Jimmi is a qualified teacher and producer. He has an honours degree in music which included sound technology, theory, arrangement, performance and composition. He is currently in the final stages of completing a PhD in the field of cross-cultural composition in music. Jimmi’s received the Dean’s Medal for his undergraduate degree and the University Medal for his honours degree. He also received the APRA award for highest mark for performance of an original piece.

For more information or to book lessons or studio work contact Jimmi at jimmicarr@hotmail.com or through the contact form on this website

Production

Jimmi has been working in studio production and engineering for a number of years, with several successful projects under his belt. Jimmi mixed and produced the latest Jimmi Carr Band album and the releases by his electronic/rock crossover band Innamech in his own studio as well as co-producing most of his previous albums. Jimmi has also produced releases for other acts including Blue Mountains band InLarm’s recent EP and done mixing and mastering for acts including hip-hop artist Sinic.

Jimmi has a comfortable, purpose built studio at his home in the Blue Mountains. The studio is well equipped with recording hardware and software, instruments and amps (available for recording), listed below.

PRODUCTION / MIXING RATES: $50 per hour or $300 for an 8 hour day. EP and Album packages and soundtrack / sound design jobs negotiable on a case by case basis.

MASTERING: $60 per song or $500 for a full album up to 12 songs

STUDIO EQUIPMENT:

Microphones – including Neumann, SE electronics, Rode, Shure, Audio-Technica, EV, Warm Audio and more.

Signal Processing and Interfaces – Universal Audio 6176 preamp/compressor. Warm Audio WA2A compressor (LA2A clone). Focusrite Isa One preamp. 2 x TL Audio pre-amp/compressors. Mackie1640i 16 channel in/out mixing desk/interface with onyx preamps. Universal Audio Apollo interface with unison technology for realtime input modeling with UAD plugins. Digidesign 003 rack.

Software / Plugins – Ableton Live 10 full suite. UAD plugins full suite (industry standard effects and analogue emulators by Universal Audio) . Autotune (latest). Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate (every instrument and plugin). Many more..

Guitar Amps – 2 x vintage Vox AC30s, Fender Princeton, Marshall JCM 800 (original 80s model), Crate bass amp with vintage Fender quad box.

Guitars – including Fender American Stratocasters and Jazz Bass, Les Pauls, Custom Telecaster, Martin Acoustics and more

Drums – Pearl 5 piece drumkit with high quality cymbals.

Midi / Synth – Komplete Kontrol 88 midi keyboard. Novation Impulse 49 midi keyboard. Native Instruments Maschine. Ableton Push. Arturia Mini Brute analogue synth.

Below are some examples of some tracks produced and mixed by Jimmi at his Blue Mountains studio

Jimmi has also done soundtracks and sound design for short films and advertising including ‘Monday’ by The Magnificent Itch

Tuition

Jimmi has been teaching one on one lessons in drums, bass and guitar for 15 years including two years teaching at Nepean District Music Academy. He has also taught songwriting masterclasses at institutions including The Northern Rivers Conservatorium of Music and is currently on the casual teaching roster at Western Sydney University for music performance. Jimmi has also run group workshops for bands.

TEACHING RATES: Beginner to intermediate lesson in Drums, Bass and Guitar$50 per hour or $30 per half hour. Songwriting and production tuition in Ableton Live also available at the same rates. Band workshops – $100 per hour. This includes help with songwriting, performance and arrangements

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