Session and performance singer

Joni Tuson on SoundBetter

Versatile performance and session vocalist.

I'm a singer and musican with 15 years experience performing in bands, session recording and voice overs. I love rock, soul, funk, folk, and well produced music of all kinds. I can be versatile and can shift between session to lead performance to backup vocals.

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Interview with Joni Tuson

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: A folk track called ' beautiful madness' on ukulele and simple drums.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. Analog for warmth and depth of range. Digital for creative landscaping.

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: Won't stop til I get it right.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: Very passionate and creative.

  9. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  10. A: What's your day job?

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

  12. A: What is your dream sound?

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

  14. A: I am an intuitive, creative, very musical musican.

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: A retractable hook for grabbing fruit. Small boat & fishing rod. Some good books, pencil and drawing pad.

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: On and off for 15 years.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Soulful and passionate.

  21. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  22. A: To perform with passion.

  23. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  24. A: Soul and folk rock.

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: Emotive vocals. Passion and power.

  27. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  28. A: Soul man. So much soul!

  29. Q: What's your typical work process?

  30. A: Lay down a guide track then guitar and rhythm, then vocals and production, compression etc.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: Small simple recording interface with dynamic mic.

  33. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  34. A: Etta James, Elvis, all the good old rich toned smokey soul sisters and brothers, Charley Parker, miles Davis, Gene Krupa, right through to Jeff Buckley, Bruce Springsteen....

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

  36. A: Lead performance vocals and session vocals.

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