Toti Cavalcanti

Music producer and musician

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I am saxophone and flute player, i sing a little bit and play acoustic guitar too. I am fullstack web programmer too.

I am music producer, flute and saxophone player from brazil, i sing and play acoustic guitar a little bit too.
I am full stack web programmer too.

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Interview with Toti Cavalcanti

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

  2. A: On my single track called bifurcations, which I came third on ISC( in 2003 on worldmusic.

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

  4. A: In my online ecommerce to sell some beats, loops... I am a web programmer too.

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

  6. A: Do not know.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: digital, for the ease.

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

  10. A: I always try to do my best in all jobs.

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

  12. A: Working with music, and being able to work from home.

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

  14. A: How much does it cost to do this? It depends.

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

  16. A: Sometimes people think we are magic or perform miracles.

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

  18. A: I ask for references to what he expects as output from my work.

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

  20. A: Be as clear as possible when requesting the work.

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

  22. A: My Julius Keilwerth tenor saxophones, my selmer soprano saxophone, one good laptop with a good sound card, and one midi control and one guitar.

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

  24. A: I have been working as a musician and with music for 30 years.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I like music regardless of style, I do not like to set boundaries, so that's why I describe as Open Style or perhaps free style.

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

  28. A: Sting, because i am a big fan, as a person and as an artist.

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

  30. A: Never do not overlook tuning problems and rhythmic inaccuracies in your productions.

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

  32. A: MPB (popular brazilian music), Pop, Eletronic, drum'n'bass, jazz, choro (intrumental music style from Brazil), meditation sounds.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Good ear for tuning problems and rhythmic inaccuracies

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

  36. A: Reflection, fun, good vibes, memories...

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

  38. A: I do not follow a predefined process, it varies a lot from production to production.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Roland keyboard and monitor, m-audio soundcard, and to recording and virtual instruments i use Sonar Platinum, with several plugins and virtual intruments like: Trillian Ruby Bass, Omnisphere, B4II, Battery 4...

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

  42. A: Roni Size, Max Martin, Mayrton Bahia...

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

  44. A: vocal tuning, arrangement, drum programming, synth programming...

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GenresSounds Like
  • Talvin Singh
  • Piazzola
  • Sting
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  • Sonar Platinum
  • Trilian Ruby bass
  • Omnisphere ...
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