Owner & Cheif Talent Curator at The DNA Project! We bring life to the music that you love and create. Providing quality work for musicians across Canada and playing bass in between. Currently touring with a 20-piece R&B orchestra on a string of sold out 1000+ ticket purchaser shows.
I'm an experienced bassist with 17 years of skin in the game. Also and entrepreneur working fulltime in music including everything from session work to live events and tours. We proudly run one of the country's largest musician booking agency's providing high quality live and studio work to some of the greatest talent around (including a few Grammy winners). Our clients include major international organizations.
My music experience includes a heavy background of Gospel which has since lended itself to all other genres including Funk, Smooth Jazz, R&B, Pop and many more. I've worked with several Juno Award winning artists love music and the creative process!
I'm brand new to this site but ready to start recording some great bass for you. Contact me to get to work!
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Interview with theDNAproject.ca
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: My favourite mixing engineer Mat Keselman.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Excellence! My standards are the highest and it's my mission to over-exceed your expectations 100% of the time.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love being able to use the universal language of music to unite people. We lock in memories of the most important moments in life and most often music, or some song is at the forefront.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: A lot of people don't understand that ith consistent hard work, musicians can combine business and other skills to create, not only music but quality work for others and generations to come. We are creatives (musicians) first, but we are also building a massive business at the same time.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Question #1, please tell me about your vision for this project...
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Do your home work and ensure that you are aligning with someone who understands your vision, but also can enhance it.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path has been a nice trinity of 1. Music 2. Business 3. Technology I've been fortunate to combine all of my passions into education and tied them together in my career. I've worked in management, technology and music and currently do all three under my business The DNA Project!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is my interpersonal skills followed closely by my ear for music and matched my work ethic and desire to create.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring life to the music that I record on. If the producer requests my creative expressions than I will embellish, if it's meant to be kept simple I will comply also.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: 1. Understanding clients vision 2. Propose my thoughts 3. Create, it's never the same process!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My home set up is the standard, but I also record from our studio, The MPL Toronto which is fully stacked.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm inspired by all creatives. Once someone has a vision and the will to see it through, the possibilities creatively, are endless.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Most frequently I book complete bands for clients for both live and studio applications. I spend a good portion of time recording bass as well.