Ariel Cavalieri

Remote Pro-Session Bass Player

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Ariel Cavalieri on SoundBetter

I recorded more than 30 studio and live albums. I've been touring with several artists. I played in the band of JULIETA VENEGAS (2004 / 2013) touring with her around all Europe, USA and all Americas Continent. Between 1993 and 1997 in Argentina, I did bass guitar clinics for WARWICK and FENDER. Since 2006 I'm CEO on CASA POP!!! recording studios.

If you have a previous bass line as an example, score or a specific reference for me, please send me that.

The project should include this information:
BPM
Bits: (16 or 24 or 32)
kHz (44,100 or 48,000 or 96,000)
WAV or AIFF

Be sure that I will choose the best sound option for your song, your style, but if you have any specific requirements as to choose in my gear available (Ampeg Amp with Fender P-Bass or GK Amp with Warwick 5 string with pick or slap, etc) let me know when you send the first email.

If you are clear about exactly what you want, there is less chance of having to make any changes, so try to be as specific as possible.

Is better make any kind of questions before... not after!
So please feel you totally free, I will listen to any concerns that you have regarding about the recording, timing, package price, sounds, etc.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

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  1. Review by Alan Garcia
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    Ariel is without a doubt the best bass player I've ever worked with. He has a great tone and musicality, he can really take your project to the next level. Also, his very easy to work with, a total Pro.

Interview with Ariel Cavalieri

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

  2. A: I know some musicians and recording engineers who have their SB profile. Also I have recommended SB for other musicians.

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

  4. A: Many times they want to know about my previous jobs and about my experience. I show them my bass jobs on recording albums or singles and live videos, or whatever they need to know me a little better.

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

  6. A: Sometimes I fall too much in love with projects that only call me for just one record ;)

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

  8. A: What musical references do you have for me? Where do you want me to help you take your song?

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

  10. A: The first thing I do is talk to the client until I really understand what they are looking for. Many times without them saying it, I can understand what they need, and I am the one who proposes "that" to them. Some clients are very receptive and appreciate this, but others are more strict and are looking for something very specific, and in both cases I give them what they need. That method has worked quite well for me.

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

  12. A: Bass online recording, Artistic Production

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: When we are in the recording process, I usually become almost a member of your band, or the bassist that you want to take for touring

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Can be a little modern or vintage, solid sound, alternative pop, rock and full of 80s vibe

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

  18. A: If the desert has electricity outlets; I pick my Precision, my Streamer Stage 1, my 800RB, my Goliath 2 cabinet ... and a wire!

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

  20. A: Don´t have fear to asking, and don´t feel compromise just for a few questions, it doesn´t matter if you are a professional singer/band or not, always can you found the right person for your project.

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

  22. A: Mark Ronson... a great producer, brillant artist!

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

  24. A: I been start to play at 16 years old, with a couple friends, just for devotion that music produces on me, for enjoy and experimentation. My first paying job was at my 19 years old. Some years later, became a reality and since 1994 and forward I played as a session bass player, with several bands and solo singers, I´ve recording on studio for several Sony, BMG, Warner, Universal records, and many other independient artists from México, Argentina, Perú, Spain and USA. I've touring arround the world for 9 years with a famous mexican singer, and now I´m focused working on my own studio, and the Bass Recording Online. I enjoy so much this!

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

  26. A: Commitment, broad knowledge and goodwill.

  27. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  28. A: I´m in love with analog sounds, on synths, on pedals, etc. to play, to use live or in the studio. The recording platform, I prefer digital; it sounds great, easy to use, comfortable, expeditous, etc.

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

  30. A: Today I´m producing some songs, and recording all the basses for the music score in a TV serie, and a few days ago, I have finish the basses for a mexican singer next/new record album.

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

  32. A: Latino Rock, Brit Pop, Indie Rock Pop, World Music, Indie/Funk/Dance

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

  34. A: When I can reach the musical climax on a record session, or in live stage.

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

  36. A: David Bowie, Mark Ronson, Gustavo Cerati

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

  38. A: A line of empathic bass, solid, deep and strong for the song that needs it.

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

  40. A: I played electric upright bass for a Grammy award winner MTV Unplugged live album, produced by the talented Jaques Morelenbaum. The full process, learning earned and everithing on it, it was one of the most beautiful and richest experiences on my career!

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