Judy Shin

Pianist/Keyboard/Comp&Arranger

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Professional pianist/keyboardist experienced in pop, jazz, Latin, singer-songwriter style, funk, etc. Berklee College of Music's presidential scholar (full tuition&room and board covered), dual major & Master's degree from Berklee. I am here to help you produce your music at its best quality!

I understand music theory as well as soundscape to make an artist's vision be presented clearly and effectively.
I specialize in Pop, Jazz, Funk, RnB, Blues, etc. Instrumental tracks and music notation services are available as well.
Contact me for details and for other demos that are not listed on my page.
Software: Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Finale, Sibelius, Kontakt, CineStrings, CineBrass, Piano in Blue, Komplete 11

Instrument: Nord Electro 3, Roland FP-10
Website: www.judyshin.com
Youtube: www.youtube.com/judyshinmusic

Education
Master of Music (Piano Performance) Berklee College of Music
Bachelor of Music (Piano Performance & Contemporary Writing and Production) Berklee College of Music
Albums Released: Where My Colors Bloomed, Hope is Born, Pink Sky (single)

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

83 Reviews - 21 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Naqibah F.
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    Judy is amazing on the piano! she did exactly what i imagined it to be. Recommend her 100%! Cant wait to work with her again

  2. Review by Craig W.
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    Judy is amazing! she is a highly professional with the skills to give you exactly what you are looking for. Her commitment to her craft is only surpassed to her love for music. She is easy going and a joy to work with. I am a repeat customer and will continue to use her in the future.

  3. Review by James L.
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    Consummate professional. Hired Judy to play piano but also as an arranger this time for my cover of "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!" and it was incredible work. Made sorting out the fun 1940's style block harmonies much faster and straightforward and the song benefitted from the details she put into the arrangement.

  4. Review by James L.
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    Judy is a pro. She plays phenomenally, she makes smart musical choices to get to the best take possible and she goes above and beyond to help you get the best version of your track. Communication was excellent and prompt. Can't say enough great things about her!

  5. Review by InspireStudios
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    Working with judy was a absolute joy!! she delivered the project on time and with excellent quality! would highly recommend judy!! Her piano skills are excellent!

  6. Review by Trey Vittetoe
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    Judy was an absolute pro to work with! Super talented, an amazing player. Also delivered quickly. I couldn't ask for better, I highly recommend her!

  7. Review by Cindy Zhang
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    Another tasteful piano track from Judy! I really appreciate how she's very thoughtful about the voicings and overall arrangement every time :) Great working with her again!!

  8. Review by Craig W.
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    Judy is one of the best musicians that I have worked with to date. She is both highly professional and patient, she really cares about doing an excellent job. I highly recommend her as she is more than competent and capable in delivering work you can be proud of.

  9. Review by Aaron H.
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    Judy is truly wonderful to work with and amazingly talented! Another project perfectly done. I needed a piano track with a quick turnaround. Not only did she finish a day early, she suggested adding strings which really filled out the track.

  10. Review by Han
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    It's always our pleasure working with Judy!! She is an amazing musician and jazz pianist with expertises and passions! Top-class communication process and quality of works!

  11. Review by Gloria C.
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    Judy iis always willing to work with you until you are satisfied. This is my second time working with Judy and once again she delivered. Thanks:)

  12. Review by Serena
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    Judy is amazing!!! I can always count on her for an amazing instrumental in a speedy turnaround. I can’t wait for her help with my next project! 11 stars!!

  13. Review by Aaron H.
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    Judy is a wonderful Jazz pianist and so easy to work with. She understood exactly what I was looking for and was very efficient. I would definitely hire her again!

  14. Review by Lex S.
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    Lovely to work with Judy. Fast and great quality, no revisions needed.

  15. Review by Lex S.
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    Amazing work and extremely fast!

  16. Review by Cindy Zhang
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    This is my 3rd job with Judy and she always delivers dreamy keys parts super quickly. She's definitely my go-to pianist for jazz covers now, and I know I can trust her with complicated charts :) Can't wait to work with her again!

  17. Review by John C.
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    Judy is such
    a great Piano player, she really shines when shes playing. great job Judy. Thank you.

  18. Review by John C.
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    50 stars for Judy. You will never find a better piano player on this site, Judy can play anything, even the most difficult songs. I am so impressed, at the accuracy and the feeling she has. Never had I heard a better piano player. Incredible. If you want the best, pick Judy. She is what I would call a natural talent. She just has the feel and technical side as well.

  19. Review by David K.
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    Another great job completed by Judy. Thank you!

  20. Review by Serena
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    Judy is amazing!!! She delivered exactly what I asked for in a timely fashion! I can’t wait to work with her again!
    11+ stars!!

  21. Review by David K.
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    Judy was to take detailed direction, a complicated demo track, and a reference track to work towards - and combine everything into a performance and arrangement that was right on target, expressive, and expertly played. Really impressive talent!

  22. Review by Jim F.
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    Excellent blues accompaniment! Very professional, good communication, easy to work with.

  23. Review by Benjamin J.
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    Judy is an excellent pianist whose knowledge of music, masterful piano playing, and versatility make her special. This was my second time working with her. She helped me with a difficult task involving MIDI, and I am super grateful for her attention to detail. The result was great! Judy is always professional and I would definitely recommend her to anyone who needs any of the services she offers.

  24. Review by Luke J.
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    It was a real pleasure working with Judy. Very talented and added so much to the track. Thank you Judy.

  25. Review by Peace S.
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    100% RECOMMEND. Judy has an excellent talent and she is definitely the one you need for your project. Excellent communication and service. You will not be disappointed.

  26. Review by Michael P.
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    Words cannot describe how I felt after listening to the tracks and riffs Judy added to my song. Are they any words stronger than :absolutely wonderful? She has managed to turn my strikingly boring song into , dare I say it?--A Masterpiece. I now feel like the dog that came home and found a dinosaur bone in the backyard. I strongly recommend all you musicians that need help sounding professional( and the already professional ones) to contact and work with Judy. She is that good.

  27. Review by ecb2186
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    Judy is magical!! <3

  28. Review by Michael P.
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    It is a pleasure to work with Judy. I needed some piano embellishments within a short window of time. She delivered with time to spare. She is a true professional. Quality of work on a scale of 10 is 10+++. I will work with her on all my projects . I recommend everyone do the same.

  29. Review by Serena
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    Judy is sooo amazing! There is really nothing she can’t do.
    A truly unbelievable talent, can’t wait to work with her again soon. 11 stars!

  30. Review by Serena
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    Judy is a dream to work with! She helped me with a last minute project and saved the day! An unbelievable talent, and a true professional.
    I highly recommend her! 10 stars!

  31. Review by Martel H.
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    Judy is an extremely talented pianist. She is very creative and took my song to another level with her work on the keys. Turnaround time was very fast and communication was great. Judy was a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend others to collaborate with her. Thank you, Judy!

  32. Review by Lavender Lane Production
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    Exactly what I needed. Tops musician on both technical and feel. Couldn't be easier to work with the whole interaction. Thank you Judy!

  33. Review by Kileza
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    I'm grateful for Judy's work on my song!

  34. Review by Gilles
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    Great pleasure to work with Judy ! She's fast, accurate, creative, very pro and so much more ✨👌🏻✨ ! I encourage you to work with her, you will be enchanted !

  35. Review by Morten K.
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    Judy did an amazing job composing and playing the piano and strings part on my song. She was a great listener and interpreter to my needs (and those of the song) and I would recommend her to everyone in need of a skilled pianist.
    She responded quickly and with enthusiasm to the revisions I had and the final product far exceeded what I had hoped for.
    Thanks Judy.

  36. Review by Cindy Zhang
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    Another great keys part from Judy! If you're looking for a pianist in the jazz/Bossa Nova realm, look no further. Judy is really great at listening and playing tastefully around existing parts, which you really need from a pianist. Can't wait to work with her again!

  37. Review by Cindy Zhang
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    Judy is an amazing pianist who plays with a lot of musicality. You can tell she puts a lot of effort into listening and pays a lot of attention to detail. The communication was easy and the turnaround was fast. I highly recommend Judy, and can't wait to to work with her again!

  38. Review by Gilles
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    Judy transcripts wonderfully my songs into piano scores. Her work is precise, delicate and very complete. Not to mention she has a perfectly fine hearing, and the patience required to colour the scores with inspiration and accuracy. I really enjoy our collaboration ✨👌🏻

  39. Review by SOHTA
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    It was so much fun working with Judy!!
    First, she's extremely talented. You know it when the music gives you this calm flow.
    She's also very professional and knows what she wants with attention to detail, and communication is A+++ with quick and polite responses. For a client, what else to ask for? Nothin!

  40. Review by Gilles
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    I asked Judy to write a Piano Sheet of a very special song and she did it perfectly and perfectly in time 👌🏻
    Thanks Judy !

  41. Review by Kersty R.
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    judy did a short jazz piano solo on one of my songs and she was timely and so kind!! and it turned out perfect! highly recommend her

  42. Review by Gloria C.
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    It was nice working with Judy. She understood what i wanted and gave me a quick turnaround

  43. Review by Daniel L.
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    Great experience! Judy is amazing on the keys and very creative! Great communication and turnaround!

  44. Review by July A.
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    It was a great experience working with Judy again. Thank you!

  45. Review by Kameron M.
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    Judy contributed piano, organ and/or synth tracks for almost every song on my upcoming album. I couldn't be more pleased with how everything turned out. Pretty much everything she submitted was perfect without a single revision, and done in only a few days. She has my unending stamp of approval and I highly recommend hiring her for your project.

  46. Review by July A.
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    Fantastic work from Judy once again. Thank You!

  47. Review by July A.
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    Great quality and nice communication. Thank you!

  48. Review by July A.
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    Perfect work. Thank You.

  49. Review by Kameron M.
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    Judy consistently delivers top-notch work. I couldn't be more pleased with how my album is turning out.

  50. Review by July A.
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    Great Work with Judy. She was kind and polite in the communication and delivered quality. Thank you!

  51. Review by Kameron M.
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    Another great job from Judy!

  52. Review by Benjamin J.
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    Working with Judy was a sheer pleasure. She is a great composer and pianist who did an excellent job on my project. Her superb musicianship and fresh ideas made my song really come alive. Judy is extremely easy to work with, and I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing a versatile professional pianist, especially if your music includes elements of jazz.

  53. Review by Kameron M.
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    Judy's piano and organ tracks were absolutely perfect and amazing. Everyone should hire her immediately.

  54. Review by Joy D.
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    Judy made it a smooth process to create a score for my song and was patient in paying attention to the details.

  55. Review by David
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    You will not find a better pianist than Judy. Save yourself some time. Work with her. She is professional, nice, and oh so talented!

  56. Review by David
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    Judy is an amazing pianist. She has the rare ability to listen closely to direction, execute, and add her own intuitive touch to the music. I hope to work with her on many projects to come. It was an honor to work with such a master instrumentalist.

  57. Review by Josh Berkeley
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    Amazing Pianist, very fast turnaround time!

  58. Review by R C.
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    super fast turnaround while helping with sample recreation. no revisions needed. A+

  59. Review by Greg Johnson
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    Judy is such a pro, always gets what I need and turns it around lightning fast! Highly recommend

  60. Review by Greg Johnson
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    Judy is always great to work with, I've done 2 projects with her now and she does excellent work at a fast pace!

  61. Review by Danny C.
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    She did great job professionally.

  62. Review by Stephen M.
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    Judy is a fantastic pianist and has a great ear for melody and rhythm. She responds quickly and delivers tracks with little turnaround time. Total pro. Highly recommended!

  63. Review by Han
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    It's second time working with Judy, and perfect as usual! Looking forward to more collaborations in the future!

  64. Review by Han
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    Judy is a fantastic jazz musician and music arranger. It's my pleasure to work with her.

  65. Review by Greg Johnson
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    Judy did fantastic and same day turnaround!

  66. Review by Don P.
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    Gosh!! Amazing! Amazing! Judy turned my composition into gold. Wow perfect to the point. Thank you so much Judy for your excellent work and collaboration with super fast turnaround.

  67. Review by Nathan B.
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    I had a great experience working with Judy to record piano for an original jazz song. She had great intuition for the song and provided an amazing track based on my notes. So easy and fun to work with!

  68. Review by George
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    This is my third time working with Judy and she has yet to disappoint. Her skills as a pianist were nothing short of amazing for what I needed. She's quick; she's creative, and she's patient. If I need something done in the future, I'll definitely look to her.

  69. Review by Bryan B.
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    Judy is good period! Gave us exactly what we were looking for.

  70. Review by Aron M.
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    It went well. Will Look for Judy when I do my next song.

  71. Review by Alexis D.
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    Judy was professional and patient. She stayed in communication and added some keyboard "magic" to my track. Don't hesitate to hire her. I look forward to working with her again :)

  72. Review by George
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    Judy Shin is an amazing musician. This is my second time using her, and she handled this job even better than she did before! She was very patient when it came to what I needed, and produced results that were just as wonderful. Her knowledge of jazz and other various musical styles is nothing short of professional. I highly recommend her.

  73. Review by Eddie
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    Judy is not only a pleasant and genuine artist, but also as a person, and she won't quit until you are 100% satisfied.
    She is highly educated and she is a real pro. you will not be disappointed.
    I give her 5 stars.

  74. Review by RĀI
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    Judy is an excellent musician. She was prompt in her delivery and responses. Judy asked a lot of great questions to ensure she understood what I wanted and gave me exactly what I was looking for. If you are looking for a skilled, highly trained musician with a great attitude, look no further!!

  75. Review by Kathryne
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    It was great working with Judy. Fast response and quality work. I would definitely use her again.

  76. Review by Shehzad Bhanji
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    This was my second collaboration with Judy and the experience was no different from the first. Spot on and amazing. Thank you.

  77. Review by George
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    Judy Shin is an amazing pianist. I gave her little instruction, yet she was still able to perfectly deliver on what I wanted, without any revisions.I will definitely be using her service again. I recommend her highly to anyone who's considering.

  78. Review by Yuncheng
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    Judy is a pro producer~ she provided skillful pianoplay, and discussed with me step by step. Effective and high-quality, and a very very nice person ^.^/

  79. Review by Shehzad Bhanji
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    Judy produced an amazing backing piano track for my instrumental. Really creative one.
    She was able to grasp what I was looking for and delivered right on the first go. It was a fantastic expereince working with her and would highly recommend others to collaborate with her. 10/10.

  80. Review by Rawlins J.
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    Judy is an excellent musican and great pianist.

  81. Review by Liz
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    Judy was an excellent pianist to work with who wrote and played an arrangement of a difficult metal piece.
    She worked with me through multiple stages of revisions of wildly different styles and switched to a different song/arrangement mid-project. It was fantastic working with her and I would gladly do so again!

  82. Review by Taylor Y.
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    Really knew how to emulate the sound and style I was going for so well!

    Don't think I would have been able to get such a great sounds on my piano composition without her ideas!

  83. Review by Jeffrey M.
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    Judy is remarkable to work with, creative, responsive, talented and professional. Absolutely wonderful and highly recommended.

Interview with Judy Shin

  1. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  2. A: If you clearly know what you want, try to be as detailed as you can. Reference tracks always help! If you don't, that's okay. I'll help you find it. Be honest with giving feedbacks; clear communication is key.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: Nord electro 3, Yamaha 88-key keyboard, imac (3.6GHz Intel Core i7), Komplete 12

  5. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  6. A: Key, Tempo, Style, Reference track(s), Deadline

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: I have a very good ear (perfect pitch), which allows me to learn and play songs almost instantly. Also, versatility; I've performed and recorded so many genres that I feel like a chameleon sometimes. Harmonic sensibility is my plus as well!

  9. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  10. A: On Soundbetter, I get a lot of piano recording requests for covers and originals, to which I get to add my own twist when allowed. The twist can be harmonic or rhythmic, or really, any variation that suits the project and my clients appreciate my creativity added to their work.

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