David Foster: Musical Hit Man

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David FosterCanadian-born “Maestro to the stars” David Foster talks about the magic of music.

David Foster has been called “Maestro to the stars.” The Canadian-born musician, record producer, songwriter, composer, and arranger has collaborated with some of the greatest superstars in music – across many genres.

He’s known as the HIT MAN. Somehow, everything he touches turns to gold or platinum and he knows how to spot talent that audiences love. But, he says, it’s not always that simple.

“You’re assuming that I get it right every time because, yes, I’ve maybe written a hundred hits, but I’ve had 900 misses too, so we don’t talk about that,” explained Foster.

David Foster: Musical Hit Man

Legendary music producer David Foster talks about his golden musical touch.

But, he has discovered, and worked with, some of the music industry’s greatest singers including Celine Dion, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, and many more.

“When I see a Celine Dion, for instance, I mean, it was so obvious to me that she was so incredible, it was like the whole room just stopped and all you could hear and see was this one person,” said Foster. “You can love her or hate her, but she has an amazing voice.”

David has also won 16 Grammy Awards, including three for Producer of the Year, an Emmy Award, and has had three Oscar Nominations for “Best Original Song.”

Legendary super producer David Foster joined Mike Walter in our Los Angeles studio to talk about his golden musical touch.