As you may know, this forum is "special". Special forums address specific topics and have special guests. "Recording Playground" is a special forum for recording help and tips. Its special guest is Clifford Goldmacher...Cliff Goldmacher Biography
In the music business for over twenty years, Cliff Goldmacher is a songwriter, producer, engineer, author and owner of recording studios in Nashville, Tennessee and Sonoma, California. A multi-instrumentalist, Cliff has recorded, played on and produced thousands of demos for major and independent publishers, brand new songwriters and Grammy winners. The demos Cliff has record through his site, http://www.NashvilleStudioLive.com
have ended up as major label cuts, in feature films and on television.
Cliff has worked as a staff songwriter for a major Nashville publisher and his songwriting collaborators include multi-platinum selling artists Chris Barron (Lead singer of the Spin Doctors), Lisa Loeb and Ke$ha. Cliff's songs have been cut by major label artists in genres ranging from country, pop and jazz to classical crossover. His music has also been used on NPR's "This American Life" and in national advertising campaigns. In 2010, Cliff's song "Till You Come To Me" spent 27 weeks in the top ten on Billboard Magazine's jazz chart and finished as the Mediabase #1 and Billboard #2 jazz song of the year. So far in 2011, Cliff has a song on a compilation entitled "Love Notes" which has reached #3 on the Billboard jazz album chart and another song which opens the Hurly Burly show on London's famous West End.
As an educator, Cliff has served as a panelist on engineering at the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchandisers) convention and teaches workshops for BMI, ASCAP, The Songwriter's Guild of America and the Nashville Songwriter's Association International, Taxi and The Durango Songwriter's Expo. Cliff is also a freelance journalist contributing articles to EQ, Recording and ProSound News magazines along with numerous music websites and blogs. A sample of Cliff's eBook, "The Songwriter's Guide to Recording Professional Demos" is available as a free download from http://www.EducatedSongwriter.com/ebook.
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