Trent Williamson

Session Harmonica Player

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Professional harmonica player with multiple charting album credits.

Demo reel:

Album credits:

People I’ve played with:

Chris O’Dowd - IT Crowd, Bridesmaids, Gulliver’s Travels
Elton John - 'Australia' soundtrack.
Olivier Newton John - Platinum Selling artist, Multiple Grammy Award winner
Slim Dusty - Platinum Selling artist, Multiple Aria Award Winner.
Gabriella Cilme - Platinum Selling artist, Multiple Aria Award Winner 2008
Guy Sebastian - Platinum selling artist , Multiple Aria Award Winner
Wes Carr - Harmonica on #1 Australian single “You”, Australian Idol Winner 2008
Jim Moginie - Midnight Oil - Platinum selling artist , Multiple Aria Award Winner

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AllMusic verified credits for Trent Williamson
  • Leon Gaer
  • Tom Ferris
  • Adam Brand
  • Hunters & Collectors
  • Lee Kernaghan
  • James Blundell
  • Wes Carr
  • Wes Carr
  • Talia Wittman
  • Grinspoon
  • Alex Lloyd
  • Alex Lloyd
  • Alex Lloyd
  • Alex Lloyd
  • Tom Curren
  • Roy Wood Jr.
  • The Whitlams
  • Jodi Martin
  • Savage Garden
  • Directions in Groove
  • Cold Chisel
  • Cold Chisel
  • Nuno
  • Vince Jones
  • The Divinyls
  • Adam Harvey
  • John Waters
  • Dianne Lindsay

Interview with Trent Williamson

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

  2. A: Played on the 'Australia' Movie project for Elton john.

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

  4. A: Multiple album projects, tv commercials

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: both

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

  8. A: I'll play until you are happy

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

  10. A: Playing an instrument that not many people are good at

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

  12. A: How does this site work !

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

  14. A: I like to find out the meaning of the lyrics of a song

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

  16. A: Tell me anything you want me to do and i'll do it !

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

  18. A: Neve 88R, Neumann M 149, PMC monitoring system, Protools HDX system, Lava Lamp

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

  20. A: US Citizen, born in Detroit, moved to Australia age 2 and recently moved back to the USA. Trained by Abbey road engineers at EMI studios in Sydney. I’m a composer, sound designer, post production mixer, session guitarist, session harmonica player. I’ve produced and composed spots for BMW, Ford, Nokia, Macdonalds, Kmart, Coke, KIA, Pizza Hut, KFC, LG, Hyundai, Sony, Disney, Canon, MasterCard, countless others. I’ve worked as a composer for all the major music houses in Australia.

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: I listen to the music and respond by trying to be connected to in in my playing.

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

  24. A: John Williams the film composer because he is a genius.

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

  26. A: Reference your mix to other tracks.

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

  28. A: Rock, blues, country

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Fitting into the track and not playing all over it

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

  32. A: A lift !

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

  34. A: Get the tracks, play on them send em back !

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: Protools, Neumann mics, Universal Audio 6176 Channel strip

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

  38. A: Howard Levy, Stevie Wonder, John Williams, Thomas Dolby, Thomas Newman

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

  40. A: Play on a bunch of tracks on a bunch of different genres

Harmonica Reel

I was the harmonica player in this production

Terms Of Service

I do 1 revision. And can have the work back to you within 24 hours.

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