On locationHatchcover Productions is the home of Jazz After Hours (PRI) and Jazz Northwest (KPLU).

In addition to the production of jazz radio programs, we also provide location recording and liner notes services to regional and internationally renowned jazz artists.

Since 1962, Jim Wilke has engineered hundreds of on-location radio shows and live recordings for NBC, NPR and regional radio. Among jazz legends he has recorded or broadcast live are Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Cannonball Adderley, Jimmy Smith, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Wes Montgomery, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Woody Herman and many others. Jim is a member of The Recording Academy (NARAS) and The Jazz Journalists Association.

We've recorded solo artists to big bands on location ranging from jazz clubs to cathedrals, living rooms to major festivals.  For more information, rates and availabilty, please contact us at Hatchcover.

We regret that web bots mined our good name and used it for spam, making it necessary to remove the email link. If you received spam from our address, we didn't send it. We never sell or trade the names of people who write us.  If you wish to contact us, here's the address and you know what to do: jim (at) jazzafterhours (dot) org

Following are some or our CD credits from the past ten years.

RECORDING ENGINEER:

Year - Album - Artist

2013 - Double Feature - Stan Kenton Tribute Band @ Jazz Port Townsend 1993

2010 - The Endless Search - Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

2009 - Well, Alright - Nancy Kelly w.Houston Person
2008 - The Spanish Piano - Geisa Dutra  (classical)

2007 - Meeting of the Waters - Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra

2007 - Underdog - Jay Thomas

2006 - Sacred Music of Duke Ellington - Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
2006 - Kenton Portraits - Stan Kenton Alumni Band
2005 - Live at Port Townsend - Red Mitchell & George Cables
2004 - Portal - Deardorf Peterson Group
2004 - Dreamcatcher - Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra
2003 - Blues for JW - Jay Thomas
2002 - SRJO Live - Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
2002 - Name of a Woman - David Friesen
2001 - Live at Tula's, Vol. 2 - Jay Thomas Quartet
2001 - Live at Jazzbones! - Rich Wetzel and His Groovin' Higher Orchestra
1999 - Suddenly It's Bruno - Jack Brownlow Trio
1998 - Language Arts - Pax Wallace
1998 - Encounters, Vol. 2 - Jessica Williams/Leroy Vinnegar/Mel Brown
1996 - Victoria Concert - Jessica Williams
1995 - Joy - Jessica Williams
1994 - Encounters - Jessica Williams

LINER NOTES:

Year - Album - Artist

2013 - Steve Treseler w.Ingrid Jensen - Center Song

2013 - Chris Amemiya& Jazz Coalescence - In The Rain Shadow

2013 - Lary Barilleau - Carmen's Mambo

2011 - Transparence - Chuck Deardorf

2010 - Trumpet Summit - Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott

2010 - When Lights Are Low - Denise Donatelli

2008 - Gratitude - Hadley Caliman

2007 - May I Come In? - Gail Pellis
2006 - My Museum - Phil Kelly
2006 - More to the Ear Than Meets the Eye - Bill Anschell
2006 - In Progress - Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra
2005 - Come Rain or Come Shine - Emerald City Jazz Orchestra
2003 - Where Do You Start? - Don Lanphere
2003 - Secular Breathing - Jim Knapp
2000 - Pure Imagination - Robin Work
1997 - Visiting Dignitaries - Milo Petersen and the Jazz Disciples
1997 - Remember Why - New Stories
1997 - Amazonas - Manfredo Fest
1996 - Solo - Dave Peck
1996 - Notoriety - Marius Nordal
1996 - Get Happy - Don Lanphere
1994 - Tribute - George Robert
1994 - Encounters - Jessica Williams
1993 - Next Step - Jessica Williams

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