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Henri “Sir B.L.” Jones is an American recording artist, producer, & songwriter based out of Sacramento now currently living in Las Vegas. Traveling around the world brings a variety of culture and musical influence which makes him versatile in music production & songwriting. Having produced for various artists & legends from California, Atlanta, Miami, to New York & Detriot you will get the sound you need. Being in the industry for 15 years & having interests from Arista & Jive Records he’s bringing his experience to the artists he’s working with. From smooth samples & melodies with west coast drums to intricate lyrics for your taste & topic. Along with artist determinant and marketing management contact now & get some work.
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Interview with Sir B.L.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: One of the projects I’m especially proud of is my “Big Brudda” mixtape/EP because I put it out for my true fans that support and payed for my music. Something more in tune with my real sound.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I just finished this “Nineties” EP sampling some favorite songs from the 90’s bringing solid rap to the music on all digital platforms. In addition I’m working on two beat tape series called “Beat Game” & “Beats 4 The High” look out for those as well.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I would recommend Zyah Belle & Jessica Jolia for songwriting as well very talented.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both I like analog more because the sound punches harder.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Good quality & solid content!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it’s an easy task I just happen to make it easy from the years of consistency and conditioning.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Know what ideas you want for your production. As far as songwriting goes the world is your canvas.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: MPC 2500, MacBook, Reason, Protools, & a Blue Microphone
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path was to be an artist I’ve been writing music since I was 11 (23 years) & production since 13 (21 years) so that was destined. I got into Engineering at 19 wheni left Sacramento getting a internship into a recording studio in San Diego, CA
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Pure Hip-Hop with that knocking vibe.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs, & Fabolous to name a few always felt like we had similar sounds and the music always had a message.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Do what feels good to you never keep yourself in a box.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on Hip-Hop & R&B music but I’ve done Afrobeat music also Rock and Reggaeton.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is my creativity being open enough to tap into any mood.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: As far as production goes I can bring smooth freeway vibes or I can come with energy club music just depends on the direction. Same with writing whatever the idea or topic is at that time I try to bring the vision to a way the people can see it.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Just finding the vibe & sound good for the topic I’m going towards. Sometimes the ideas just come & I go with feels right.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Real hip hop set up MPC’s, Reason & Protools.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Musicians like Teddy Riley, Neptunes, Rick Rock, Just Blaze & J Dilla inspired me as far as production wise but the list can keep going.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly music production & songwriting.