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Alton James | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 27, 2014

Alton James

Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Sound Engineer
   United States
  |  9:50 pm Local Time

Overview

This born and raised native Detroiter grew up on the stylings of Motown music. However, having grown up in the church, James began singing and playing at an early age. His love for ensembles and directing choirs fostered a great love of film music. James later went on to take up theory, composition, conducting, computer music, voice, jazz, and organ at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

This multitalented singer/songwriter/composer excels in sound design and arranging. While piano/keyboard is his main instrument, James has the ability...

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Portfolio

Composition, Orchestration, Sound Mixing, Sound Mastering, Performance
https://soundcloud.com/alton-james/space-adventure
Composition, Orchestration, Sound Mixing, Sound Mastering, Performance
https://soundcloud.com/alton-james/as-we-said-hello-to-forever
Composition, Orchestration, Sound Mixing, Sound Mastering, Performance
https://soundcloud.com/alton-james/rise
composition, orchestration, sound mixing, sound mastering, performance
https://soundcloud.com/alton-james/ensuing-chaos
composition, sound mixing, sound mastering, performance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2AFFHFILSQ
composition, sound mixing, sound mastering, performance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQLinsq5-3Q
composition, orchestration, performance, sound design, sound mixing, sound mastering
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iMvq3vkI2U
composition, orchestration, sound design, sound mixing, sound mastering, performance
https://soundcloud.com/alton-james/the-netherworld

Skills (10)

Tested
Music Theory
Piano Performance
Writing
Creative Writing
Music Production
Mastering
Teaching
Music Creation
Conducting
Piano

Employment

J IV Media LLC
Owner / Composer/ Music Supervisor
2013 - Present
Composer/ Producer/ Songwriter/ Sound Designer/ Audio Engineer
Our Lady of the Rosary
Pianist/ Organist/ Music Director/ Liturgist
2010 - Present
Duties include playing for Masses, weddings, funerals, or other religious/secular events--while preparing the music and managing the choirs.
St. Elizabeth Parish
Keyboardist/Organist
2009 - Present
Duties include playing for Masses, weddings, funerals, or other religious/secular events--while preparing the music and managing the choirs.
kassmediagroup.com
Intern
2009 - 2009
Duties include preparing studio sessions, attending to the day to day operations of the company, programming the Akai MPC (music production center) 4000 with sound samples, building a sound...

Education

University of Michigan
Bachelor's Degree
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Wayne State University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
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University of Michigan
Master's Degree
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University of Detroit Jesuit High School
High School Diploma
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Wayne State University
Education Specialist's Certificate
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