Music Masters: Garth Fundis
October 10, 2015
Garth Fundis has an unusually high success rate as a Nashville record producer, partly because he is picky about who he works with. He began collaborating with Don Williams on the singer’s recordings in 1975, and he produced Trisha Yearwood’s record-breaking debut album in 1991. Fundis worked with Keith Whitley on his most enduring songs, and with Sugarland on their groundbreaking debut in 2004. He also has made albums with Alabama, New Grass Revival, Doc Watson, and Lari White, among others. In the mid-1990s, Fundis presided over the Nashville division of the record label Almo Sounds. The veteran producer discussed his career, with emphasis on his production work, in this multimedia program, This interview was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Trisha Yearwood: The Song Remembers When.