Jim Daneker

music to inspire

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Jim's studio is a computer-based environment designed primarily for scoring to picture, programming, and high-resolution mixing, featuring high-end PMC monitoring. Running a 750+ track Logic template networked via 5 computers with Vienna Ensemble Pro, no score or arrangement is too ambitious.

The studio is also a keyboard player's paradise, home to some of the most iconic synths ever made, including pristine vintage classics: Yamaha DX7, Roland D-50, Ensoniq VFX, and others - along with current favorites Yamaha Montage, Access VIrus TI Polar, Korg Minilogue, Roland System 8 and JD-XA - plus a massive collection of the best virtual instruments on the market.

Gear Favorites

  • PMC IB1SAIII main monitors; Polk, Yamaha, and Audix nearfields

  • Universal Audio Apollo audio interfaces & plugins

  • Custom-designed controllers using Behringer X-Touch, TouchOSC via iPad, and El Gato Stream Deck

  • Yamaha P300 & Roland RD-2000 digital pianos, plus a collection of current and classic vintage synths

  • Sample libraries: Spitfire, LA Scoring Strings, Cinesamples, East West, Project SAM, Embertone, 8DIO, Tonehammer, Heavyocity, Output REV & Signal, Spectrasonics, VSL... you name it, we have it - along with a massive private library full of "secret weapon" samples

  • Stunning 1964 Hammond A102 (B3) & Leslie 147 maintained by Nashville Pro Hammond

Buy the digital version of AD ALTA on iTunes here! Reviews greatly appreciated!