Gabe Herman

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AudioGabriel is owned and operated by Gabe Herman: A Musician, Audio Engineer, Composer and Educator based in West Hartford, CT.

A native of Chapel Hill, NC, he grew up in one of the hottest indie-rock scenes in the nation. His passion for fluid artistic expression and innovative experimental composition has propelled him forward in the professional world of music, music production, audio post-production for film and audio production education.

Gabe has engineered and produced numerous groups in a variety of genres ranging from classical ensembles to modern rock to contemporary world beat music. His projects have been featured by radio programs such as NPR’s “Fresh Air” and ABC (Australian Public Radio), broadcasted live on national television (NBC and MTV), Sirius/XM Satallite radio and his clients work has received outstanding reviews by critics associated with a myriad of publications including The New York Times, Billboard, JazzTimes, Downbeat and many others.

His film scores and sound design work have premiered and won awards at over 21 film festivals across the globe including The Black Mariah Film Festival, The Rhode Island International Film Festival, ION International, and Dragoncon to name a few. He is also the sound designer and audio post-production engineer for cable television shows “Quest for the One” and “Monster Fish” and “Border Battles” for the VS network, NBC Sports and the Outdoor Living Network.

Gabe is heavily involved with the regional music scene and is a professional member of AES (Audio Engineering Society). He is the owner and operator of AudioGabriel Inc located in West Hartford, CT. To date, he has worked with a myriad of professional musical artists including Macy Gray, Bill Kreutzmann (The Greatful Dead), Mike Gordon (Phish), G-Love, JoJo, John Medeski, Bob “Ra-Kalam” Moses, John Lockwood, Tisziji Munoz, Chen Yi, Nat Reeves, Walter Beasley, as well as countless local and regional acts at his own studio as well as many other premier studios in the New England area.

Gabe is an active educator. He is currently the Assistant Director of The Dept. of Music Production and Technology and adjunct faculty in the Dept. of Performing Arts and Music Management at the Hartt School of Music, in Hartford CT. He was one of the first faculty members at the Audio Production Department at Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts where he served as Associate Director and remains active as a guest lecturer.

Click Here to read an interview with Gabe Herman in the July 2012 issue of AudioXpress Magazine.

 

Resumé

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Condensed Resume: Complete CV available upon request…

Teaching:

The Hartt School, The University of Hartford:

Aug 2009-Present Full Time Faculty & Assistant Director/Dept of Music Production and Technology

2005-Present Adjunct Faculty/Department of Performing Arts Management

2005-Aug 2009 Adjunct Faculty/Department of Music Production and Technology

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Boston University, School of Communication Studies

Center for Digital Imaging and Arts: Audio Production Department

2006-Aug 2009 Associate Director, Faculty

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Audio Production for Music, Film, Animation, Television & Video:

2012 Mix Engineer

Audio Recording:  Artist: Arika Kane

International Release: B.S.E. Records, April, 2012

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2011-2012 Audio Post Production, Mix Engineer

Television Series: “Border Battles”

Cable Network: The Outdoor Living Network

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2011 Producer, Recording Engineer

Audio Recording:  Artist: Nat Reeves

International Release: 482 Records

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2011 Producer, Recording Engineer, Studio Musician, Web Development

Audio Recording:  Artist: Orly   www.orlymusic.com

Album: “Orly”

Independent Release: iTunes, Amazon.com, CD Baby.com

First place winner in folk category of The USA Songwriting competition, 2011

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2005-2011 Head Engineer/Studio Manager

Jamspot Studios: Somerville, Wakefield, MA

Oversee all facets of studio construction, maintenance and operation. Service a wide range of local and international clientele.

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2012 Sound Design/Post Production Mix Engineer

Television: “Sasquatch”

Cable: The Outdoor Living Network

Gowdy Productions: 2012 Broadcast

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2012 Sound Design/Post Production Mix Engineer

Television: “Border Battles”

Cable: The Outdoor Living Network

2012 Broadcast

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Sound Design/Post Production Mix Engineer

Television: “Monster Fish”

Cable: The Outdoor Living Network

Gowdy Productions : 2010, 2011 & 2012 Broadcast

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2009-2012 Sound Design/Post Production Mix Engineer

Television: “Quest For the One”

Cable: The VS Network/NBC Sports Network

Gowdy Productions : 2010, 2011 & 2012 Broadcast

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2010 Sound Design/Audio Post Production

Independent Film: “One”

2010 Buffalo Niagra Film Festival

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2010 Recording Engineer

Audio Recording:  Artist: Chen Yi

World Premier Recording: Dragon Rhyme

Under Production, Naxos, 2010

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2009 Recording Engineer

Audio Recording:  Composer: Stuart Smith

Directed By: Ben Toth

“Glass”, “James Balfour”

Published: Smith Publications, 2010

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2009 Recording Engineer/Mix Engineer

Audio Recordings: Artist: John Medeski

Bob Moses

Don Pate

John Lockwood

Tisziji Munoz

“Beauty As Ugly”. Anami Music. (Album currently under production)

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2009 Producer & Recording/Mix/Mastering Engineer

Audio CD; “Zee Lee Mee Seek” Artist: Zili Misik

Independent Release: www.zilimisik.com

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2008 Recording Engineer

Audio Recordings: “Pass it Around” Artist: G-Love

Jack Johnson

Donovan Frankenreiter

International Release September 2008, Wrasse Records

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2008 Recording Engineer

Live Sessions: Artists: Bill Kreutzmann (Greatful Dead)

Mike Gordon (Phish)

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I2007 Mix Engineer, Assistant Mastering Engineer

Audio CD; “Who Knew Charlie Shoe” Artists: Richard Leo Johnson

Gregg Bendian

Mastered by; Dave Moulton

International Release July, 2007 on Cuneiform Records http://www.cuneiform.com/

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2007 Producer & Recording/Mix/Mastering Engineer

Audio CD; “New World Soul” Artist: Zili Misik

Independent Release: www.zilimisik.com

2008 Best World Music Act; The Boston Pheoniix

2007 Best World Music Album; Nomination; Boston Music Awards

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2007 Producer & Recording/Mix Engineer

Audio CD: “Dr Fidgety” Artist: Dr Fidgety Brass Band

September, 2007: www.drfidgety.com

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2007 Recording/Mix Engineer/Audio Post Production & Sound Designer

Instructional Saxophone DVD: 14 Steps Artist: Walter Beasley

July 2007: www.walterbeasley.com

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2006 Recording Engineer, Head of Audio Production

Live Sound/Recording Engineer Artist: JoJo

August, 2006: www.jojoonline.com Universal Records & Blackground Records/Chew Entertainment

Primary Audio Production Technician for recordings and rehearsals as well as managed audio production for live television performances at the 2006 “Miss Teen USA” pageant (NBC), as well as web broadcast on “AOL Sessions” (www.music.aol.com)

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2006 Audio Editing Supervisor

Music Supervision Artist: Ashley Parker Angel

August, 2006 Blackground Records

Audio editing supervisor for televised performance at the 2006 “Miss Teen USA” pageant (NBC).

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2006 Assistant Mastering Engineer

Audio CD; “The Nature of Luck” Artist: Silver Lining

Mastered by: Dave Moulton

Every Cloud Music (BMI)

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2006 Producer & Recording Engineer

Audio CD; “Outside Up Inside Down” Artist: Kate Dunphy Band

Mastered by: Dave Moulton

Independent Release

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2005 Mix Engineer, Assistant Mastering Engineer

Audio CD; “The Legend of Vernon McAllister” Artist; Richard Leo Johnson

Mastered by; Dave Moulton

International Release on January, 2006: on Cuneiform Records www.vernonmcallister.com

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2005 Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer

Audio LP; “Star Matters” Artists; Brian Vigliano (Dresdin Dolls)

Linda Veins (Bad Saints)

EJ Labb

Moniq Ortiz

Russell Chudnofsky(Guitarzan)

Kelly Davidson

2006, Independent Release

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2005 Sound Designer

Textbook; “Sound Design for Animation Filmmakers” Author; Robin Beauchamp

Publisher; Focal Press, Release; 2005

Sound Effects design and editing for DVD animation supplement included with textbook

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2005 Sound Designer, Location Mix Engineer, Music Editor

35mm Film Short; “The Breadwinner” Directed by; Jared Staab

Independent Release May 28, 2005.

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2005 Supervising Sound Designer, Original Music Score, Mix Engineer

Stop Frame Animation; “Seed” Animator; Ben Cain

Release May 15th, 2005 www.negativespaces.com

2007 Purchased by MTV networks

2006 Featured Animated Short: MTV

2006 First Glance Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2006 Calgary Underground Film Festival, Alberta Canada

2006 London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film, London, UK

2006 ION International, Los Angeles CA

2006 Dam Short Film Festival, Boulder City NV

2006 Palm Springs Short Film Festival (Awd. Kodak Filmmakers Grant)

2006 2nd Place Jury Award, The Black Mariah Film Festival (www.blackmariah.com for tour dates)

2005 International Horror and Sci-Fi film festival, Tempe Az

2005 Winner of the Winner’s Circle Animation Competition

2005 Dragoncon Independent Film Festival, Atlanta GA

2005 Shockerfest, Modesto CA

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2004 Post Production Mix Engineer

Documentary Video; “Pientre De La Terra” Director; Joel Fendelman

Independent release, June 2004

2005 Roof Garden Rendez Vous in Montreal

2005 Woodstock Film Festival

2005 Trenton Film Festival (Awd. Best Cinematography)

2004 Rhode Island International Film Festival

2004 Chicago International Film Festival

2004 Savannah Film Festival

2004 International Student Film Festival, Hollywood CA

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2004 Sound Design, Location Recordist, Boom Operator, Mix Engineer, Original

Music Score, Music Editor, ADR Recordist

Short Film, HD Video; “Tuesday” Director; Joel Fendelman

Independent release, May 2004.

2005 D.C. Independent Film Festival

2005 Tupelo Film Festival, Mississippi, (Awd. Best Student Film)

2005 Stoneybrook Film Festival, Long Island, NY (Awd. Best Director)

2004 Savannah Film Festival Showcase DVD (SCAD)

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2004 Producer, Post Production Mix Engineer

Documentary Video; “Serenade to a Kitchen-aide” Videographer; Drew Yeager

Editor; Eric Watkins

Independent release; September, 2004

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2004 Sound Design, Post Production Mix Engineer, Original Music Score

Stop Frame Animation; “Innocence” Animator/Producer; Ben Cain

Independent release, 2004. (www.negativespaces.com)

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2004 Sound Design, Post Production Mix Engineer, Music Editor, ADR Recordist

Video/Film Short; “I’m a Teenage Werewolf” Director; Steve Goldenberg

Independent DVD release, April 2005

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2004 Sound Design, Location Recordist, Boom Operator, Postproduction Mix

Engineer, Original Music Score, Music Editor, ADR Recordist

16mm Film Release; “Love Gone Lost” Director; Joel Fendelman

Producer; Jessica Berkowitz

Independent Release, 2005

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Additional Work Experience

2007-present Market Analysis & Sales

Seven Woods Audio, Belmont MA

Market investigation and sales support for the Ursa Major Space Station SST-201 digital reverb unit.

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2005-2006 Director of Business Development

Jamspot, Somerville, MA.

Responsible for the Planning and Management of educational programs ranging from private instruction to music history, production & technology, community outreach programs for youth and the elderly, as well as produce high profile showcases highlighting the performing clientele of Jamspot.

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1996-present Owner/Manager

Tee-Targets www.teetargets.com

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