Session trombone, producer

lau.schachmann on SoundBetter

Add a bright tight brass section to your music in less than what you think. Produce and sound professional any sketch song you have

I'm a professional trombone player based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I also play guitar, ukelele, synths. I am a music producer, I have my own home studio with professional equipment.

I have a degree in Jazz Music and an upper graduate degree in Music & Technology called Música Expandida dictated by the Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM).
I'm offering trombone recordings in professional quality, in my studio I use an Apogee duet II as my sound interface and an Electrovoice RE20 as a mic, in order to be able to deliver professional audio files. I can produce songs, compose brass arrangements and record them, record guitars, ukeleles, synths (Moog Subphatty, Arturia Microfreak, Eurorack modular systemsand many virtual instruments)

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Interview with lau.schachmann

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

  2. A: Arranging brasses for a pop band and producing a singer

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

  4. A: Yes! First 2 I can easily think of are terrific drum player Rober Fighetti and amazing bass player Ezequiel Rivas

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

  6. A: Trombone Laptop Guitar Audio interface Synth (that can be used as a MIDI controller)

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

  8. A: I'm 33 years old now. I've started studying guitar when I was 13, and trombone when I was 18. I've been playing live, touring worldwide and recording for different groups and soloist projects since then. I have a degree in Trombone in Jazz issued by Conservatorio Superior en Música Manuel de Falla, and currently studying a graduate career in music and technology called Música Expandida.

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

  10. A: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Folk, Electronic, Funk, Reggae

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Creativity, speed, accuracy

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

  14. A: When I'm required to write brass arrangements, I first listen a few times to the song to work in. I usually ask the client to tell me whether he/she has any idea or any melodic line from where to start, and then I start writing in AVID Sibelius the arrangement. In terms of recording trombones, I usually listen to the track a few times first and then record a couple of versions to deliver some options

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: I have an Apogee Duet II, with a SM58 mic for recording my trombone. I have a TC Helicon Voicelive 2 I usually use for live gigs, but sometimes also record some trombones with it while I record them fully dry. My monitors' system is built with 2 Yamaha HS7, I have tons of guitar pedals and a great Fender Squier Supersonic Made in Japan. I have a Moog subphatty and a Korg Dw 8000 from where I built my synths sounds.

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

  18. A: My inspiration comes from many different sides. From the Beatles to J J Johnson and Curtis Fuller, from the Chemical Brothers to Radiohead, from Tame Impala to Cerati. I listen to a lot of music from different countries, music styles.

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

  20. A: What I'm most commonly required for is for brass arrangements (up to 8 instruments) and for recording trombones. But I'm also usually asked to produce pop songs

Gear Highlights
  • Apogee Duet II
  • EV RE20
  • Michael Rath R1 trombone
  • Squire by Fender Supersonic Japan
  • Moog Subphatty
  • Arturia BSP Pro
  • Arturia Microfreak
  • Eurorack modular system
  • Waves
  • Brainworx plugins
  • Martin replica Ukelele
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