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#381350 - 12/09/16 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Just amazing
cubanpete Offline

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1146
Loc: Florida, USA
Hi guys, although very slow posting this year I'm still working in some projects. here's the latest one exploring some of the crooner style horns.
Simply amazing (you are)

Style is M_JAZEPS.STY (Slow Jazz w/ Electric Piano )
Style MIDI Instruments are : Finger Electric Bass (34), Electric Piano (5),
MIDI SuperTracks in style: ~~1916:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz Sw 085
MIDI SuperTracks in style: ~~2235:Piano, Electric, Rhythm JazzBallad Sw 085
RealTracks in song: ~745:Guitar, Electric, Soloist Jazz Ballad Sw 085
RealTracks in song: 2593:Horn Section, Background CroonerBigBand9-Part Sw 110
RealTracks in song: 2382:Sax, Tenor, Soloist JazzBalladEric Sw 085
RealDrums in Song: JazzSwingLewis^04-a:Brushes Swirl, Busy Snare , b:Ride and Hihat


Mike B.

Edited by cubanpete (12/09/16 04:10 PM)
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#381367 - 12/09/16 04:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 647
Hi Cubanpete, Very smooth piece! That sax sounds amazing and the vibe is just right. I fancy a cocktail now, Keep up the great work! smile

#381408 - 12/09/16 06:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Scott C Offline

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 2730
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Hey Mike Very cool tune. Very relaxing. Well done. Sax and trumpet were excellent
Scott Collingwood

#381412 - 12/09/16 07:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Marty Sorensen Offline

Registered: 05/26/16
Posts: 172
Loc: San Jose, CA
I love the way the horns weave in and out.

#381552 - 12/10/16 11:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Janice & Bud Offline

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 5077
Great to see you back with another of your signature smoooooth pieces.

You never disappoint!

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#381561 - 12/10/16 12:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Torrey Bliss Offline

Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 1027
Loc: Missouri
Sounds great Mike, everything just flows like it should. Horns are exceptionally great sounding! Thanks, Torrey
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#381565 - 12/10/16 12:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: Torrey Bliss]
cubanpete Offline

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1146
Loc: Florida, USA
Thank you all for your comments.Is good to be back and be welcomed by old and new friends. I hope to be more active next year and looking forward to use the new BIB 17.

Mike B.
Music should be part of your life

#381638 - 12/10/16 06:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Robertkc Offline

Registered: 06/09/16
Posts: 1181

I really enjoyed this - as Marty said the weaving in and out of the horns ( and other instruments) is so good and gives a live feel, as if the soloists are listening to each other.


#381716 - 12/11/16 09:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
floyd jane Offline

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 5439
Loc: Florida
You do these really well, Mike.

A very enjoyable listen.

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#381788 - 12/11/16 03:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: Robertkc]
receder Offline

Registered: 11/13/14
Posts: 551
Loc: North Yorkshire, England

Really enjoyed this super smooth tune. A seamless blend of RTs to create a very cool sonic landscape.
Also agree with Robert...
Originally Posted By: Robertkc
...the weaving in and out of the horns ( and other instruments) is so good and gives a live feel, as if the soloists are listening to each other.

Great job,
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#382205 - 12/13/16 01:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: cubanpete]
Greg Johnson Offline

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 3683
Loc: Davis, CA
Very sweet!! Those horns just knock me out! Great mix and arrangement too. Wonderful listen!!! Take care. Greg

#382273 - 12/13/16 07:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Just amazing [Re: Greg Johnson]
cubanpete Offline

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1146
Loc: Florida, USA
Thanks again to all, is a real treat to receive such positive comments from you all. More to come.

Mike B.
Music should be part of your life


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