Bill Dent – Guitarist and Collaborator

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You may not have ever heard of Bill Dent, but if you’ve worked with him, you’ll never forget him.  Bill is truly one of the more talented people I’ve ever had the chance to work with.   I’ve been around a lot of amazing guitarists, and can attest that not only is he a great guitarist, he is a great musician – something many guitarists sadly lack.  He has such a great sensibility about his playing, covering a wide range of styles with ease.  He doesn’t settle for “what everyone else is doing”, and isn’t afraid to boldly try new things and push the envelope.  When many artists do that, they often end up getting critical acclaim at the expense of offending the masses, but in Bill’s case – he always seems to find just the right balance for each song and project.   As a result of this, Bill is an exceptional collaborator – bringing out the best in any song he touches, and any artist he works with.    He makes an ordinary chord progression become extraordinary, and a mundane melody become memorable. Continue reading “Bill Dent – Guitarist and Collaborator”

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Bill Dent – Guitarist and Collaborator

Music Production and Sound Quality: Drums

In this latest installment on my series on music production and sound quality,  we’ll dive into a discussion on drums.    If you are a drummer, please feel free to join this discussion by making comments.  While I can bang out a basic pattern or two, I don’t consider myself a drummer.   I have, however, worked with a lot of drummers, and have recorded a lot of drum kits covering a pretty wide range of styles and quality. Continue reading “Music Production and Sound Quality: Drums”

Music Production and Sound Quality: Drums