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#176068 - 10/11/12 02:42 PM [User Showcase] "Walk in the Park"
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Bit more Jazz.

Easy listening, have few of these first, it will sound better....
http://www.boldsky.com/insync/life/2011/expensive-whisky-bourbon-241011.html

Creation and bit of arranging in BIAB.
Final mix RealBand.

****** Song Summary *************
Title: WalkInThePark
Key=Bb , Tempo 120, Length (m:s)=3:52
16 bar intro, 48 bar chorus, from bar 17 to bar 64. Repeat x2 choruses

Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,
Style is _J140_OS.STY (Older Swing Jazz Band (140 RS)) Modified

RealTracks in style: ~~768:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz Sw 110
RealTracks in style: ~~771:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Jazz Sw 110
RealTracks in song: ~~943:Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Accompaniment JazzStrideBallad Sw 085
RealTracks in style: 437:Sax, Alto, Older Sw 140
RealDrums in style: JazzBrushes#1: a: JazzBrushes#1b: JazzBrushes#1
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http://www.mp3cloud.mobi/WalkInThePark.mp3

Comments invited....

Thank you
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#176069 - 10/12/12 02:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: seeker]
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Hi Frank,

I really liked this! As soon as I started listening to it, it was like I was transported back in time to the 1920s/30s. Very authentic sounding to my ears. I'm not sure that I'd have tried the sax hard left but it worked in this piece.

All the best,
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#176070 - 10/12/12 10:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: Noel96]
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Noel,

Its amazing to me the sounds the PG has allowed us to use
with the Realtracks.
As for the panning will check a bit later. Using internals as
melody/solo, I sometimes force bit of panning, but don't want the
performer to fall off the left side of the stage. May have left
default pan for the Sax in place. Will be more aware on next arrangement.

In the heat of the battle I left the default panning in place. -30 is bit much.
Would have set this to -10 or -15, depending on the sound. Will pay closer
attention next go round.


I usually put a song aside for awhile, then go back and listen.
You get too close to a piece when working on it.

I also like the Vintage or older Jazz styles better.

Thanks for your compliments!


Edited by seeker (10/12/12 12:13 PM)
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#176071 - 10/12/12 02:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: seeker]
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Frank - really enjoyed this. Great job!
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#176072 - 10/13/12 11:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: floyd jane]
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Frank, this is super! Loved it.

Two thumbs up.
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#176073 - 10/13/12 03:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: MarioD]
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Very nice. It would have been even cooler with some 20s sytle megaphone vocals. Nice use of BIAB.

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#176074 - 10/13/12 05:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Nice, even without the bourbon.
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#176075 - 10/14/12 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: dcuny]
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Floyd, Mario,

Thanks for the compliments.

jptjptjpt,

Ya... I agree, but my voice is only passable, and need few weeks of
practice,practice practice before adding vocals. One of our members did a song few weeks
ago with "vocals of that age".
Thanks for comments.

David,

There was a day when bourbon would have been a part of my day, but
after many years ago, it walked away from me...

Thank you for nice comment.
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#176076 - 10/14/12 02:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: seeker]
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Nice, easy, comfortable...BUT...it deserves a vocal! It's too nice a groove not to have some kind of lyric to it...however, very enjoyable.

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#176077 - 10/14/12 09:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: Tano Music]
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Frank,

This is very nice and smooth! Like Noel said, it takes me back to the 20's/30's (not that I've ever actually been there! ).

I really enjoyed this!

Steve
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#176078 - 10/16/12 01:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: Steve Young]
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Yeah man...through the park in black & white. Cool.
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#176079 - 10/17/12 11:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: Janice & Bud]
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A very "cool" walk in the park!
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#176080 - 10/18/12 12:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: jford]
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Tano,

Would be great icing, except if mine....??????
Thanks for compliments.

Steve,

The vintage and old styles contribute nicely to the smooth aspects, but the
real stars are the RealTracks. The BIAB and RB software with RT'S are such a joy.

Thanks for nice comments.

Mootsman and John,

Thanks to both of you.
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#176081 - 10/18/12 01:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Walk in the Park" [Re: Steve Young]
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Very nice work! Mix is excellent, transported me to a smokey Jazz club, lol! thanks for sharing!


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