Andrei Martinez Agras


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The Ottawa based Cuban guitarist Andrei Martinez Agras is known for working with Grammy and Grammy nominee acts like Sintesis, Omara Portuondo (Buenavista Social Club) and Cecilia Noël (The Wild Clams). With them he has performed in the most important stages of world music and participated in multicultural projects of remarkable originality and high artistic value.


Parallel to the above, Andrei has developed his career as a session musician, composer, arranger, record producer, artist coach and music software programmer/reviewer/tester, as well as a leader of the Power Fusion band The Wit.


With years of constant improvement he has built a solid base of technical and stylistic knowledge that are backed by high quality equipment and thousands of hours of work with renowned artists.

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El guitarrista cubano Andréi Martinez Agras es conocido por trabajar con Sintesis, grupo de ethno-progressive rock que ha sido nominado a los Grammy Latinos. Junto a ellos ha actuado en los más importantes escenarios de World Music y participado en proyectos multiculturales de notable originalidad y valor artístico. 


Paralelamente ha desarrollado su carrera como productor musical, compositor, arreglista, multi-instrumentista y programador, así como artista en solitario.


Centrado en el trabajo como músico de sesión ha construido una base sólida de conocimientos técnicos y estilísticos que están respaldados por equipos de alta calidad y muchas horas de experiencia con reconocidos artistas latinos e internacionales.

 

Gear

 

Instruments: 

Art & Lutherie Ami Wild Cherry Parlor Acoustic Guitar.

Modified Deryck Whibley Telecaster Electric Guitar.

Ibanez SR300DX Electric Bass.


Pedals, Amplifiers, Cable & Strings:

Peavey Classic 50 410.

MXR Dyna Comp Compressor (mods by Mark Hammer).

Menatone Ms Foxy Brown Hand-wired Overdrive (3 knobs).

Ibanez TS-9  Tube Screamer.

Maxon SD-9 Sonic Distortion.

Fulltone Plimsoul Overdrive/Distortion.

BOSS CE-2 Chorus.

EHX Small Stone Nano Phaser (mods by Mark Hammer).

Boss DD-7 Digital Delay.

Vox V847A Wah.

Danelectro Tuna Melt Tremolo.

TC Electronics PolyTune Classic Tuner.

Mogami 2524 cables, Switchcraft & Neutrik Guitar Plugs (thanks to Mr. Dave Gray).

Gibson Nickel Plated Steel Wound. Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46.

Martin Acoustic Guitar Strings 0.11.

DAWs, Plugins. Interfaces & Monitoring:

Pro Tools | Software 10 | 11 | 12* 

*with active Avid Cloud Collaboration.

Ableton Live 9 Lite.

Cubase 8 LE.


Avid, Soundtoys, Slate Digital, Waves Audio, Plugin Alliance, Celemony Melodyne 4, NI Komplete Elements MK2, FXpansion, iZotope, IK Multimedia, Softube, PSP Audioware, SIR Audio Tools, UVI, Audified, Nomad Factory, u-he, AAS, Boz Digital Labs.


Komplete Audio 6  Premiun 6-Channel Auduio Interface 4 analog ins/outs, digital in/out, MIDI in/out, 24-bit/96 kHz recording.

M-Audio US41500C Audiophile 2496 PCI Sound Card - 24-Bit, 96kHz, 8x8 Unbalanced Analog I/O, 1x1 MIDI I/O, S/PDIF Digital I/O, AC-3/DTS Surround.

M-Audio Fast Track USB Audio Interface.


Alesis M1Active 520 Nearfield Studio Monitors.

Sennheiser EH 350 Professional Open-Air Dynamic HiFi Stereo Headphones.


*to suit your needs Long & McQuade rentals is now 1 minute away from my studio.

 

Audio, videos & pictures

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