I'm music producer and session musician specialized playing acoustic and electric guitars and Cuban Tres. I have lot experience producing worship songs and guitars. I've produced songs and albums for Generación 12, one of the biggest worship bands in Latin America, Generacion 12 Kids, Soulfire Revolution, achieving millions of streams on YouTube.
I work as music producer for different genres of music, My specialization is in worship music and latin pop music genres.
Also, I work producing acoustic and electric guitars, latin string instruments (like cuban tres), BGV, synths and keyboard programming, and ukelele.
I work as audio editor too, tuning voices, quantizing drums, monophonic and polyphonic instruments.
I have a lot experience as composer, for artist who need collaborations or songs for their projects. (Spanish songs)
You can listen my work as producer, session musician and audio editor listening Generacion 12, Generación 12 kids, La Sép7ima.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with Jairo Zuluaga
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: every song I've made is my song, I'm a part of this dream.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The new album of Generación 12 (You can listen our new single called Dios conmigo estás) is a great job we've made. I produced a couple of songs, recorded electric guitars.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm producing at local church band in Colombia called Emmanuel. And I'm working for Generación 12 new Album.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I just started on SoundBetter, but you know, Is the Spotify partner for musicians...
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I think is the best of both. I prefer analog sound on my pedalboard, but I prefer the simple of the small interfaces digital sound.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will make my best to achieve the sound you're looking for, and I'll make it as soon possible.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can we sound like these or that band? Let me listen to your songs.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: You're a jazz musician.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What do you want to achieve on your projects.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just listen the previous work and follow their instagram.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Double cat Duesenberg guitar, an apogee duet or quartet interface, my pedalboard, my ukelele (you know I'm on a desert island, I need that sound) and my headphones.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I'm making music for the las 18 years, I'm just 37 so I started very young on this. I love my work
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I studied jazz music in the university, but I grow up in the church listening Dc Talk, jars of clay, newsboys, burlap to cashmere. I started producing bands with the new worship sound. So, I think my sound is a fusion of that experience making music.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Martin Smith, Hillsong Young & free, Monsieur Perine, Carlos Vives.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: The most important thing in music production is to have great songs. You can contract the best music producer in the world and no have success without good songs.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Worship and Gospel music, pop music, latin contemporary music, folk music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I have a lot experience on worship sound, and I think is my strongest skill. But also, I have a very deep knowledge in latin music of different regions and countries, so, I can add it if that is you're looking for too.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I thing that the creativity is the essential in music. So, I consider I'm very creative musician, and I'm sure you'll love the sound of my tracks.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Depending of the client requirements, I generally work from an audio demo with metro, vocals and piano or guitar. I find a sound reference and then I start to make music.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work on my home studio, I prefer the Apogee preamps and Logic DAW for my work. As a guitar player, my best sound is from Duesenberg guitars and Fender guitars.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I love the StuG guitar Sound (Delirious, Michael W. Smith) and I love the 80's music production style. I have a passion for latin roots of music sounds too.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I make music tracks for songs, albums. Also I record guitars and latin strings instruments. I specialized in Gospel and worship music.