Patricio Böttcher

Sax, Clarinet, Flute & Horns

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Patricio Böttcher on SoundBetter

Specialized in recording melodies, improvised solos and horn sections. From a 1920’s dixie clarinet to a modern sax hook and everything in between. I have a great amount of experience recording and would love to be a part of your project!

I play soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. I also work with a great team of players to provide all the horns you need at the same place: Trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, french horn, tuba, alto flute, bass flute and harmonica.

I record my woodwinds with AKG c414 condenser microphones and an Audient iD22 Interface.

You can ask me to play a specific line or you can ask me to create a melody or an improvised solo for your track. I can also compose, arrange and record horn sections with any combination of horns.

I guarantee professional quality work that will exceed your expectations and I can deliver your tracks really fast if needed.

Here's a short video reel: https://youtu.be/Q3ihRsdwsb8

You can find multiple samples of my work here:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO6HKQbeGrT8h-iTspBki2Q

If you have any questions, I'll be happy to answer them.
Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Cheers!

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36 Reviews - 5 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Bav
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    I brought in Patricio to play Sax, Clarinet and Flute and he's impressive with all three. It really added to the project and took it the next level. Great pro.

  2. Review by D Bruce Moore
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    Beautiful tone, did an additional take to give me EXACTLY what I needed. Fast turnaround. Couldn't be happier!

  3. Review by Nathan D.
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    I appreciated the quick turnaround. Recording sounded great.

  4. Review by Ben V.
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    Brilliant... I had quite a specific project... bit weird, nostalgic vibe and Patricio picked it up right away. melody plus improv solo. first take made it into the song. Can fully recommend!

  5. Review by Alex H.
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    Patricio played an awesome tenor sax solo on our song. He has a great understanding of harmony and had the right "jazzy ears" for our project :) The sound of his sax is very warm and clean, absolutely love his work.
    Was a pleasure and definitely willing to repeat!

  6. Review by Steve N.
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    It was a pleasure working with Patricio!
    Fast, communicative, but best of all, the alto sax track he recorded for me was awesome. :-)

  7. Review by Bastido
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    Super happy with the saxophone take Patricio recorded for my track. Thank you! Would love to work on more stuff soon!

  8. Review by Nick G.
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    Working with Patricio was phenomenal. This was my first time using SoundBetter so I was nervous about putting my trust in someone over the internet to record parts for my score.

    Patricio was easy going, fast to respond, helped with sheet music and arrangement suggestions, and, of course, performed his parts with passion and accuracy.

    I highly recommend Patricio.

  9. Review by Dimitri T.
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    Working with Patricio was great! I asked him to play 2 subtle solo's and 1 improvisational solo on one of my longer prog-rock tracks, and he just nailed them. He sent me a couple takes so that I could have options. Awesome! I would definitely work with Patricio in the future. 5 Stars!

  10. Review by Lindsay R.
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    Patricio was the first musician I had the pleasure of working with on Soundbetter, and I could not be more thrilled! He is an extremely talented saxophonist and the other horn players he works with were excellent! He is also very professional, efficient, and communicative. He got my tracks completed and returned to me very quickly, and was willing to make revisions as needed. Patricio is the first musician I will go to for any of my future projects, and I recommend him 100%! Don’t miss out!

  11. Review by K
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    I've had an absolutely great experience with Patricio. He was quick to respond and deliver my tracks. He was truly professional and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for pro Clarinet and Horn tracks.

  12. Review by fabio m.
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    Great player and person, he did an Amazing sax solo in one of our Song, with the perfect mood! We're really happy to have worked with him.

  13. Review by cavemandave77
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    Fantastic work, Patricio is very talented and musical. An an absolute expert who imparts a special tone and emotion in to his playing that will elevate your music. Highly recommended.

  14. Review by alexmbass
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    Patricio was great. He hit all my notes and delivered a professional sounding track on a really quick turn around. Would definitely hire him again.

  15. Review by Jimmy Luna
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    Patricio just executed another amazing job & fast too. If I could rate him higher than 5 stars I would!

  16. Review by Andrea B.
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    Great soloist, great job and a lot of availability!

  17. Review by Carl R.
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    Great work from a very talented Sax player!

  18. Review by Jimmy Luna
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    Worked very well, even suggested phenomenal musicians to contribute to the track, will definitely stay in contact!

  19. Review by Jimmy Luna
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    Knocked this project out on first try within a day with very quality work.

  20. Review by Jimmy Luna
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    Great to work with, fast turnaround, nailed 3 quality projects on first try, very talented-- I definitely will be returning for future projects.

  21. Review by Daniele A.
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    great professional, fast and accurate. great Patricio

  22. Review by tree.
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    Perfect.

  23. Review by Pavlos V.
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    Excellent musician and great communicator - Thank you Patricio !

  24. Review by Per A.
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    Very professional! Patricio performed even better than I had hoped for. He immediately understood the nature of the song and made a great performance. Also a very quick delivery time and a high sound quality of his recorded files. Very good!

  25. Review by Jean R.
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    Patricio is for me a real musical encounter. Thanks to him to help my tracks climbing a step ahead.

  26. Review by Doug K.
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    Patricio did a perfect job, and knocked it out in a matter of hours. Total pro!

  27. Review by Jean R.
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    Another track with Patricio. Perfect wind ensemble played with flutes and clarinets, and a wonderful solo of bass clarinet! Beautiful.

  28. Review by Marie-Léa V.
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    Once again Patricio did an amazing job! Such a professional besides being a very nice guy.

  29. Review by Jean R.
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    When someone plays your music, sometimes there's a thrill. It's the case with Patricio and its fabulous playing. We are working on three tracks. In a hurry to do more.

  30. Review by K-laz
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    Patricio is a great talent, with exceptional ear. Easy and flexible to work with, even though my vision was kind of blurry. A dream!

  31. Review by Marie-Léa V.
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    Patricio is an absolute professional and a great musician ! I would recommend working with him in a heartbeat.

  32. Review by Martha B.
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    Another perfect job - both times I've worked with Patricio, the first takes have been spot on. Not only that, but the recording quality is great (including the space he records in), and he was able to work with a super fast turnaround.

    I very highly recommend Patricio!

  33. Review by Martha B.
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    An absolutely stunning woodwind player! Patricio played 8 parts on a piece I'd arranged, including: piccolo, flute, clarinets, alto sax, tenor sax, and baritone sax. He played them all with real joy, and truly brought the song to life.

    I wouldn't hesitate to ask Patricio for woodwind parts in future, and would highly recommend him for your project.

  34. Review by Ray A.
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    Patricio is professional and a pleasure to work with!

  35. Review by Charlie R.
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    Another great job with Patricio, and another great woodwind section - thank you Patricio!

  36. Review by Charlie R.
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    Patricio did a fantastic job performing a woodwind section on my song. He was friendly and quick, and the recordings were beautiful. Highly recommended to all! A+++++

Interview with Patricio Böttcher

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

  2. A: I loved doing woodwind recordings for an Argentinian movie.

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

  4. A: I'm working on a classical piece for saxophone quartet.

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

  6. A: Yes! Charlie R. is my best costumer out there.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Not an expert on that.

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

  10. A: To deliver top quality sounding horns

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

  12. A: I enjoy the fact that I can set up my own schedule.

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

  14. A: They usually ask what do I think about their track, and I try to be as honest as I can.

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

  16. A: No idea.

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

  18. A: What are they looking to add to their track.

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

  20. A: Be as specific as you can with what you want.

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

  22. A: I guess five different instruments.

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

  24. A: I've been doing recordings for more than 10 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Jazzy, creative, modern

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

  28. A: Magic Malik cause he's the best

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

  30. A: For horn players, definitely get the best mic you can.

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

  32. A: I usually record over pop tracks, but also do classical stuff, jazz, rock, heavy metal and many more.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Tuning, time feel and improvisation.

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

  36. A: The wind instruments that I record bring more texture and dynamics to songs making them sound fuller and creating a wider range of possibilities.

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

  38. A: First I listen several times to the track that i'm provided, then I decide which instrument suits the track better, then I create an arrangement and then I record it.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I use a Aston Spirit condenser microphone and I love it! I plug it into a audient id4 audio interface, I monitor myself with AKG 240 studio headphones and on my computer I use Ableton Live 10.

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

  42. A: Magic Malik, Mauro Negri, Sam Most

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

  44. A: I usually record saxophone solos, lead melodies, or full horn sections

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I was the Sax, clarinet and flute player in this production

  • SaxophoneAverage price - $70 per song
  • ClarinetAverage price - $70 per song
  • FluteAverage price - $70 per song
  • HornAverage price - $150 per song
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