I record what your exactly looking for, with suggestions from a professional with over sixteen years experience.
David Fiori, session bass player with over sixteen years experience. I have worked with a lot of independent artists, I also have submitted work to commercials, Marvel Studios and Netflix . It took me twenty years to get in the position, that I am in to help out other people, What a lot of music supervisors ask and love is that I play what they are asking for, and in a timely manner.
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Interview with InThePocketPro
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I'm proud of everything I do and I love everything like it , laying down baselines mixing my part arranging everything perfectly
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Base funk loops for a client
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both in this day and age you got to be versatile
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That'll give them exactly what they need and what they're looking for It's a creative process and I'm very creative
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: It's my dream job I love music I still practice 6 hours a day when I have time and I'm always learning
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Do I play a five string No, I can tune down and give you the low B that you would like
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's easy
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are they exactly going for as far as musicality And what time frame are we looking at
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just have a rough idea of what you want we'll talk it over if you have a corporation even better If not we can work it all out I'm really easy to work with
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Fender Jazz P-bas Three packs of strings
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started off as a drummer, switch to base because a friend told me I would be really good at it. Played in bands Truth around the country even went to Europe was one band. Then I started producing local bands friends. Then I started doing session base work and I just continued on that path and kept learning and learning and learning recording techniques. Improving my time keeping skills now 20 years later I have a 16 years as a session bass player
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: In the pocket, to make the rest of the band sound good
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I woke love to work with chad Smith from RHCP ,he is a fun drummer and and impeccable timekeeper
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is always more!!!!!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop Rock Blues Hip-hop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Listening and taking my knowledge and delivering what all my clients want.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring exactly what it needs nothing more nothing less, I will do multiple track recording to improve on the value of a song ( Trick from old Les Paul)👈
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Client contacts me, tells me exactly what they are looking for ( or has and idea) I take that and bring it life for them. In a timely manner and very professional.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I run Reaper Audio Workstation, with two different Cabinets. 1x15 GK Bass can and a 4x10 SWR working man's cabinet. I have Tons of bass head VST and effects for everything from country to gospel. What ever sound your looking for I can create for you. I use either a P-bas or Jazz Bass depending on the gig and desired sound.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Baselines for all types of music, Rock, Pop, lots of Bass loops for hip-hop artists