David Morrison Explain The Advantages of Being a Multi-Instrumentalist

[ENG] David Morrison is a multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer and singer-songwriter who very attractive in his Instagram profile. The Canada artist started playing musical instruments such as ukulele and guitar in his early teens. Now, he is studying his skill and knowledge at Berkeley College of Music in New York, USA.

A multi-instrumentalist definition itself is a musician who plays two or more musical instruments at a professional level. “I play more than one instrument. A lot of people only play one instrument like guitar or piano something like that. While I play guitar, piano, drums, saxophone, ukulele and bass. Like I play many instruments instead of just one,” he explained to Music N Soul.

According to him, this job also useful when he arranges his own music. Beside multi-instrumentalist and arranger, David can write a music for big bands such as orchestra, jazz, classical and pop music. He also added that he can do every kind of music and movie music as well.

The reason why David explore multi-instrumentalist because it is very necessary to create big band arrange. “So when I write for like orchestras or like a jazz band, I need to be able to know how every instrument sounds. It helps me write songs faster and more effective way.”

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[IND] David Morrison merupakan seorang multi-instrumentalis, arranger, komposer, dan penyanyi sekaligus penulis lagu yang sangat menarik di profil Instagram-nya. Artis Kanada ini mulai memainkan alat-alat musik seperti ukulele dan gitar pada saat awal remaja. Kini, dia sedang mempelajari keterampilan dan pengetahuannya di Berkeley College of Music di New York, AS.

Definisi multi-instrumentalis sendiri ialah seorang musisi yang memainkan dua atau lebih alat musik pada tingkat profesional. “Saya memainkan lebih dari satu instrumen. Banyak orang hanya memainkan satu instrumen seperti gitar atau piano atau sejenisnya. Sementara saya bermain gitar, piano, drum, saksofon, ukulele, dan bass. Saya seperti memainkan banyak instrumen, bukan hanya satu,” jelasnya kepada Music N Soul.

Menurutnya, pekerjaan ini juga berguna ketika ia mengatur musiknya sendiri. Selain multi-instrumentalis dan arranger, David pun dapat menulis musik untuk band-band besar seperti musik orkestra, jazz, klasik, dan pop. Dia juga menambahkan bahwa dia dapat mengerjakan semua jenis musik dan juga musik film.

Alasan mengapa David mendalami multi-instrumentalis karena sangat diperlukan untuk menciptakan aransemen. “Jadi ketika saya menulis untuk seperti orkestra atau seperti band jazz, saya harus dapat mengetahui bagaimana setiap instrumen terdengar. Hal ini membantu saya menulis lagu lebih cepat dan lebih efektif.”

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