Studio

Studio

Kurt’s home studio allows him to record his extensive instrumental collection, program electronic and sampled parts, and track additional musicians as needed.  Ample room and a comfortable space allow clients to feel at home.

Woodwinds

Collections of Hi and Low Irish Whistles, Recorders-Sopranino, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Hi and Low Native American Flutes (handcrafted by Grammy-award winning builder Brent Haines), Ethnic Flutes, Wooden Flutes, Glass Flute, Various Ocarinas, Pan Pipes, alto saxophone.

Brass

C Trumpet, Bb Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Pocket Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone, Valve Trombone, Euphonium, French Horn, Eb Horn, Eb Baritone, Tuba, natural horns and literal horns, schalmei (you’ll have to look that one up), bugle.

Strings

Ukuleles (Soprano, Concert and Baritone), Acoustic Guitar, Cigar Box Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, acoustic U-bass, Lap Harp, Tenor Banjo

Access to violin, viola, cello, and electric 5-string violin, via my sons, who have been playing a combined total of 22 years.

Electronics

Macintosh/Logic System, Universal Audio interface. M-Audio Pro88 Controller, Akai Windcontroller, Neumann, AKG, and Shure microphones, Summit Audio mic-pres, Event monitors, Gigabytes of sample libraries and soft synths:  These are always expanding, but include titles such as Vienna Instruments, LA Scoring Strings, LA Drama Drums, Symphobia, EastWest, Kontact Komplete 10, Blair Masters Signature Piano, Nexus, Wallander Modeled Instruments, Darkened Skies, and classic libraries from Akai, Emu, Roland, and Ensoniq.

Percussion

Bongos, Congas, Djembe, African Drums, Frame Drums, Native American Drums, Snare Drum, Cymbals, Glockenspiel, Various Shakers, Bell Trees, Toy Drums, Toy Piano,  Stumpf Fiddle, Assorted Doo-dads, Small Percussion, Noisemakers, and Toys.

Other Instruments

Yamaha C3 Grand Piano with Disklavier, Lowry Holiday Organ with Magic Genie and Magic Melody (it really says that- must be magic- a few Silly Songs started here), Akai Windcontroller, Korg Wavedrum Oriental,  Etherwave Theremin (hand-built and signed by Robert Moog, inventor of the synthesizer), MegaBass Waterphone (hand-built by its inventor, Richard Waters), Accordion, Melodicas, Australian didgeridoo, Andes Melodion.