Danilo Dawson

Session Pianist & Composer

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Professional Composer, Pianist and Keyboardist full equiped with more than 10 years of experience.

If you need piano+keyboards+arrangements or any sort of combination don't hesitate to contact me.

I will compose/record/produce music for your reels, shortfilms of videogames, aswell as record everything related to piano and keyboard for your arrangements/productions:

Studies: Professional Composer with 10 years of experience a Mmaster in Leadership.
Soft Skills: Teamplayer, perfectionist, self-disciplined, obsessive, organized, logical thinker.
Hard Skills: Sheet music reader and writer, arranger and composer for hire (any style).
Hard Skills for piano: focused on pop/jazz music; can solo in styles; very good use of Vsti, DAW and technology with a special focus on timber, articulations and dynamics.

Hardware Equipment: Macmini32gbRam & M1with16gbRam, UAD interface, Roland RD-2000 and Roland A800pro among other keyboards and interfaces.
Software Equipment: Spectrasonics Keyscape, Ivory Synthogy II, Hammond B3-X, KompleteNI13 full, Waves, UAD, Ableton Live 10 and Logic Pro X.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Interview with Danilo Dawson

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Digital

  3. Q: How would you describe your style?

  4. A: As an artist I have an eclectic style that takes folk rythms from los andes mixed with jazz harmonies in a song format. As an artisan (producer, composer for hire, session pianist) I give everything I have (and if needed I study and investigate further) to give the best I can to the client in terms of results and experience.

  5. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  6. A: Always use a gantt considering an error range.

  7. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  8. A: Emotionally driven, acoustic, dense harmony.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Good balance between Human and Technical approach to cover specific needs of the client

  11. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  12. A: As a session player: Excellency in sound and performance

  13. Q: What's your typical work process?

  14. A: 1 Communication and understanding the client's needs, aesthetic preferences and deadlines. 2 Investigate to understand better how to translate to technical approaches 3 Planification and and composition of several proposals 4 Communicate again to doublecheck the right path and repeat from 1-4 if necessary 5 Create everything needed understanding the client's needs and giving the best in attitude, logistics and in a technical matter for exceeding the client's expectations. 6 Get feedback and revisions (max 2). 7 Post production analysis with and without the client.

  15. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  16. A: I'm in SoundBetter to work for you as a keyboardist, arranger or composer for shortfilms, reels or videogames. I have experience on all of this crafts (you can listen and read more on my webpage)

Terms Of Service

I usually talk it over with the client about what they are looking for and then i'll send a first pass and then if changes are needed i'll do max 2 revisions. I can also send multiple options of parts

Gear Highlights
  • Mmini2018_32GBRAM_256SSD
  • MBPM1_16gbRAM
  • UADApolloTwinX
  • iPad with Moog sounds
  • RolandRD-2000 StagePno&Controller + ClassicRolandSoundsExpansions
  • Hohner48Accordion
  • VSTi: Spectrasonics
  • IvoryII
  • KompleteNI13
  • Hammond
  • UAD&Waves
  • and others.
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