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
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Session guitar overdubs for singer-songwriter and folk music
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Justin Vernon
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
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.
Q: What's your typical work process?
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!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Musicality and sensitivity plus years of experience
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Playing guitar
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Folk and Singer-Songwriter
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Place a microphone 6 inches from the 12th fret of an acoustic guitar
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Bon Iver because of their amazing creativity
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
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
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Takamine Guitar
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Listen to what they've done before
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Can you provide examples of what you are looking for?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: It's always rock n roll
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you make it like this? Yes.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Getting lost in the music
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Don't know
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A album of instrumental guitar music
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Geffin Brothers - Body Bluff - writer, producer, performer