Guitarist with 45 years of professional work and many Broadway credits.
Finger picked and strummed acoustic guitar.
Electric guitar in many styles including rock, country, standards.
I am fluent in Antares Auto Tune and MOTU DP 9 pitch correction for vocals.
I have performed in over 30 Broadway and National Touring Productions.
I have also performed at a high level on Tenor Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele
My studio has been extensively used for tracking, mixing, editing, fixing.
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Interview with Nicholas DiFabbio
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Song production, guitar parts, bass parts, drum programing, string arrangments
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: iMac 2017, MOTU Digital Performer 9.5, Midas f24 Analog Console, Neumann U48, dbx Compression, Lexicon Reverb, Waves Plugins, Waves SSL G Series Bus Compressor, Yamaha NS 10s, MOTU 16A Interface, MOTU 828 mk3 Interface, Les Paul, Stratocaster, Taylor Acoustic, Weymann Tenor Banjo, Gibson Mandolin, Kala Uke, Kontakt 5, Komplete 9.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Record acoustic guitars, scratch vocal, program drums with Superior Dummer 3, add bass and continue overdubs.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Good feel, strong rhythm, tasteful parts
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Acoustic Pop
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Be in tune and in time, work with and craft the sound you're going for rather than add later. It affects the performance.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Working Broadway Musician for 30 years
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Taylor Acoustic, Takamine Nylon guitars.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The creativity.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I'll work on it till your satisfied
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Combine both. I record digitally on the DAW, but use an analog console and analog effects.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Original songs.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Wrote and recorded the song, created the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XREV4yTVpto