Gilbert T Jones

Producer, Mixing, Consultation

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A unique and innovative approach to mixing and production that gets high quality results. Details matter for every project that I take on. I am happy when you are happy with your project. I don't over sell myself, but my skills are not to be underestimated.

I have been a music producer, mixing engineer, writter, and arranger since 2007. I've been in the studio with top producers such as DJ Quik, and have gained a plethora of knowledge. I am also a project consultant available for consultation. An accomplished piano/keyboard player, and am open to contributing on your project. I offer demos free of charge to show case my skill set. *Unlimited Revisions. Also offering album art work including promotional video for your projects.

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

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  1. Review by Victor Lee
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    Always a pleasure working with Gilbert. His writing is very fresh and has always something to learn from!

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    Doing a bass tracking for Gilbert was a breeze! Plenty of resources and communication provided in the pre-production phase to get the track just right.

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    Working with Gilbert is a breeze! Clear communication and always knows exactly what he wants on his music. His composition skills are just icing on the cake.

  4. Review by Victor Lee
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    It was an absolute pleasure to work with such a talented musician who writes captivating songs.

Interview with Gilbert T Jones

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

  2. A: I can work with any type of genre.

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

  4. A: Oli Silk, Boney James, Lonnie Liston Smith, Robert Glasper, and many more.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Not very big, but acoustically treated and designed for optimal results. I use both analog and digital gear for hybrid mixing.

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

  8. A: I channel the emotion of the music and lyrics. Appealing to the heart of the listener should always be the main focus of any musician/artist/producer.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Mixing, Producing, Piano/Keyboard.

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

  12. A: R&B, Jazz, Soul

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

  14. A: Simplicity is Key!

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

  16. A: I'd like to work with Oli Silk because he thinks outside of the box, which is reflected in his music. He is able to infuse his unique style in every album that he releases. You always know when you are listening to an Oli Silk record, because his signiture style will always be heard.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: My music appeals to many genres. I have the ability to feature more than one genre in one song, which makes for a unique experience for the listener.

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

  20. A: My career path has always been musical composition. I have been producing my own music since 2007.

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

  22. A: My IMac, my Studio desk, my Yamaha HS8s, my Korg Kronos, and my UAD Apollo 8.

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

  24. A: To be underestimated because you have not worked with many celebrated artist. And to be looked over because you're not a household name when it comes to producers. This business is about the unique skill set that each individual brings to the table. You may get better results from an unknown producer, than from an established, well known producer. Why? Because it is not about status, but all about who vibes with the vision of your project.

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

  26. A: Do you offer consultations and free demos?

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

  28. A: Everything!

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

  30. A: I will give your project my 100 always!

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

  32. A: I am working on my album!

  33. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  34. A: I love both analog and digital because you get the best of both worlds. Analog an digital both have great benefits. Analog gives you a fat, warm sound, but in most cases you don't have no recall. Digital has recall, and you have in most cases unlimited tracks and plugins available to you. I love mixing hybrid!

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

  36. A: 1. Listen to rough mix, take notes 2. Check for any missing audio files 3. Mix preparation, Organization/color coding 4. Clean up any distracting artifacts in the audio if any 5. Get a good balance in the lows, mids, and highs with eq and "manual compression" 6. Pitch correction, vocal alignment if necessary 7. Add effects including parallel compression, Equalization, Reverb, Delay, etc

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

  38. A: 1.Look for someone who provides free demos of their skill set. 2. Look for someone who offers consulations. 3. Review projects they've worked on for other people. 4. Hassle-free revisions. 5. Some one who has a good ear, and whose skill set matches their credentials. 6. Look for integrity.

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

  40. A: What's your vision for this project?

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