Programming The Bass On Michael Jackson's PYT

US Anthony Marinelli breaks down the bassline      22/05/23

Here we have Anthony Marinelli explaining how he programmed the bass line for P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing). His work as a young arranger, orchestrator and performer included sessions with Quincy Jones, Jack Nitzsche, Lamont Dozier, Arthur Rubenstein and Giorgio Moroder.  He was an early adopter of modular synthesizers and attended the University of Southern California School of Music studying piano and composition. Here's the video explanation: 

In this series Anthony breaks down some of the most icons synthesizer patches that he programmed for Michael Jackson's Thriller Anthony's musical touch as both composer and performer is connected with some of the most influential creative minds over the last 40 years. He's composed and conducted original orchestral scores for over 80 feature films including Young Guns, Internal Affairs, The Man From Elysian Fields, 15 Minutes and Planes, Trains & Automobiles, been commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic for his symphonic work "In the Family Way", written over one thousand TV commercials in a myriad of musical styles, co-founded Levels Audio Post (LA's premiere post production facility) and performed and arranged on big-box-office films and influential hit records such as Michael Jackson's Thriller.

 

More from Anthony Marinelli https://www.anthonymarinelli.com/

 

About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.



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