What are you working on at the moment?
Nashville-based country overdubs.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Analog or digital and why?
If you have the means, analog. There's a warmth analog can only bring.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Your song will be served...
What do you like most about your job?
Being able to create!
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Generally, clients are very clear in their direction. My answer is always, "Yes. I can do that."
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are you envisioning for your song?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Communication is key. Having musical/artist references helps a great deal in getting your vision across.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My vintage hand-wired AC30 // Gold-top LP Dlx // ES335 // Strat // Pedalboard (...and generator to plug them in!)
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Experienced stage/studio musician with 16 yrs experience.
How would you describe your style?
Fluid. I am proficient in all styles country, rock, pop, pop-rock, acoustic, and latin genres.
Can you share one music production tip?
What type of music do you usually work on?
Country // Pop // Rock // Blues // Latin
What's your strongest skill?
Knowing how to serve a song.
What do you bring to a song?
A desire to serve the song.
What's your typical work process?
*Dependent on work-load: 24 hr turn-around p/song
Tell us about your studio setup.
Home Studio: ProTools LE
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Producers: George Martin // Mutt Lange // Phil Spector // Jeff Lynne
Musicians: McCartney // Lennon // Harrison // Jeff Beck // Robben Ford // ELO
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Guitar overdubs/tracking [electric // acoustic // gut-string]