Gustavo has composed,arranged and produced many award winning musical compositions for advertising as well as Albums, TV and movies. His productions have sold over 15 million records with artists like Melissa Etheridge, Juan Gabriel, Rocio Durcal, Tom Scott, Anahi, Juanes, Akwid, Diego Verdaguer, Los Hijos de Sanchez, Carla Morrison and many more.
His music for advertising is extensive, having worked for all major Ad Agencies both in the general market, as well as the US Hispanic and European markets. He has written and produced many memorable melodies for Burger King, Jack In The Box
Miller, Budwiser, Whata Burger, Starburst, Charmin, Farmers Insurance, Kraft, Yoplait, Chrysler Toyota, Johnny Walker,
Time Warner Cable, Warner Brothers, Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, 7-Up, Walmart, Televisa
His awards include the prestigious Cannes Silver Lion for Starburst (produced for Latinworks Austin,) Premio Lo Nuestro as producer of the year (Juan Gabriel) and many CLIO and ADDY awards. Gustavo wrote the theme music for the "Cristina Show" one of the most widely viewed shows in Latin America, amd he also composed and produced the biggest campaign done by Televisa over the Bicentennial celebration of Mexico.
Dan Moore was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California and has been the staff engineer at Farias Productions since 2008. He began working in studios at the age of 15, under guidance from a staff of incredible engineers at Orange Whip Recording, and continued to record and tour with local bands until finally moving to LA where he graduated from The Los Angeles Recording School in 2007. After a year engineering for producer Rick Parker at The Sandbox in Hollywood, he made the move to Farias Productions where he has been ever since.
Diego is an established guitar player & producer. He recently produced Four Tracks on "Los Dúo 2" & "Los Dúo" featuring J Balvin and Wisin, alongside DJ OOKAY.
Diego and Roget also engineered and played on D.R.A.M.'s "Broccolli" which is currently #1 on Soundcloud, & working it's way up the charts. Diego's production jobs vary from legendary prog band "Animals As Leaders" to the king of underground rap"Pouya". Currently, Diego & Chevali are working on Pouya's next full length here at Farias Productions. Diego also produces and records his band Volumes who has charted #1 with every release!
Rogét Chahayed has been playing the piano since the age of 7 and has performed recitals in New York, San Francisco, China, Mexico and Los Angeles. He recently completed his studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a Bachelors Degree in Piano Performance with renowned professor Yoshikazu Nagai. Rogét is a recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the San Francisco Conservatory of Music scholarship. In addition to his classical studies, he has also studied Jazz piano and composition with LA based pianists Adam Benjamin and Gary Fukushima.
After graduating in May of 2010, Rogét returned to Los Angeles to explore more frontiers of music, such as Jazz, Hip-Hop, Indie, Rock, Musical Theater and has gained much experience both as a performer and bandleader in these genres. Rogét is well versed in different styles of music, which has led him to perform/record work with many acclaimed artists and producers, such as Dr. Dre, Juan Gabriel, Sky Zoo, Ron Aniello, Mocky, Jeffrey Steele, Matt Corby, Rita Wilson, Shafiq Husayn, Sa-Ra, Kurupt and Wanting Qu.
David Rideau is a three-time Grammy nominee who has been recording hits with top artists for more than twenty years. The Los Angeles based mixer and engineer has earned dozens of platinum records working with the most successful producers in the industry.
Rideau's work with international musicians has taken him to Europe, Japan, China, Mexico and Brazil.His discography includes: TLC, Janet Jackson, Sting, Boney James, Earth Wind and Fire, George Benson, Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau and Juan Gabriel. He also specializes in mixing in the surround format including the Miles Davis’ classic Sketches Of Spain. His film credits include Al Pacinos’ iconic Scarface.
Born and raised in México City, México, Carlos Murguía has been around music since day one. Being the son of both musician parents, the level of musicality in the house was always very high. “Singing and playing an instrument was as normal as going to school for us, Classical, Jazz and Pop/R&B music were playing all the time." During a successful recording career in México City with RCA Records with recording band “Tabasco”, the opportunity arose to move permanently to the United States in
In 1990 joined Funk/Jazz recording band “The Art of Sax” performing in numerous Jazz festivals throughout the US. and making 2 albums before parting ways in 1998. Songwriting includes placing over 21 songs with Latin artists such as Cristian Castro, Yuri, Flans, Camila and many more on most major record labels. Currently a co writer for the band Camila's Platinum single "De Venus " from their 2014 Grammy winner album Elipse on Sony Records which hit number one on the charts all over Mexico and Latin America.
Ricky moved to L.A. and began working live gigs as well as recording sessions. In time he found himself working alongside a myriad of top L.A. musicians including: Leland Sklar, Chad Smith, Greg Bissonette, Steve Ferrone, Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Finnigan, John Peña, Abe Laboriel Sr., Greg Matheison, Michael Landau, Bill Champlin, Curt Bisquera, Jim Cox, Matt Bissonette, Michael Thompson, John Ferraro, Jimmy Johnson, Kenny O’Brien, Rafa Padilla, Luis Conte, Lenny Castro, Neil Giraldo, Alex Acuña,.
Ricky has recorded and/or played live with: Josh Groban, Steven Tyler, Jessica Simpson, K-Ci, Steve Lukather, Orianthi, Nick Lachey, Don Grusin, Vesta Williams, Lauryn Hill, Sheila E., Gary Wright, Paul Anka, Al Stewart, Ronnie Laws, Bill Champlin, Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones), The Sweet, Sophie B. Hawkins, Kristine W., Paulina Rubio, Mariana Vega, Alejandro Sanz, Michael Buble’, Joan Sebastian, Danny Seraphine, Juan Gabriel, Carlos Ponce, Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Thalia, Cheyanne, Jose Feliciano, Jenny Rivera, Los Trio, Manuel Quijano, Shaila Durcal, Pepe’ Aguilar, Cristian Castro.
Ricky has recorded music for television and film including: Ally McBeal, Scrubs, Malcolm in the Middle, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Michael Jordan to the Max, Dr. Who, Executive Target, Sleepwalking, as well as jingles for: Verizon, Time/Warner, Miller Beer, Farmer’s Insurance, Domino’s Pizza, Comcast, Budweiser, Kraft, Univision, Walmart, Western Union, Televisa, Post Foods, Govt. of Mexico among may others.
Los Angeles based, Grammy awarded and nominated sound/mixing-engineer/producer that has around 20 years of collaboration with Gustavo and his award wining Farias Productions company.
Most recent work was done for the Juan Gabriel Duets albums, with the first "Los Dúo" album released in 2014 andand the second "Los Dúo" in late 2015.
In fact, the new upcoming single Juan Gabriel - Alejandro Fernández " Te Quise Olvidar" was mixed by Jean with Gustavo as executive producer.
Jean is originally from the Netherlands (moved to LA in '94) , but because of his love for the Latin Music, he has developed a vast understanding of this "Genre" and because of that, created his own unique "Latin" sound in such a way that people believe he was actually born south of the border.
A few other recording projects he was involved with are : Pancho Cespedes ( La Vida Loca, Pensar en ti, Remolino), El Tri (Sinfonico 1 & 2, Fin de Siglo), Pepe Aguilar (100% Mexicano, Enamorado), Juan Gabriel (Inocente de ti), Edith Márquez (Caricias de Cielo), Lucero (Mi Destino, Un Lucero en la México), Nadia (Contigo Si).
For the last 15 years Jean also has developed a specialty in "Front of House'-engineering .
Artist he has "live" contributed with in the last few years are Pancho Cespedes, Pepe Aguilar, Joan Sebastian, Gloria Trevi and many others.
So your next "Latin" concert you're going to see, the sound might just come from the console he's sitting behind....
Brandon is a Los Angeles-based music producer with a history of electronic dance music and hip-hop based production, and a background in information technology including graphic design and videography. His work ranges from composition to deep knowledge of social media. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Brandon went on to work for the record label, Mad Decent, where he managed artist social media promotion and art development. Armed with his experience at a highly desirable label and coupled with his highly performant ability to produce contemporary house and hip-hop,
Brandon is a versatile asset to both production and promotion. Brandon produces music mostly on Ableton Live, but also utilizes Pro Tools and Logic. Under the moniker Atlas Maison, Brandon releases his own electronic dance music and also produces hip-hop beats for the likes of rappers such as Pouya and Shakewell.
He is also proficient in Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, and Final Cut Pro; with these graphic design skills, Brandon has done promotion work for artists such as Zed's Dead and Diplo.
Travis Matoesian, better known for his stage name Chevali, is an electronic music record producer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. Chevali recently has been given credits on tracks with rap artist Shakewel, Pouya, Fat Nick, Craig Xen, etc. Chevali has gone on to receive praise for his " genre-smashing" approach, in which styles of music are incorporated, manipulated and bounced against each other.