Garritan Jazz & Big Band 3

What is Garritan Jazz & Big Band?

Garritan Jazz & Big Band 3 is state-of-the-art software that reproduces the sounds of the musical instruments in a jazz and big band, right from your computer. This award-winning collection is the first library of its kind and set a new standard.

Jazz & Big Band 3 features trumpets, trombones, comprehensive 16 Saxophones collection, winds, keyboards, basses, rhythm section - over 50 individual instruments. Create realistic-sounding Jazz & Big Band arrangements quickly and easily.

Additional Instruments and Ensemble Presets

JABB3 now integrates the high quality Ambience reverb with the ARIA Player and has individual mixing sends for each instrument. Stereo Stage imparts spacious stereo imagery for the GPO4 instruments.

Ensemble Maker

Garritan Jazz & Big Band provides the instruments you need to build your own Jazz ensembles and big bands one instrument at a time. Create solos, duos, trios, Jazz ensembles, or a full big band.

Intuitive Controls

The controls in Garritan Jazz & Big Band are streamlined and standardized, so you can quickly become familiar with the library. Advanced functions, such as shakes, fall offs, tongue slurs and automatic variability are easily accessible for realistic results with minimal effort.

Notation Integration to Play from the Score

Play great-sounding Jazz and Big Band arrangements directly from major notation programs or by using the Garritan Studio.

Universal Format

Garritan Jazz & Big Band supports all popular formats, both Windows & Macintosh, either as a stand-alone program or as a plug-in (VST, Dxi, RTAS, and OS X AudioUnits). Garritan Jazz & Big Band instruments will also load into Kontakt, Native Instruments′ flagship sampler. An entire big band can be loaded on a single PC or laptop with sufficient RAM.

The Industry′s first Jazz & Big Band Library

  • Featuring Trumpets, Trombones, Comprehensive Saxophone collection, Keyboards, Rhythm Section - over 50 Individual Instruments.
  • Create Realistic-Sounding Jazz & Big Band Arrangements Quickly and Easily. Build Your Own Bands and Jazz Ensembles
  • Includes NI KONTAKT Sample Player. Works with Notation Programs. Great Sounding Instruments with Expressive Control.
  • Tongue ⁄ Slur Articulations, Intonation, Vibrato, Extended Ranges of the Instruments, Variety of Mutes & More.
  • On a single computer or laptop, Mac or PC, Standalone, VST, DX, AU, RTAS, Runs in RAM

The best-selling Jazz & Big Band sample collection is now even better.

  • ARIA Advanced Instrument Engine
    The latest version of Jazz & Big Band includes the advanced new ARIA engine. The ARIA engine is a highly-optimized sample player featuring efficient performance, fast sample loading, and low CPU-demand. The ARIA engine is in use in products from Microsoft, SONY, AKAI and MakeMusic and is extensively tested. It works as a Standalone, Plug-in (VST - AudioUnits -RTAS), and supported notation programs.
  • Additional Instruments and Ensemble Presets
    In addition to JABB′s 50+ instruments (see instrument list below), this new version includes seven organs, slap basses, harmonica and banjo. There are also extended ranges on some instruments and Ensemble Presets.
  • Integrated Ambience & Stereo Stage
    JABB3 now integrates the high quality Ambience reverb with the ARIA Player and has individual mixing sends for each instrument. Stereo Stage imparts spacious stereo imagery for the GPO4 instruments.
  • MIDI Playback and Recording Features
    The Standalone ARIA Player allows you to load and playback MIDI files. You can also produce audio recordings of the MIDI file or record yourself playing live!

This Complete Jazz & Big Band Collection includes:

16 Saxophones:

  • Sopranino saxophone
  • Mezzo Soprano sax
  • 3 Soprano saxophones (2 straight, 1 curved)
  • 3 Alto saxophones
  • C Melody saxophone
  • 3 Tenor saxophones
  • Baritone sax
  • Bass saxophone
  • Contrabass saxophone
  • Sub-contrabass saxophone
  • plus derivative ensemble instruments.

6 Trumpets (with mutes):

  • 5 Bb Trumpets (all with extended range, one with extreme range)
  • Open, straight mute
  • Cup mute
  • Harmon mute
  • Bucket mute
  • Flugelhorn
  • Plus derivative ensemble instruments

5 Trombones (with mutes):

  • 4 Tenor Trombones
  • Bass Trombone
  • Open, straight mute
  • Cup mute
  • Harmon mute
  • Bucket mute
  • Plus derivative ensemble instruments

7 Additional Winds:

  • Piccolo
  • Alto Flute
  • C Flute
  • Bb Clarinet
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Tuba
  • Harmonica
  • Plus derivative ensemble instruments

10 Keyboards:

  • Steinway B grand piano
  • Vintage electric piano
  • Jazz Accordion
  • 7 Organs

4 Guitars:

  • 2 Electric guitars
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Banjo

8 Basses:

  • 2 Upright acoustic basses
  • 2 Fretless electric basses
  • 2 Fretted electric basses
  • 2 slap basses

3 Drum Kits:

  • Classic Stick kits
  • Fusion Stick Kit plus separate instruments (kick, snare, toms, hi-hat, cymbals)
  • Brush kit (with controllable stirs) plus separate instruments


  • Vibraphone (hard and soft mallets)
  • Wide variety of percussion including Latin percussion, bongos, congas, timbales, wood blocks, bells, whistles, etc.
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