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Byron's 4th music instructional book release date is pending completion. To date, 1100 pages have been written.
Byron has a two new endorsements. PreSonus Audio Electronics and Gallien-Krueger..
Byron has recently starting documenting his ideas for a 5th book or video. The topic will be "Performing with Backing Tracks".
Over the past 14 months Byron began the development of a Band Management software to assit in a project of converting, editing and remixing over 95 MIDI sequences.
Byron has released a YouTube video reviewing the iBlox from RapcoHorizion.
Byron added the Native Instruments KOMPLETE 7 bundle and Razor to his virtual synth collection
Byron added Vir2 's Electri6ity and Acoustic Legends HD to his virtual synth collection. Byron also completed a mastering project for New Orleans singer/song writer Kenny Claiborne
Byron is currently beta testing version 3 of Har-Bal. Byron will be included in the 2nd version of the book "Why I Play Bass"
Byron released a few YouTube videos demoing the IK Multimedia iRig and the Amplitube App
Byron has a new strap endorsement manufacture and it is Italia Leather Straps
Byron is currently working on the acoustics in his studio which is now located in his home.
Byron is currently working on a 24 song mastering session for New Orleans blues guitarist Jimmy "Beans" Ballero
Byron's main keyboard, the Roland XP-50 has died. After 2000 plus gigs may it RIP!
2009 held a number of changes. My recording studio of 8 plus years and 9 CD's disbanded in April. It was relocated to my home.
Trinity, my cover band also disbanded in April.
Byrons' 4th book is still on hold, tentative release date mid 2010.
The Sherreece hit single, Holy of Holies will be featured on a Compilation CD by Versailles Records. The release date is scheduled for November 2008
A video of Holy of Holies will be released shorty there after.
Byrons' 4th book on is still on hold due to his videography studies
The Sherreece & Byron hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me"
continues to hold one of the top 25 positions on the SoundClick.com Christian Rock Charts after being on the charts for over 17 months.
Byron has placed completing his 4th book on hold due to his recent fascination for videography. For the pass four months Byron has been involved in an extensive study of all aspects of videography, i.e. camera techniques, video editing, compositing, color theory & lighting theory. In the near future, Byron plans on releasing an extensive collection of bass instructional videos.
For ten consecutive months the Sherreece & Byron hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" has held one of the top 15 positions on the SoundClick.com Christian Rock Charts.
For six consective months the Sherreece hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" has held one of the top 15 positions on the SoundClick.com Christian Rock Charts.
After 20 years of research, Byron is in the final stages of completing his 4th book. From early reviews, it is being described as the Extended Range Bassist version of the famous “Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns” but focusing strictly on various forms of scale permutations. As of this posting a title is undetermined.
For five consective months the Sherreece hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" has held one of the top 15 positions on the SoundClick.com Christian Rock Charts.
Byron was added the Hipshot Testimonials page.
Studio Update: Added the
UAD-1 LA-3A Audio Leveler,
UAD-1 Helios Type 69 EQ and the
UAD-1 Neve 88RS Channel Strip plug-ins. Also added the
Cakewalk Rapture softsynth.
Instrument Update: Replaced the tuners on the New Orleans Guitar Co. 7-String guitar to
Hipshot Chrome Locking Guitar Tuning Machines.
Studio Update: Sonar 6 Producer Edition and Sound Forge 9. Added the Larry Seyer Acoustic Drum sample collection for GigaStudio 3
Byron received his new Boyd Bass Design Single-Cut 6-String Fretless Bass.
Byron's Bass Specs
Byron and Sherreece are currently recording new demo songs for their New Orleans, LA. gigging band, Trinity
On February 4th the new Sherreece hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" was released on SoundClick.com
Two days after it's release, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" charted at No.1 on the SoundClick.com Rock and Christen charts. Sherreece also ranked No.7 on the SoundClick.com "Best Unsigned Artist" chart.
Once again, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" charted at No.1 on the SoundClick.com Rock and Christen charts on Feb. 14, 2007 and Feb. 21, 2007.
On February 26th , an extended version of the Sherreece hit single, "Heaven Shines Upon Me" was released on SoundClick.com which features Ney Mello on intro and outro electric guitar solos.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with Finger Weights.
Once again the hit single from Sherreece, "No More Denying" occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.com Christian chart.
One month after it's initial release, Byron Santo's Pentatonic Note Sequence Grimoirium became one of the top 12 selling books at BassBooks.com for Oct-06
Byron begain working on his 4th book. Release date to be announced
Byron released his 3rd book, Byron Santo's Pentatonic Note Sequence Grimoirium available exclusively from BassBooks.com
The upcoming single release from Byron and Sherreece, Heaven Shines will feature the great guitar mastery of Ney Mello on electric guitar solos.
Web site redesign by WesWatsonWeb.
Byron is offerning the scale formula section of his book, "Byron Santo's Scale & Note Sequence Formula
Grimoirium" for free for a short period of time. This section contains every 5-12 tone scale formula imaginable. That is a total of 1816 scale formulas! Just click on the Books & Lessons link!
Byron and Sherreece are finishing the recording of their new single, Heaven Shines. It will be the first original recorded in Byron's updated studio.
Once again the new hit single from Sherreece, "NO MORE DENYING" occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.com Rock and Christian charts.
Three days following the release of "NO MORE DENYING", the new original by Sherreece, occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.com's Rock and Christian Rock Charts.
Following the first day of release on SoundClick.com, NO MORE DENYING, the new original by Sherreece, debuted at
No. 1 on the Christian Rock Chart and No 5 on the Rock Chart. The song features the incredible guitar mastery of Ney Mello on acoustic & electric guitar solos. Ney Mello is recognized by such guitar greats as Al DiMeola, "Ney is clearly a unique and inspired artist who must be heard. His playing has all the elements I like to hear".
Boyd Bass Designs, Byron's bass endorsement manufacture recently started construction of Byron's new 6-string Single Cut Fretless bass and a custom designed Single Cut 26" scale 7-string guitar which will include a 6-way rotary pickup selector switch with custom pickup configurations and wiring designed by Guitar Nucleus.
As of January 14, 2006 the Sherreece single "When I Die" has occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.Com's Christian Rock Chart for a total of 9 months. "When I Die" surpasses the Sherreece single "Holy of Holies" which held the No. 1 Christian Chart position on SoundClick.Com for a total of 7-1/2 months in 2004.
Byron updated his recording studio by replacing his Roland VS-1880, 1680 & 880 recorders with a Sweetwater Creation Station Pro PC, Sonar Producer Edition 5.0, Sound Forge 8.0, CD-Architect, UAD-1 and numerous plug-ins.
As of October 23, 2005 the Sherreece single "When I Die" has occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.Com Christian Chart for a total of 32 weeks. "When I Die" has also occupied one of the Top-25 positions in the Rock chart on SoundClick.Com for the past 8 weeks.
"Where Is The Love- Original Version", a previously released Sherreece original from the 2002 Maxi-Single occupied the No. 6 position on Soundclick.Com Alternative General Chart. The No. 6 position is its highest ranking chart position for the past 8 weeks. "Where Is The Love- Original Version" has also occupied the No. 14 position on Soundclick.Com Alternative Chart which is its highest ranking chart position for the past 8 weeks.
As of September 16, 2005 the Sherreece single "When I Die" has occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.Com Christian Chart for a total of 28 weeks. "When I Die" has also occupied one of the Top-20 positions in the Rock chart on SoundClick.Com for the past 4 weeks. "Where Is The Love- Original Version", a previously released Sherreece original from the 2002 Maxi-Single is starting to once again climb the SoundClick.Com Alternative General Chart.
Pictures of Ney Mellow playing his Santucci TrebleBass on the upcoming Sherreece song, "No More Denying".
As of August 15, 2005 the Sherreece single "When I Die" has occupied the No. 1 position on SoundClick.Com Christian chart for a total of 24 weeks. "When I Die" has also occupied one of the Top-10 positions in the Rock chart on SoundClick.Com for the past 4 weeks.
Byron was recently named Moderator of the VS-Pro Software Support Forum "Multiple VS Workstations Users Area" board. VS Pro software created by Datasonics, is a graphical control interface for the Roland VS Digital Audio Workstations via MIDI.
Byron is currently beta testing for Roland U.S. the Universal Audio Bundle Plug-Ins (LA-2A & 1176) for the Legacy VS Workstations.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with Rode Microphones.
April - July 2005
Byron had surgery on his right hand thumb for a growth removal.
Check out the interview Sherreece - An Inspired Singer/Songwriter! published by MusicDish Network.
Sherreece recently signed a contract with "Adam Knight Music Group" for Distribution & Radio Promotions of a Compilation CD that will include the Sherreece hit "Holy of Holies". The Compilation CD will include such artist as Jars of Clay, Sandi Patti and Apologetics and will be distributed to Radio Stations nationwide.
As of Oct. 5, 2004 "Holy of Holies" dropped to the No. 2 position on the Christian Rock Chart at SoundClick.com after holding the No. 1 position for 6 months.
Became member of BMI.
The first singe from Byron's bass duo, "Girth" featuring bass extraordinaire Scott Hubbell is the classic rock song "Dust In The Wind" by Kansas. Performance Notes: Byron: 6-string bass (Guitar Part). Scott: 7-string bass (Melody & Violin Solo 2), 4-String Fretless (Harmony & Violin Solo 1).
'Holy of Holies' continues to hold down No.1 on Christian Rock Chart at Soundclick.com. The song has been No.1 since April, so over 3 1/2 months so far and still going strong.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with The New Orleans Guitar Co.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with SIT Strings.
Byron and Sherreece finished recording, mixing and mastering the Sherreece song titled "When I Die".
Byron and Sherreece are currently in the studio recording their new hit single, "When I Die".
Byron has joined forces with Bass Extraordinaire, Scott Hubbell to form the bass duo, The first single will be a remake of the classic rock Kansas song Dust In The Wind"
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with Basslines pickups. The custom Bassline pickups for his Boyd 6-string bass is currently in the development stage.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement from Horizon Music.
Byron received an Artist Endorsement with Tascam.
Byron added new bass lessons to TrueFire.com.