Tom Breyfogle

Music Producer/String Arranger

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String Arranger/Producer

I specialize in Producing full tracks, programming drums, string arranging, string charting, tuning vocals, editing audio, and mixing. I can write string parts from scratch or I can work with melodies you provide. I've worked on projects such as Relient K, Birds in the Airport, Secondhand Serenade, XxX: The Return of Xander Cage, Disney's Chicken Little, and many others.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Tom Breyfogle
  • Relient K
  • Relient K
  • Relient K
  • Eyes Set to Kill
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Eyes Set to Kill
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Bleed the Dream
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Secondhand Serenade
  • Lexia

Interview with Tom Breyfogle

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

  2. A: Birds in the Airport. I write/produce the music and play every instrument.

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

  4. A: Movie Trailers, Birds in the Airport songs

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital. It's 2017.

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

  8. A: I like the rare moments of bliss that arise while solving the arrangement puzzle of a song.

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

  10. A: What emotion are you trying to convey with the strings or beat.

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

  12. A: laptop, midi keyboard, drum set, microphone, interface

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

  14. A: I've been touring and making records with bands for 16 years. In 2010, I started producing a lot of the records for the bands I was playing in. I went to Berklee for Orchestration and Arranging. I grauduated in 2013.

  15. Q: How would you describe your style?

  16. A: Orchestral Indie Rock

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

  18. A: Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do.

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

  20. A: Indie, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Film Score

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Songwriting

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

  24. A: I bring out the core emotion of the song with each instrument.

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

  26. A: I listen to a song over and over to feel the core emotion of the song. I then figure out what sounds and rhythms would enhance the emotion.

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Logic Pro X. All in the box.

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

  30. A: Beck, Danny Elfman, Ben Folds, Jon Brion, Elvis Costello

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

  32. A: String Arrangements, Drum Programming, or fully producing songs.

Terms Of Service

2 revisions. 2 day turn around for Beats, 3 day turn around for String Arrangements.

Gear Highlights
  • EastWest Hollywood Strings
  • EastWest Hollywood Brass
  • EastWest Hollywood Percussion
  • EastWest Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds
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