Session Guitarist

DAVID HICKS on SoundBetter

Hello I’m a conservatory trained Guitarist with a diverse music taste. I want to provide you with the most tasteful and distinct music you desire.

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Interview with DAVID HICKS

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

  2. A: I been working on mostly jam tracks to improve my musicianship.

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

  4. A: I am working on jam track of both major scale tone chords and melodic minor scale tone chords

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

  6. A: I don’t know anybody on Soundbetter.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Grew up with analog, but digital is the future so embrace it.

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

  10. A: I enjoy creating music from a blank piece of sheet music.

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

  12. A: I’m an minimalist guitarist.

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

  14. A: Hire me what are you waiting for?

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

  16. A: Contact me you won’t be dissapointed.

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

  18. A: Acoustic guitar my voice and 30,000 song library.

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

  20. A: I live to study, to write, to teach, and perform music .

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: My style is quite diverse, something that was drilled during my conservatory studies.

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

  24. A: Quincy Jones I would enjoy to work with. Why because he is Quincy Jones :)

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

  26. A: Gain stage

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

  28. A: I am pretty adept at different styles of music.

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: My strong skill is most definitely guitar playing, followed up by bass. Arrangements are next.

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

  32. A: I bring a unique and distinct style to my arrangements .

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

  34. A: Typically I start with a basic chord progression, then I add a drum part, then add guitar and bass. Keyboards I put on last.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: Basically I have an iMac, currently using reason software. I have a wide array of stomp pedals and rack effects, I use a 800 watt Beringer P A.


GenresSounds Like
  • Eric Clapton
  • Slash
Gear Highlights
  • I own several Fender
  • Gibson and modified guitars
  • plus both pedal and rack effects!!!
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