Need an actual Artist-player who has the skill of a Composer; the craft of an Orchestrator-remixer, the sensitivity of a Poet who happens to play a wicked guitar with an original voice? Nice to meet you. :-)

My name, as indicated above, is Tobias H. Reese. I am an Artist-Composer-Multi-instrumentalist.
I began as a child sitting for days at my Grandparents piano imitating Beethoven...moved on to Chopin and eventually studied all the classics and, somewhere along the way picked up a guitar.
While my roots are planted deeply within classical structures, art-music and the craft of orchestration as a whole -be it traditional ensemble pieces or forays into soundscape creations- my romance has always been with imitative, experimental guitar work. While playing Beethoven during the day, at night I devoured the stylings of modern and mystical electric guitar gods. Throughout the years I've found my own voice both as a player and composer and I've no doubt that my professionalism, talent and maturity will bring a level of uniqueness to your work.
I adore the art of sound. I love most all music. Good music. Real music. I would love to hear your music and contribute if the union is meant to be.
Namaste, God Bless and ...May the Force be with you. :-) Peace.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

guitar $70 per track less than four minutes running length.
Turn around time will vary. Up to 3 - 5 business days.

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Interview with Tobias H. Reese

What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I promise to never become a color-by-numbers machine. I don't do "canned" goods. Everything is served fresh and from the finest Chef you'll find this side of your screen.
What do you like most about your job?
Nurturing the marriage between creativity and craft. Achieving good results.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Saraswati 9 An intimate percussive driven, sax-led soul-searching album. Writer, performer, producer.
What are you working on at the moment?
Orchestrations for several video-art pieces. The production of an ambient fusion album.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. I'm set-up for it.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
How can I help the collaboration be most comfortable for you?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Be forthcoming with your needs, expectations and level of satisfaction. Remember that rule that says "you can have it quick, cheap and with great quality; pick any two"
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Plenty of pencils, paper. If the Island had electricity maybe an electric, if not then an acoustic.:-) A proper alto sax being I'd have plenty of time to learn to play it properly. Smart phone loaded with apps...again so long as you had electric power.
How would you describe your style?
I wouldn't.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Jan Garbarek. He has touched me like no other.
Can you share one music production tip?
Good house keeping is essential.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Instrumental.
What's your strongest skill?
Feeling.
What do you bring to a song?
I give meaning to every note.
What's your typical work process?
Listening. Working like Edison till the inspiration has no choice but to follow.
Tell us about your studio setup.
My studio is in a 12X20 ft room with typical modern particulars. Plenty of guitars: Strats, Parker Fly, Tele's I make myself. Keyboards of various types. Too many percussion pieces to mention. Daw etc.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Jan Garbarek. Walter Scharff. Richie Kotzen. Imogen Heap.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Remixing, arranging, guitar work.