Kamaal Malak

Producer, Bassist, Songwriter, Singer and Audio Architect

Kamaal Malak is a Producer, Bassist, Songwriter, Singer and Audio Architect. He has achieved success with 2x sGrammy award winning music group, Arrested Development and has performed with Peter Gabriel on his WOMAD Tour - He has recently recorded and performed with Shania Twain and Ray Parker Jr. as part of the FuNkY Claude Nobb's All Star Band in Montreux, Switzerland. He is currently based in Nashville, TN where his production company KM Entertainment provides Digital Distribution and Music Branding services, creating original music and Dolby Atmos surround sound design for films, commercials, games, interactive presentations, and websites. 

KM Entertainment has also worked with MTV’s Real World, Fox FX Networks, Coca Cola, NBA, NFL, Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby and TBS. Pubcom Music announced a venture to sonically brand music for professional sports franchises, where Kamaal composed theme songs for the Atlanta Falcons and contributed a song for the Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby both of which are featured in Forbes magazine and available on iTunes.

Kamaal is an active member of the music education community. He conducts workshops and master classes to teach sound design and music production. He is also a strong advocate of music education and has been involved in various projects to bring music education to underserved communities.



The Music For My Dog music series is designed to relax your canine. Scientific research measuring heart rate, cortisol levels and stress related behaviors (like barking or lying down) has proven that playing music reduces stress in dogs.
Recent studies have also shown that dogs prefer music at 396hz and 50BPM. This music is also a great option for car rides or to comfort sick or injured dogs. You can find the Music For My Dog series on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and all of your favorite music services.

The Wond'ry

The Wond’ry is Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center. Its three story, 13,000-square foot space, located adjacent to the Engineering and Science Building, facilitates transinstitutional collaboration between students, faculty, and staff from all schools, levels, and disciplines. From engineers to scientists to entrepreneurs to artists, the Wond’ry is the primary point of connection for students interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. The Wond’ry is the catalyst for building and strengthening creativity across campus, fostering innovation in all fields, and forging a stronger “maker” culture at Vanderbilt University.


Scaler 2 makes creating musical patterns simpler and more enjoyable than ever, with a hugely-expanded feature set and improved interface, which make the software even more flexible and fun to work with than the already popular version 1. In this comprehensive course from Producertech Senior Tutor Rob Jones, you’ll be taken through every part of the plugin, whilst creating chords patterns, basslines, leadlines and arpeggios, working in a number of different DAW setups.

AMPED Kids Foundation

AMPED Kids Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to positively impact the lives of foster and adopted youth by providing access to free private music instruction and other music programs. We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children through the power of music. Through growing children’s musical gifts and interests and empowering them through mentorship, discipline and healing, Amped Kids is lifting up children and giving them a voice. Our dream is to provide hope and vision to children who are undergoing difficult life challenges and empower them for a better future through our Amped music programs.

Adobe Firefly

Adobe Firefly is an innovative digital imaging and photography tool, providing users with unlimited creative options, fast. It also has the potential to generate custom vectors, brushes, and textures from just a few words or even a sketch, to create stunning video edits, and to create distinctive content for marketing and social media. In the future, Firefly will enable users to do amazing 3D work, such as turning simple 3D compositions into photorealistic images.


Experience the ultimate music production retreat in Nashville, TN. Led by experienced industry professionals, you will learn the craft of music production from concept to distribution. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, this retreat will give you the tools and knowledge to take your music to the next level. With hands-on activities and one-on-one guidance, you will be sure to leave the retreat with a deeper understanding of the music production process. Join us in Nashville for an unforgettable retreat!