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    Jerry Wonda Q&A Recap

    Jerry in the Studio

     

     

    Last night, Wonda Music's Jerry Wonda hopped on Twitter to answer your music questions and to give some insight into the work of a multi-platinum producer! Questions ranged from technical to more abstract thoughts about how the producing game operates today. Let's revisit some of the highlights...

     

    @IamNatejolley: @Princewonda How do you stay so relevant, after so many years in the industry?

    @Princewonda: Man you gotta stay humble...thats the key. forget what ive done..theres so much more to do every day I feel like I gotta create more and more and more...

    A quick look at Jerry's discography reinforces the notion of not resting on one hit record. A producer must always be creating and never dwelling on a singe success for too long!

     

    @RomanDaGod: @Princewonda why did you pick the bass guitar as an instrument to play and what have you've learned from it and do you still play it today?

    @Princewonda: cause bass is the sexiest instrument on the planet!! lol! real talk.. in the beginning everybody around was playin guitar... and thats where I started. then I realized there was somethin called the bass and I fell in love. do I still play??? man u gotta stay with it and check the credits baabyyy! course I still play! just check those @WondaMusic Tracks!

    Fun fact: When Jerry was younger and just picking up the bass, he was given the nickname “Te Bass”, meaning “Little Bass” because the instrument was so large compared to his small size at the time!

    Jerry still plays the bass and many other instruments on the various records he produces. You can see his discography here.

     

    @Mishaanjudah: @Princewonda production ??? how do you approach creating new sounds?

    @Princewonda: whenever Im in the car goin home or comin to the studio Im listenin to those sounds that nobody else can hear...then i get into the studio and make sure i get that sound down on record!

    Jerry has always been big on the “sonic” of a song: the exact sound texture and quality that makes each record pop. It's one of the most important aspects of creating a hit! Without it, a song just won't stand out. Check out Jerry's description of his emphasis on sonic in this interview with NPR.

     

    Tune in next Thursday at 8pm for Jerry's next Q&A on Twitter! Get your questions in to @PrinceWonda and your twitter name and question could end up right here on the Wonda Music website for next week's recap!!

     

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on Oct 15, 2011

Jerry in the Studio

 

 

Last night, Wonda Music's Jerry Wonda hopped on Twitter to answer your music questions and to give some insight into the work of a multi-platinum producer! Questions ranged from technical to more abstract thoughts about how the producing game operates today. Let's revisit some of the highlights...

 

@IamNatejolley: @Princewonda How do you stay so relevant, after so many years in the industry?

@Princewonda: Man you gotta stay humble...thats the key. forget what ive done..theres so much more to do every day I feel like I gotta create more and more and more...

A quick look at Jerry's discography reinforces the notion of not resting on one hit record. A producer must always be creating and never dwelling on a singe success for too long!

 

@RomanDaGod: @Princewonda why did you pick the bass guitar as an instrument to play and what have you've learned from it and do you still play it today?

@Princewonda: cause bass is the sexiest instrument on the planet!! lol! real talk.. in the beginning everybody around was playin guitar... and thats where I started. then I realized there was somethin called the bass and I fell in love. do I still play??? man u gotta stay with it and check the credits baabyyy! course I still play! just check those @WondaMusic Tracks!

Fun fact: When Jerry was younger and just picking up the bass, he was given the nickname “Te Bass”, meaning “Little Bass” because the instrument was so large compared to his small size at the time!

Jerry still plays the bass and many other instruments on the various records he produces. You can see his discography here.

 

@Mishaanjudah: @Princewonda production ??? how do you approach creating new sounds?

@Princewonda: whenever Im in the car goin home or comin to the studio Im listenin to those sounds that nobody else can hear...then i get into the studio and make sure i get that sound down on record!

Jerry has always been big on the “sonic” of a song: the exact sound texture and quality that makes each record pop. It's one of the most important aspects of creating a hit! Without it, a song just won't stand out. Check out Jerry's description of his emphasis on sonic in this interview with NPR.

 

Tune in next Thursday at 8pm for Jerry's next Q&A on Twitter! Get your questions in to @PrinceWonda and your twitter name and question could end up right here on the Wonda Music website for next week's recap!!