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KokoroBenjamin

KokoroBenjamin
Location:
Nashville, Tn, United States
Postal code:
37174
Genre:
Rock, Blues, Country
Label name:
Benjamin Schultz
Members:
1
Website:
www.reverbnation.com/benjaminschultz

Bio

Ben Schultz/ The Kokoro Group Inc
Production, Engineering, Mixing
Guitars, Round and Squareneck Dobro, Mandolin, Bass, Keyboards,
Arranging and Composition, Sequencing and Drum Programming,
Backing Vocals, ADR, Sound Design,
Endorsers/Accommodations/Artist:
Digidesign Alumni Artist, Dobro (OAI), Gibson Guitars, Gibson Accessories and Amplification, Valley Arts Guitars, Taylor Guitars, Chandler Guitars, Martin Guitars YGD, Glyph Technologies, Fishman Transducers, McIntyre Pickups, Schertler Pickups, THD Amps, Martinsound, Universal Audio, Toontracks, Tascam, Stinger Amps, Transperformance LLC, Pignose Guitars and Amps, Groove Tubes, Ameritage LTD, Big Heart Slides, Jerry Jones Guitars, Eyeland Straps
SCHOOLING:
*Primary and Secondary School Concert, stage and marching bands (Trumpet/ French horn)
*University of South Florida - Music Literature and Voice
*Berklee College of Music - Arranging and Harmony; Composition
*New England Conservatory - Big Band Arranging; Music Literature
*Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis - Arranging and Composition
*George Russell - Lydian Chromatic Concept
*Robert Ceely - Electronic Music and Composition; Classical Counterpoint
Studio Training and Engineering Experience
Record Plant LA (w/Gary Kellgren, Lee Keifer, Al Kooper, Jack Douglas), Sound City (w/Keith Olsen), LA, Westlake Audio LA, Devonshire LA, Clearlake Audio Burbank, Ocean Entertainment Burbank,
Studio City Recorders LA, Criteria Miami (Mack Emmerman, Ron and Howie Alpert) , Studio 70 Tampa, 
Daisewill Sound LA, Barefoot Studios
Specialties
Production, Composition, Engineering, Music Director, recording, guitar and all instruments to make the record or the tour. Career guidance ..."Finding the character that will identify you"
Owner
The Kokoro Group Inc
Entertainment industry
March 1980 Ц Present (31 years 8 months)
Guitar/Multi-Instrumentalist Studio, Touring, Performing Musician
Entertainment industry
January 1967 Ц 2011 (44 years) worldwide
played, jammed, recorded or toured with...
Hendrix, Zep, BB King, Muddy Waters, Spirit, Freddie King, Johnny Winter, Buddy Miles, Carmine Appice, KGB, Tim Bogert, Jon Butcher, Mike Pinera, Pipedream, Enya, Belinda Carlisle, Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood, SRV, Bonnie Pointer, Barefoot Servants, ad infinitum...
SVP
The CyberActive Network
Internet industry
January 1995 Ц October 1998 (3 years 10 months) Los Angeles
The CyberActive Network Inc. - SVP; System Concept, Design and Sales (mass data storage for the entertainment industry through Proprietary Secure Intranets; Streaming transmission of audio/video content thru fiber optics/ multi channel; Content consultant to Nuko and Westport Media/ CODEC development for audio transmission.