Desiree Perez may not be one of the most well-known names in the entertainment business, but she’s certainly had a significant impact over the past few years. Nobody knows this more than Jay Z, with whom she’s worked with for over two decades. Throughout this partnership, the pair have been involved in quite a few endeavors. This eventually led to Jay Z founding the entertainment company Roc Nation and appointing Desiree Perez it’s Chief Operating Officer. Since then, Ms. Perez has been involved in quite a few different activities, both with Jay Z and with other prominent artists.
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One of the most notable aspects that she’s been involved with over the past few years has been in some different tours. Of these, probably the most significant have been Jay Z’s, with the first being his 4.44 tour. Desiree Perez had a sizable hand in the running of the tour, which ended up becoming quite successful. However, later that year Ms. Perez also had a hand in the On The Run II, which featured Jay Z and wife Beyonce. The tour went on to become one of the most successful of both artist’s career, as well as one of the most successful tours in recent memory.
On The Run II along brought in over $250 million throughout its duration, while the 4:44 tour brought in close to $50 million. Having said that, Desiree Perez has been involved with quite a few other artists since she joined Roc Nation, with some of the more prominent being Shakira and Meek Mill. On top of this, she’s helped managed many of the latter’s biggest hits since he joined the label. Furthermore, Desiree Perez was also involved in the partnership with Brandon Silverstein’s S10 Entertainment & Media and much more, for which she was able to flex her negotiation skills.
Clayton Hutson has worked with some of the premier artists in the music business. From New Kids On The Block to Kid Rock and many more. He has an impressive resume of multi-platinum recording giants. This hard willed entrepreneur is known for his work ethic in every task and position he undertakes.
Who Is Clayton Hutson?
He’s a multi-talented and is capable of music engineering, rigging, project managing and has even utilized his knowledge in the corporate entertainment field. He has successfully overseen operations for Billy Graham. He’s been at the helm of some of the most unforgettable tours for the likes of Pink, Guns’ n’ Roses and more.
Creating His Own Company
After absorbing the inner working of the entertainment field Clayton Hutson decided to create his own company. He currently offers services ranging from:
He has acquired the experience and wisdom of creating and running successful events. From show productions to live tours, he understands every aspect of creating something special for those in attendance. He wakes up early and is constantly striving for perfection until his job is done. He has a team of highly qualified professionals on his team who ensure he gets all the support he needs from the opening to the close of the event.
Clayton Hutson sees his goal and theme in his mind and then manifests it into reality. With several years of success under his belt, he has the ability to streamline concepts and ideas and bring a great time into fruition. He constantly tweaks and re-checks and calibrates equipment before the first fan comes through the door. He understands how the sound will vary from place to place and understands what works for arenas as well as smaller venues.
He loves his job and gets pleasure from impressing his clients. When you love what you do it shows. His attention to detail and willingness to go above and beyond is what makes the best of the best keep hiring him. He only works with the best technology and utilizes his own proven methods for attaining success in the entertainment industry.
Beyond The Job
Clayton is a man of morals and beliefs. He loves his family and believes it should be family over everything. He also strongly believes in politics and manners. With more than two decades in the music industry, it seems like Clayton Hutson is only getting started.
The Entrepreneurial Side of Music
After graduation, he worked in live entertainment for several years and gained valuable experience that would later help him start his own production company. He was happy to have worked with Billy Graham organization and travel throughout Europe. His love for Rock n’ Roll always remained with him in those early years. During the years of the recession, Clayton Hutson was having some difficulty with the people he was working for and rather than turning to another industry he decided to take a leap out into the world of music and establish himself thru his entrepreneurial skills. He was happy to realize that the world received him and quickly give him opportunities to prove himself as a music producer and Production Manager.
Creating New Business
When asked how he can create new business, ClaytonHutson responds by saying a lot of his business comes from the referrals he receives from the people he has worked with in the past and who are still in touch with himself. Most of his success in those earlier days are still paying off thru the referrals he receives from those relationships that were formed in earlier times. It’s a pretty mall group of people who do this kind of work, which is stage design, sound engineering, live production and rigging services. There is also a lot of logistics in setting up the crew, the stage, the meetings with staff and artist throughout a tour.
There are a thousand and one things a production manager has to have his fingertips on at all times such as the sound and its production. Before the show goes on, there is staging and rigging that needs to be done. Video and audio need to be coordinated as well as setting acoustics. All of this falls within the are of the Production Manager.
Clayton Hutson is a native of Nashville, TN. He had always found his motivation and inspiration in music, even when he was a kid. Clay Hutson obtained a Bachelor’s in Theater Design. Later he completed an MBA at the Ross School of Business. Ross Business School is one of the top ten MBA programs in the nation and ranks #7 overall.
Clayton Hutson has worked with many successful artists during the next few years. Kid Rock, P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, One Republic, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on their Soul2Soul: World Tour, and Halsey. Learn more: https://twitter.com/@Clayhutson1