For the past 20 years, the team at SessionRecording.com has worked on numerous multi-platinum projects, coordinating, producing and engineering music sessions. Our staff has also collaborated with revered producers such as Bob Rock, David Foster, Humberto Gatica, Ken Scott, Celso Valli and Ted Templeman.
Primarily active in Los Angeles, California,SessionRecording.com utilizes the best recording facilities, like A&M Studios (now Henson Recording), The Record Plant,Village Recorders and Capitol Studios to capture the performances of the world’s best session players. We have handled music production for a diverse range of records, film and TV projects and our clients include major labels such as SONY-BMG, Warner, EMI and Virgin.

In the old days, you had to spend time and money to travel to Hollywood to record hi-caliber musicians. But now — with the advent of digital technology and high speed Internet – the traveling has simply become an option!
Take for instance Grammy-winning Italian singer Laura Pausini: for her latest CD, we received a hard drive with the pre-production of several tracks via courier. Then we organized and produced the actual sessions with Sessionrecording.com musicians Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), Paul Bushnell (bass,) Michael Landau (guitar,) John Beasley (keys,) Rafael Padilla (percussion) and even a 28 piece orchestra from the “Suzy Katayama ensemble.” Once all the recordings were completed, we shipped the hard drive back to Laura’s Studio in Italy, where the project was fine-tuned and mixed… as simple as that! And her CD is currently topping the charts worldwide.
With a laptop, the Internet and SessionRecording.com, anyone can virtually be in session and … from just about anywhere around the world!
 
Operative directors:

Saverio “Sage” Principini
(Production, musicians’ relations, studio coordination)

Sage is a producer, songwriter and sound engineer from Rome, Italy who’s been active in the Los Angeles music scene for nearly two decades. Sage starts his career as the bass player for cult heavy metal band Astaroth, touring and recording across Europe.
After relocating to Los Angeles and actively playing in the LA scene with several groups and plenty of great musicians, Sage takes the road of production and songwriting. He quickly becomes the link between the Italian recording industry and the thriving L.A. music scene. He works on several platinum records, and steadily collaborates with pop icons such as Vasco Rossi, Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini, Piero Pelu’ and Adriano Celentano. As a contracting agent, he also books clinic tours for virtuoso players, such as Steve Vai, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Diorio, Frank Gambale, Vinnie Colaiuta, McCoy Tyner, Gregg Bissonette, John Patitucci, Lee Ritenour and Dave Weckl, just to name a few.
IRecently, he co-wrote songs with Gino Vannelli for his classical album Canto (BMG) and produced a number of jingles for Fox Network.
Fluent in three languages, he has been part of the production team and arranged for South American stars Diego Torres, Myriam Hernandez and Divididos.
He consistently develops and produces up and coming talents, and writes music with artists of international fame. In 2006 he has co-produced 4 songs for “ Best Latin Artist’s Grammy Winner” Laura Pausini.

Simone Sello
(Music supervision, Internet services, production)

Simone began studying guitar and violin when he was about 10. As a guitarist, Simone has performed live with artists George Benson, Pat Metheny, Toots Thielemans, Ray Charles, Kenny G, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli.
In 1996, he arranged and produced the song "Non Ci Sto", which brought the singer Syria to win Italy’s biggest music contest — the San Remo Festival.
Simone currently works in Los Angeles as a session guitar player, producer and expert in computer music. He has collaborated with musicians like Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth, Niacin, Mr. Big,) Aaron Carter, Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys), Kevon Edmonds (After7, Baby Face) and Julia Fordham. He is a member and producer of Warren Cuccurullo’s (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Duran Duran) electronica-art-rock band project Chicanery.
He’s a recording artist himself with his solo projects "Sample This" (Compression Records,) ”Alpha 60” and also composes music for TV, movies and sound libraries.

Boi
(Budget coordination, engineering services, technical support, production)

Boi began his career as the guitar player of Hollywood-based indie rock band Cartoon Boyfriend. Working with producers of the caliber of Ken Scott (The Beatles, David Bowie, Supertramp,) and Kenny Kerner (Kiss, Gladys Knight, Jose Feliciano) he then moved to production, engineering and songwriting for artists, videogames, TV and film. His film and soundtracks credits include “Home Alone 3” (Fox), “A Cool Dry Place” (Fox) and “Scooby Doo” (Warner bros.). He’s worked as a music producer, mixer and audio engineer for videogame conglomerate Electronic Arts (on tracks composed by DJ Paul Okenfold). Additionally, Boi has managed the nationally distributed independent label Drool Records, as well as two commercial recording studios. He recently worked on the world tour for multiplatinum pop star Pink, and consistently develops artists under his production label: Redrum Productions.




Associate consultants:


Warren Cuccurullo
Warren Cuccurullo lands his first professional gig as the guitarist in Frank Zappa Band and records on Frank’s legendary album Joe’s Garage. After experiencing success with Zappa Cuccurullo becomes one of the three original members of the seminal L.A. based ‘80s new wave group Missing Persons, along with drummer Terry Bozzio and singer Dale Bozzio. In 1987 he joins superstar group Duran Duran and remains with the band until 2003, recording several multiplatinum albums and participating in worldwide arena tours. These days WC writes and performs music for his solo projects: The Warren Cuccurullo Imaginorkestra and Chicanery.

Alex Alessandroni
A Berkley College of Music graduate, Alex Alessandroni is one of the most sought after music directors and keyboardists. As a musical director, he has been in charge of tours for Christina Aguilera, Leann Rimes, Pink, Nelly Furtado and Jaheim. As a keyboardist/pianist, he has toured and performed with artists like Babyface, Natalie Cole, Bobby Brown, Kenny G, and recorded with Whitney Houston, Patti La Belle, John Sykes and Daniel Bedingfield. Today Alex is devoted to directing the live music department of sessionrecording.com.

Kenny Kerner
In the Seventies, Kenny Kerner discovered and produced hard rock band Kiss. Also produced records for Badfinger, Jose Feliciano and Gladys Knight, as well as many others. He worked as an artist’s manager throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s and was the editor in chief of L.A. based music publication Music Connection. Currently he is the director of the business department at the Musicians` Institute of Hollywood.

Mike Tacci
This bay area born recording engineer has seen three generations of rock and pop music. From his beginning as staff member at many L.A.’s majors, Mike has recorded an impressive amount of artists, including Cheap Trick, a REO Speedwagon, Poison, Toto and Richard Marx. In 1991 he is part of Bob Rock’s team and records Metallica’s best selling album “Metallica” (the Black Album.) Mike specializes in recording drums, guitars and live instruments, and supervises sessionrecording.com’s engineering staff.