Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I made an album with Alex Clare that hasn't come out yet of ancient jewish melodies which is just beautiful, I also worked with Kutiman on the Princess Shaw project which was moving.
What are you working on at the moment?
a couple of great musicians from Nashville sent me about 12 tracks and I'm having a lot of fun playing on their music
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Yoed Nir the cellist, we sometimes work together
Analog or digital and why?
Digital. It's just easier
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
That I'll treat their music with utmost respect and give my best
What do you like most about your job?
The Music that comes to life with my strings and the depth it gives it
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
What's the soonest I can get the tracks...:)
Usually it's within a week unless I;m on tour
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That one person can't sound as good as a section. I think the results are amazing!
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What style of string arrangment would you like? are there any songs you can give me as a reference...
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Try to get a feel for the person behind the profile
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My violin,mandolin, guitar, acoustic amp and looper :)
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I studied alot of classical music, and went to the Berklee college of music to learn jazz, harmony and improv
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Anyone who make nice music...I just love helping people sound better
Can you share one music production tip?
Always listen to the music between the notes, if the music needs something it will tell you...
What type of music do you usually work on?
Songs, music for films
What's your strongest skill?
I think the feel I have as a player combined with my experience and knowledge of populkar music sets me apart from other string players...
What do you bring to a song?
I think I can upgrade any piece of music with harmony, groove and melody
What's your typical work process?
I get the song from the artist and sometimes they send requests....Then I write the arrangment as I;m recording and record multi layers on top of the lines I like...
Tell us about your studio setup.
I use a Neumann U-87 and a NEVE preamp...It sounds amazing. I own a scarampella 1903 Violin and a nice German Viola as well
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I love what Beck does with strings, but my main inspiration would have to be Nick Drake and offcourse all the classical music I played
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
If someone has a song or an instrumental piece they're working on, I can give them a beautiful string section with great melodic lines and harmony for a fraction of the cost of an arranger & live ensemble....