Hello Everyone

I am an Audio Engineer and Producer from the mid west. I specialize in mixing and mastering and I reveived my training from Full Sail University where I obtained a Bachelors Degree in Music Production. My skills include, Mixing, Masteriing, Production, Sound Design, Composing and writing. I work with industry standard hardware and software (Pro Tools, Logic, Abelton, Adobe Audition, FInal Cut Pro and others)


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What's your typical work process?
My typical work process varies depending on project type. My number 1 priority with any project is communication. I ensure that there are strong lines of communication with all parties involved with the project to ensure that all work is at its best and to the clients specifications.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I run Pro Tools 10 with the Command 8 controller. Recording capabilities for vocals and some instruments. Currently working on a space to set up drums to record drummers. I do a lot of my recording sessions in different studios and bring the projects back to my studio for mixing and mastering. For producing I compose all of my tracks in logic and then transfer to Pro Tools for post production.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
To list all of the musical individuals who inspire me would make this an insanely long section to read. I have a great love for all types of music and the ways its created that I grasp bits and pieces of each and make it my own. Music is universal and it can be expressed in many different ways and there will always be a piece of music that is suitable for any situation. I'm really into movie scores and the way that composers construct scores to flow with a movie or show etc. Being able to convey emotion with a piece of music is the most inspiring thing and if a producer or composure can cause that, they are an automatic inspiration in my book.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I do various types of work depending on the clients needs. I can produce and create custom music pieces in a wide range of genres, write and create lead sheets or scores for composed music. I mainly work as a mix engineer and I have also mastered albums for clients on certain occasions.