Beto Braga

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34 Reviews (34 Verified)
Beto Braga on SoundBetter

I will create improvised solos and background lines, or record your written parts. Short deadlines are welcome. I am confortable with jazz, R&B, folk/acoustic and world music and will be glad to contribute to your project.

One of the songs on my first EP ("Danae") was included on two Spotify editorial playlists ("Jazz Brasileiro" and "Jazz Relax").

Check out my playlists on Spotify for more samples of my playing. Thank you!

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

34 Reviews - 6 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Veytik
    by Veytik

    Great great , ez to work with. He gets it right away !

  2. Review by claudio_napoles

    Such a pleasure working with Beto, he captures the mood & feel perfectly and brings so much life to the tracks we work on. The slight variations in the harmony phrasing add so much possibility. I prefer phrasing slightly behind the beat and his interpretation does not disappoint, just stellar musicianship all around.

    Fast, clear communication and turn-around
    Great file management
    Excellent recording quality

  3. Review by Ronny Smith

    A very talented sax player. Most definitely a five star musician

  4. Review by Ziggy B.

    As usual, Beto Braga came through with what I needed. Thank you once again. I'll be back soon!

  5. Review by Kobby I.

    Beto is a real pro who is great to work with and turns things around real fast. Most importantly he delivers big on sound with every track to take them to the next level Absolutely loved working with Beto and looking forward to more tracks with his playing!

  6. Review by Torgeir T.

    Not only did I get what I came for, but working with Beto has been a classic case of getting "what I didn't know I wanted." Brilliant stuff! It won't be the last time :)

  7. Review by Anthony J.

    No issues . Got everything done in a timely fashion.

  8. Review by ray
    by ray

    Great service and communication, he put great results in my record with his magnificent playing. If you need a talented saxophonist for your record look no further than Beto Braga.

  9. Review by claudio_napoles

    Phenomenal musicianship and very professional. Very happy with these results and hope to work with Beto again soon.

  10. Review by Jesse Reuben Wilson

    Beto did a really nice job, delivered fast and went that extra mile to make sure I had what I needed.

    A true professional and really nice to communicate with too!

  11. Review by Alex Mitchell

    Fantastic working with Beto. His musicianship really took my project to the next level, and his recordings sound studio-quality. Will definitely work with him again.

  12. Review by Jaquie D.

    Beto's sensitive playing fitted with the arrangement and vision that I had for the two songs. Responsive and eager to work on the project.

  13. Review by Chen L.

    Great sound. Beto played what my heart wanted. Very good saxophonist, highly recommended! I am looking forward to our next cooperation.

  14. Review by Nadim A.

    Great tone and musical expression
    I also needed a revision on a track in relative minor and Beto did that...
    On time and expert execution...

  15. Review by Ken F.
    by Ken F.

    Beto promptly supplied the Baritone track. There was a misunderstanding in a small area of the score and he promptly sent a revision. I'm happy with the results.

  16. Review by Pete White

    Beautiful playing and a fast turnaround.

  17. Review by Torgeir T.

    This man has so much soul and it all comes to show when playing his saxophone. Brilliant man with brilliant melodies. Well appreciated!

  18. Review by Ziggy B.

    I knew what I wanted and wanted it right now but it didn't happen that way. I was taught a valuable lesson. Good things come to those who wait. I have what I want and I'm very satisfied. Thank you Beto!

  19. Review by Andrew R.

    Wonderful work, very quick delivery and strong performance. Highly recommended.

  20. Review by Regis
    by Regis

    This is the second time that I have worked with Beto and it is always the same pleasure, he is an excellent saxophonist and always understands my requests perfectly. I recommend him.

Interview with Beto Braga

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

  2. A: My first EP, with my compositions.

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

  4. A: I am finishing a single of my latest composition.

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

  6. A: No.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, for flexibility.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: You will be happy.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: The diversity.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: "Are you interested?" Absolutely.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: I sound like someone else.

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

  18. A: What's the deadline?

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

  20. A: If you know exactly what you want, say it. If you don't, say it.

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

  22. A: My alto sax, with enough reeds.

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

  24. A: I studied at Berklee, and have been doing music for most of my life.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Jazz, with pop/R&B hues.

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

  28. A: Bill Frisell, because he is unique.

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

  30. A: Less is more.

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

  32. A: Jazz

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Professionalism.

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

  36. A: If I am asked to, I will contribute with an unique solo or sax line.

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

  38. A: After communicating with the client and understanding his/her expectations, I record a few takes. If requested, I will gladly provide more options

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have an acoustically balanced, sound-proofed studio, a Focusrite interface and use a AKG C318 mic.

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

  42. A: Mark Turner, Lee Konitz.

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

  44. A: Saxophone solos (alto, soprano, baritone) for album tracks, podcasts and YouTube videos.

Beto Braga

I was the saxophone player and composer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • MacBook Pro
  • Logic
  • Focusrite interface
  • AKG C-214 mic
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