Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Songwriter, music production, I'm really interested in more of the recording and producing side of music, I also enjoy recording original songs in my home studio, studio session work, I'm a singer/songwriter and I enjoy creating my own sounds!, I really enjoy all music especially METAL!!
Guitar, Music Theory, Bass Guitar
Mr Bungle, Meshuggah, Strapping Young Lad
For the last seventeen years, Aaron has dedicated his life to his professional musical pursuits, and has refined his expertise in the Metal/Rock/Alternative/Progressive/Electronic and Experimental genres. Beginning as a guitar player at the age of sixteen with roots in thrash and death metal, Aaron has expanded his playing to adopt influences from Jazz, Folk, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Shred, and even World music elements. His pursuits led him to the study of songwriting, singing and production resulting in a fifteen song demo under the name "DAVOLA".
By this time Aaron, was teaching guitar privately, and honing his guitar, vocal, songwriting, and, production skills on his various projects both personal as well as collaborative before deciding to further his education. In the summer of 2009, Aaron relocated to Arizona, and attended the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences to study music production and audio engineering.
Upon his graduation, Aaron had the privilege of assisting on "Dead New World" (Victory Records). The 2010 release from Latin Metal band Ill Nino where he handled recording duties for 90% of the vocals for the project. Earning him an assistant engineer credit on a record released worldwide in the process.
Since the release of "Dead New World," Aaron has gone on to continue his work as an educator while devoting his time outside of teaching to his own music as well as working as a hired gun. Over the years, Aaron has had the privilege to have worked with various creative types from all over the world, ranging from independent artists and producers to world renowned, actor Sir Christopher Lee.
Aaron's area of expertise lies within the Metal/Rock/Alternative/Progressive/Electronic and Experimental genres as a Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer and Drum programmer with additional skills as an audio engineer including editing, mixing and mastering.