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Gabe Salo

Freelance Music Composer & Music Producer

Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
Phone: 503-502-6057
2 Skills
Gabriel Salo

• B.S. in Music (jazz bass, classical composition)
• Minor in Recording Arts and Music Production
• Extracurricular:
- 20th Century classical harmonic and structural analysis
- Private study of popular and Broadway style songwriting under composer Jon Newton
- Private study of electronic music production under musician/producer Jeff Leonard
- Choir and private voice lessons
- Orchestral percussion techniques

Experience Highlights
• Music composer for Portland State University's Simon Benson Awards documentary (2008 & 2009)
• Music and sound engineer/mixer for Portland State University's Simon Benson Awards documentary (2008)
• Finalist in The Oregon Symphony's competition for aspiring composers & songwriters
• Engineer and producer/arranger for the music recording The Gravity (2010, Adeline Music and Sound Studios)
• Working musician: singer-songwriter (guitar), session bassist, children's performer (guitar)
• Arrange and orchestrate for the music recording Kinder Music by Ruthie Morris (2011)
• Audio engineer, arranger, and electronics programming for the violin recordings of Chien Tan of The Oregon Symphony (educational etude book, 2008)
• The Notches [LP] (2011)
Producer, engineer, and electronics programmer on various other rock/pop/acoustic recordings

Specializations & Related Talents

Engineer / Computer
• Location sound engineer and mixer (with IMDB credit)
• Very strong computer skills
• Moderate HTML programming and web related knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Digital audio workstations (Digital Performer, ProTools, Adobe Audition)
• Electronic music programming (Reason, ReCycle, ReWire)

• Talented acoustic and electric guitar player (jazz, rock, chart reading, etc.)
• Some jazz keyboard and drum kit
• Creating music scores and chord charts (notation software)
• Extensive music theory knowledge of classical, film, jazz, and popular song
• Experienced, finely tuned, analytical musical ear with incomparable (near perfect) relative-pitch and harmonic recognition
• Private music instructor (bass 13+ yrs)