What are you working on at the moment?
I'm composing material for a new album and also recording/producing songs for a few clients.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I started to learn music about 20 years ago. I have performed with pop and Brazilian jazz bands since then, as well as accompanying singers as a pianist. I have a Bachelor's Degree in music. I also have been producing music since 2006 and working as a music teacher.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I feel extremely comfortable working on electronic music, such as new age, chillout, synthpop. I also like to work on pop tracks and instrumental projects.
What's your strongest skill?
Organized, focused, professional and committed to the project.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I work on a computer running Cubase and Ableton Live, along with several VST instruments, such as Omnisphere, Sylenth 1, Halion Sonic 2, U-he Hive, Massive and Kontakt. I use an M-Audio Profire 2626 audio interface and Yamaha HS-50 monitors. Hardware gear also include Yamaha Motif XF6, Nord Electro 3, Yamaha P60 digital piano, Edirol PCR800 controller and APC40 controller.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I'm a pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer. I work recording keyboard tracks, beats and instrumentals all based on VST instruments and hardware synths. I also produce other artists, helping with the production concept, arrangement and recording. I usually work on mixing and mastering previously recorded tracks. I'm a music teacher as well, so I work teaching piano/keyboards and music production.