Southpaw

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Hello, I am a recording artist, writer, and keyboard player living in Los Angeles. I have been singing since my father's voice (he is also a singer) captivated me at an early age. I have recorded with artists such as Michael Buble, Robin Thicke, Rob Knox, Macy Kate, Mickey Shyloh, and many more.

There's a saying: You're only as good as your last record. I approach every project with the emotion and attention to detaiI that I would if it were my own.

-I will provide you with a radio-ready vocal (assuming that's what you're going for!). I have been recording vocals for over 15 years, and know how to give your song emotional life while not straying from the rhythm and melody you have carefully put together. I can sing soul, pop, deep house and edm, rnb, and rock.

-I am an obsessive, constant songwriter. I am pursuing a career as a writer, so if you need lyrics and/or topline I will bring you a unique, effective lyric and melody. This has the added benefit that I regularly meet with BMG publishing, Hollywood Records, various a&rs and executives that could help make something happen with our song if we share publishing. I like to start with a concept or central idea, but also love the puzzle of putting a melody to lyrics or poems. I specialize in deep songs, telling a story, juxtapozing an unexpected theme with a contrasting beat.

-I have been gigging and recording as a keyboard player for 15 years. In the last 3 months at the time of this writing, I have played at some of LAs best clubs, Viper Room, House of Blues, Los Globos, and a democratic convention in Sacramento. I specialize in Fender Rhodes, piano, synth, and organ.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Reviews (4)

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  1. Review by Wes Writer
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    Jordan was quick and he kept in contact with me through the whole process. Great voice

  2. Review by Rikkie Diamon
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    Jordan is really good vocalist and gave me everything i asked for and in no time at all. I really appreciated the speedy vocals!

  3. Review by Rikkie Diamon
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    Learned a lot working with Jordan and would do it all again! Great soulful vocalist!

  4. Review by Ezo
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    Highly recommended and great to work with. Jordan is a very talented, soulful vocalist. Thank you Jordan!

Interview with Southpaw

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Singing backups on the upcoming Michael Buble album. I did them for the whole album and got to work with Michael directly at a killer studio. It was a great experience.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: The best songs of 2016

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Mickey Shilo and Bobby Dub

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: Is this in the right key for my range? Do you want exactly the melody/rhythm? Do you want an ad-lib track? how much freedom do I have? Dry mixdowns or with efx? Harmonies? Do you want us to use Melodine?

  9. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  10. A: Give me as much as you can to get me into the song.

  11. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  12. A: U-47, 4 track, nord stage, huge PA

  13. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  14. A: Writer, singer, 3 years professionally, 15+ years total.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Soulful, big, anthemic, slick

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: Kendrick Lamar, he is the most exciting thing happening in music in a meaningful way.

  19. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  20. A: Know what you want to say or sound like before you get too far into how you want to say it or make it sound.

  21. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  22. A: Pop, electro soul, house

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Singing, tied with writing.

  25. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  26. A: Unique flavor with a one-of-a-kind voice and artistry.

  27. Q: What's your typical work process?

  28. A: Get inside the song and the feeling, figure out what it means to me, practice until I can easily express it, then execute.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: At my studio I work with a basic setup of protools, Shure SM-1 and Rode NT-1, keyboards, Apogee interface, and B&W home audio speakers with Marantz amplifier. When I record demo vocals I record at a professional studio with top of the line gear.

  31. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  32. A: Mostly people I personally work with. Of today? Kendrick Lamar, Hiatus Kaiyote, Sia, Jason Flom, Beyonce, James Blake, on and on...

  33. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  34. A: I do vocal demos and writing sessions most days of the week.

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Jordan Vincent, "All Dressed Up"

I was the vocalist, writer, topliner in this production

Terms Of Service

4 day turnaround, will revise and not request payment until you are satisfied

Gear Highlights
  • I record with a pro engineer at a fully equipped studio. Keyboards are Korg SV-1
  • Nord Lead
  • Roland Juno
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