Claudio Tristano

Session Guitarist, music prod

Claudio Tristano on SoundBetter

I love when music sounds at it's best and I won't stop until I get to that point, wether I'm recording guitars or composing or mixing.

I've been working as a studio musician, composer, producer and mixing engineer for well over 10 years. My main influences are pop, blues, rock and country. In 2013 I was top ten finalist (among 2500 guitarists) for the contest "Blues Masters" hosted by Guitar Center and Joe Bonamassa. In 2016 I was the grand prize winner of the "Onstage with Vince Gill" national competition.
I've been touring as a guitarist for multiple bands throughout the world (US, Canada, Italy, Japan...)
I've composed the soundtrack for movie ''So, you want to be a gangster?'' available on Amazon.
I'm currently working as a composer for major TV Networks such as CBS, National Geographic, FOX...

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Interview with Claudio Tristano

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

  2. A: I just finished recording guitar and bass for an artist and now I'm mixing his EP.

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

  4. A: Not at the moment

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: In an ideal world I'd go with analog because of it's warmth and variables that make music sound perfect.

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

  8. A: That they will have the best sounding and most appropriate guitar tracks for their songs.

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

  10. A: I always ask them to be detailed with what they're looking for

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

  12. A: My Lsl strat, Fender Super Reverb, Tubescreamer 808, Neve 1073, Shure SM57

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My demo reel

I was the guitarist in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Nile Rodgers
  • John Mayer
Gear Highlights
  • Two Rock Bi-Onyx
  • Lsl Saticoy
  • Martin HD28V
  • Bogner
  • Strymon
  • Xotic
  • Roger Mayer
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