Bio

 

 


Jason Panucci aka PJ Katz (Albany,NY) has been making music since the early 90's and has worked with countless artists from around the globe.  A multi-instrumentalist & producer rooted in Jazz/electro-fusion & Hip Hop , PJ Katz has produced music for professional comedians like Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood,Trade show reels and music for iPHONE apps.  At the same time, he has been the go to MD(Music Director) for the past 4 years in a row for the well attended Beatshot's "Spins for J-Dilla" to support the J- Dilla Foundation. In 2013 , he arranged live music for acts such as Hip Hop veterens  J- Live and Oddisee .

 

As an engineer/producer, he has worked as an assistant to Danny Wood(NKOTB) and has continued to mix and produce for some of the best indipendent Hip Hop/R&B artists in the nation including Torae& Skyzoo (DuckDown Records) , J57 & Koncept (Brown Bag Allstars), Melissa Sgambalori (American Idol Season 5&6),GGDT (Pig Food Records) and many more.

Releasing 92 Renault Music(Pig Food Records) in October 2012 has proven to be his re-introduction to the scene since a 5 year hiatus from making albums.  92 Renault Music has received top recording mentions in New York's Metroland Magazine and made the Top 10 best of 2012 from 90.9FM WCDB (Albany,NY) .