Specializing in coaching and development of natural instrumental and/or vocal talent at any age and any level of experience, from beginner to professional.
Relaxed, informal and supportive creative environment.
Equipment Protools 10 HD expert with a complete studio setup, including Neve preamps, EQ, limiters, compressors, Neumann mics, Fender guitars & amps, Ludwig drums, and Roland keyboards.
Production Experience Producer on alt-country group Blueringer's Grammy® nominated 2010 album, Western Sky. Voting NARAS member (Pacific Northwest Chapter). 35 years of production experience with numerous Northwest bands including The Believers (signed to Corazon Records in Europe).TV commercials for Bank of America, Boeing, Microsoft, Rainier Beer and Beacon Plumbing. Taught Audio Engineering at the Art Institute of Seattle.
Performance skills One of the top studio instrumentalists in the Northwest, with credits for drums, bass, guitar, keyboards and background vocals on numerous albums. Member of national acts such as medic hard rock band BigHorn (signed to Columbia Records, toured with Boston, Van Halen and Journey), and modern rock band The Allies (signed to Victoria Records).
Arrangement skills Proven ability to develop songs through a wide range of genres, including pop, rock, folk, country, and techno. Can work with your music at any stage, from chords and melody all the way to enhancement and mixing of previously-recorded tracks.