My name is Cris Torres and I'm a Guitarist! I love music and everything about it so I'm always looking to create beautiful melodies, comp lines, background guitars etc. My main goal is to help producers, composers and other musicians to bring their thoughts to the reality using my guitars, knowledge and creative soul. Let's find how can I help you!
I'm Cris Torres (or Cristian if you want) I have been playing guitar for the last 12 years in live concerts, recording studios, churches and a lot of different places more. I played for artist like Hanners Diaz, Dragon Rojo, Jenny Lee Católica, Lau&Cris, Rolyn Music and some other artists in Colombia and U.S.A. In 2019 I'm playing live for Caracol International T.V. channel, where I'm the music director for the Catholic Services on Sundays, you can see the Services live all Sundays at 6.30 am (UTC-5)
I'm a big fan of the beautiful sounds so I always think about that when I'm at the stage or studio, I love to create music with soul and passion, music that the people can remember! I can assure you that I'll use the same feelings on your recordings.
- Fender American Standard Stratocaster
- Godin Multiac Nylon Encore
- Gibson Les Paul
- Ibanez AFJ85
- Fender Acoustic-Electric
- Apollo Twin
- Logic Pro X
- Complete pedalboard
- Shure & Sennheiser Mics
Electric Guitar: 50 USD
Acoustic Guitar: 50 USD
No tracks limits per instrument
Let's talk and let me be part of your team. I can help you with Electric/Acoustic guitar recording (Background Guitars, Rhythm Guitars, Solos, Comping, etc)
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3 ReviewsEndorse Cris Torres
I worked with Cris on a full album and I can confidently recommend him as an outstanding musician, he has advanced skills in harmony, rhythm and great musicality suited for various music genres. He is also a great sight reader which is definitely a plus for a guitar player.
In short: go to this guy.
Cris has the ability of take your ideas and make it wonderful, he haa a solid sense of musicality and sound. You can not go wrong with him.
Excelente guitarrista y músico agradezco su colaboración en mi reciente sencillo Conocerte, con su solo en guitarra, próximos proyecto que espero contar con su talento. Saludos
Interview with Cris Torres
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: MangoBlues by Igor Soyyo. I recorded the album and play it live a lot of times (still do) it is an amazing project.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Musical director for an international tv show, teaching lessons and recording guitars.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I do not know him personally but he's also from Colombia. Camilo Silva, mixing engineer.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both... the line between the two is getting thinner and I think you can have the best of the two worlds.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: They will be satisfied with the tracks, I'm always open to hear what they want and make it real.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Be able to work with people and music from all the world, find sounds, colors.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you make it similar to ¨x¨song? For sure, but let me hear your previous songs to find your style. Are you sure you can do that? Yes, please check my background. Can we make a price deal? Yeah, as everything we can find a deal.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Sometimes I do a lot and the producer just use the 70% of the tracks.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I got you. Can I do some extra things for you?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Let me hear your ideas and thoughts, from then we'll find what the song need.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Fender Strat, Godin Multiac, Bogner Amp, Tuner and backup strings.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started as a young kid playing Metallica songs, years later I meet jazz & blues and from then I started to do it seriously. It's been 13 years since that. I have been playing in Colombia and U.S.A. as a sideman, worship leader guitarist, musical director for tv shows, also taking lessons with Camilo Velandia, Mike Moreno, Pablo Padilla, Steve Khan and many many more.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Powerful and suitable for what is needed, solid and stable.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Eros Rammazzoti, he's a great singer and his music is wonderful in every aspect.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't erase any idea.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Blues, rock, funk, folk latin music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I able to think not just as a guitar player.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Space, bigger sound, strong melodies and chords.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Find how can I help the song, then record different ideas to use the best. Record them.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: MacBook, Logic Pro X, Apollo Twin, JBL Studio Monitors. Fender Strat, Gibson Les Paul, Fender Acoustic- Electric, Godin Multiac, Ibanez Artcore, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, Suhr Reactive Load IR, Complete Pedalboard. Shure and Sennheiser mics.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Mike Landau, Camilo Velandia, Steve Lukather, Carlitos del Puerto, and many, many more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Recording electric & acoustic guitars.