Music Production

Songwriting Examples



Africa by Shamsi Music

(2018, mxed and mastered by Jack Ballard)

We Need to Talk

          Written by Zane Lowie; produced by Jack Ballard

          Video written, produced and edited by Jack Ballard

Draw Me Nearer (2016, Kana and Ballard)

Palinvariondo (2017, Kana and Ballard)

Silent Night in Tunisia (2016, Shamsi Music, Nairobi, Kenya)

Over time and space, work with David Scott Crawford (vocals/piano), Paul Buckmaster (Elton John string arranger):


(C) 2021 words and music by David Scott Crawford.
String arrangement by Paul Buckmaster       Woodwinds by Jack Ballard
Piano and vocals-David Scott Crawford.                Bass-Chuck Webb
Drums-Rick Vitek.                English horn and oboe-Bobby Read

Mourning to Dancing (2015, Sigh As You Close the Book)


            Who Are You?

             Broken Wings.  


            Mo Anam (Full)

            Mo Anam Postlude (featuring Phil Keaggy, guitar)

             The Quiet       

             Fallen Color 111914

            Bwana (Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace)

                             featuring Jackie Kotira, Deanna Miller, Erienne Ballard and Nyach

Truth and Beauty (2010, David Wells, Midnight Cruise)


Grace words and music by Kelly Ballard, arr Jaki Ballard

Emmanuel (2010, David Wells, single Christmas release)

City Of New Orleans (2008, Gary Cook, Great Train Classics)

Nothing But the Blood (Logan Blomberg,  Untitled. 2007)

Dusty Road (2003, Kennebec, Kennebec)

I Saw the Elephant (2003, Jack Ballard, Long Time Coming)

Firewalker (1996, Phil Keaggy, composition, arrangement, keys, bass by Jack Ballard)

Ophelia (1996, David Crawford, arr by Jack Ballard)

The Cottage (1996, David Crawford, arr by Jack Ballard)

Psalm 150 (1994, Jack Ballard, The Psalms. Sonic Chaos (see reviews)