Nashville singer, songwriter, producer, and music artist, Donna King, is quickly becoming one of the most sought after producers in Nashville. She has been working full-time in the music industry for over twenty years. She was awarded Producer of the Year in 2013 by the esteemed Absolutely Gospel Music Awards. She writes and produces Christian Music, Country, Pop, and a handful of other genres. She and her husband, Zane, known as Zane and Donna King, perform around town on many writer's rounds, and in churches and concert venues across the country.
It's a long way from the Motor City (Detroit), where she was born and raised. Donna is a classically trained vocalist who is now known as a demo & BGV (back ground vocals) singing "chameleon," able to perform a variety of styles on demos and for artist's projects. She has a golden ear for detail and nuance.
in addition to her talents as a performer, producer, songwriter, and vocalist, she has proven to be an excellent music industry strategist who understands marketing and commercial radio. She is committed to keeping the songs she works on fresh and current in today's ever-shifting music world.
So, if Donna's not in the songwriting room, she's in the studio doing demo work, producing a new project for an artist, singing demos or bgv overdubs, and so on. Her energy, positivity, work ethic, musical intuition, and LOVE for her calling make a difference in every endeavor she's a part of.
Zane King is Vertical Sky's "Man Of Steel," Steel Guitar that is. Hailing from Bald Knob, Arkansas, Zane King moved to Nashville in 1994 with years of playing and teaching steel, recording, and producing under his belt. He joined forces at Zion Music group where he worked with Christian groups such as, the Crabb Family, McGruders, Lesters, Ivan Parker, Anchormen, Heaven Bound and many others. Following Zion, Zane was A&R director of Homeland Entertainment Group’s roster of artists which included The Cathedrals, the Hoppers, and the Bishops. While there, he established a developmental label for the company, and Journey Records was born. He has produced for Terry Terrell, Jessica King, Skyline Boys, Chosen Few, Russ Lee, N’ Harmony, and many more. .
Besides his full-time job as Artist Relations Manager for Compassion International, overseeing Christian and Country Music marketing initiatives, his marriage to Donna establishes one of the most powerful partnerships in the music business.
If it has strings and keys, Zane can probably play it. His primary instruments are steel guitar, dobro, and keys. You'll likely be very pleased with the flavor he adds to your music project.