Josh Geffin

Session Guitarist

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Session guitarist for folk, indie, singer-songwriter and acoustic music

Examples of my session work:

Irish folk session for Muhammad Al-Hussaini (acoustic guitar)

Folk singer-songwriter TV session for Victoria Hume (electric guitar)

Album session for Amy Walker "Grief Cloud" (electric guitar)

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Interview with Josh Geffin

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

  2. A: Session guitar overdubs for singer-songwriter and folk music

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

  4. A: Justin Vernon

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I run ProTools 12 with an Audient ID14 interface, Rode microphones and Yamaha monitors. My main instrument is a Takamine acoustic guitar and I also use an Epiphone Les Paul, Tacoma Mandolin and a Charango.

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

  8. A: Artist sends me a song and I listen to it repeatedly to find out what it needs, play along until something great happens, record it, do overdubs, and mix it!

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

  10. A: Musicality and sensitivity plus years of experience

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Playing guitar

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

  14. A: Folk and Singer-Songwriter

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

  16. A: Place a microphone 6 inches from the 12th fret of an acoustic guitar

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: Bon Iver because of their amazing creativity

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Expressive

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

  22. A: Many years playing in bands, rock, reggae, jazz, folk... A degree in music, touring, collaborating, teaching... I've been playing guitar for 20 years

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

  24. A: Takamine Guitar

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

  26. A: Listen to what they've done before

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

  28. A: Can you provide examples of what you are looking for?

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: It's always rock n roll

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

  32. A: Can you make it like this? Yes.

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

  34. A: Getting lost in the music

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

  36. A: Satisfaction

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Both

  39. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  40. A: Don't know

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

  42. A: A album of instrumental guitar music

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: Geffin Brothers - Body Bluff - writer, producer, performer


Gear Highlights
  • Audient ID14
  • ProTools 12
  • Rode NT2 Microphone
  • Yamaha Monitors
  • Takamine Acoustic Guitar
  • Epiphone Les Paul
  • Fender Amp
  • Cathedral Echo
  • Ernie Ball Volume Pedal
  • Tacoma Mandolin
  • Charango
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