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#367194 - 09/26/16 10:12 AM [2016 Xtra Styles Contest Submissions - Closed] I'm On The Right Track Now
Don Tomlinson Offline
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Registered: 03/09/16
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This is my entry into the Jazz category of the Xtra Styles Contest. The style I used was TRINKET. I added some tracks from BiaB. I sang the song myself with harmonies added by Larry Marrs. The track was mixed and edited using Cubase. The URL is: http://www.solidsterlingmusic.com/i-m-on-the-right-track-now/. The Solid Sterling Music website contains more than 200 songs written or co-written by me using BiaB.

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#368747 - 10/05/16 01:34 PM [2016 Xtra Styles Contest Submissions - Closed] Re: I'm On The Right Track Now [Re: Don Tomlinson]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 613
Congratulations Don Tomlinson! Your submission has won the Jazz genre in our Xtra Styles contest! Seen here: http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=368535#Post368535

Excellent work! smile
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#373739 - 11/09/16 08:21 PM [2016 Xtra Styles Contest Submissions - Closed] Re: I'm On The Right Track Now [Re: Don Tomlinson]
w Offline
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Registered: 09/22/03
Posts: 660
Loc: somewhere in outer space
Congratulations Don.

The playback of your song is block @ that url you provided.

http://www.solidsterlingmusic.com/i-m-on-the-right-track-now/

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#388347 - 01/04/17 08:34 AM [2016 Xtra Styles Contest Submissions - Closed] Re: I'm On The Right Track Now [Re: Don Tomlinson]
bluage Offline
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Registered: 12/10/09
Posts: 320
Loc: Washington State
Dear Mr. Tomlinson...

I just now listened to your song, "I'm On The Right Track Now." What a charming (and inspirational) little story you told!

The melody is warm as a smile, the rhythm invites a dance, and I really like the line "...you can't get a hit unless you swing." Now, ain't that the unvarnished truth!

Glad you posted it, and congratulations on your win!

Sincerely,

"bluage"
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"Music is what feelings sound like."-- borrowed from a Cakewalk Music Creator forum member, "Mamabear".

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