I'm a music composer, producer and jazz musician from Argentina, currently active in the intense Buenos Aires music scene. I've been working in multiple music productions, from short films and commercials and jazz recordings. My main focus is on Blues funk guitar and guitar jazz performance.
I'm a professional jazz guitar player performing with more than 10 years experience and multiple projects, ranging from swing to contemporary improvisation, in the intense jazz scene of Buenos Aires City, Argentina.
I can play in any style for you:
From early swing and bebop to bossa, latin, post-bop, free jazz, fusion, etc....
Record jazz guitar cool lines, expressive melodies, chords and chord melodies for using in other genres (from pop to neosoul, hip hop and other productions).
Imitate any jazz guitarist sound (Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall, Joe Pass, Kenny Burrell, etc...)
Soloing, comping, written arrangements
Send me a note through the contact button above.
Interview with Federico
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: To have a clear vision of what they are looking for. A reference is wonderful so I could pin point the sound they are after.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Guitar, amplifier, Computer And audio interface
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been playing and producing music for 12 years.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't "fix it in the mix". Music needs to sound amazing before and cosmetic work is done to it. The best projects I worked on did not need a mix.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Jazz, Soul, Bossa and Rock (Pop)
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Very responsible!!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I try to bring first and foremost my own creativity and sound. What the song really needs beyond my personal taste. and depending on the project, radio friendly or commercial sound.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I first discuss the genre and what you are looking for from the guitar portion When possible, I encourage my clients to provide a reference to the type of style and sound desired Depending on your preference
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I run Protools on a custom PC With Windows. I use the Audinet idd44. I have a Whirsperroom isolated booth to maximize mic'ed recording and isolation. I have a variety of amps such as Fender Hot Road Deluxe and Laney LVr12. Endless effects and pedals. I use microphones such as Shure57, AKGC414.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: The list would be endless but here are top few: Wes Montgomery, Quincy Jones, D´angelo, Clark Terry, Jimmy Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Chet Baker, Count Basie and many more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I do guitar work for my clients, whether it's single, multiple layer guitar work, it is all done within a couple of days. I have a variety of guitars to choose from, for all genres including nylon, acoustic guitar.