With over 15 years of experience in the studio I am a self-motivated, creative, organized and quality minded individual who strives for excellence in every aspect of the studio experience. With excellent communication skills, I am able to give positive support, constructive input and productive ideas to ensure a professional final product with an attention to detail.
I stay current with leading technologies and pride myself on constantly learning new things about music and engineering. My friendly and professional demeanor lends itself to interacting on many levels from technical to creative and troubleshooting to client support. I believe the client and the music come first and I like to create a positive experience and comfortable vibe for the artist.
Technologies: Pro Tools, Apple Logic Audio, Cubase, Nuendo, Reason, Reaper, Native Instruments, Microsoft Office, Photo Shop, Video projection systems, Windows and Mac OS, HDMI Home Theatre systems, Bias Peak, Wave Lab, Soundtrack, iTunes, MIDI programming, VST technologies, SWF.
All styles of music ranging from Hip Hop, R&B, Dance, Electro, Rock, Pop, Jazz and Folk. Recording and tracking of all acoustic instruments and electronic/virtual instruments using professional mics, outboard gear and techniques. Operation and programming of MIDI, VST sound modules, drum machines, soft-synths and major keyboards.
Mixing of all tracks utilizing analog and digital processing including all major plug-ins and outboard gear for professional Radio ready mix quality. Transfer, replication and conversion of digital media like AAC, WAV, MP3, WMA, M4P etc. Upload and download media to FTP sites, LAN & WiFi networks and offline resources. Maintain and setup audio media and recording / post-production systems as well as computer networks.
Vocal track recording and producing, including vocal coaching, harmonizing and vocal styling. Utilizing the latest software and hardware for extensive programming of MIDI, VST sequencing, audio recording, sound file editing, music production and sound design with major DAW environments such as Pro Tools.
Performing and composing as a musician in capacity of drums, percussion, keyboards, piano, guitar and bass, even kazoo! Also, scoring and arranging for classical instruments such as strings, horns and woodwinds.
Studio Affiliations: Stadium Red Studios, Germano Studios, Spin Studios, Avatar Studios, Sound Clash Studios, Lofish Studios, The Cutting Room Studios, Chung King Studios, Baby Monster Studios (all in NYC). Work with demanding clients on intense, high level projects as engineer, mixer, editor, producer and programmer to exceed industry standards.
Client History: Mobb Deep, Roy Ayers, R.E.M., Disney Radio, George Clinton, Q Tip, Busta Rhymes, Vernon Reid(Living Color), Peter Gunz and Corey Gunz, Biohazard, Nelly MacKay, Leeann Rimes, Lenny White, DJ Jonathon Peters, Dolly Parton, Jenna Torres for Warner Chapel Publishing, Nas and many others.
Full Sail University for Audio/Visual Production, Orlando, FL
Degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Degree in Music Production and Music Synthesis