Singer & Choreographer for over 13 years with live performance and in-studio experience.
Working at a home studio with a Neve 1073 pre-amp into a Neumann u87, makes for clean & professional recordings. I record pre-written songs for $100 or I would be happy to write and record the song for you at $200.
My specialty is in Pop/R&b but I am super open to working in other genres with you. I love the music process and would love to be of help anyway that I can.
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Interview with MARQUE
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My most recent single "Won't Lie". I wanted to incorporate some of my culture into it and it was such a releasing project. I was the writer and lead vocalist.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: New original music.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Jaki Nelson
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog. Easier to process.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will always do my best to deliver quality.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The connection, the art. I get to work with all types of great, talented, and beautiful people. It never gets old.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much do I charge for a song. Normally $100 for a pre-written song and $200 if I am writing it as well.
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 the intention of the music is. What are your plans for the project? Any specific sounds they had in mind when contacting me and so on.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Communication is KEY, the more clarity the better. I always do my best to accommodate my clients and feel like I am easy to work with. Love it when someone is straight forward (but kind) and knows what they like or don't like. I take direction very well.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A guitar, a mic set up, laptop (that will probably last me a few days) & a beat pad.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I am a professional Choreographer & Dancer with 13+ years of experience in that field so I have worked with so many artists of all kinds. I have been singing all my life but doing it professionally for the last 3 years now putting in to action all of the notes I have taken from working with artists in the past.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Edgy but soulful with that 2000's timeless pop vibe underneath.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Jennifer Lopez because she is so multi faceted, I would love to watch her process when it comes to vocal training as a Latin Pop artist, and how involved in the music she is. She's an entrepreneur which I admire. Same with Rihanna.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Dont sweat if you don't get it on the first try and LAYERS!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Creative ability and ideas. Being able to replicate things. The ability to emote through music.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A unique sound, clever writing ability, passionate vocals and feeling, authenticity.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Go with the flow. Prioritization on what the client deems as most important.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Home studio with a Neve 1073 pre-amp into a Neumann u87.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Timbaland, Aaliyah, Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Alanis Morisette, Machine Gun Kelly, Bad Bunny, Cardi B, Little Mix
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vocals and Song writing.