What are you working on at the moment?
my new album, lounge jazz really cool
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
People tend to think harmonica is only part of the blues idiom but I play everything : classical, jazz, rock, fusion, celtic, oriental ...
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
Please let me know what you are looking for
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started gigging at 15 and got pro at 21
I had a great experience to mix an album in a big studio and got very interested by studio / music producing ever since
What type of music do you usually work on?
jazz, blues, instrumental, pop, folk, country, electro
What's your strongest skill?
Listening and finding fresh ideas
What do you bring to a song?
I try to blend in as much as possible
I want to be part of the song / tune and make it as lively as possible
What's your typical work process?
Ask the client if he has specific ideas
Listen to the track and all the parts involved
Play over it to find ideas
Tell us about your studio setup.
Microphones : Ribbon Shure mic KSM313, Neumann KMS105, AKGC414
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I like a lot of people here are a few : Brent mason, Mark O'connor, Herbie Hanckok, Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine, Victor Wooten,
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I usually get a rough mix with vocals (if any) and I record my track
Sometimes I am asked some special sounds /fx that people heard on teh harmonica (low notes, harmonies, distortion)