Announcing the formation of Stella's Records in conjunction with Sound Engineer, Jim Stewart, Producer, Jim Wirt and Business Manager, Randy Chase . All three have past experience with recording and are tied with distribution from Warner Bros.
Meet The Team
Businessman by day, musician by night. Michael Zweig has been attached to music his entire life and now he is looking to help talented musicians reach their full potential. Zweig is the Proud owner of Stella's Music Club, a Cleveland Rock 'n' Roll bar located just down the street from the Rock Hall of Fame. Realizing the impact he could be making on musicians lives he decided to assemble a dream team of experienced members of the industry and open up Stella's Records. Zweig has been a musician all his life and loves when he has time to get on stage with his band, Disconnected.
1989 -- Opened FOURTH STREET RECORDING, in Santa Monica. Jim worked with several bands, earning 11 Gold and Platinum records, helping over 19 acts in achieving their goal of being signed to major labels.These performers include INCUBUS, HOOBASTANK, ALIEN ANT FARM, FIONA APPLE, and SOMETHING CORPORATE.
Jim left the studio business to pursue his dream of being a producer in 2000. In addition to the many no famous bands he helped get signed, jim worked with LIVE, producing their 2003 releasee BIRDS OF PRAY, and the 2004 release, AWAKE, THE BEST OF LIVE, as well as the 2006 release, SONGS FROM BLACK MOUNTAIN.
Jim Stewart has made a name for himself as one of the most talented engineers in Cleveland. Talk to the artists he’s worked with and they’ll speak to his ability, professionalism and creativity. First, though, they’ll talk about his enthusiastic, unassuming personality, which they'll cite as a key component to a collaborative working atmosphere. Listen to an album Jim has engineered, and the quality of his work speaks for itself.
Jim Stewart, a Cleveland based Engineer, Producer, and Mixer has over a decade of experience working with a wide variety of local, regional, and national artists. In the last 13 years, Jim has amassed credits on a multitude of projects from renowned musicians including Welshly Arms, The Lighthouse & the Whaler, and Ray Flanagan and The Authorities.