Roy Ben Bashat

Session Guitarist and Arranger

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Hello there, Guitarist, composer and arranger- Roy Ben Bashat. BA degree from Berklee College of Music in Performance, Writing and Production. My expertise is in Jazz and Classical music, but I also work for Pop, Funk, Rock, Gospel, and Indie artists. I will record top quality classical/ acoustic/ electric guitar tracks for any of your projects!

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  1. Review by Benjamin J.
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    Roy is a terrific guitarist whose work on my project was excellent. I asked Roy to provide both the melody and a solo for my jazz tune. When I got his tracks back, I was (and still am) so impressed with the result. Not only is his performance brilliant and masterful, I can tell that he put his heart and soul into it. He and I communicated very well with each other, and I can easily recommend Roy to anyone who needs a versatile, pro guitarist.

  2. Review by Matthew S.
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    Roy is a fantastic guitarist. He went above and beyond until we reached a final product we were both happy with. Highly recommend!

  3. Review by Ghost C.R.O
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    Very nice sound.
    He created the perfect instrumental for me.

  4. Review by Eli MI Heath
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    Wonderful musician with great instincts and a beautiful sound. I've been fortunate to work with Roy on a number of occasions and am always blown away! He has the skills, versatility, and taste to elevate just about anything you could imagine having him play on.

  5. Review by Kim
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    I produced a few arrangements of mine for rhythm section, strings and vocals.
    Roy played nylon string guitar in all the arrangements and did a wonderful job.
    The part was very complex and Roy played it perfectly and was very accurate. The sound was great too and it sat really well with the rest of the band and the mix.
    Really recommended!

  6. Review by John
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    I asked Roy to record acoustic guitar and electric guitar solo on 2 of my tracks in my upcoming project.
    Roy did absolutely unbelievable job. He brought up some unique ideas from his own as well.
    The sound is very professional and high quality as well. The solo is killin.

    Very recommended!

  7. Review by Makoto Ishizaka
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    I worked with Roy on my remote big band project. He understood the music, chart and his roles in the band then did completely amazing job as the part of rhythm section. I like his how to structs and leads the harmony and comping time feel so much.

    I'm also sure he has great techniques and variety of musical words as a soloist, arranger and composer from the public opinion and my thought based on his other works.

    At last, He has good quality of recording equipments, I got an audio file on time with correct audio format.
    I strongly recommend Roy for your new music project!

  8. Review by James Ventola
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    Roy recorded a track for me and did an amazing job. He recorded multiple takes which allowed me to choose between them. He is professional, talented and very good at communication. I would highly recommend him and will use him again in the future. 5/5

  9. Review by Eliya A.
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    Amazing performance! Loved the job you did. Thanks

  10. Review by Yahel Stein
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    Thank you for your professional and high quality job! Will definitely ask you again in the future.

Interview with Roy Ben Bashat

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

  2. A: I never compromise. I will work on the music together with you until you are 100% satisfied.

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

  4. A: Everything. I love playing the guitar, I love recording, I love composing. It’s hard to say what I like the most.

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

  6. A: That I am only a “Jazz” musician.

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

  8. A: I ask for musical references, musical thoughts they have on the music and any general guides they have.

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

  10. A: In general, know what the quality of performance/audio you expect to have from your provider. I guarantee you that I always deliver very high quality performance/ audio/ composition. 100% satisfaction.

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

  12. A: Classical/ acoustic guitars, piano, upright bass and drums.

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

  14. A: I am playing the guitar since I am 9 years old. I started my professional path as a musician in my art high school at the age of 14.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Very difficult question.. I am all around musician. My main background is Jazz music, however I play a lot of classical music, pop, gospel, etc.

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

  18. A: Aaron Parks. I am in love with his writing and playing. I feel like I can shine in his band.

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

  20. A: Always know WHY you do what. There should always be a reason to why adding this pad/ effect/ instrument.

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

  22. A: Singer-song writers, Jazz and classical music.

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: I am very flexible musically and able to play many styles. I can solo on everything, I have a good sight-reading and good time feel. But mostly I think I have a good taste and know exactly what to add and when.

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

  26. A: First, I will bring everything that the client asks for... After that, if it feels right, I also like to add some of my own musical choices (dynamics, groove, etc.) on an additional take for the clients. Most times my clients prefer this take.

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

  28. A: I firstly listen to the track/demo (if there is one) and look at the score (if there is one). Than I ask for any musical references/ musical requests from the client to get a better sense. After that, I start working on the music and making sure to share my work in process with the client to make sure I am aiming in the right direction and to keep the him/ her engaged. It’s very important to me to have feedbacks while I am working.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: I have a modest home studio. I have all my guitars set up: a stand with my classical, acoustic, electric and hollow body guitar. I also have an upright piano, electric keyboards, MIDI, B&W Monitors, and my Microphones: Shure SM-57, SElectronic condenser, MZM Boutique hand made condenser mics.

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

  32. A: I like John Mayer, Pat Metheny, Mac Miller, Andres Segovia, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Elliot Smith, Paul Simon and others.

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

  34. A: I mainly record guitar parts for different projects. I recorded Jazz guitar, classical guitar, finger style, singer-song, country, rock, solos... However, I also compose and arrange for many clients.

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  • Andrés Segovia
  • Pat Metheny
  • Eric Clapton
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  • Gibson byrdland 1990 Vintage Guitar
  • Fender Tweed tube amp
  • Shure 57
  • SE electronics condenser mic
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