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)

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

Interview with Josh Geffin

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

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

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

  4. A: A album of instrumental guitar music

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

  6. A: Don't know

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both

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

  10. A: Satisfaction

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

  12. A: Getting lost in the music

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

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

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

  16. A: It's always rock n roll

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

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

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

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

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

  22. A: Takamine Guitar

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

  24. 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

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Expressive

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

  28. A: Bon Iver because of their amazing creativity

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

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

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

  32. A: Folk and Singer-Songwriter

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Playing guitar

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

  36. A: Musicality and sensitivity plus years of experience

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

  38. 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!

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. 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.

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

  42. A: Justin Vernon

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

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


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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