RonMeredith

RonMeredith

  • From : Fort Lauderdale, United States
  • Joined : Fri 31st Aug 2018, 11 months ago

About Me

I am primarily a jazz pianist. But I listen to, and play different styles of music. I especially love house music, EDM or whatever the current term is now. I studied piano at the Hartt School in Connecticut under the great Jaki Byard. I'm originally from Jamaica.

Instruments I play

Only the piano

Software I Use

I've been using Sonar Platinum since 1993. Back then it was called 'Cakewalk'. I Started with Cakewalk 4.0e. I use KONTAKT as my sampler. That's basically all your need - add creativity and the magic will happen.

Hardware I Use

My hardware is still analog. I have the Mackie 24/8 mixing board. My main mic is the CAD Equitek 350 with the DBX 386 tube Mic Preamp. My main Keyboards are Kurzweil 2500XS, Alesis QS6.1, General Music S2 Turbo, Kurzweil PC88, Yamaha 88 Controller I have a few outboard effects processors too many to mention. And a babygrand piano

Listening To Right Now

Everything!! I love Kaskade, Tiesto, Deadmau5, Cash Cash, Calvin Harris and all the other EDM cats.

10 Favourite Albums

'A Gift From The Magi' by Sir Roland Hanna. 'Natty Dread' by Bob Marley. All songs sung by Michael Franks.

My Influences / Fav Artists

Wow!! So many people have influenced me. Let's see, In terms of Jazz, My influences are Ramsey Lewis, Herbie Hancock, Sir Roland Hanna, Bud Powell, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans.

My Music Sounds Like

I write many styles of music that's hard to say.
i've composed classical, EDMs, Jazz, Reggae, Hip Hop, R&B - even Brazilian music! My music sounds like all those styles

In My Other Life I ...

I'm a music teacher in Fort Lauderdale, Florida