- Green Horizon StudiosMusician, Audio Engineer, 2012 - presentManage recording studio. http://www.westlastudio.com
- Musician/GuitarGuitarist, 1983 - presenthttp://www.nealnagaoka.com
- Hypermedia SystemsIT, 2001 - 2014Computer tech, Programming, repairs etc.....
- Musicians InstituteGuitar Teacher, 1997 - 1998
- National Guitar WorkshopGuitar Teacher, 2003 - 2008
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Neal Nagaoka. I am a guitarist/musician. Been playing guitar since the age of 12. I currently own and run a recording studio in the West Los Angeles area called Green Horizon Studios.
For more info: http://www.westlastudio.comAs far as my professional career goes, I currently have 3 Instrumental CDs out. I was also a teacher at Musicians Institute and currently a teacher at the National Guitar Workshop. I have had several different endorsements in the past but at the present time, I am endorsing ESP Guitars and Dimarzio Pickups. Other companies I have worked for and endorsed other companies such as ENGL Amplification, Point Technologies, Double Whammy Tremolos and Kellar Bass Systems.
Below are just a few list of things I am versed in and some of my musical experiences:
- Engineering and Mixing.
Arranging and transcribing music scores.
Teaching of guitar and advanced music at a college level.
Multitrack Recording and Editing, Mixing and Computer MIDI Sequencing, Notation.
Computer Midi and Notation Software (Finale, Overture, Band in a box,)
Computer Graphics Software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Indesign)
Computer Web Editing.
Akai based sampling and remixing.
MIDI and Audio studio setups and troubleshooting.
Live and studio performances.
IT, Network Troubleshooting
- Berklee College Of Music,
- Beverly Hills High School