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.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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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