Ori Shlez

Session Pianist & Producer

10 Reviews (5 Verified)
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Music producer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Mixing engineer.

A professional music producer will record keys for any song.
Further production development is optional, up to full production instrumentation.
I collaborate with Singers, Song writers, Musicians & Producers.
I own a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career.
Don't hesitate contacting me on any question.


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10 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by KJ McNeill
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    Once again, Ori is a total pleasure to work with. Totally professional and clear about his needs for his projects. Hope to work together again soon!

  2. Review by KJ McNeill
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    Ori is VERY professional and SUPER clear about his wants & needs on his tracks! I look forward to another!

  3. Review by Eustace N.

    Ori is a simply easy to work with, dependable and talented producer. I am extremely satisfied with his work ethics and service, and Highly recommend him.

  4. Review by Eustace N.

    Working with Ori has been a a very pleasant experience. He is easy to work with and responds and produces in a very timely manner. I am also pleased with commitment and the quality of his product. I highly recommend him.

  5. Review by Chloe
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    Ori is a really talented songwriter/producer and his song was a joy to work on. He was easy to communicate with throughout the project and always quick to reply. Looking forward to hearing the results!

  6. Review by Vaughn Faison
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    So easy working with Ori! He's very clear about what he wants, and also extremely kind. It's been a pleasure working on his music!

  7. Review by Paul Mabin
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    I enjoyed working with Ori! He’s very professional and was a delight to work for. I recorded vocals for one of his songs. The song was a lot of fun to work on. He clearly knows what he wants and gives thorough directions with how he wants his music recorded. I hope you will get a chance to work with Ori!

  8. Review by Carmichael H.

    I am very much pleased with the track Ori created. He is very creative and finishes the job in record time.

  9. Review by Mark S.

    Ori Shlez was a delight to work with, he's a true professional who works very fast and delivers exactly what's needed. A really wonderful person to know, I recommend Ori 100% to everyone!

  10. Review by Christine C.

    My piano track was done almost in one day, amazing!!! Check this guy out man!!

Interview with Ori Shlez

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

  2. A: I usually ask for music references, trying to best understand what do they have in mind.

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

  4. A: Use your ears.

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

  6. A: Computer, Keys/Midi Controller, Some apogee interface, Guitar, Mic.

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

  8. A: All my life really. All of my family are in the music business, i really follow my dads foot steps. I play from the age of 5.

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

  10. A: I've lately finished an album for an artist, this was a great experience cause the album has just 'happened'. No song was written when he first came to me. After 6 month's, eventually 13 new songs were produced one by one, great songs.. created like on the good old days.. as part of the experience, each has it's own color, holds a musical image of the experience. It was lot's of fun.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Jazzy, Funky, Emotional, Harmony.

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

  14. A: Stevie wonder. Growing up on, I feel i understand the important nuances of his music, this could be a great experience playing with your idol.

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

  16. A: yea, spend some time imagining the desired result, to as many details as you can.

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

  18. A: Eclectic. I do like Jazz, Pop-Rock, However.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Actually my strongest skill is the actual combination of me playing lots of instruments and understanding sound design. People many times ask me what's my strongest instrument, thinking that perhaps playing lots of instruments makes me average on each.. but it's actually to the contrary, cause each instruments actually makes be better on the rest of them, it adds a piece of the puzzle, a 'musical feature' not defaultly comes when playing one instrument.

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

  22. A: As a multi-instrumentalist and a producer i can better take into account not just the take i'm recording but the whole production and how everything relates to one another. I obsessively perfect the part im recording until i know i got the right one with all the elements and emotion the song needs.

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

  24. A: Broadly speaking, I Usually produce a song with about 2-4 sessions, where it starts with the building blocks, which is setting the basic feel, harmony and structure with piano, Recording a vocal guide, and then proceeding to color it with midi based instruments, which later are being replaced with live one's. Programmable Drums & Bass first, Then the rest. some midi instruments stay's until the end if they sound good enough, such as certain strings and pads. Later We're recording all the instrument, hiring the right session musicians for the job. Eventually focusing strongly on the vocals & vocals harmony. And then it's the mix.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: It's a computer based studio, i like it as clean & minimalistic as possible, a big nice wooden room. An Upright piano, 2 Digital Piano Keyboards, about 7 great branding guitars, 2 neve1073 preamps, 2 neumann u87 mics, 1 modded mj Hulk990 mic, 1 Stellar modded mic.

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

  28. A: Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Chick Corea, Brian Mcknight, Take6.

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

  30. A: I function as a musical producer, Arranging Playing & Mixing. Client hire me to either to play for them or produce for them.


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  • Stevie Wonder
  • Earth
  • Wind & Fire
  • Donald Fagen
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