With 15 years of experience I can take your project to the next level. I have been in the studio with many producers and excelled and completed projects in a timely manner with top notch quality. So, if you want a top professional in the industry, that can give you quality that can go global, just like when David banner producer me for Ludacris.
I am a guitarist, songwriter, and prouder who is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I have developed my knowledge of music theory, songwriting, engineering, and producing by studying at schools like Musician's Institute in Los Angeles and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. I also have trained with guitar greats Paul Gilbert and Katrina Johansson, among others. My top guitar influences are Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, The late great Eddie Van Halen, Marty Friedman, and Joe Satriani. Other industry influences include Metallica, Max Martin, Dr. Dre, and Hans Zimmer.
I have traveled extensively and have established contacts across the world. I have collaborated with Ludacris, David Banner, Childish Major, Duane DaRock, Chaka Zulu, Jellyroll, and Luke Rain. My music placements include Ring of Honor wrestling, "Under the Influence" documentary, and advertisements for Radio Region 16. He has also been professionally endorsed by top brands such as BlackStar Amplification and Legator Guitars.
My diverse experience has evolved his songwriting and production skills to a level where it transcends genres. My professionalism and passion for music shines through every project I work on. And I am extremely focused on working hard to enhance my career and footprint on the music industry.
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Interview with Joe DuPree
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Session Guitarist
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Ludaversal with Ludacris, I was Lead Guitar. especially proud of the fact I had a solo as well as credits and lead guitar. sample below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8Fc0_B0D7c I also have traveled extensively and has established contacts across the world. He has collaborated with Ludacris, David Banner, Childish Major, Duane DaRock, Chaka Zulu, Jellyroll, and Luke Rain. His music placements include Ring of Honor wrestling, "Under the Influence" documentary, and advertisements for Radio Region 16. He has also been professionally endorsed by top brands such as BlackStar Amplification and Legator Guitars.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: working with multiple producers.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital, most producers these days work with digital but using analog is not an issue.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To work quickly and effectually and charge a fair rate and give you world class guitar and producing in return.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I'm very passionate about my work and I can do world class quality work because I feel im one of the best in the world at what i do.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: What DAW, do you work with? How do I send you audio files ?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That producing is easy. to get quality work its not, you need someone experienced and who knows exactly what they are doing.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: 2 questions How often do you need music worked on? and how would you want your audio sent securely and safely
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: I can get any project or song done on guitar better than anyone in the world, I feel I am the best at what I do.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Guitar, amp, powerful computer, interface, phone to film.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Produce and play guitar, and I have been doing this for 15 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: skilled virtuoso, very fast.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Marty Friedman, he is the type of virtuoso I like and admire, even if he does something technical it can also sound soulful no matter what project he works on. Max Martin Producer, because I would want to know write and produce perfect hit songs for global artists.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: build or purchase the proper hardware, because that is crucial
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Most popular genres because i am a virtuoso, genre does not matter. I can improve any song or project
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: improvise any new producer ideas quickly and professionally, working on any project quickly.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a world class improvisational quality skills to any song or project that I feel no one in the world could bring to it.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Schedule everything, block off sections of time for projects, work directly with the producer, work directly with talent create and develop samples prior to project being complete, so client is completely satisfied. Project is always top priority.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Main studio computer, 2 lcds, 2 krk monitors, fl studio, m audio recording interface, pro tools, hp server for audio files
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: His top guitar influences are Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen, Marty Friedman, and Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert. Other industry influences include Metallica, Max Martin, Dr. Dre, and Hans Zimmer, Rick Rubin, Benny Blanco, Timbaland, Calvin Harris.