Ariel Azcurra

Arranger/ Producer/ Composer

Ariel Azcurra on SoundBetter

Eclectic Musician from BA, Argentina. Arranger. Producer. Keys Synth & Bass player.

I live my days arranging and producing music.

I would love to:

> Beautify your music
< Produce your song
> Compose instrumental music & orchestral arrangements
< Rec::>> Piano, Rhodes, additional keys
> Rec::>> Electric Bass
> VST - over 10 years working on (high level) backing tracks
< Brasses, Strings arrangements

Art without concessions. Always.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Ariel Azcurra

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

  2. A: Bass, keyboard, guitar player sessionist. Backing tracks. Arranger. Producing. Jazz musician onboard (cruise). Mentor. Almost 15 years making music!!

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

  4. A: When I worked with my sextet, we played songs from Herbie Hancock and Jazz Standards (Funky versions!). I was the director and arranger.

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

  6. A: Producing music for a song writer

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

  8. A: I am new to this, in the future I will do it!

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Both!

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

  12. A: All my love for your music, with passion and humility

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

  14. A: The entire process.

  15. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  16. A: Make me discount!!! lol

  17. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  18. A: I´m not a good mixer producer. That's why I work with sound engineers

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

  20. A: What kind of orchestration. Music references.

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

  22. A: That trust me, because I will give all the best of me

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

  24. A: Laptop, interface, keyboard, headphones, sheet and paper!

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Eclectic

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

  28. A: I would like to work with Herbie Hancock!

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

  30. A: Coherence, balance, symmetry.

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

  32. A: Jazz, Pop, Funk, Rock, Classical, Fusion

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Work and learn every days.

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

  36. A: Always in search of beauty. Looking for nice chords.

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

  38. A: Focus on the entire song. Generate interest in the different sections. Check the optimal orchestation.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Mackie monitor Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 DSP Warwick Thumb Bass Keyboards: -MicroKorg M1 -Korg X50 -Midi Keyboard Electric guitar Acoustic guitar Spanish guitar

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

  42. A: Herbie Hancock, Bill Laurance, Quincy Jones, Ed Motta, Astor Piazzolla, Spinetta.

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

  44. A: Productions. Arrangements. Record Keys & Basses.

People Music (6tet)

I was the arranger in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Quincy J. Jones
  • Quinteto Astor Piazzolla
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