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MIDI Styles Set 0-3: Built-in Styles

Basic MIDI styles included in all versions of Band-in-a-Box.

  • Caribbean Style [CARIBEAN.STY]

    Quartet with Guitar and Steel Drums. T=110


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  • Country Rock 2 [COUNRCK2.STY]

    Country Rock 8th note feel. T=150


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  • Country Shuffle-Swing 2 [COUNSWG2.STY]

    Country Shuffle Style. Not Country Swing. T-165


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  • Country Rock [COUNTROK.STY]

    Country Rock 16th note feel. Quartet with guitar. T=120


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  • Dance Pop 2 [DANCPOP2.STY]

    Dance Pop 2 is a 16th note feel dance oriented style. Guitar comoping in 'b' section. T=140


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  • Eurobeat 3 Style [EUROBEA3.STY]

    Eurobeat 3 Style -Techno -Dance oriented music. T=120


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  • Funk Seventies 2 [FUNKSEV2.STY]

    Funk Seventies 2 is another James Brown funk style. T=120


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  • Funk Shuffle 2 [FUNKSHF2.STY]

    Syncopated 16th notes by bass. T=200


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  • Fusion Shuffle 2 [FUSNSHF2.STY]

    Jazz/Bass oriented, jazz fusion shuffle, good for soloing over. T=165


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  • Hip Hop 2 [HIPHOP_2.STY]

    Fast 16th note feel hip hop. T=120


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  • House 1 (rap) [HOUSE_1.STY]

    16 th note, syncopated house style, with typical drum beat. T=120


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  • Scott Joplin Style [JOPLIN.STY]

    Piano Left Hand Style, useful for Ragtime or simple jazz tunes. 'b' section has a quiet tuba added. T=180


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  • Latin Rock 2 [LATNROK2.STY]

    Latin Rock 2 , bass oriented funky 16th note style (not a latin style). T=120


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  • Level 42 Funk [LEVLFUNK.STY]

    Funk Style in the style of Level 42. Sixteenth notes bass. T=120


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  • Light Rock 2 [LITEROK2.STY]

    Light Rock Style with "Hornsby" Piano, and Arpeggiated Piano. T=120


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  • Medium Rock 2 [MEDROCK2.STY]

    Medium Rock 2. Laid back. T=155


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  • Mexican Light Rock 2 [MEXICAN2.STY]

    Useful for Mexican, Light Rock Tunes. T=120


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  • New Age 1 [NEWAGE_1.STY]

    New Age Pop Ballad style. T=95


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  • New age 2 [NEWAGE_2.STY]

    New Age Pop Ballad style, arpeggiated guitar. T=120


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  • Old Motown Style - Slow [OLDMOTW&.STY]

    Slow Motown or Pop/Rock tunes. Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums. T=120


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  • Old Motown Style [OLDMOTWN.STY]

    Medium Motown tunes. Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums T=120


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  • Reggae 3 [REGGAE_3.STY]

    Reggae 3 style, even feel , quartet with guitar and organ. T=120


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  • Rock Ballad 2 [ROKBALD2.STY]

    Slow Rock Ballad style with strings. T=80


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  • Shuffle Rock 2 [SHUFROK2.STY]

    Syncopated rock shuffle. Uses Horns in the 'b' section. T=125


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  • Soul 2 [SOUL_2.STY]

    Light rock style with syncopated bass. T=120


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  • "SwingBal" Pop Ballad [SWINGBAL.STY]

    EZ listening Pop Ballad in triplet feel. Arpeggiated Guitar.5 instrument with strings. T=145


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  • Blue Grass 1 [BLUGRAS1.STY]

    Bass playing root and 5th. 'a' style guitar chording, 'b' style has banjo and fiddle. T=120


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  • BO Ballad Style [BOBALLAD.STY]

    Syncopated 16th note feel pop ballad. Arpeggiated Guitar part. T=80


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  • Bouncy Style G [BOUNCY_G.STY]

    Latin Rock 2 , bass oriented funky 16th note style (not a latin style). T=120


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  • Cha Cha G Style [CHACHA_G.STY]

    This updated Cha Cha features a little more of the authentic rhythm than ZZCHACHA.STY. It also features guitar and strings ('B' section).


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  • Ckuck Berry Style [CHUK_B_1.STY]

    An "old rock" style useful for blues songs. Chuck Berry type guitar chording, Bluesy piano licks, bass, drums and horns on the B section. Ideal Tempo Range: T=130-160


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  • Hip Hop 1 [HIPHOP_1.STY]

    Hip Hop shuffle style. T=200


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  • Jazz Swing 2G [JAZSW2_G.STY]

    A variation on Jazz Swing. T=140


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  • Jazz Slow Style [JAZZSLOW.STY]

    Bass, Drums and Piano .Useful for slower jazz tunes and some country tunes. T=90


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  • LA Pop Ballad [LA_PBAL.STY]

    Pop Triplets (12/8) style. El. Piano, Bass and Drums. T=90


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  • LA Medium Pop/Rock [LA_POP_G.STY]

    3 piece, basic Pop/Rock style with Piano, Bass & Drums. Strings at 'b'. Backbeat throughout. T=120


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  • Lee Rit Style [LEE_RIT.STY]

    Syncopated Rhodes Piano comping, Jazz Fusion Style. T=130


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  • Light Rock Style - Variation [LITROK_G.STY]

    A Variation of the built-in ZZLITROK.STY. T=100


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  • Brazil -Cut Time Samba [LTNBRAZL.STY]

    Cut Time Samba Style. T=245


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  • Modern Jazz #1 [MODJAZZ1.STY]

    Even 8ths "Weather Report" Style. T=120


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  • Modern Jazz #2 [MODJAZZ2.STY]

    16th note feel "Weather Report" Style. T=100


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  • Nashville G [NASHVL_G.STY]

    Triplets on drums, simple piano and drums. T=80


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  • Pop Riff 1 [POPRIFF1.STY]

    PopRiff style. T=120


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  • Pop-Rock 16th Note Waltz [POPWALTZ.STY]

    This is a dedicated 16th note based pop-rock-jazz waltz. The 5 instruments are el. piano, frettless bass, drums, nylon string guitar playing arpeggios and strings in B section. T=60-140


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  • Rhumba G [RHUMBA_G.STY]

    Rhumba with 4 instruments. T=120


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  • Stride Piano Style [STRIDE.STY]

    Similar to Fats Waller style, but more Jazz Oriented. T=120


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  • Soul Ballad [SWBALLAD.STY]

    Soul Ballad. T=85


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  • African Jazz Style [AFRICAN.STY]

    Trio - bass, piano, drums. T=140


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  • Arpeggio style is useful in Coun [ARPEGGIO.STY]

    Arpeggiated Piano, triplet feel. T=75


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  • Blueberry Hill Style [BLUHILL.STY]

    Blueberry Hill Style has syncopated Fats Domino, Sam Cook Piano Rhythm. T=105


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  • Blues Shuffle 2 [BLUSHF_2.STY]

    Blues Shuffle with bass playing popular riff. T=120


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  • Dance 1 [DANCE_1.STY]

    Dance 1 is a techno - Dance oriented style. T=125


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  • Dance 2 [DANCE_2.STY]

    Dance 2 is a syncopated , shuffle feel style good for for soloing over. T=135


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  • Disco 1 [DISCO_1.STY]

    Disco Style .'a' section bass in 8th notes, 'b' section in 16th notes. T=120


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  • Funk Seventies [FUNK_SEV.STY]

    Funk Seventies 1 is a James Brown funk style. T=100


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  • Funk 1 [FUNK1.STY]

    Funk 1 style - Slap Bass (syncopated). T=125


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  • Fusion Shuffle [FUSN_SHU.STY]

    Slow jazz fusion shuffle, good for soloing over. T=160


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  • Errol Garner Piano Style [GARNER.STY]

    Jazz trio with Errol Garner "4 in the bar" piano chording. Especially useful when combined with Garner Right Hand harmony. T=140


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  • Garner Piano Trio w/ brushes [GARNER~.STY]

    Jazz trio with brushes. '4 in the bar' piano chording. Especially useful when combined with Garner Right Hand harmony. T=140


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  • Heavy Metal Trio [HEAVYMET.STY]

    Like Heavy Rock, except drums playing open high hats. T=130


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  • Jazz Fours Style [JAZFOURS.STY]

    Jazz trio (bass, drums, piano) . 'a' style plays jazz swing, 'b' style takes "fours" 4 bars of trio , then 4 bars drum solos. T=175


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  • Mambo Style [MAMBO.STY]

    Trio with bass,guitar and drums. T=120


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  • Merengue Style [MERENGUE.STY]

    Merengue Style. T=115


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  • Motown Style [MOTOWN_1.STY]

    Fast Motown Style. T=170


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  • Old Pop Style is useful in Count [OLDPOP_1.STY]

    Triplet piano chording in 'b' section. T=100


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  • Old Time [OLDTYME1.STY]

    Simple country style, useful for fiddle tunes. T=120


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  • Pop Ballad 2 [POPBAL_2.STY]

    Pop Ballad with drums in 16th notes. T=90


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  • Pop Ballad [POPBALAD.STY]

    A 4 instrument Pop Ballad style, good for slow Pop/Rock tunes. Not too busy. T=80


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  • Rap 1 [RAP_1.STY]

    Rap 1 Style. Claps nad 16th notes in the drum part.Syncopated rhodes piano chording. T=120


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  • Rap 2 [RAP_2.STY]

    Rap 2 Style. Rap drums but funky piano and bass (Mute the Piano and bass for Rap effect). T=180


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  • Reggae 2 [REGGAE_2.STY]

    Reggae in 12/8 feel, Trio with guitar. T=165


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  • Rhythm and Blues 1 [RHYBLUE1.STY]

    Bass sustained notes in 'a', in 'b' plays 8th notes. T=115


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  • Rockabilly [ROCKABIL.STY]

    Rockabilly style has 'a' section with sustained notes, 'b' section walking bass. T=180


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  • Salsa Style #2 [SALSA_2.STY]

    Trio- piano oriented. T=120


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  • Samba Style [SAMBA.STY]

    Samba is similar to bossa nova, usually tempos are higher. T=120


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  • Ska (Reggae) [SKA_1.STY]

    Ska is a British reggae style. T=125


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  • Soul 1 [SOUL_1.STY]

    Hip Hop , fast tempo, dance style . T=135


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  • Twist style [TWIST.STY]

    Twist style (trio) T=160


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  • Blues Shuffle Style [Z3BLUSHF.STY]

    3 part Blues Shuffle (organ, bass & drums). T=150


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  • Bossa Nova (3 instrument) [Z3BOSSA.STY]

    Older version of bossa - only 3 instruments. T=140


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  • Ethnic Style [Z3ETHNIC.STY]

    3 piece Ethnic Style with accordion. T=120


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  • Heavy Rock Style [Z3HEVROK.STY]

    3 piece Heavy Rock Style with muted guitar, bass & drums. T=140


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  • Bossa Nova (4 instrument) [Z4BOSSA.STY]

    Older version of bossa - only 4 instruments. T=130


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  • Country 12/8 feel [Z4COUN12.STY]

    4 piece country with Shuffle 8ths feel. Piano, guitar, bass & drums. T=120


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  • Pop Ballad Style 4 insts. [Z4POPBAL.STY]

    A 4 piece version of ZZPOPBAL.STY. T=115


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  • Bossa Nova (5 instrument) [Z5BOSSA.STY]

    Similar style to the main Bossa style. T=140


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  • Ethnic Style [Z5ETHNIC.STY]

    5 piece Ethnic Style with accordion. T=160


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  • Blues Shuffle Style [ZZBLUSHF.STY]

    4 part (organ and guitar). T=125


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  • Blues Straight Style [ZZBLUSTR.STY]

    4 part blues straight. T=150


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  • Bossa Nova style [ZZBOSSA.STY]

    5 instruments including guitar and strings (in 'b'). T=140


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  • Bouncy Style [ZZBOUNCY.STY]

    Bouncy Feel. 5 instruments. T=135


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  • Cha Cha Style [ZZCHACHA.STY]

    Trio playing Cha Cha. T=125


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  • Country 4/4 Style [ZZCONTRY.STY]

    Even 8ths feel country, 4 part with guitar. T=125


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  • Country 12/8 feel [ZZCOUN12.STY]

    Shuffle 8ths feel country, 5 part with strings.. T=120


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  • Ethnic Style [ZZETHNIC.STY]

    Quartet with accordion. T=125


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  • Funk Style [ZZFUNK.STY]

    Syncopated Funk Style. T=120


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  • Heavy Rock Style [ZZHEVROK.STY]

    Heavy Rock Style with guitar and organ. T=120


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  • Irish Style [ZZIRISH.STY]

    Triplet feel useful for Irich, Italian, and children's songs. T=120


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  • Original Jazz Swing Style [ZZJAZOLD.STY]

    This is the original BB Jazz style. It has not been updated. ZZJAZZ.STY and ZZJAZZSW.STY have been updated. T=130


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  • Jazz Waltz Style [ZZJAZWAL.STY]

    Quartet with piano and guitar. T=160


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  • Jazz Swing Style [ZZJAZZ.STY]

    This Jazz Swing style is useful in some country swing tunes. T=140


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  • Jazz Swing Variation [ZZJAZZSW.STY]

    A variation on the main JAZZ.STY. Good for slower tunes. Piano, Bass & Drums. T=130


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  • Light Rock Style [ZZLITROK.STY]

    Light Rock Style is useful in Country tunes. T=110


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  • Medium Rock [ZZMEDROK.STY]

    Light Rock with syncopated bass. T=145


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  • Miami Sound Machine [ZZMIAMIP.STY]

    Modern Latin-Pop Feel. T=120


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  • Milly Pop [ZZMILLYP.STY]

    Syncopated 16th note feel Pop Style. T=90


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  • Old Country 12/8 feel [ZZOLCTRY.STY]

    Simple bass on root and 5th, Floyd Cramer Piano, and strings. T=130


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  • Pop Ballad 12/8 [ZZPBAL12.STY]

    Pop Ballad with 12/8 feel is useful in Country tunes. Simpler rhythm than ZZCTRY12_8. T=100


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  • Pop Ballad Style [ZZPOPBAL.STY]

    Pop Ballad Style is also useful in Jazz songs. T=100


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  • Reggae [ZZREGGAE.STY]

    Reggae Style. T=115


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  • Rhumba Style [ZZRHUMBA.STY]

    Rhumba Style, syncopated piano chording. T=130


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  • Shuffle Rock [ZZSHFROK.STY]

    Shuffle Rock (Quartet). T=120


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  • Waltz Style [ZZWALTZ.STY]

    Simple Waltz Style. T=120


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