What are you working on at the moment?
As well as recording I regularly perform on stage in musicals and at events
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
Digital, so much easier to edit
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
When can you finish the project, depends on the day and difficulty of project.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
Some people still don't realise you can may a living from music without being famous if you are good at what you do
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
I usually ask what the project is for and of there are any songs that they had in mind when they were creating it
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be clear of what you want musically before you book a session
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Luther Vandross, my all time favourite male singer
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I played the lead in the West End hit musical about Michael Jackson, 'Thriller Live'.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to deliver what I have promised in a professional manner
What do you like most about your job?
I love the diversity of what I do and being able to sing everyday...
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
MacBook, Bose Speakers, Electric Piano, Water Filter, Broadband ;-)
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I have starred in various musicals and performed with lots of bands and in shows internationally, also done a lot of TV session work
How would you describe your style?
Soul, Pop. I have a very commercial sounding voice with a clear smooth tone.
What do you bring to a song?
my musicality, personality and charisma...
Can you share one music production tip?
Always be clear and how you wish the song to be interpreted especially if the vocal guide isn't of a good standard
What type of music do you usually work on?
Soul, Pop, Dance
What's your strongest skill?
I am great at ad libs, harmonies and vocal arrangements, very strong head voice/mix
What's your typical work process?
I tend to work best with a guide vocal
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use a BlueBird Condenser mic and record using an M-audio sound card with a Mac
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Adam Levene, Maxwell, Ed Sheeran
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
My main work is Song Demos and Commercials