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.
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Interview with Ariel Azcurra
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Productions. Arrangements. Record Keys & Basses.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Herbie Hancock, Bill Laurance, Quincy Jones, Ed Motta, Astor Piazzolla, Spinetta.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Mackie monitor Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 DSP Warwick Thumb Bass Keyboards: -MicroKorg M1 -Korg X50 -Midi Keyboard Electric guitar Acoustic guitar Spanish guitar
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Focus on the entire song. Generate interest in the different sections. Check the optimal orchestation.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Always in search of beauty. Looking for nice chords.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Work and learn every days.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Jazz, Pop, Funk, Rock, Classical, Fusion
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Coherence, balance, symmetry.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would like to work with Herbie Hancock!
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Laptop, interface, keyboard, headphones, sheet and paper!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: That trust me, because I will give all the best of me
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What kind of orchestration. Music references.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I´m not a good mixer producer. That's why I work with sound engineers
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Make me discount!!! lol
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The entire process.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: All my love for your music, with passion and humility
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I am new to this, in the future I will do it!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Producing music for a song writer
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: When I worked with my sextet, we played songs from Herbie Hancock and Jazz Standards (Funky versions!). I was the director and arranger.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Bass, keyboard, guitar player sessionist. Backing tracks. Arranger. Producing. Jazz musician onboard (cruise). Mentor. Almost 15 years making music!!