Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
An album with Ray Charles.... Working with one of my idols.... Played keyboards.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Jay Stapley I would highly recommend Jay as musician & producer !
Analog or digital and why?
Analog !.... I love the warmth !
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How they hear their finished track !
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Steinway Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes 88 suitcase, Hammond B3, Honer Clav D6, Macbook Pro.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Stevie Wonder...... The most beautiful artist of modern time !
Can you share one music production tip?
Don't over complicate anything !
What type of music do you usually work on?
What's your strongest skill?
Understanding what the artist/client wants !
What do you bring to a song?
What's your typical work process?
Establish the mood feel of track, highlight any fill points, Find the most suitable sound for the track.
Tell us about your studio setup.
Apple Mac, Logic Pro X, UAD, Ivory 2, Spectrasonics + much more
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
All the great session players that understand that the artist is the most important ingredient of any track !
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Playing behind singers/Instrumentalists, Composition.