02-03-11 - New Tune!
06-12-08 - I've moved!
I'm now at Big Shoulders Digital Video Productions. I'm working with Protools HD combined with the mixing power of the Icon D-Command system. The room has been built from the ground up and is one of the best rooms that I've ever worked in. Click on the Big Shoulders graphic above to view our site, and contact information!
03-09-08 - Complete Audio Restoration installed in home studio!
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02-05-08 - Super Tuesday!
Working with Senator Barack Obama on Super Tuesday. This was for a series of live shots we were doing for him.
11-07-07 - Billy Ray Cyrus!
While Billy was in town, I worked with him for two new shows. One is a new animated series for Disney, and the other is a reality-based show for CMT. He was really cool and when I said my daughter was a fan, he asked if she could come down to sit in on the session. Class act... He even brought his dog to the session!
11-19-07 - Emmy Award Show!
I will be the sound mixer for the Midwest Chapter
Emmy Award Ceremony held at the Thorne Auditorium in Chicago. It will be the 6th straight year that I worked this event.
10-17-07 - Fulcrum Point New Music Project
I edited the video called, "Sound Tracks: Exploring Global Cultures Through New Music" for the Fulcrum Point New Music Project to help raise awareness of the importance of fine arts in our public schools.
09-13-07 - Working with Laila Ali.
Why do I look all blurry and weird?... Cuz it was 3am! On the set with Laila Ali. This was a series of live TV interviews with Laila supporting the cause of feeding millions of hungry kids in our country. We hit over 50 TV and radio stations across the country that morning.
09-3-07 - Roland V-Drums Added To Home Studio.
08-5-07 - Feature film, Day Watch.
Day Watch (Russian: Дневно́й дозо́р, Dnevnoi Dozor), a Russian fantasy action blockbuster marketed as "the first film of the year", opened in theatres across Russia on January 1, 2006 and opened in the U.S. on June 1, 2007. It is a sequel to the 2004 film Night Watch, featuring the same cast. It is based on the second and the third part of Sergey Lukyanenko's novel The Night Watch rather than its follow-up novel Day Watch. The film's budget was USD$4.2 million and was expected to gross $40 million in Russia alone. It is the second part in the Night Watch trilogy, although the third film (Dusk or Twilight Watch) is as yet unmade.
Phase One, a production company out of L.A. hired me to record Timur Bekmambetov, Director of the film, for the DVD's commentary track.
8-01-07 - All Systems Go! Komplete 4 The Native Instruments collection installed in home studio!
I've added just a little bit of power to my editing suite at home...
KOMPLETE 4 is the ultimate bundle for musicians and producers. Twelve ground-breaking synthesizers, samplers, emulations, effects and a virtual guitar studio turn computer-based set-ups into truly comprehensive, professional production suites.
KOMPLETE 4 means unlimited creative freedom in all situations: live performance, music production, instrument and sound design.
7-15-07 - Chicago Bulls
Last year I had the opportunity to write 2 of 6 spots. This year they hired me for 4! Check out the first spot.
06-12-07 - Family Guy!
I recently was hired to record a character for the Fox hit series, Family Guy.
05-04-07 - Silver Circle Award Show!
I will be the live sound mixer for the Silver Circle Award Ceremony held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. It will be the 3rd straight year that I worked this event.
When shooting this fantastic view of the Chicago Skyline, I had no idea that it would be seen on TV. A production company chose this photo to be blown up and used as a cityscape background for shows on Court TV, CNBC, CTV. The photo itself can be viewed at my photography page.
12-07-06 - Working with the Empire Guy!
I thought it was about time I post a picture of me with Lynn Hauldren, the spokesman for Empire carpets. For the past 5 years I've mixed litterally thousands of spots for TV and radio with him. Lynn has been the company's spokesman for 30 years!!
11-30-06 - Working with President Jimmy Carter.
These pictures were taken at a recent interview with Jimmy Carter.
11-19-06 - Emmy Award Show!
I will be the sound mixer for the Midwest Chapter
Emmy Award Ceremony held at the Thorne Auditorium in Chicago. It will be the 5th straight year that I worked this event.
11-03-06 - Nutripals TV spot added to the sound design page
They are delicious and nutritious!
10-08-06 - Los Angeles comes to Orland Park.A Los Angelos-based production company hired me for field audio for a new reality TV pilot. The 3 day shoot took place in Orland Park, IL.
10-05-06 - State Farm spots added to the sound design page.
I added 3 of 10 Pieces that I designed for State Farm.
9-26-06 - New Pro Tools Studio installed at home!
9-20-06 - Chicago Bulls
I just finished an original score for a second Chicago Bulls TV spot. This ad features Ben Wallace. It is currently posted on the Chicago Bulls website. It can be viewed by clicking on the following link and selecting the Ben Wallace spot.http://www.nba.com/bulls/news/bulls_multimedia.html
9-12-06 - Chicago Bulls
recently was hired to write original music for one of the spots for the
new Chicago Bulls campaign. It is currently posted on the Chicago
Bulls website. It can be viewed by clicking on the following link and
selecting the Andres Nocioni spot.
Lewis Lazare of The Chicago Sun-Times recently printed this about the ad...
final spot focuses on the star quality of Andres Nocioni, and we hear
his teammates and members of management expounding on why they are so
proud to have him on the team.
Neat, clean and professionally executed in down-to-earth black and white, this series of Chicago Bulls commercials will help fans feel closer to their team and more in sync with the thinking of a management that is obviously trying hard to return the Bulls to their glory days.'
5-15-06 - Yeah Baby!!
Very exciting news! My son was born on May 15th, 2006. Healthy little guy at 6lbs, 12oz. Mom is doing great!
7-15-05 - Chicago Sinfonietta
I did the sound design and cut the Audience Matters: A Journey of Musical Discovery video for the Chicago Sinfonietta to help raise awareness of the importance of fine arts in our public schools. The video was played at a black tie event in front of 500 people. It helped raise money for the program.