Worked with Beyonce on Flaws N All,first time, and second time we did Love On Top, happy to say she won a Grammy. Both Songs PRODUCED by Shea Taylor
Would love to collaborate with you on your next project, I have over 40 years experience playing,I record Electric and Acoustic Guitar,Nylon Acoustic, and Film Score,Commercials.I excel in Jazz,R&B and Funk, and Reggae. I love Recording,Mixing,Producing,and Engineering Songs,I love getting Demos or Work Tapes to see where I can add my Colors and Flavor, from Start to finish and if I need to come to a Studio that will not be a problem. I am very confident you will be satisfied. I will Record dry until you are ready to commit. Then I usually Record Left and Right live with a Fender Princeton and Fender Blues Deluxe Amplifiers. Hope to see you soon THANK YOU SINCERELY ROBERT R.T. TAYLOR
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Interview with Robert RT Taylor
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I did a song with a French Artist last Summer, and I Produced it and Arranged it and was invited back to work with another ARTIST
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My CD
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I love Digital i realize its the future, But Analog is fatter,warmer it reminds of Reel to Reel
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I Promise to Satisfy
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I get to see the World I Travel a lot, I get to meet interesting people,musicians and meet new friends while working
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you riff around my Vocals.... my answer is yes
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Do I only play Blues and JAZZ
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: HOW SOON WOULD YOU WANT THIS BACK
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Take your time and choose wisely,I am very enthusiastic about a new project,and very motivated, I am Confident that you will like my work....
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Stratocaster,my ES335,My Fender Jazz Bass,My Martin D 50 and my Mandolin
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Started out on the Road toured the World,Was in House Orchestra in Monte Carlo for 8 years, I've been doing this over 40 years
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: R&B,Jazz, Rock,Funk,Pop
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Stevie Wonder,because he is an Icon and I feel I can learn more,because his Chordal skills and of course singing,are phenominal
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Focus,Confidence,Relax and be thoroughly prepared..
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on POP,R&B, HIP HOP,JAZZ and FUNK
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Rhythm and SOLOS
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Rock,SOUL and Feeling....I try to avoid the Cliches,try to get a feeling that's honest and pure and heartfelt and funky,And a unique way of sending it
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use Pro Tools and Logic,I use an Eleven Rack Mount when I'm playing in the Board,But I normally go Live through Fender Princeton and Fender Tweed Blues Deluxe Reverb,I use my Boss effects
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually listen to the demo for about an hour, work on the Chordal structure,experiment with different sounds, try different guitars, working on VERSE then CHORUS then BRIDGE If there is,allowing continuous improvement
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: chordal strums,pads,with a some colorful tasty riffs,some bends playing around the voice,if its a dance song I will add some effects tastefully done of course,pick lines,
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: All the Motown,StaxWatts,CTI,Chess,Philly, Sony, Studio Players and all the side Men and Women that didn't get all the Fame and Glory,without there tireless efforts,