongs (2007) Various artists
  • The Other Side (2008) Paul Jensen
  • Silhouette of a Season (2008) Matt Millecchia
  • *The Color of Sunshine (2009) Lawrence Blatt
  • *Trillium (2009) Kori Linae Carothers
  • *The Path Ahead (2009) Rocky Fretz
  • *Blue Dream (2009) Fiona Joy Hawkins
  • *December Peace (2009) Stanton Lanier
  • *Here All Along (2009) Rory Sullivan
  • Jane and John Doe (2009) Yasmin Tayeby
  • *Another Place and Time (2010) Heidi Anne Breyer
  • Chasing Tornadoes (2010) Patrick Gorman
  • Longing For Home (2010) Peter Jennison
  • Dreaming Still (2010) Kathryn Kaye
  • *Arrival (2010) Devin Rice and Erian Aas
  • Sacred Love (2010) Shambhu
  • Just This Side of Spring (2010) Ann Sweeten
  • New England Roads (2010) Will Ackerman
  • A Thousand Years (2011) Stanton Lanier
  • Heavy as a Feather (2011) Kathryn Kaye
  • For You (2011) Brooke Ramel
  • Soul Whispers (2011) Dean Boland
  • Dawn of Peace (2012) Lynn Yew Evers
  • Unbroken (2012) David Kydd
  • Touched by the Sun (2012) Todd Boston
  • Beyond the Turning (2012) Heidi Breyer
  • Will’s Embrace (2012) Ronnda Cadle
  • The River of Life (2012) Rebecca Harrold
  • Masako (2012) Masako
  • Reconstructed (2012) Isadar (F.I. Thibodeaux)
  • What The Winter Said (2013) Kathryn Kaye
  • Open Spaces (2013) Stanton Lanier
  • 600 Years in a Moment (2013) Fiona Joy Hawkins (produced by Will and Fiona)
  • Dreaming of Now (2013) Shambhu
  • Early Falls the Christmas Snow (2013) Domini Silla
  • Sojourn (2013) James Gabriel
  • Out of Nothing (2013) Matteo Palmer
  • All the Days of my Life (2013) Vicente Avella
  • Emergence (2014) Lawrence Blatt
  • Call of the Mountains (2014) Masako
  • Fire in the Rainstorm (2014) Kori Carothers
  • Unlike the Stars (2014) Vin Downes
  • Experiences (2014) Ryan Michael Richards
  • Closer (2014) Louis Colaiannia
  • Seasons of the Heart (2014) Reneé Michele
  • By the Wire (2014) Jwennifer DeFrayne (produced by Will and Fiona Joy)
  • Coming Home (2014) Peter Jennison
  • 30 Year Detour (2014) Schumann
  • Mind Heart Fingers (2014) Trevor Gordon Hall
  • Mesa Verde Soundscapes (2014) Jill Haley
  • Passionata (2014) Denise Young
  • Patterns of Sun and Shade (2014) Kathryn Kaye
  • Tapestries of Time (2014) Ann Sweeten
  • Songs of Leaving (2015) Angelo Rapan
  • Dividing the Darkness (2015) Steve Rivera
  • Water and Light (2015) Loren Evarts
  • Next (2015) Jeff Oster
  • Learning to Fly (2015) Neil Tatar
  • Where Butterflies Dance (2015) Ann Sweeten
  • Everything in Between (2015) Jeffey Seeman
  • Journey Home (2015) Raphael Groten
  • Gratitude (2015) Joe Heinemann
  • Nightbound (2015) David Lindsay
  • Letters From Far Away (2015) Heidi Breyer
  • Colors in the Diary (2015) Maria Takeuchi
  • Rendezvous (2016) Kelly Andrew
  • Embers (2016) Matteo Palmer
  • Reflected in a Flowing Stream (2016) Kathryn Kaye
  • Into Eternity (2016) James Gabriel
  • There Was a Time (2016) Kathryn Kaye
  • Landscapes of the Heart (2016) Gary Schmidt
  • Elysian (2016) Lynn Yew Evers
  • Matters of Balance (2016) Richard Carr
  • On Eagle Mountain (2016) Todd Mosby
  • Four Days in My Life (2016) Louis Colaiannia
  • ZIA (2016) Alexi Musnitsky
  • Montañas (2016) Heidi Osgood-Metcalf
  • Signature Synchronicity (2016) Fiona Joy Hawkins (produced by Will and Tom Eaton)
  • FLOW (2017) Will Ackerman, Lawrence Blatt, Fiona Joy, Jeff Oster
  • Latitudes and Longitudes (2017) Lawrence Blatt
  • When the Sea Lets Go (2017) Vin Downes
  • Piano Sanctuary (2017) Masako
  • Flying Solo (2017) Ann Sweeten
  • After the Rain (2017) Neil Tatar
  • Red Diamonds (2017) Gina Lenee Perkins
  • Beautiful Journey (2018) Brenda Warren
  • Home Again (2018) Loren Evarts
  • Moonlight in Empty Rooms (2018) Heidi Breyer
  • + RIAA Certified Gold
  • ++ RIAA Certified Platinum
  • +++ Grammy Nomination
  • ++++ Grammy Winner
  • +++++ NAR Lifestyle Music Award
 

visit Will's studio site:

Imaginary Road Studios

" Will Ackerman is a brilliant producer and incredible artist. "

Karen Marie Garrett NAR Best Instrumental Album - Piano 2007


" You will never find a more professional, talented producer anywhere on the planet. "

Frank Smith NAR Best Instrumental Album - Acoustic


" As producer of my last two projects, Will Ackerman's influence elevated my composing and performance to new heights. I just "happened" to write the best music of my career while working with Will. "

Stanton Lanier