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#367436 - 09/27/16 11:15 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] October
Angelo Franco Offline
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October

Category: Jazz

Based on _RBJSW16.STY, October is a smooth jazz song with a swing 16 rhythm. The form is AABA with two introduction bars. I added the piano solo at the second and third chorus (with melody muted)

BIAB info: ****** Song Summary *************

Title: Titolo: October

Key=C , Tempo 85, Length (m:s)=4:45
Style is _RBJSW16.STY Swing 16 R 'n' B Jazz Fusion


RealTracks in style: ~902:Bass,El,SmoothCool Sw16 75
RealTracks in style: ~904:Piano,El,Rhythm,SmoothCool Sw16 75
Loop in Song: HipHop\Old School - ush105c drums ev8 1bar.wav
RealDrums in stile: NashvilleSwing16^2-a:Sidestick, Hihat , b:Snare, Ride

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Angelo Franco - Roma (Italy)
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#367479 - 09/27/16 01:40 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
semar Offline
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Ciao Angelo, o Franco ? ;-)

Il brano mi e' piaciuto, molto soft e piacevole, il piano che suoni ci sta molto bene, che tastiera/VST hai usato ?

Complimenti e continua cosi' !

Sergio

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#367484 - 09/27/16 02:01 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: semar]
Angelo Franco Offline
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Ciao Sergio e grazie per i complimenti.

Il piano è un dexibell S3 che pilota Ivory. Ho usato un preset morbido proprio perché volevo mantenere l'atmosfera del brano.

A presto

Angelo
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#367573 - 09/28/16 04:01 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
VideoTrack Offline
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Angelo, this is really excellent work. The pentatonic style really give structure and great jazz definition.

Very nice indeed.

Good luck, you deserve it.
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#367594 - 09/28/16 06:18 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
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Hi Angelo,

I really enjoyed listening to this composition. Very nice!

All the best,
Noel
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#367606 - 09/28/16 07:17 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Noel96]
Angelo Franco Offline
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi Angelo,

I really enjoyed listening to this composition. Very nice!

All the best,
Noel



Thank you Noel!

Angelo
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#367611 - 09/28/16 07:36 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: VideoTrack]
Angelo Franco Offline
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Angelo, this is really excellent work. The pentatonic style really give structure and great jazz definition.

Very nice indeed.

Good luck, you deserve it.



Thank You, your comment is very rewarding!
(It 's true, jazz is my great passion)

Angelo
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#367616 - 09/28/16 08:24 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
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Tasty!! Gorgeous jazz sound. Those tracks sound great. Excellent mix!!
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#367617 - 09/28/16 08:39 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: David Snyder]
Angelo Franco Offline
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Tasty!! Gorgeous jazz sound. Those tracks sound great. Excellent mix!!


Thanks David!
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#367634 - 09/28/16 09:21 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
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Angelo,

Mellow and cool! Nice smile

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#368133 - 10/01/16 09:55 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: October [Re: Angelo Franco]
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Very Cool Song! Enjoyed It!!
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