I am saxophone and flute player, i sing a little bit and play acoustic guitar too. I am fullstack web programmer too.
I am music producer, flute and saxophone player from brazil, i sing and play acoustic guitar a little bit too.
I am full stack web programmer too.
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Interview with Toti Cavalcanti
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: On my single track called bifurcations, which I came third on ISC(https://www.songwritingcompetition.com) in 2003 on worldmusic.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: In my online ecommerce to sell some beats, loops... I am a web programmer too.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Do not know.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital, for the ease.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I always try to do my best in all jobs.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Working with music, and being able to work from home.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How much does it cost to do this? It depends.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Sometimes people think we are magic or perform miracles.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I ask for references to what he expects as output from my work.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be as clear as possible when requesting the work.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Julius Keilwerth tenor saxophones, my selmer soprano saxophone, one good laptop with a good sound card, and one midi control and one guitar.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been working as a musician and with music for 30 years.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I like music regardless of style, I do not like to set boundaries, so that's why I describe as Open Style or perhaps free style.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Sting, because i am a big fan, as a person and as an artist.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Never do not overlook tuning problems and rhythmic inaccuracies in your productions.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: MPB (popular brazilian music), Pop, Eletronic, drum'n'bass, jazz, choro (intrumental music style from Brazil), meditation sounds.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Good ear for tuning problems and rhythmic inaccuracies
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Reflection, fun, good vibes, memories...
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I do not follow a predefined process, it varies a lot from production to production.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Roland keyboard and monitor, m-audio soundcard, and to recording and virtual instruments i use Sonar Platinum, with several plugins and virtual intruments like: Trillian Ruby Bass, Omnisphere, B4II, Battery 4...
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Roni Size, Max Martin, Mayrton Bahia...
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: vocal tuning, arrangement, drum programming, synth programming...