In this coaching session I will guide you the basic workflow processes involved with taking your initial song idea and turning it into a full fledged "radio ready" production using Avid's Pro Tools.
Topics covered will be;
Basic MIDI sequencing
Plug In usage (compressors, EQ's, reverb, modulation)
Basic Mastering concepts
Emmy winning producer Kris Hawkins is a 20+ year veteran of the Los Angeles music scene. Kris began his career working as a session guitarist for some of the top record producers in the industry. Artists include, Enrique Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, and Toni Braxton. Kris has also written songs alongside Dr. Luke (Katy Perry), Cathy Dennis (Britney Spears), and Shelly Peiken (Christina Aguilera).
After his tenure as a session musician Kris began to produce and develop independent artists, preparing them for the rigors of the music industry and began working on an extensive catalog of music for placement in film and television.
Kris also taught a music business course at the prestigious Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA, guiding young artists through some of the challenges they will face as professional musicians.
Kris's class earned him "Teacher of the year" two years in a row (2015,2016).
Kris is an expert in music production with Pro Tools, and Logic Pro X, recording, mixing, licensing, copyright, and guitar performance.