The Keyboard Chronicles

The Keyboard Chronicles


Arden Altino, Wyclef Jean / Melissa Etheridge / Wonda Music

June 24, 2020

Arden Altino is a highly sought after producer, but also manages to keep even busier as a touring keys player with artists such as Wyclef Jean and Melissa Etheridge. We talk with Arden on everything from playing piano on an Alicia Keys track, to Justin Beiber production approaches, being a worship musical director and a lot in-between.

Links to content mentioned during the show:
LaGuardia High School
Jerry Wonda
Melissa Etheridge and Arden Altino in Sydney, 2016
Wyclef Jean
Justin Bieber – U Smile
L.A. Reid
Ally Brooke & Matoma – Higher

Jimmy Cozier
Alicia Keys – Mr Man
Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold On
Roland VP-550
Desert Island Discs / Artists: The Chronic – Dr Dre, The Score – The Fugees, Thriller – Michael Jackson, The Gap Band, Joe Sample, Barry White, De La Soul, Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Biggie Smalls.

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