Soup To Nuts Production

Music Production Mixing and Mastering Vocal Tuition Repertoire Arrangements

Claire Martin OBE and Chris Traves have vast combined knowledge from over 60 successful years in the music industry and have joined forces to provide a state of the art recording facility for both singers and instrumentalists. 

What We Do

Soup to Nuts Productions offers the perfect package to turn an initial idea for a recording project into the end result of placing a mixed and mastered CD in your hands.

From advice on repertoire, arrangers and arrangements, booking and suggesting musicians, vocal tuition before and during studio sessions, the whole journey of making a recording is seamless and professionally delivered so that the artist can just concentrate on making music

Claire Martin & Chris Traves
Soup To Nuts Productions


About us

Claire Martin OBE

artistic consultant

Internationally renowned recording artist Claire Martin has long established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to jazz.

Signed to the prestigious Glasgow based Linn Records in 1990, Claire has since released 18 CDs with the label, collaborating with musical luminaries including Martin TaylorJohn MartynStephane GrappelliKenny BarronRichard Rodney Bennett and Jim Mullen on many of these recordings.

Chris Traves

Chris Traves

recording engineer

Chris Traves is a world-class musician who was a member of Diana Ross’ band and has performed in countless West End shows in London. He has worked as the Assistant Musical Director for “Chicago The Musical” for 14 years running and was Musical Director of the 2013 hit film ‘Sunshine on Leith‘. Not only prolific on stage, he appears on numerous studio recordings, such as the Emmy-Award winning theme music for ‘Page Eight‘.

Chris is also an award-winning Producer/Engineer, and has recorded, edited and produced music for the BBC productions of ‘Luther‘, ‘An Englishman in New York‘ and ‘Outcasts‘ as well as for the films ‘Confetti‘ and ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day‘.

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