Marco Taborda

Session Guitarist / Audio Eng.

3 Reviews (1 Verified)
Marco Taborda on SoundBetter

Guitarist from Latin America, with 20 years of experience playing, recording editing and mixing for live (FOH and MON) and in the studio with several different artists.

Guitarist and Audio Engineer from Medellín, Colombia,
I have been recording for different artists ( Rock, Pop, Latin, Jazz, Folk)

I offer my services as:

- Session Guitarist(Electric, Folk and Classical).
-Music arrangements.
-Audio Engineer.(Recording and Mixing).

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

3 Reviews

Endorse Marco Taborda
  1. Review by Hannes O.

    Marco is a great guitartist, very creative and a good techique.

  2. Review by Juan Esteban Villalobos Escobar

    Marco is a very good musician, very reliable and professional in what he does, highly creative. I recommend him because of his excelent achievements and efficient results.

  3. Review by Álvaro Taborda

    Marco is an excellent musician, arranger an audio engineer with a brilliant creativity

Interview with Marco Taborda

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

  2. A: An Excellent High-Quality product with a fast turn-around.

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

  4. A: Freedom.

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

  6. A: When I worked with Ennio Marchetto as Audio Engineer was an exiting experience, and also when I was invited to play with my father in Canary Islands, Spain.

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

  8. A: Freelance recordings and live sessions.

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

  10. A: There are very talented guitar players and Engineers in Medellín Colombia. I recomend to see their profiles.

  11. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  12. A: Both, Because I like to use in my signal chain the color of many analog devices but, digital interfaces and DSP´s let you have more flexibility .

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

  14. A: Dream Theater, because they have been an inspiration in the way I play, and the production of their albums are incredible.

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

  16. A: It´s important when you are listening a session, to think with a global concept playing without soloing, that let you record your lines or mix your instruments well without masking any other signal.

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

  18. A: Latin/Pop, Rock, Folk, and Jazz

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Creativity.

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

  22. A: Fresh melodic Ideas that fits perfectly with different Genres.

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

  24. A: When I am recording or composing. I start listening carefully at least 3 times, then I sing melodic ideas with different harmony patterns. later with the guitar I translate this to pro tools.

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Guitars: Sterling by Musicman, Luthier Acoustic Guitar, Luthier Requinto, Yamaha Bass. Amplifier: Roland, with Ibanez Tubescreamer used as a Booster. Studio Monitors: KRK 5 Classic (2019) Interface: Focusrite Scarlett DAW: Pro Tools 12 FX: Waves Complete, Avid Built in, Focusrite, Antares, LX, Guitar Rig, GTR, BIAS FX, etc PC: Intel Core i5+ 8th generation, with 1 TB HD, 8 GB of RAM, and NVIDIA Video dedicated graphics card

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

  28. A: As a guitarist: Eric Johnson, Andy Timmons, Guthrie Govan, Pat Matheney, John Petrucci, Frang Gambale and many others As an Engineer: Bob Katz, Rupert Neve, Dave Rat, Gustavo Santaolaya, Noverto "vasco" Heguburu, Toto Straporava. etc As a Musician:The Beatles, Daft Punk, Jamiroquai, Bruno Mars, Alan Parson, Hans Zimmer, John Williams, Allan Menkel, Pink Floyd, Fito Paez, Spinetta, Charly Garcia, Mercedes Sosa, Jorge Drexler, Toto la Momposina, Herencia de Timbiquí, Carlos Vives. Etc

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

  30. A: I consider myself as a very creative person with new projects I like to propose new ideas that improves the quality of my jobs , I use to dedicate all the time that need a profesional recording to get an excellent result.


Terms Of Service

I allow 4 revisions of all of my services, with a fast turn-around,

GenresSounds Like
  • Eric Johnson
  • Chick Corea Elektric Band
  • The Beatles
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Waves Complete
  • Electric (sterling)
  • Folk and Classical (luthier) guitars
More Photos
More Samples
SoundBetter Deal

For the first recording I offer a 25% off in all my services