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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Self-motivated musician with good organizational and customer service skills who gives attention to details; flexibility and ability to work independently and make decisions.

EXPERIENCES

The Jack Moves – Cruiserweight Tour                            Released October 14, 2022

 

Touring Musician and Producer

Producing and composing a couple of tracks from The Jack Moves’ third album Cruiserweight (Don’t Pretend & Seabra)

  • Musician

    • Background Vocalist

    • Percussionist

    • Drummer

    • Keyboardist

  • Recording Engineer

  • Choral Director

 

 

Tour Dates and Location - The Cruiserweight 𝙏𝙤𝙪𝙧_2022 - 2023 Season:

2022

•       Nov 14 - NYC _ Mercury Lounge

•       Nov 17 - DC _ The Pocket

•       Nov 19 - Burlington, VT _ Radio Bean

•       Nov 25 - Asbury Park, NJ _ Yacht Club

•       Dec 03 - Cambridge, MA _ Middle East

2023

opening for Thee Sinseers and the The Altons

•       Jun 13 - Pittsburgh, PA

•       Jun 15 - Brooklyn, NY

•       Jun 17 - Washington, DC

•       Jun 18 - Ardmore, PA

•       Jun 23 - Jersey City, NJ

•       Jun 24 - Newark, NJ

•       Jun 28 - Hoboken, NJ

Paris, France 🇫🇷

opening for Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

05.07 juillet 2023 Paris

•       Jul 05 - Paris, France _ L'Olympia

•       Jul 07 - Paris, France _ La Marbrerie

*headline

•       Sep 15 - Jersey City, NJ

with Ben Harper & with the Sinseers and the The Altons

       Oct 06 - Burlington, VA

•       Oct 07 - Buffalo, NY

•       Oct 08 - Albany, NY

•       Oct 10 - Royal Oak, MI

•       Oct 11 - Cincinatti, OH _ The Andrew J Bradly Music Center

•       Oct 12 - Grand Rapids, MI _ *with Dreas

•       Oct 13 - Chicago, IL _ The California Clipper _ *with Manasseh

•       Oct 14 - Milwaukee, WI

•       Oct 15 - Prior Lake, MN

•       Oct 31 - Sacramento, CA

•       Nov 01 - Ventura, CA _ Ventura Music Hall

•       Nov 02 - San Jose, CA

•       Nov 03 - San Jose, CA

•       Nov 04 - Pomona, CA

•       Nov 05 - Pomona, CA

•       Nov 07 - Pioneertown, CA

•       Nov 08 - San Diego, CA

•       Nov 09 - San Diego, CA

•       Nov 10 - Los Angeles, CA _ Hello Stranger

Heavenly Services, East Orange, NJ                                 August 2022 – Present

 

Chauffer

A Chauffeur for Joyce Hodges’ Heavenly Services, LLC.

  • Driving hearses and limos (6 passenger vehicles) within the tristate area for funeral services.

  • Wearing a black suit, white button up t-shirt and tie to complete the uniform.

  • Standard Chauffer procedures such as:

    • Opening and closing the doors for clients

    • Punctuality

    • Abiding by driver’s state laws

    • Create a comfortable environment within the vehicle

      • Temperature

      • Appropriate musical playlist

      • Being sociable to help family grieve.

  • Assist with funerals and at the grave site if needed.

 

 

Lounge Studios, New York, New York                                    February – Present

 

Studio Internship

  • Assisting:

    • Front Desk

    • Administration

    • Assisting Engineers & Producers with sessions

    • Maintenance and Studio Presentation (Prepared for each client to use)

 

 

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA                         October 29, 2021 - May 2022

Professional Education Division (PED) Dean’s Student Council

  • Nominated by Toki Wright (Chair of Professional Music) and Dr. Hae Joo Kim (Assistant Chair of Professional Music) to serve on the 2021-2022 Professional Education Division (PED) Dean’s Student Council.

    • This selected group is designed as a resource for me to engage with student leaders, high achievers, and impressive emerging professionals across the four majors within the PED to hear our insights, viewpoints, and suggestions regarding the Berklee experience.

 

 

New York City, NY & Los Angeles, CA                          November 10, 2020 - Present

Musician and Producer for Love & Company

  • Love Mansuy a former Warner Records artist.

    • 1st live performance in New York City for Bandsintown.

      • Music Director

    • Arranger

    • Producer

    • Engineer

    • Composer

 

 

Stop and Shop, Watchung, NJ                                  January 2020 – October 2022

 

Produce Clerk

  • Team Building

  • Manufacture work such as box organization dating, stacking, and organizing the packages for storage or sale).

  • Exercising great customer service skills such as talking to a customer service skill such as talking to a customer to keep a friendly environment, being knowledgable about the product to best direct a customer to a sale and present myself approachable for a customer to feel comfortable to ask for assistance if needed.

  • Keeping the produce section clean and neat.

 

  

The Jack Moves – Free Money Tour                                         May - June 2019

 

Touring Musician and Producer

Producing a couple of tracks from The Jack Moves’ sophomore album Free Money (Iceman and Wanting You.)

  • Musician

    • Background Vocalist

    • Percussionist

    • Drummer

    • Keyboardist

    • Organist

  • Recording Engineer

 

Tour Dates and Location: 𝓕𝓻𝓮𝓮 $ 𝙏𝙤𝙪𝙧:

  • 5/27 - 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘨𝘰 - 𝘞𝘪𝘭𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘦

  • 5/31 - 𝘚𝘢𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘰 - 𝘐𝘳𝘰𝘯 𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘭

  • 6/1 - 𝘖𝘢𝘬𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘥 - 𝘌𝘭𝘪𝘴 𝘔𝘪𝘭𝘦 𝘏𝘪𝘨𝘩 𝘊𝘭𝘶𝘣

  • 6/2 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯 𝘑𝘰𝘴𝘦 - 𝘉𝘦𝘳𝘳𝘺𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘢 𝘍𝘭𝘦𝘢 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘵

  • 6/3 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯 𝘑𝘰𝘴𝘦 - 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭

  • 6/6 - 𝘛𝘪𝘫𝘶𝘢𝘯𝘢 - 𝘔𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘢𝘳🇲🇽

  • 6/7 - 𝘙𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 - 𝘔𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘛𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘰 𝘓𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘨𝘦

  • 6/8 - 𝘓𝘰𝘴 𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘴 - * moved* Grand central market

  • 6/9 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘢 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘢 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘢 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘢 𝘐𝘯𝘯

  • 6/11 - 𝘖𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘺 - 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘺 𝘊𝘭𝘶𝘣

  • 6/13 - 𝘝𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘉𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩 - 𝘋𝘦𝘭 𝘔𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦

  • 6/14 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘢 𝘉𝘢𝘳𝘣𝘢𝘳𝘢 - 𝘍𝘰𝘹 𝘞𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘊𝘰

  • 6/15 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯 𝘋𝘪𝘦𝘨𝘰 - 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘞𝘩𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘚𝘵𝘰𝘱

  • 6/16 - 𝘖𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘺 - 2𝘑𝘴

  • 6/18 - 𝘚𝘢𝘯 𝘊𝘢𝘳𝘭𝘰𝘴, 𝘈𝘡 - 𝘈𝘱𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦 𝘙𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯

  • 6/20 - 𝘕𝘢𝘴𝘩𝘷𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘦 - 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘣𝘳𝘢

  • 6/21 - 𝘚𝘵. 𝘓𝘰𝘶𝘪𝘴 - 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘔𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘤𝘭𝘦

 

 

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA                               September 2018 – 2019

 

Classroom Technology Assistant

  • technically skilled to assist in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of audio/visual systems in Berklee’s academic classrooms.

  • deliver superior customer service to the Berklee community while learning how to install and maintain complex audio/visual setups within the classrooms.

  • I assist and train faculty on their use

  • tracking inventory

  • logging support requests

  • assisting with the college’s ad-hoc reservation system

 

Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Boston, MA                 January 2016 - May 2019

Musician

• Church musician - Organist, Keyboard (Auxiliary/ Lead), Drummer, Percussionist, Engineer, Vocalist

 

Mikestro Enterprise                                                August 2015 – Present

 

Mikestro’s Production

  • Setting up an entrepreneur business pertaining services of:

    • engineering (recording, mixing, pre-production and post-production work)

    • production

      • recording and sampling

        • digital & analog (live)

    • arranging

      • pre and post work

    • composing

      • original productions and songs

    • musician

      • for artist’s live performances

      • to produce and compose songs

    • songwriting

  • Maintaining my own business of music from my personal process. Understanding and building the foundation of a credible and unique brand that creates sounds that the client can trust, and be proud of.

 

 

Fulltime Records, Newark, NJ                                   February 2015 – July 2022

 

FULLTIME RECORDS’ASSISTANT ENGINEER

  • Set up sessions depending on the artist/bands needs for recording

  • In setting up: wire microphones to correct channels of the console, put together drum kit, and rearrange the instruments in their best recording spaces.

  • While recording: monitoring levels, and making markers of takes recorded, also providing refreshments for artist/band

  • After sessions: clean up recording room (clean up: disconnect the wires and organize them back on their respective racks. Put all instruments and microphones in its original positions)

  • On non-session days I’m helping the Chief engineer construct the studio in any maintenance.

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA                       September 2014 – January 2015

 

LMS (Learning Management System) Student Technology Assistant

  • Strong computer skills

  • Good attention to detail, and high sensitivity to confidential information

  • Responsible for assisting the LMS team in maintaining data quality on the Inside Berklee

  • Courses system, and its dependencies

  • Worked with LMS team on improving background data systems that improves the faculty-student experience on Inside Berklee Courses 

 

Oak Crest Day Camp, Somerset, NJ                                 June 2013 – August 2017

 

Camp Instructor

  • Instructor/Specialist for a few years being a part of the creative staff as the music director and athletic staff as the mini basketball coach.

    • Teaching skills, playing games and creating projects with groups.

  • Accompanied the pianist in camp’s annual summer play as the drummer and percussionist.

  • Was a driver traveling about 40 miles a day to and from the camp site, picking up and dropping off several campers in my neighborhood weekly.

    • Group ages range from 5-13 years old (Pre-School – 9th Grade)

 

 

Perry’s Funeral Home, Newark, NJ                                  March 2013 – June 2017

 

FUNERAL DIRECTOR’S ASSOCIATE

  • Provides assistance and directions during funeral services

  • Assists families with completion documents

  • Removal of human remains from hospitals, senior citizen facilities and private homes

  • Clean and maintain chapel area

  • Stores items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, file cabinet, supply rooms, or other areas

  • Clerical duties: File paperwork, answer the phones and data entry

 

 

LOX  Entertainment, Irvington, NJ                           September 2012 – August 2013

 

ARTIST ASSISTANT

  • Assisted Artist Management in ensuring that all logistics were in place for a successful performance

  • Having incredible passion and desire for knowledge in the music industry

  • Assisted in promoting events (guest list, artist needs, passing out flyers)

  • Contacted and interacted with artists themselves to accomplish goals.

  • Made calls on behalf of Lox Entertainment

  • Greeted artists and hosted them while waiting for performance

  • Ensured that artists were in place and ready to perform

  • Assisted in making sure band members were in place and prepared for performance

  • Ensured that artists completed interviews with media

  • Working with Grammy winning, nominated, gospel artists such as:

    • Tye Tribbett

    • Richard Smallwood

    • Hezekiah Walker

 

Barat Foundation, Newark, NJ                                     July 2012 – August 2012

  

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Provence, France

  • Received a scholarship to study abroad Provence France.🇫🇷

  • Directed, composed, and perform the music for the culminating project “Creation Nation”

  • Produced, Record, and Mixed the music.

 

 

Cobblestone Records, Newark, NJ                               October 2009 – August 2011

 

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION INTERN

  • Assisted Artist Management in ensuring that all logistics were in place for a successful performance

  • Having incredible passion and desire for knowledge in the music industry

  • Assisted in promoting events (guest list, artist needs, passing out flyers)

  • Contacted and interacted with artists themselves to accomplish goals.

  • Made calls on behalf of Cobblestone Records

  • Ensured that artists completed interviews with media

 

 

Bethlehem Community Church, East Orange, NJ                        September 2008 – 2013

 

VICE PRESIDENT & PRESIDENT Young People’s Department

  • Coordinated youth activities for ages 5-16 years of age

  • Assisted president with the management and implementation of all youth related activities in the church

 

DIRECTOR: Youth Choir

  • Facilitate rehearsals for young people ages 5-16 years of age

  • Teach the lyrics, melody and harmony of each song

  • Direct the choir during all performances

  • Play the keyboards

  

MUSICIAN: Drummer, Keyboardist, and Organist

  • Played the drums for the praise & worship services

  • Played the keyboard and organist performed for special worship services and holiday services

  • Organized and trained young people for a youth drum-line

  • Played keyboard and/or drums for the Saturday morning Community Outreach Program

 

Newark Boys Chorus School, Newark New Jersey                  September 2003 – June 2007

 

Newark Boys Chorus

  • Here I learn my theory, piano skills, choral, vocal and performance techniques along with musicianship.

  • Live performances I would often play the bongos for a couple of songs.

  • We had a few tours as a choir, traveling internationally to the 🇰🇾Grand Cayman Island, England,🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 and Whales.🇬🇧

  • We mostly perform in the tri-state area, with a couple of trips out of state like California and Georgia.

  • Performing in amazing venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York City and St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.

 

 

EDUCATION

Year                                      School                                Location

2013 – 2022                       Berklee College of Music                    Boston, MA

2011 – 2013                        Union County College                     Cranford, NJ

2008 – 2011                   St. Benedict’s Preparatory School               Newark, NJ

2004 – 2008                      Newark Boys Chorus School                    Newark, NJ

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Macintosh HD (Apple M1 Pro Chip)_Windows XP, Windows Vista,

Pro Tools (Studio), Logic Pro (X),  Ableton Live (11 Suite) & Finale

(fluent with, Melodyne, iZotope, Arturia and Waves plugins)

 

 

 

MUSICIAN

Arranger, Composer, Engineer, Drummer, Organist, Pianist, Percussionist, Producer, Vocalist

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER

Sep 2009–2011                            National Sorority of Phi  Delta  Kappa  Inc.                                              Kudos Alpha Chapter Youth Leadership Council

May–July 2012                             Assistant Coach, FBC Defenders Basketball Club

 

 

REFERENCES

Name                                     Company                                 Contact

Dr. Darla Hanley             Professional Education Division                617-747-2664

Kelvin Leach                        LOX Entertainment                       201-776-0561

Jeff Billingsley              Cobblestone Records/Multimedia                973-230-9538

Jonathan Gold                      Oak Crest Day Camp                       732-297-2000

Elizabeth Tracey Perry-Tisdale    Perry’s Funeral Home                      973-824-9201

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