NXNE 2014 Artist Profile: Phinestro

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PhinestroName: Phinestro

NXNE Show: Virgin Mobile Mod Club – Saturday, June 21 @ 7pm

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Music Genre: EDM

Year it all began: 2009

Quick Introduction: Phinestro = Maestro + Phinees  (Real name is Phinees). Diaspora Haitian, Brooklyn NYC born raised. Film music composer | Producer | Sound designer. Credits music Aeropostale , Six Flags.

What got you into music? At age of 11 played the guitar. I love listening to smooth Jazz CD101.9 – I was playing saxophone at the time in marching band and also at church. But I went deep with the guitar. Later throughout college, I toured with gospel Groups and played with R&B, hiphop Soul acts in NYC from time to time. Then over the years I gained a bug to score music for my Film director friends and took me to places online and traveling opportunities to score film/ commercial tv work.

What are your sources of inspiration? Sounds, Visual and overall Fashion inspires me. When a person, Place of object pass by which encompass the elements that grabs my attention or curiosity.

Dream gig? Working with Prince on a EDM Record. Yes. PRINCE the artist Known as PRINCE.

Your thoughts about NXNE? A diversified festival which is an AMAZING network to meet great people in every industry. It comes together that brings the best of Music, Film , Art Education, and ideas all in one place! Its so EPIC!

Interesting points others don’t know about you? Outside of Music, I teach at Harlem Children Zone. Teaching Film video production & Media studies.

Adnan M.

Adnan M.

Founder of The Arts Guild (TAG); An arts lover with a variety of interests, including music, theatre, and history. Chief dude at TAG, hoping to spotlight and share amazing art and artists with the world. Keen interest in education, professional development and related topics.

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