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 1603
The Yards - Q Drive (Rough) Jazz Dec 4, 2005 1267
The Yards - Song For Quinton (Rough) Funk Dec 4, 2005 793
The Yards - Yards Theme (Rough) Funk Dec 4, 2005 829
DOJO - The Vine (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 964
DOJO - Bad Song (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 992
DOJO - Good Morning (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 673
DOJO - Lunch Time (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 709
DOJO - Number 5 (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 691
DOJO - Fun In Harmony (Rough) Jazz Dec 5, 2005 907
The Yards - Con Permiso (Final) Latin Apr 10, 2006 1322
The Yards - Yards Theme (Final) Funk Apr 10, 2006 881
5 Point Perspective - On The Corner Jazz Apr 26, 2006 1559
5 Point Perspective - How Now Jazz Apr 26, 2006 1006
5 Point Perspective - Free Improvisation Jazz Apr 26, 2006 812
Amie Amis - I Smell Jazz Sep 23, 2006 1537
Amie Amis - No One Is Healthy Jazz Sep 23, 2006 762
Amie Amis - Parfum 5 Jazz Sep 23, 2006 761
Amie Amis - Easy and Fun Funk Jan 31, 2008 516
Amie Amis - Splendid Funk Jan 31, 2008 584
Amie Amis - Strictly Serene Jazz Feb 1, 2008 531
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Draggin' Funk Mar 22, 2008 570
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Number 3 Jazz Mar 22, 2008 503
5 Point Perspective [Live] - The Ness of Kate Jazz Mar 22, 2008 529
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Two Is One Jazz Mar 22, 2008 570
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Musings on Beethoven Jazz Mar 22, 2008 492
5 Point Perspective [Live] - Sameitude Jazz Mar 22, 2008 473
The Yards - Song For Quinton (Final) Funk Apr 18, 2009 520
The Yards - Scarlet Wonders (Final) Jazz Apr 18, 2009 623
The Yards - Soon Come (Final) Funk Apr 18, 2009 533
The Yards - Forward [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 18, 2009 1221
The Yards - End of Oil [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 490
The Yards - Sweet Potato Soup [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 497
The Yards - Bridges [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 411
The Yards - Apostrophe [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 420
The Yards - Q Drive [Live at Fatso's] Jazz Apr 20, 2009 418
The Yards - La Pelota [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 548
The Yards - KTA [Live at Fatso's] Funk Apr 20, 2009 587
DOJO - The Vine Jazz May 10, 2009 475
DOJO - Bad Song Jazz May 10, 2009 489
DOJO - Good Morning Jazz May 10, 2009 383
DOJO - Lunch Time Jazz May 10, 2009 407
DOJO - Number 5 Jazz May 11, 2009 465
DOJO - Fun In Harmony Jazz May 11, 2009 493

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Pat Knew Jaco PaulAnderson Jazz 1026
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