In this keyboard bass masterclass, synth-bassist to the stars, Jae Deal shows you some tricks of the trade. Jae breaks down sound creation techniques, secret moves, fills, slides and more as he shows you why he's worked with artists like Queen Latifah, Elton John, Mary Mary, Snoop Dogg, Andraé Crouch, Diane Warren, Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott, George Duke, Wynton Marsalis, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Jessica Simpson, Patti LaBelle, Faith Evans and more. If you want to take your key bass playing to the next level, this synth bass masterclass is for you.
Topics Covered: Synth bass, creating a warm sound, cutting through the music/track, oscillators, filters, resonance, attack, release, Moog, mod wheel, volume, adding the “human element”, slides, patterns, fills, octaves, bending, Etc.
After moving to Los Angeles, Jae Deal began working with young pop artists such as Christina Milian, Marques Houston, and Omarion. Jae Deal also performed with his childhood friend, Mario (entertainer) on Good Morning America. Deal continued to work as a live musician, orchestrator, director and programmer and live musician for several tours, and recording sessions. Projects included Elton John, Snoop Dogg & the Snoopadelics, Mary Mary, Karen Clark Sheard and Jill Scott.
Other projects have included Christmas specials, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, performing alongside Wynton Marsalis in Darin Atwater’s Soulful Symphony debut and a year and a half stint as arranger with legendary song writer Diane Warren.
In 2008, Jae served as the orchestrator and Pro Tools programmer on Janet Jackson’s “Rock Witchu Tour”.
Deal is currently refining what he describes as a topological methodology for analyzing and composing music.
Jae Deal has worked with Queen Latifah, Elton John, Mary Mary, Snoop Dogg, Andraé Crouch, Diane Warren, Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Jill Scott, George Duke, Teddy Riley, Wynton Marsalis, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, T.D. Jakes, Kirk Franklin, Joe Jonas, Frank McComb, T-Pain, Jessica Simpson, Tyrese, Sy Smith, Tonéx, Kelly Rowland, Raheem DeVaughn, Mario (entertainer), Karen Clark Sheard, Patti LaBelle, Dru Hill, MC Lyte, Mike Jones (rapper), Kat Deluna, Marvin Winans, Vickie Winans, Omarion, Soulful Symphony, Faith Evans, Kim Burrell, Case (singer), Jagged Edge (band), Ginuwine & Avant.