What are you working on at the moment?
My album and production for quite a few people.
Analog or digital and why?
I'm a child of the digital age so I appreciate how accessible it's made everything. Analog of course is better but I'm grateful for the digital of course.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I'l do my best to make sure you vision is brought to life.
What do you like most about your job?
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
They usually don't meet many female producers so they usually ask why I started producing music. I wasn't really happy with the tracks people were sending me. I already played piano so I figured I should just try to make tracks for myself.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What exactly do you need from me?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Know exactly what you're looking for.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Macbook pro, external hard drive with all of my sounds, 88 key midi keyboard (brand doesn't matter), monitors, and a few microphones.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been writing songs for about 10 years and producing music for about 5. I play piano, trumpet, soprano sax and clarinet. I play piano the best. The others I can just lay down some basic horn parts. Nothing too crazy.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I recently produced a hip hop album that is coming out this summer. I'm most proud of this because most people only know me as a singer. This showcases my ability to do both.
How would you describe your style?
New Age/Wave R&B and West Coast influenced crusing Hip Hop production
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Missy Elliott. She's worked with many of the greats and she is great herself. I think I would learn so much by being in the studio with her.
What type of music do you usually work on?
R&B and Hip hop.
What's your strongest skill?
I am a good singer but I'm also a good producer. I'm effective in both.
What do you bring to a song?
Whatever I feel is needed. It's all based on intuition.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Logic Pro, Reason, Macbook pro, microphones and monitors
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
James Fauntleroy, Pharrell Williams, Minnie Riperton, Sade
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I am a singer and a producer. I do both at a good level so it depends on what is needed.