Ted Mason, better known by his stage name T. Mason. President of Mi5 Recordings. Ted played a long-time role as guitarist/songwriter/co-singer/producer, and manager for the British band Modern English (“I Melt With You”), a pop group that sold 4 million records in the US. Additionally, Ted has produced, worked with and played as a session musician for a diverse group of artists, including Peter Gabriel, Pharrell Williams, Common, Mary J Blige, Toots and the Maytals, Trevor Horn, Ne-Yo, Snoop Dogg, Betty Carter, Kid Creole, Santana, the Verve, Jesus Jones, The Wallflowers, Ringo Starr, Julian Lennon, Khaled, Jeff Beck, 10,000 Maniacs, Afrika Bambatta, and Queen Latifa. Ted studied classical guitar at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music before joining Modern English and is also a consummate bebop musician. Ted’s background includes extensive experience in film production and design. His passion is insuring artistic growth for the Mi5 artist. He brings the sensitivity of the trained musician, his eye and skill for production/design, his long track record and his superior management skills, providing powerful momentum and direction in artist development and securing for the Mi5 artist a program for a long and successful career.