FAMILY RECORDINGS

These are a lot of fun. Something unique to do with your family when you all get together for a special holiday or birthday event or whenever, just for fun! I’ve been doing this with my family for many years. No one has to be a professional singer to enjoy doing this or to create a great sounding result. Adults and children! Everyone loves music and most people like to sing. Imagine hearing yourself and your entire family singing together on a professional sounding recording. All the voices of the different generations combined make a great memory permanently fixed on a CD or DVD (if video is included).

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RECORDING OPTIONS

  • Karaoke

    Sing to a karaoke track (one person at a time). Later, I edit together a great sounding vocal arrangement featuring everyone’s best moments.

  • Live Accompaniment

    Sing with live professional musicians in the studio.

  • A Cappella

    Sing a cappella and I add the music later. This is not usually recommended, but in some cases it can work.

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MUSIC ACCOMPANIMENTS

  • Karaoke

    Purchase and download an inexpensive background track from a karaoke website. You are generally allowed to use these tracks for “private” use. All other uses, like selling the recording with your singing on it, for example, require permission.

  • Custom Arrangements

    I can create a custom arrangement and produce a recording of the background music track. See my Music Production page for more info.

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ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

  • Video

    A music video could be created from video footage of the recording session. There are also many other possibilities with video.

  • Photo

    Photographs of the recording session. A photo book or slideshow video (with the music) could be created.

  • Original Songs

    Original songs could be composed specifically for your family to sing. Comedic songs or beautiful tributes about family members. Whatever you would like!

  • Other Ideas

    I’m open to other possibilities. Let me know what you have in mind!

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Locations

  • At my home studio (Carmel, NY).
  • At a commercial recording studio in NY, NJ or CT.
  • At your home or wherever you are having your family event. I can bring a portable recording setup and then bring it home later to edit.

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To hear examples of some of my family’s recordings, please visit my Family Recordings blog.

Please call me at (845) 548-6226 to discuss details and possibilities for your family recording!