Ernest John Messersmith III
  Contact Information

  Objective

  Qualifications

  Experience

  Education

  Interests

  Personal Information

  Languages

  References

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Contact Information
Email address

Web address

Phone number

Address

ejm@ejm3.net

http://www.ejm3.net

+1 (808) 283 3017

2530 Hanamalia Place
Haiku, HI 96708-5057
U.S.A.

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  Objective
  Studio and live FOH sound engineering; record production; bass playing and performance; singing and songwriting; audio for the Web production; theatre direction and production
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Summary of Qualifications
Hardware Experience
  • Wide range of digital recording hardware including: ADAT, Mackie, DigiDesign, Neve/Logic, Yamaha O2R, Spirit Digital 324 and Sonic Solutions

Software Experience

  • Wide range of music sequencers and hard disk recording systems including: Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Sound Forge, CD Architect, Vegas Pro, Logic Audio, Pro Tools, SAW Plus, SADIE and Sonic Solutions

Musical Instrument Experience

  • 4 years of Trumpet starting age 12
  • 2 years piano starting age 15
  • 3 years guitar starting age 16
  • 14 years bass starting age 26

Performance Experience

  • Dozens of gigs on Maui as bass player in musicals and clubs
  • Over 200 gigs as bass player and/or singer in the Geneva region and across Europe
  • Dozens of performances as actor and singer for musical theater in the Geneva region

Engineering and Production Experience

  • More than 200 gigs as FOH engineer in the Geneva region and across Europe
  • 4 CDs as producer and/or engineer and 2 tracks co-produced for television
  • 5 audio productions for the Web
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Experience
February 2003 The Wiz
Bass Player
  • Orchestra bassist for this incredible production of the ever popular musical at the MACC

 

October 2002 Gypsy Fire
Audio Engineer
  • Recorded, mixed and mastered Tommy Conway’s outstanding Gypsy Jazz debut CD
September 2002 Godspell!
Bass Player
  • Orchestra bassist for this revival of an all time favorite at Seabury Hall
August 2002 Island Schmyland
Bass Player/Backing Vocalist/Engineer/Producer
  • Helped form this original, new wave calypso band
  • Played bass, sang, produced, engineered a 3 song promotional CD
  • Produced for the Web www.islandschmyland.net

 

April 2002 Chicago!
Bass Player
  • Orchestra bassist for this incredible musical at the historic Iao Theatre
January 2002 Emerald City Studios
Studio Manager/Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Produced and engineered various original CD’s and demos
  • Managed Emerald City Studios recording studio

 

May 1999 DAZZLED!
Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Produced and engineered 5 song demo CD for this local Anglophone pop-group
  • Produced for the Web www.mp3.com/dazzled

 

May 1999 DAZZLED!
Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Produced and engineered 5 song demo CD for this local Anglophone pop-group
  • Produced for the Web www.mp3.com/dazzled

 

1998 - Present Willy Wainwright
Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Co-produced and engineered solo career debut CD Here and Now, JK Records (1999)
  • FOH sound engineer for more than 30 concerts across Switzerland
  • Produced for the Web on www.mp3.com/willywainwright

 

May 1997 - Present Jennifer Weatherly Band
Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Front of House sound engineer for more than 50 concerts in 10 countries across Europe
  • Live recording in Bernex (festival 1998) with Dinemec Sound (soon to be released on CD, JK Records)
  • Co-produced two tracks (Country Roads and Crazy) for Alain Morissod's "Le Coup de Coeur" television show
  • Produced for the Web on www.jenniferweatherly.com and www.mp3.com/jenniferweatherly

 

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1997 - Present Home Cooking
Bass Player/Backing Vocalist/Producer
  • Produced, mixed and mastered debut CD A Recipe for Disaster
  • Performed more than 30 gigs in the region including the grand opening celebration for WRG-FM
  • Produced for the Web on www.mp3.com/homecooking

 

1996 - Present WOT!?
Audio Engineer/Producer
  • Front of House sound engineer for more than 30 concerts in the Geneva region
  • Co-produced debut CD Wot’s Up [and running]
1987 - Present Les Horribles Cernettes
Bass Player/Backing Vocalist
  • More than 50 gigs across Switzerland and Europe
  • 1994 – Montreux Jazz Festival Off, Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1992 – World Expo, Seville, Spain

 

1987 - Present LTG, GAOS
Performer/Technician/Engineer/Director/Producer
  • Portrayed a sailor (second tenor in barbershop songs) in the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society production of Anything Goes by Cole Porter (1997)
  • Co-directed, performed, sound engineered for Little Theatre of Geneva production of The Little Shop of Horrors (1994)
  • Portrayed the role of Kenicke in the Little Theatre of Geneva production of Grease (1992)
  • More than a dozen plays as sound engineer, lighting technician, set designer and constructor, stagehand, etc.
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Education
1981 - 1985 University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts in Physics
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  Interests
 
  • Football, Skiing, Swimming, Cycling, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, Squash and Triathlons
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Personal Information
  • Nationality: USA
  • Date of Birth: 13-Mar-1963
  • Place of Birth: USA
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  Languages
  • English mother tongue
  • French excellent
  • German good
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References
Available upon request.
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