Nestled in the quiet suburb of Loevenstein in Cape Town situated on the Plattekloof Hill overlooking the Northern Suburbs, Mahogany Recording Studio aims to make music for YOU!
Since 2008 we have produced music for established artists locally and abroad, theatre productions, television shows and everything in between. We love working on the big stuff but our true joy comes from making that little melody in your head come to life…whether it comes in the form of a guitar/vocal track or a full-blown big band arrangement, we will make it happen…
Shaun Johannes (owner) has been a professional musician for over 20 years and has performed internationally and locally across the globe with musical icons, productions and in studios. Artists include as Johnny Clegg, George Benson, Katherine Jenkins, Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Nils Landgren while travelling extensively with productions including ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ (South Korea), ‘The Queen Experience’ (The Netherlands) & ‘Kinky Boots’ (South Africa).
Having recorded countless albums across genres Shaun has gained a wealth of knowledge as a player, producer, composer/arranger and Musical Director in musical genres ranging from Big Band Jazz to World Music with his work being used in applications ranging from cooking shows in Poland, Clothing Retail Launches in Milan all the way to cover band demos, Audiobooks, eBooks and so forth.
“…I just love making music! I love making the dreams come true for a singer with a thought of a melody with three chords all the way to doing full-blown Big Band Jazz arrangements! I’m lucky to be able to bring their musical ideas to life and since I don’t know everything I welcome the opportunity to learn constantly!”Shaun Johannes
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