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Alex Godson R.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lesson Details

Music Recording

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Being introduced to music technology in 1983, I've introduced and demonstrated modern day music production techniques to music artist around the world. Working with the likes of Janet Jackson, Usher, Sting, Elton John, Utada Hikara, Laura Pausini, so many others to teaching in ages 18 to 25 in post secondary learning.
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About

Alex Godson delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2010

Welcome!!!
My name is Alex also known as Alex œGodson. I've got to be one of the luckiest men in the world. I've spent the last 25 years of my life working in the music business as a musician, producer, publisher, record executive, programmer, beat-maker, educator, and entrepreneur. In this time, I've had an incredible run working with the likes of Trak Masterz, Mona Scott Young, Sean Combs, Perri "Pebbles" Reid, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Teddy Riley, Usher, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, and so many others. Now I'd like to share what I've learned with people who are just starting out and want to share their vision together. To share all of the insight, experience and/or stories, I've gained over 25 years in the music business.

*** Lesson Details ***
Music Production
Music Business Instruction
Music Business Management
Artist Management
A&R Coordination
Administrative Coordination
Audio Software Instruction
Music Publishing
A/V Specialist
Drum Programming
Remixing
Recording and Mix Engineering
Live Sound Engineering
Just Name It.... Let's Do It!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Presonus 16.4.2
Various Professional Audio/Video Software
iMac Computer
Presonus Monitors
Presonus Mic

*** Travel Equipment ***
Presonus 16.4.2
Various Professional Audio/Video Software
iMac Computer
Presonus Monitors
Presonus Mic

*** Specialties ***
Music Production/Programming/AV Specialist/Business

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Experience

Founder l Co CEO
Apr 2012 - Present
TelOurVison

Provide leadership to the organization through developing and implementing strategic plans to advance and protect the institution’s mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability and overall growth of the organization. Manage the digital media arts department; website development and maintenance operations to ensure service effectiveness and efficiency, quality assurance, and cost effective management of resources. Build fundraising networks using personal contacts, direct mail, special events, SMS, and foundation support. Promote the organization through written articles and personal appearances at community meetings, conferences, church services, radio and TV. Promote the organization to local, regional, and national constituencies. Represent the organization at Board of Directors meetings. Direct the planning and policy-making committees for the music department; other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

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Co Owner
Jan 1994 - Present
Who Knows Music Publishing

Manage strategic growth and new media placement for personal music catalogue. Maintain business contacts and developing new business relationships. Co-publishing administrative duties include contractual splits and online licensing/ mechanical royalty registration. Coordinate contract negotiations, proposal writing, inside/outside project presentations

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Adjunct Audio Instructor
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
OmniTech Institute

Producer/Programmer
Jan 1993 - Jan 2010
Flyte Tyme Productions

Write, perform, record and arrange session material. Utilize music production software, composing tracks; oversee production, recording and mixing. Contribute to a team atmosphere working on projects with a production team and major recording artists

Vice President of Artist and Repertoire / Producer / Creative Manager
Jan 1994 - Jan 1996
Savvy Records / Perspective Records / Pebbitone Music

Responsible for identifying new talent, locating new song material for signed artists, and assist in the artistic and commercial development of the artists. Handle contractual negotiations, finding songwriters and record producers for the act, and schedule recording sessions. Maintaining contact with counterparts in music publishing companies to get new songs and material from established songwriters. Sort through demo tapes sent by musicians to the label

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Production Coordinator
Jan 1993 - Jan 1994
Bad Boy Records

Responsible for creating, managing and contributing to commercially produced song material. Handling and scheduling release dates for Bad Boy artist as liaison between Bad Boy Records and Arista Records. Manage business contacts and develop new business strategies

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Partner l Songwriter l Producer l Musician
Jan 1989 - Jan 1994
TrakMasterz Production

Create growth through placement of personal music catalogue. Create business contacts and develop new business relationships. Manage day to day operations including contractual splits, publishing administration, writing, producing, recording and mixing music catalogue. Licensing/ mechanical royalty registration. Coordinate contract negotiations, proposal writing of inside/outside project presentations.

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Education

Music
Sep 1982 - Jun 1985
High School Of The Performing Arts New York City

Awards

Grammys
Jan 1999
National Association Of The Recording Arts

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