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- Does Jay work with Indie
Yes, Jay loves to work on Indie Projects.
- Does Jay work with all genres?
Yes, although Jay does have his specialties,
he prides himself on being able to adapt to
Jay produce my project?
If Jay believes in your project,
he will be more than happy to discuss the
do I need a producer?
The producer is the one element that can
make or break your project. Having someone with the
skills, contacts, passion and ears for music
is crucial to a successful project. Without
this source behind your music, there will be
a noticeable void.
How much say will I have in my project?
Complete, this is your project. It is Jay’s
role to present you with the best options for
your project, it is your role to decide which
option to take.
Jay engineer my project in addition to producing
Yes, Jay is a highly skilled engineer.
my project be mastered?
Yes, Jay understands the importance of a mastered
project and offers mastering as part of his
service. There are times when Jay feels a fresh
set of ears are needed, and uses one of
his specialized team members.
- Will my project stand up to major label recordings?
Yes, Jay and his team have all worked
on many “A” Level
Projects, and are more than capable of
delivering an “A” Level Product.
need a full production team?
No, however it is always best to work
with a specialized team and Jay hires only
people for the job. There will never
be any unnecessary people eating the
Jay critique my demo?
Absolutely. Please feel free to submit
it for a free critique. (Additional
critiques are available as a service
Jay supply the material for my project?
If you are not a songwriter, Jay will help
you find the right material for your project.
services are also available upon request.
Jay supply the musicians for my project?
If you are a solo artist or a band in need
of musicians, Jay will not only help you find
musicians, but he will help you find what he
feels are the best musicians for your project.
How long will it take to complete my project?
Although every project is different, some
take as little as a week, some a month, and
on the rare occasion some take a little longer.
Jay help me get a deal or sell my songs?
Although there are no guarantees, Jay would
be more than happy to give you advice and point
you in the right direction.
do I know that Jay is legitimate?
In addition to being on the board of AES
(Audio Engineering Society), a published author,
and an educator at some of the best audio schools
in the world, you can find a list of Jay’s credits,
his discography, as
site. Jay is also available to talk and answer
any questions that you might have.
- Do I need a mix engineer
to mix my music?
would agree that mixing is an art that takes
years to master, and this art can make or break
the acceptance of your final product.
should I have Jay mix my music?
Jay has over 25 years of experience, great
ears, and the ability to deliver a great mix.
wouldn’t I just have the recording engineer
mix my music, as well as, record it?
It has become common practice in the industry
to have a second specialized engineer (mix
engineer) lend an unbiased opinion to your
mix, especially when
with singles. Again, you’re choosing Jay for
deliver a great
can I be sure I’ll get the mix I
am looking for?
You will have a chance to come in at the
end of the session and give the final approval.
If you are unable to come in and give final
you a copy allowing you to spend some time
it and request any changes.
Can I hire Jay to mix one song, before I commit to having him mix my entire project?
Yes, you should be sure that you are satisfied.
long will it take to mix my song?
Although this can vary from song to song,
Jay typically spends approximately one day per
I add more tracks to my song once Jay has started
Although it is recommended that your song
be completed before sending it, Jay can always
go back and add tracks to the mix; he can do
this even after the completion of the mix.
How can I copyright
my own songs?
You can copyright your songs by filing
the appropriate forms with the U.S. Copyright
Jay help me with performing rights organizations?
Yes, this is included for any artist that
is under development with Jay.
Can Jay provide photos for my project?
Yes, Jay works with some of the finest photographers available.
Can Jay provide the artwork for my project?
Yes, Jay works with some of the finest graphic artists available.
Can Jay provide the manufacturing for my project?
Yes, Jay works with some of the finest manufactures available.
Can Jay get my songs into the iTunes store?
Yes, Jay can assist you with this.
need a distributor to get my music out?
No, there are many ways for you to get
your music out. And while traditional distribution
is one of them, it is not necessarily the best
Can Jay help me with radio promotion?
Yes, Jay can help connect you with radio
Can Jay provide me with a website?
Yes, Jay works with some of the finest web designers available.
Jay promote my project?
Jay has the contacts to promote an artist
but he can not guarantee he will pitch your
project. Jay is very selective about what
need a manager or an agent?
It is recommended that artists look into
these possibilities when approaching the completion
of their project.
Jay help me find a manager or an agent?
Although there are no guarantees, Jay will
be more than happy to discuss the possibilities
and make any recommendations.
How far in advance do I need to book Jay’s service?
You should always allow yourself enough time for scheduling and availability. Depending on the service, a month is usually sufficient.
available for rush projects?
There are always holes in the schedule
that allow Jay to book a last minute session,
however, these dates are subject to availability.
What if I don’t
live in town?
Most of Jay’s clients are from out of
he offers his time in blocks and may
be able to assist in housing or hotel
Jay travel to us?
Yes, there are
definitely times when it would be more
you, and he has contacts at many of the finest
studios this country has to offer.
What makes Jay and his team better than one in my city?
When hiring Jay you’re getting over 25 years of specialized experience, and a highly skilled team that can deliver the product that you’re looking for.
Jay offer consulting?
Yes, Jay is a highly trained and
skilled producer/engineer. He
an educator at some of the best audio
schools in the world, is on the board
of AES (Audio
Engineering Society), and a published
author. Not only does Jay offer consultation
for artists interested
offers consulting as a service for hire
simply looking for advice.
How much will my project cost?
Every project has different needs,
however Jay’s clients can expect superior
quality, professional work at reasonable
For additional information on Jay’s
services, and rates please contact us.
Jay work within our budget?
Yes, although Jay does have set rates,
he can typically work within any
have to sign a contract?
No, absolutely not. However, if you
have any questions or concerns, please
feel free to bring them up for discussion.
accept credit cards?
Yes, we currently accept credit cards
Yes, we offer financing to qualified
Jay help me find an investor?
Yes, although there are no guarantees,
we can present select projects