Trevor G. Shelton is a Canadian music industry icon. He began his career as a DJ at a popular club and over a 15-year period established himself as a name within the club industry.
His break came through an opportunity with A&M records to remix artists’ recordings and he never looked back. Promoting many dance and urban artists along the way, Trevor has produced and remixed many Canadian artists’ recordings that went on to win Juno awards and was awarded producer of the year at the CHEER records pool.
Today, Trevor is a respected record producer and owner of the successful Indie label, Rammit Records. He had the foresight to secure distribution partnerships with A&M/Polygram, Universal, and BMG worldwide. Rammit continues to develop and foster young and established artists spanning Rock, Pop, R&B, Dance, Hip-Hop and Alternative.
Trevor founded and is President of the Urban Music Association of Canada (UMAC), home of the Canadian Urban Music Awards, as seen on CBC television. Trevor assisted in creating the Recorded Music Production and Audio Engineering Programs at Trebas Institute, a private career College specializing in the Dj Arts, Audio Engineering, Film and Entertainment Management. He continues to devote part of his busy schedule to teaching and coaching students at the Trebas Institute and is an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs, some of which promise to be future icons in dj arts, audio engineering and entertainment management.
As an acclaimed music producer working in state-of-the-art studios; Trevor has been instrumental providing his specialized musical arrangement skills to some of the world’s best recording artists. These have included: Marvin Gaye, Alfa Anderson (former lady of Chic), Shania Twain’s CD/LP titled First Time for the Last Time. He also produced Liberty Silver, a two-time Juno award winner as well as a participant in the Grammy award winning song Tears Are Not Enough, produced by Canadian Icon David Foster. As A&R (Artists & Repertoire) Director for 25 years, some of the renowned artists on the Current Records label include: Alto Moda, Molly Johnson, Martha and the Muffins as well as Juno award winners The Parachute Club.
He is also making a difference as a Juror with FACTOR foundation assisting Canadian talent on recordings and is part of the judging process for Canadian federal government grants to assist the growth and development of Canadian artists and the Canadian music industry.
Trevor G. Shelton is working as an advisor and educator/expert with EZsmarts.com to leverage proprietary, A.I. and blockchain technology to teach, coach and guide aspiring artistic entrepreneurs in the art, craft and business of the music industry.