Biography

I'm a musician, recordist, teacher and photographer in NYC.
I play acoustic and electric bass, classical guitar, steel-string acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, octave mandolin, charango, lad, oud, drums, percussion and mallet instruments. I started out on the trumpet and can still manage to play a little saxophone, too.

I provide instruction in recording engineering, mixing and mastering techniques as well as introductory and advanced classes in ProTools. I also offer instruction in all areas of photography, whether it be push-processed 35mm, medium-format, digital scanning, lighting, workflow or Photoshop manipulation.

I'm a fan of BoomRecorder and AudioHijack. I also do lots of field recordings with a Sony MZ-RH1 Hi-MD recorder and a pair of Core Sound or Sound Professionals binaural mics.


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Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
The Yards - Con Permiso (Rough) Latin Dec 4, 2005 1880
The Yards - Q Drive (Rough) Jazz Dec 4, 2005 1490
The Yards - Song For Quinton (Rough) Funk Dec 4, 2005 874
The Yards - Yards Theme (Rough) Funk Dec 4, 2005 893
DOJO - The Vine (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 1069
DOJO - Bad Song (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 1119
DOJO - Good Morning (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 742
DOJO - Lunch Time (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 788
DOJO - Number 5 (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 794
DOJO - Fun In Harmony (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 1038
The Yards - Con Permiso (Final) Latin Apr 10, 2006 1442
The Yards - Yards Theme (Final) Funk Apr 10, 2006 1103
5 Point Perspective - On The Corner Jazz Apr 26, 2006 2112
5 Point Perspective - How Now Jazz Apr 26, 2006 1103
5 Point Perspective - Free Improvisation Jazz Apr 26, 2006 885
Amie Amis - I Smell Jazz Sep 23, 2006 1748
Amie Amis - No One Is Healthy Jazz Sep 23, 2006 940
Amie Amis - Parfum 5 Jazz Sep 23, 2006 976
Amie Amis - Easy and Fun Funk Jan 31, 2008 646
Amie Amis - Splendid Funk Jan 31, 2008 709
Amie Amis - Strictly Serene Jazz Feb 1, 2008 620
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Draggin' Funk Mar 22, 2008 648
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Number 3 Jazz Mar 22, 2008 593
5 Point Perspective [Live] - The Ness of Kate Jazz Mar 22, 2008 608
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Two Is One Jazz Mar 22, 2008 657
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Musings on Beethoven Jazz Mar 22, 2008 562
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Sameitude Jazz Mar 22, 2008 567
The Yards - Song For Quinton (Final) Funk Apr 18, 2009 585
The Yards - Scarlet Wonders (Final) Jazz Apr 18, 2009 759
The Yards - Soon Come (Final) Funk Apr 18, 2009 674
The Yards - Forward [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 18, 2009 1305
The Yards - End of Oil [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 550
The Yards - Sweet Potato Soup [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 584
The Yards - Bridges [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 511
The Yards - Apostrophe [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 497
The Yards - Q Drive [Live at Fatso's] Jazz Apr 20, 2009 482
The Yards - La Pelota [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 616
The Yards - KTA [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 680
DOJO - The Vine Jazz May 10, 2009 568
DOJO - Bad Song Jazz May 10, 2009 563
DOJO - Good Morning Jazz May 10, 2009 453
DOJO - Lunch Time Jazz May 10, 2009 502
DOJO - Number 5 Jazz May 11, 2009 541
DOJO - Fun In Harmony Jazz May 11, 2009 661

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Pat Knew Jaco PaulAnderson Jazz 1411
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