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Haiti

Life is good Kids Foundation and BCM in Haiti – 3

Day 4 was our last day tracking vocals.  We recorded 3 tunes today, and now have all ten.  Tomorrow will be designated to recording overdubs.  The special treat for today was recording a 30 piece childrens choir.  The choir is associated with is Haiti Partners, Directed by Alex Myril and we recorded in its founders home.

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Life is good Kids Foundation and BCM in Haiti – 2

Day three was a continuation of the work flow of day two.  Our studio schedule is 9am – 4pm every day; we end up eating lunch at 4:30pm and never step outside.

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Life is good Kids Foundation and BCM in Haiti – 1

How does on prepare for a trip to Haiti?  There are shots, articles, conversations you have with people that have and have not been there…. How does one prepare for producing artists you have never met before?  Listen to their music, try to catch their vibe, email, skype, and learn their tunes.

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Berklee in Haiti: Gerye Jwa Recording

Here we are in the first phase of the recording process here in Boston.  Will Wells is here directing the rhythm section… when he is not playing keys/ organ.

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Berklee in Haiti: Gerye Jwa rehearsal

Berklee College of Music has been fortunate enough to be involved in a project to help kids overcome life-threatening challenges with Life is good Kids Foundation.  We are working on a cd project together.  Will Wells has put together a band of students and professionals to rework folk songs written by Playmakers in Haiti, who we will soon be recording in Haiti.  Here is the Chief Playmaker, Steve Gross, explaining the project during one of the rehearsals.

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