Justin Patton in Lovett Auditorium

Justin Patton teaches MUS 337 and MUS 338 and manages the Murray State University recording studio. He got his start in broadcast radio producing station imaging effects and reading voice-overs. Justin has worked as an audio engineer at MSU for over 10 years. His recordings include a finalist for the 2010 International Tuba and Euphonium Association’s Roger Bobo Award for Recording Excellence, the 2014 winner of the Independent Country Music Association’s Album of the Year, and the 2015 Grammy submission from Mark Records for the MSU Jazz Band’s album “Why We Can Have Nice Things.”



Brandon Gleason in for a session

Brandon Gleason is a graduate of the Murray State Music Business program. He is an in-demand session guitarist, producer and arranger. Contracted in 2018, Brandon assists at every level of production for high-priority projects such as M-Track Records releases.



Brent Smith at a show

Brent Smith is a Music Business student and the TA for MUS 337 and MUS 338. He is a freelance mix engineer, session bass player and an active musician in several regional bands.