PRIMARY INSTRUMENT(S):Bass Guitar
TYPE OF WORK DESIRED:TOURING
TEACHING MUSIC LESSONS
CHART READING/WRITING SKILLS :
HOME STUDIO :Home Studio:
ADDITIONAL SKILLS :Additional Skiills:
Resume / Bio:
Objective Raise the standard of excellence in musical, technological, and
Education Bachelor of Science Degree, 2012
Major: Recording Industry Management (RIM)
Minor: Business Administration & Electronics
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Assistant Engineer/Audio Engineer
LSI Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Duties included tape machine alignment, tape editing, engineering sessions and mixing (song demos, jingles, and records)
Summary of 1985-1988
Bass guitarist with The Imperials (Christian quartet)
Jingle writer and musician (Mrs. Winner’s, Opryland Theme Park,
Pigeon Forge, Arizona Lottery, and more)
Engineered numerous song demos for songwriters and publishing companies in Nashville, Los Angeles, and New York writers: Pam Rose, Mary Ann Kennedy, Dennis Morgan, and Alan Gorrie (AWB)
Caldwell Plus (Cedric & Victor Caldwell) signed to MCA Records Jazz label, Entitled“ As We Bop”—record was in the top 10 on Adult Contemporary charts
Produced and played on songs for artists such as The Spinners, Jane Powell, Donna McElroy, and David Austin (Wham)
Bass guitarist with Beth Nielson Chapman (pop-folk vocalist and songwriter), Mark Douthit (jazz saxophonist), Thomas Cain (blues vocalist), Billy Dean (guitarist, country vocalist), Joe Sample (jazz
pianist), Alternate keyboardist with BeBe and CeCe Winans on spot dates (R&B Gospel Artist)
Played Bass Guitar, Drums, and Engineered on Whitney Houston’s Bodyguard Soundtrack, Jesus Loves Me (B side of I Will Always Love You)
Established “C” Vic Music Publishing Company
Built Father’s Image Audio Recording Studio, Brentwood, TN
Produced CeCe Winans 1st Solo LP/CD “Alone In His Presence”
Produced 3 songs on Anointed’s 1st Solo CD (Word Records)
Produced 3 songs on Donnie McClurkin’s Warner Bros. debut
Produced songs with 2 of American Idol’s top 10 finalist, George
Huff, and Melinda Doolittle.
Established Record Label, (ATF), Against The Flow Records
Signed 4 diverse acts: Angie & Debbie, (R&B Gospel),
Ann McCrary, (Traditional Gospel),
Mom Winans, (Classical/Inspirational Gospel) &
Pop Winans, (Quartet Gospel)
Became the Director of A&R for Dexterity Sounds which is
Bishop T.D. Jakes Record Label based in Dallas TX.
Job Description: Developing the Artist and managing the recording sessions, working with radio personalities, musicians, and public relations people. Working with the Webmaster on maintaining the label website.
Bishop T.D. Jakes Movie “Not Easily Broken” in theater Jan. 9. 2009
features “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” which was produced and arranged by
Cedric & Victor Caldwell. The CD soundtrack features 4 songs written & produced by Cedric & Victor Caldwell that was released with the DVD movie early spring, (2009).
Bishop T.D. Jakes Movie “Jumping The Broom” in theaters May 2011
was released. The CD soundtrack features 7 songs engineered and
mixed by Victor & Cedric Caldwell. The soundtrack was mastered by Victor Caldwell. Three tunes were written by Victor & Cedric Caldwell
and the 1st single made its way into the top 15 on the Urban AC charts
during the summer of 2011, sung by “Joe”. The tune is called “Closer”
Produced, and Engineered Jazz Saxophonist Kirk Whalum’s 2013 CD.
Audio Productions & Record Label instructor at Pearl Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School Nashville Tn.
Produced, Engineered & Mastered Kirk Whalum’s latest CD “#LoveCovers”.
Songwriter/Musician/Engineer/Producer of the debut CD by Ruby Camille “RC 1”.
Songwriter/Musician/Engineer/Vocalist/Producer of my on Solo CD
“Hide Me” Artist name: VC
2017-2021Currently an adjunct at Volunteer State Community College teaching Audio Production classes from Introduction to Audio, to Advance Recording.
270 Audio Media, 271 Intro to Audio Recording, 272 Digital Audio Editing
Professional AFM 257 Musician, NARAS
Volunteer Work with Church Media Ministry (15th Ave. Baptist Church, Nashville TN.)
Experience Talked to school students from grades 1-12 and college level on
starting out on a musical instrument to making a career choice.
I have been called upon to speak at juvenile homes about
my life experience and encourage those who were incarcerated.
Awards received Dove for Producing “Mike-E & The G Rap Crew, (Mike “E”)
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year 1991
Visionary Award for Engineering-“Bodyguard Soundtrack” (Whitney Houston)
Record of the Year 1994
Grammy for Engineering-“Tribute, The Songs of Andrae Crouch
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album 1996
Dove for Producing “The Call” (Anointed)
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year 1996
Grammy for Producing-“Alone In His Presence” (CeCe Winans)
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album 1996
Grammy for Engineering-“Brothers” (Take 6)
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album 1997
Dove for Songwriting-“Anybody Wanna Pray” (CeCe Winans)
Best Contemporary Gospel recorded Song 2002
Dove for Producing-“CeCe Winans presents The Born Again Church Choir”
Best Traditional Gospel Album 2004
Dove for Songwriting-“Hallelujah Praise” (CeCe Winans)
Best Contemporary Gospel recorded Song 2004
Grammy for Producer/Engineer “Nothing Without You” (Smokie Norful)
Best Contemporary Gospel Album 2004
Grammy for Producer/Engineer “Thy Kingdom Come” (CeCe Winans)
Bes Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album 2008