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#150830 - 02/17/12 07:20 AM [User Showcase] Last Call for the Blues
Tommyc Offline
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My wife called yesterday and said she would be home in 15 minutes and soooooo!
http://soundcloud.com/tommycole/last-call-for-the-blues

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#150831 - 02/17/12 09:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Tommyc]
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I guess she came home and caught you at it, cos all I get from the link is "Whoa, something went wrong and it wasn't supposed to happen."
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#150832 - 02/17/12 01:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: sinbad]
seeker Offline
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Tommy,

Mix sounds good to me, pickin' is great!
Like the piano accompaniment, also the uptempo, then settling back down a bit.

Dark dusky corner of old bar, having another drink for old times.

Thanks for sharing.
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#150833 - 02/17/12 06:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Tommyc]
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hi tommy i like the guitar tone and licks great job thanks for sharing eric

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#150834 - 02/18/12 11:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: F.M.M.]
Robh Offline
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Really, seriously! Tommy, that was some sick playing. The tone, the melodic phrasing. I could listen to that all day long!
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#150835 - 02/19/12 07:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Robh]
Tommyc Offline
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Thanks Yall for listening! Sorry Sinbad, don't know why the link didn't work for you? I uploaded at reverbnation for a different link. http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_12236402

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#150836 - 02/19/12 12:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Tommyc]
MitchC Offline
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Registered: 08/19/11
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So the tune is 3:14... what'dya do the rest of the 11+ minutes....goof off ?

Seriously great chops Tommy ! Sure hope that ain't the last call fer blues ! MORE !

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#150837 - 02/19/12 01:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: MitchC]
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Picking excellence. guitar fits perfectly with the backing tracks. Thanks 4 sharing!


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#150838 - 02/20/12 06:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: PgFantastic]
Tommyc Offline
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Thanks Robert and Mitch, my old computer is pretty slow so I used the extree 11 minutes to convert it to a mp3.

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#150839 - 02/20/12 07:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Tommyc]
Rafa T Offline
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Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 123
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Thanks Tommy for share your blues soul with us. We need it...
I'm wrong thinking you play a Fender guitar in Fender amp? Great sound ;-)

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#150840 - 02/20/12 07:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Rafa T]
Tommyc Offline
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Rafa I play a Fender Strat, this time I used a Processor on a Fender Amp setting. I usually use my 1965 Vox amp, but it has so much noise it's hard to do a clean sound on. Thank you for listening!

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#150841 - 02/20/12 06:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Tommyc]
Steve Young Offline
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Real nice, Cuz! You need a faster computer if it takes 11 minutes to convert a 3 minute song to mp3!

Enjoyed this one!

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#150842 - 02/21/12 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Last Call for the Blues [Re: Steve Young]
Tommyc Offline
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Ha Steve, I must have forgotten to wind it up! Thanks for listening Cuz!

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#TechTipTuesday - Band-in-a-Box® Patch Updates

If you're ever experiencing an issue with your Band-in-a-Box program, make sure you have the most recent patch update for your version - this can be done at http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm.

Patch updates are released frequently, and are created by our development team to fix any reported bugs, tweak existing features within the program, update demos and other files as needed, and more!

To find out which version of the program you have, visit Help | About Band-in-a-Box within the program. You will see the full version number listing as:
Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2018 (512)

The number in parentheses is the build number. As you can see, my Band-in-a-Box is up to date and will continue to stay that way because I've selected "Automatically check for updates every 7 days" within the Help | Check for Updates.... option (you can set the number of days to a different number). This window will also look to see if you're version is up to date, so you don't technically have to visit http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm if you didn't want to!

Once you've installed your patch update (make sure the program is closed when you're doing this), give it another try - if you are still experiencing the same issue you can report it by contacting us directly, or you can post your result to the Forum thread that also announces the patch update, like our recent Band-in-a-Box 2018 Build 512 Update (Feb 15) post.

YouTube Find - How To Play SLOW A7 BLUES Guitar Solo With 4 NOTES

Check out one of EricBlackmonGuitar's latest videos, How To Play SLOW A7 BLUES Guitar Solo With 4 NOTES and you'll hear a great Band-in-a-Box backing track!

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...and you'll also learn how to play blues with just a few notes!

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RealBand 2018 Build 5 Update Available!

RealBand 2018 customers can download the latest free patch update here: http://www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#2018_5

Summary of Changes for Build 5
Added: When generating the input file for saving as an MGU/SGU SongMode128= is saved to the input file.
Added: Localization support for 2018.
Added: flyby hints to new dialogs.
Fixed: Save As with a filename greater than 128 chars could cause an error 123 plus access violation.
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Fixed: Pressing the Change button in the Event List Window could result in an access violation if an event was not a Note event.
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Fixed: Delete All Notes on This Peg menu item in notation window right-click menu was missing.
Fixed: Potential crash on exit (having to do with the DLL attempting to free up a dynamic array that was passed to it).

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Build 512 Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows customers can download the latest free patch update here: www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#512

Summary of changes for Build 512 since 510 (Feb 15 2018):
Fixed: "Load SoundTrack Song" and "Load song with RealDrums Audio" buttons in the Sound Track dialog were not working.
Fixed: After returning Band-in-a-Box to factory settings the File Open dialog would default to the bb\Data\Lib directory.
Fixed: Choosing a custom chord sheet font would ignore any color choice made in the font selection dialog.
Fixed: Drum names were sometimes truncated in the RealDrums MultiDrums and Quicklist dialogs.
Fixed: Exporting a MIDI file might cause the error, "MIDIConv.exe no found".
Fixed: Mixer changes were not undoable, and would not cause user to be prompted to save their song when exiting.
Fixed: Static in RT2438 and other various RealTracks fixes.
Fixed: StylePicker database various updates. Some styles were displaying the wrong feel (swing/even) in notation. A few styles incorrectly showed missing Drums.
Fixed: The audio latency setting would increase every time leaving the Windows Audio Devices dialog.
Fixed: The Download Manager folder name defaulted to 2016 instead of 2018.
Updated: Help file.

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is Here!

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is here! PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 includes many new features and enhancements:

Windows Audio (WASAPI) driver support. This allows for low latency audio recording/playback without requiring ASIO. Note that this supports 1 stereo input plus 1 stereo output at a time. For multiple inputs/outputs, you should continue to use either MME or ASIO.

ABC Notation format support. You can save a track of notation in a popular ASCII text format to import into other programs, or you can paste this format into a user forum as a way of sending the track (usually the melody and chord symbols) to other users without having to attach a file.

The built-in Audio Chord Wizard detection in the Chords window automatically detects the chords of the song, based on the audio data from all non-muted audio tracks. This works similar to the standalone Audio Chord Wizard, except that it uses the current bar lines of the existing song.

Notation Enhancements:
-X/8 time signature support. This is a special method of displaying 6/8, 9/8, or 12/8 time signatures in the Notation window.
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-Delete highlighted notes in notation right-click menu lets you delete all highlighted notes.
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-You can now enter Section Numbers. Previously, you could enter letters (A-Z) only, but now you can also enter numbers (1-9).

...a full list of the new features in PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is available at http://www.pgmusic.com/powertracks.features.htm

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We released the much-loved Xtra Styles PAKs in August 2016! This release included 164 RealStyles for Jazz, Country, Rock-Pop, and Singer/Songwriter and worked with any Band-in-a-Box® 2016 or higher UltraPlusPAK, EverythingPAK, or Audiophile Edition!

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