Composer, producer, songwriter and musician
Tim Lauer is Nashville based composer, producer, songwriter and musician. He recently completed his second season as Executive Music Producer for the television show Nashville, following T Bone Burnette and Buddy Miller who previously held the position. He produced over 125 cast recordings for Nashville and was also music producer for Greenleaf Season 1 and wrote and produced the main title song performed by Mavis Staples. Recent work includes Patsy and Loretta for Sony Pictures, NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and Tell Me A Story for CBS. Tim is an Emmy-nominated writer whose songs have been featured in advertisements for BMW, Toyota, Target, L'Oreal, Coke and Microsoft and well as tv shows One Tree Hill, Drop Dead Diva, Hung, The White Queen, Homeland, Teen Wolf, Pretty Little Liars and Cougar Town. He has played on over 300 major label albums, recording with a wide variety of artists including Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, Kaleo, Keith Urban, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Mendes, Dolly Parton, Sheryl Crow, Megadeth and Joan Baez. He has arranged strings for Skillet, Blake Shelton, Francesca Battistelli and many others in addition to scoring short films and podcasts and orchestrating for respected German director Wem Winders. He has produced Mikky Ekko, Kate Voegele, John Oates, The McCrary Sisters, and Buck Owens.