Alban Treuet

Session Guitarist

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You need a Rocky Solo ? A Funky rythm ? Or some jazz chords on your songs ? Don't search any longer I'm your guy !

I'm a French 25 years old Guitarist. I used to work Live with Pop singer and Studio Electro Music Producer for 2 years. I studied in 3 differents school these last 6 years (Liverpool UK, Paris France, and Bordeaux France) in Popular Musics. I know how to use a music Software (usually working on Ableton). Jazz/Rock and is my favorite type of music, and also my way to develop my sound and touch.

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  1. Review by Pierre C.
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    Alban is a very talented guitarist that understood complectly the vision i had on the tracks we worked together, and he also proposed some very interesting and rewarding ideas. i highly recommend to work with him for your projects,
    Cheers

Interview with Alban Treuet

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I think Live Session musician is the thing I liked the most because you have a musical contact with people you working with and the audience, you meet different musician and people. My role was just to know songs, smile and try move a little bit on the stage.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I'm working on videos, on Instagram and Youtube

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Yes, Ravenkis

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: depend on the format Wav for digital Vinyl For analog

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: Always have a result which work at the end

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Improving is the thing I like the most. Be able to do something I wasn't the day before is really cool

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: I think the question I had the most is... How many time did you work to do that ? And my answer is... A Lot

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: It's not easy, an sometimes it's not fun at all

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What do you want me to do ?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: If you want your own sound and sell your music you're gonna have to hire one of us one day or an other. because Plug in have limits

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: 1st my guitar of cours if I had to choose I would say the self made one 2nd my amp 3rd my pedalboard 4th 2 jacks 5th a tuner

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I made 6 years of music study in England and France, And It's been two years that I earn money from it. I've been an Guitar teacher in an agency, a live session guitarist for a TV singers and a Spanish singer, and I Work several time during the year as a studio session musician.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: My style is a fusion of different style, I would say Rock technique/Jazz melody and blues touch with funky rythm

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: In my dreams... I really would like to work with Guthrie Govan because he's the most complete guitarist players I've ever seen in my life and I think I would learn a lot from him.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Don't play during session or rehearsal when you don't have to play. you're gonna earn 10 points if you don't practice your guitar when people are talking or working on an other instrument to improve a part for example. You're gonna look not confident, not prepared, not interested and if you're not listening you're not gonna be able to do what you have to do or improve your part.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: I usually work on Pop and Electro music

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: My strongest skill is to be curious and determinated, so there is no style I couldn't play on and finish

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: I bring my touch, my sound, my skills and optional voicing to improve the song base

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I listen several times the song, I analyse the harmony, try to improve voicing chords, sing a base melody and increase it with analysing intervals on the harmony, then put some rythm skills between.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I use differents type of guitar for different music style. I have Gibson Les Paul Custom for Rock,Blues and Pop songs, a Sheraton Es-335 for Jazz music and an self made guitar (Suhr Modern Pro style HSH) for shredding and fusion type of music. Then a marshall Amp with a bugera head. And on my pedalboard I have a Wampler pinnacle deluxe for distortion, A Fultone OCD for overdrive, A Xotic BBpreamp for boost/small overdrive, A Boss DD7 for delay, A TC electronic HOF for Reverb, A Dunlop Cry Baby WAH and Hotone syline Chorus and Octaver

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Guthrie Govan, Mateus Asato, Luca Mantovanelli, Eddie Van Halen, John Scofield...

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I usually work as a session guitarist to provide some quality skills you can't find on ant plug in or samples on the internet. I also provide some advices when peoples who I'm working for don't really know the possibilties of the instrument. I can give my advices on the arrangement as well when needed. At the end the goal is to let you with even more audio track you need in case you find an optional one relevant for your song.

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