Shacklock Recognized With BMI Special Citation

(L to R) David Preston, BMI; Jody Williams, BMI; Alan Shacklock; Doug Howard, dean of Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business
(L to R) David Preston, BMI; Jody Williams, BMI; Alan Shacklock; Doug Howard, dean of Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business

Lecturer of Audio Engineering Technology Alan Shacklock recently received a special citation of achievement from BMI. The award honored Shacklock as a co-writer on the song “Fly” by Sugar Ray, which has measured more than four million plays on streaming services.

Shacklock is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer. He has received four Grammy Award nominations and has produced a number of silver, gold and platinum recordings for artists, including Bonnie Tyler, Jeff Beck, Meat Loaf, The Alarm, Roger Daltrey and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Shacklock has also produced music for films including Quicksilver, Doc Hollywood and Buddy’s Song. He composed original scores for BBC/PBS wildlife documentaries and also composed the original score for the FIFA World Cup. With Sir George Martin, he was a founder of the British Record Producers Guild.