~~Joe Cueto is a writer-producer / consultant for the advertising industry and has worked on over 300 national and regional advertising campaigns in creative and in music production. He also works in the record industry as a producer/arranger-musician. Joe produced and arranged Latin superstar Juan Gabriel's album "Boleros", released in 2012(Universal Music), on which he was also a featured violin soloist. It reached #8 on the Billboard charts. He worked in Hollywood as a musician-arranger from 1978 to 1984 and performed in the MGM Television hit series "Fame" in 1982. He studied violin in Los Angeles for four years with mentor and Hollywood legend William Kurasch, co-founder of the Sid Sharp String Section. More recently, Joe played solo electric violin for the rock band Sublime on their 2011 album release "Yours Truly", and also performed solo viola on recordings for Spain based Latin rock band Bunbury as well as for renowned indie alternative band Beach House on their hit album "Bloom".
Joe Cueto's symphonic compositions include the ballet "Las Aguilas Magicas" for orchestra, choir and children's choir, as well as musical compositions for T.V., film and documentaries. In January 2013, Joe served as an audio engineer for the Quincy Jones production of the album "Diversity" with artists Emily Bear and cellist Zuill Bailey. This album topped the Billboard Jazz charts. Joe is currently in production as a producer/writer for a soon to be aired faith-based weekly TV show and as a composer-arranger for a kid's syndicated TV show. He has co-produced and co-written a 98 minute audio book "The Patmos Prophecies", which features a symphonic score with actors, singers and narrator, to be released in 2014.
He studied music composition under Dr. Mary Jeanne van Appledorn and violin performance with Dr. James Barber for 4 1/2 years at Texas Tech University as well as violin performance at the University of Texas at El Paso with Abraham Chavez for one year. In the classical field, he has performed the Khachaturian Violin Concerto” and Lalo’s ” Symphonie Espagnole” with symphony orchestra as a violin soloist. He performed as an orchestral player in several symphony orchestras in the Los Angeles area and in the studio with varied film composers including the legendary David Newman.
Joe has been credited with arrangements on numerous gold and platinum recording projects for such luminaries as Juan Gabriel, Isabel Pantoja, Augustin Pantoja, Lucia Mendez, Angela Carrasco, Lorenzo Antonio, Little Joe y La Familia, and Sparx to name a few.
Barry Anderson Demo Contents
2. From a Dead Stop
3. How Was I To Know
4. Left Heel
5. "This Is Why We Pray" Solo
Vanessa Gomez serves as
our Office Manager and bi-lingual Client Relations Specialist.
She brings to the table many years of management and organizational experience.Vanessa also serves as an in-house production assistant to our clients. Her educational background is in Business Administration.
~~We get it done right. On schedule. On budget.The demands of today’s broadcast media industries requires specialists with diverse talents. El Adobe Studio’s production team of sound designers, composers, producers, musicians, singers, audio engineers, and our exemplary bi-lingual talent pool guarantee that you will get a high quality product every time and on time.
~~The youngest member of the El Adobe Studios team is Nicholas Cueto. Nicholas has stepped into the creative workplace in music production even as he completes his studies in filmmaking and film scoring at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He has won awards in creative writing and received the “Director’s Chair” award for his music scoring for the short film “The Boston Post”, starring Wes Studi and Luke Kirby. In addition to scoring for films, Nicholas specializes in writing songs for film projects. He writes lyrics and music to enhance a screenplay storyline according to the film director’s vision. Nicholas is also a vocalist/performer and is presently in the studio working on a CD music project of his original songs. Listen to Nick's Demo below.
~~Marko Polo, engineer, producer and composer/musician, is a renowned jazz and Latin music performer and composer. He brings over 35 years of experience through his work as a live show performer and in the recording industry. Whether the task is to provide engineering services, or to create top-notch compositions and arrangements, Marko Polo delivers impacting and creative work for the most demanding assignment. Recent producing and composing credits are his instrumental 2013 album ‘The Way” and his work as producer-arranger and composer on the Latin band Tropicalisimo Apache’s album “Apache Guapo”. He is currently recording a jazz album featuring new original compositions to be released on the El Adobe Studios label. Marko Polo performs live shows featuring his original jazz compositions and conducts jazz and Latin music seminars. He can be booked through El Adobe Recording Studios. Listen to Marko's Demo below.
~~Barbara Cueto serves as co-manager of El Adobe Studios. She is a published author and music writer-producer, as well as vocalist and V.O. talent. Her book "From Mafia Princess To God's Princess" ("De Princesa de la Mafia a Princesa de Dios") is distributed in 35 countries. Her work as a conference speaker has taken her to destinations as diverse as Central America and Lahore, Pakistan. She has written, produced, and sung on many of El Adobe Studio's award-winning broadcast projects for the past 26 years, including work as a back up studio vocalist for Latin Superstar artist Juan Gabriel. As an independent writer her work has been featured in notable publications such as Chicken Soup for the Soul and Christianity Today. In her work as a lyricist, she was contracted by Juan Gabriel to write English lyrics for some of his Spanish language songs. Barbara brings her many skills to our various projects along with an understanding of the needs and goals of our clients. Listen to Barb's Demo below.
~~Pedro Delgado, known as “Fish” or “Pescadito”, to our Latin clients, is an audio engineer, producer-arranger and musician. “Fish” began his career in the music industry almost twenty years ago working as a bassist for some of the nation’s top Spanish language bands. He has been a part of Latin music projects that have achieved success on the radio charts and in live venues across the nation. His experience in working closely with vocalists and musicians in the live music arena has given him a keen perspective in working with talent of all genres to help them achieve the best performances possible within the relaxed atmosphere at El Adobe Studios. As a musician, “Fish” is expert on bass, guitar and drums. As an arranger, her is able to assist writers who are intent on finding “just the right chord” or “just the right feel” for their songs. He is presently pursuing his Master’s Degree in music technology and is a part-time teaching assistant at a university. Listen to Fish's Demo below.
~~Barry Anderson brings multi-faceted skills to the El Adobe team. He is an audio engineer, composer-arranger, pianist and an acclaimed synthesist and sound designer who utilizes the Buchla, one of the most sophisticated sound design instruments in use by the film and TV industry. His online tutorials for the operational and creative use of the Buchla reach a worldwide audience of sound designers and musicians. He excels in audio production assignments for clients varying from film makers to dance and electronic music producers. He has co-written and co-produced two albums with his band, NarroPath , whose repertoire of rock and electronic songs highlight's Barry's writing and production skills. He recently completed a recording project consisting of dance/electronic arrangements of classic Beatles songs. Barry also serves as El Adobe Studio’s in house mastering engineer. He served as engineer on Quincy Jones' album production for pianist Emily Bear in 2013 and was the mixer on Juan Gabriel's 2012 "Boleros" album (Universal Music). His educational background includes music studies at South Plains College in Texas and computer technology studies at Texas Tech University and at New Mexico State University. Listen to some samples of Barry's designs and compositions below.
Contents Joe's Demo
(Mobile Users please advance manually with the advance buttons or wait for the next clip to play sequentially)
All the following clips feature Joe Cueto Arrangements or compositions
and, in many cases, his instrumental performances.
1. "Disculpame"-Joe's violin solo on Juan Gabriel's "Boleros" Cd.
(Most songs on "Boleros" were arranged by Joe)
2. "Disculpame" with Juan Gabriel Vocals.
3. "Asi Fue"- Isabel Pantoja (Platinum record)
4. "Houston"- (1st Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
5.. "Houston"- (2nd Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
6.. "Houston"- (3rd Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
7. Juan Gabriel's Homenaje (Tribute) to Luis Arcaraz
8. "La Mal Querida"- Angela Carrasco
9. Juan Gabriel's tribute to Mona Belle featuring Sham Genesta
10. "Como, Cuando y Porque?"-Lorenzo Antonio
11. "Pase Lo Que Pase" -Juan Gabriel "Boleros"
~~Ted Kelley, chief engineer and producer, has recorded and mixed hundreds of broadcast audio productions for the Record and Advertising industries. His recording and mixing work for the national TV spots for Major League Soccer garnered Addy awards. Recent projects include serving as chief engineer for the national radio spots for the U.S. Army and also serving as engineer for the chart topping Quincy Jones production of the CD ‘Diversity” featuring piano virtuoso Emily Bear and cellist Zuill Bailey. Ted Kelly’s uncompromising dedication to sonic excellence are evident whether recording metal rock bands or string sections and are a hallmark of the “El Adobe sound."
TED KELLEY DEMO CONTENTS
1. Ted Sample 1 (Alternative Instrumental)
2. Ted Sample 2 (Jazz)
3. Ted Sample 3 (Heavy Metal)
4. Ted Sample 4 (Heavy Metal)
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OR ALLOW EACH CUT TO PLAY SEQUENTIALLY
Barbara Cueto Demo Contents
1. From Mafia Princess...CD English Samples
2. Spanish CD Samples
3. "Aztec Conquest" Audiobook Sample
4. "Speak in English" Audiobook Sample
5. A Novel Sample
6. Pride and Prejudice Sample
Songs Engineered and Produced by Fish
1. Parrandero Fiel
3. Una Calle Nos Separa
Marko Polo Demo Contents
2. The Way
3. Trumpetman's Soul
4.That's the Way I Like It
5. Apache Guapo-Tropicalisimo Apache
NICHOLAS CUETO DEMO CONTENTS
1. Boston Post 1 (Series Pilot)
2. Boston Post 1 (Series Pilot)
3. Empty Space (Vocal)
4. Max Dangerous 1 (Series Pilot)
5. Max Dangerous 2 (Series Pilot)
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New to the El Adobe Team is Will Status. Will is a song writer and music arranger who specializes in Dance, Rap, and Electronic music. Will has an extravagant collection of new and vintage high end gear and he rocks Ableton Live 9. Check out some of Will's equipment list on our gear page.