You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#177265 - 10/26/12 11:42 AM [User Showcase] Smooth Talk
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Sexy tune for intimate moments, from one of my latest albums "Back to the roots".
http://soundcloud.com/cubanpete/smooth-talk
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#177266 - 10/27/12 11:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
I didn't want to be the first, but now I am. I wonder why nobody has replied yet, because I think, this is an excellent BIAB work. It's really a sexy sound.
Only one thing disturbs me a little: the tempo changes of the drums. Whenever I feel in the mood of one tempo it changes and I must arrange with a new one. I'd prefer the slow (halftime) tempo, but that's just a matter of taste.

Guenter

Top
#177267 - 10/27/12 11:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: boehm]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Great tune but the tempo changes also distract me. The drums suit the piano solo, 2'10"ish, tho'!

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#177268 - 10/27/12 03:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: gibson]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Thanks for the comments and the time to listen, BTW, nothing wrong on being the first one to comment, somebody has to. Regarding the style it is: _BAL2AB1.STY (JazzBal Doub-Time-B(in2) (60 RS)), which has double time on the B section and the middle chorus, although like you said Guenter, it is a matter of taste, it is not uncommon this type of transition specially on slow ballads where conga drums is also introduced in those parts. Thanks again.

Later
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#177269 - 10/28/12 03:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1930
F.M.M. Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1930
hi cubanpete nice very classey great job everything well done thanks eric
_________________________
AMD (TM) 8150 3.60 GHz Eight Core Processor 64 bit windows 10 pro 64 bit os. sound card delta 1010 pci card 500 ssd drive 3 other drives guitars 1968 les Paul Custom and Cavin ae 185 Guitar boss Gt-100 pedal Carvin SRS Studio reference series

Top
#177270 - 10/28/12 08:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 14336
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 14336
Loc: Hamlin NY
LOVED IT

Lounge music at its best

Back in the days when we were not playing we used to seek out places that played this style.

It will always be a favorite genre of music for me.

Two thumbs up!
_________________________
I don't always go the extra mile but when I do it is because I missed my exit!

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#177271 - 10/29/12 03:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: MarioD]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Quote:

LOVED IT

Lounge music at its best

Back in the days when we were not playing we used to seek out places that played this style.




Thanks Mario, I did too, don't forget covering the remote record playing light in the booth with a handkerchief
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#177272 - 10/30/12 10:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8602
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8602
Loc: Florida
Very nice. Enjoyed the whole thing.

Top
#177273 - 10/30/12 02:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1008
Loc: Maryland
SpaceDog Offline
Expert

Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1008
Loc: Maryland
CubanPete,
Very cool sound. I like the tempo and mood swings. What about the piano solo: BIAB or human? I wish I could play like that!
SD

Top
#177274 - 10/30/12 08:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: SpaceDog]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Quote:

CubanPete,
What about the piano solo: BIAB or human? I wish I could play like that!
SD



Me too! No, the piano solo is also a real track.
Thanks for listening.
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#177275 - 01/11/13 01:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: gibson]
Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 863
Loc: The Heartland....Kansas
chulaivet1966 Offline
Expert

Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 863
Loc: The Heartland....Kansas
Quote:

Great tune but the tempo changes also distract me.




I'll chime in....

I do like the vibe/feel of this tune and it's well put together.
It captures an older era of music pretty well.

Although, I agree that the tempo changes are 'distracting' and change the mood too drastically..

That does not diminish the enjoyable, easy listening quality of the tune as a whole.

Keep up the good work Cubanpete.

Carry on....


Edited by chulaivet1966 (01/11/13 01:25 PM)

Top
#177276 - 01/11/13 03:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: chulaivet1966]
Registered: 10/21/07
Posts: 2188
Loc: Buford, GA
MikeK Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/21/07
Posts: 2188
Loc: Buford, GA
Hey Pete, this is smooth indeed. Very well put together arrangement. I, for one, LOVE the tempo changes. That's just how the greats would mix it up while still staying smooth.

Awesome tune, Sir!

Cheers,
Mike
_________________________
Cheers,
Mike

My Music * PC: Avatar FX8366ice AMD FX-8350(4.0GHz) 16GB DDR3 6TB HDD+128GB SSD HDD Capacity NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Win 10 64-Bit. AKAI EIE PRO Sound Interface. BIAB/RB 2020

Top
#177277 - 01/11/13 07:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 11/25/12
Posts: 126
Loc: Texas
austin51 Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 11/25/12
Posts: 126
Loc: Texas


Very nice, even relaxing - in a sexy way. The tempo changes keep things interesting.

Top
#177278 - 01/12/13 11:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: austin51]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Wow! Thanks guys! It's amazing how this post came back to life after so long. Thanks for the comments, I really appreciate it
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top
#177279 - 01/13/13 07:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 6631
Loc: USA
Danny C. Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/18/04
Posts: 6631
Loc: USA
Loved it tempo changes and all. In fact the tempo/mood changes reminded me of a girl I use to know long long ago.

Later,
_________________________
Danny C.
www.dannycampo.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Danny-Campo/379776252109306?skip_nax_wizard=true

The More You Drink The Better I Sound

Top
#177280 - 01/14/13 09:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: Danny C.]
Registered: 02/27/07
Posts: 1815
Kemmrich Offline
Expert

Registered: 02/27/07
Posts: 1815
I like the change-ups. Distracting -- or attention getting? They might be the two sides of the same coin. It just depends how you look at it. Cool tune and nice playing all around.
_________________________
Now at bandcamp: Crows Say Vee-Eh @ bandcamp or soundcloud: Kevin @ soundcloud

Top
#177281 - 01/17/13 10:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: Kemmrich]
Registered: 01/08/11
Posts: 3551
Tommyc Offline
Veteran

Registered: 01/08/11
Posts: 3551
This is your best yet for me Pete, you get better all the time!

Top
#177282 - 01/17/13 08:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: Tommyc]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Beautiful song, very good work with the realtracks. I really enjoy the vibe of this music...

Top
#177283 - 01/18/13 12:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Smooth Talk [Re: Tommyc]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
Expert

Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida, USA
Quote:

This is your best yet for me Pete, you get better all the time!



Thanks Tommy, like they say "practice makes better"
_________________________
Music should be part of your life
http://www.soundclick.com/blackcatjazzcafeband

Top


PG Music News
Video Tutorial - Installing Build Updates to Band-in-a-Box® for Mac

We offer free Band-in-a-Box® patch updates throughout the year to enhance existing features and resolve any user-reported bugs.

If you're wanting to see how easy it is to update your installation of Band-in-a-Box® for Mac with one of these free updates, check out our video: Click here to watch it now.

Tips & Tricks - Entering Held Chords in Band-in-a-Box®

Ask a question here on our Forums, and you'll definitely get some helpful answers quickly!

Like this recent post, asking how to "end a bar with a slight tail off or fade" and then resume to the verse... within an hour there was a detailed and accurate response!

We love our helpful forum, packed with enthusiastic & experienced program users - it's such a great resource!

Find Your Style with the Song Titles Browser in Band-in-a-Box® 2020!

Looking for that perfect Style to start your Band-in-a-Box® project with? Don't overlook The Song Titles Browser in Band-in-a-Box®! We update this feature frequently, which allows you to search for a Style that matches a popular song based on title/artist when you type in your criteria within the StylePicker Window.

See this feature in action when you jump to the topic within our 2020 New Features video:
for Windows: 42:37
for Mac: 43:12

Didn't find the song you were searching for? Post your title request to our Wishlist forum: Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box® Titles database and alert our team to work on adding it with the next update - we think that the 3,400 new titles added with Version 2020 is proof that we're paying attention!

Rock Dojo... Top 5 Reasons Why Band-in-a-Box® Rocks!

Check out this nice review from Rock Dojo, Top Five Reasons Why Band-in-a-Box® Rocks!.

Brian, the founder of Rock Dojo, is a Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac user, and couldn't be happier with the program.

It doesn't matter whether you're a guitar teacher or a student guitarist, Band-in-a-Box (BIAB) is must-have software to take your teaching practice or your playing to the next level!
-Brian Parham

Thanks for the great feedback Brian!

Band-in-a-Box® Delivery Explained...

When you order your copy of Band-in-a-Box® for Windows or Mac directly from PG Music Inc., you can choose to download your order, ship your order, or BOTH!

Having your Pro, MegaPAK, or PlusPAK shipped? Choose between DVD installation or flash drive installation during the checkout process. Purchasing the UltraPAK or UltraPAK+? These ship pre-installed on a USB 3.0 hard drive!

Don't forget, just because you're order is shipping doesn't mean you can't download it while you wait - you can locate your online order records in your pgmusic.com account, within the "My Products" section.

Update Your Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac Today!

Update your Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac to the latest build 419 to correct any improper messages for Natural Arrangements, apply VST setting improvements, experience faster customized RealTracks and RealDrums Pickers, and fix a few other user-reported issues within the program.

You'll also receive the latest DAW Plugin version 2.12.15 update, with more than 30 additions and updates, including additional options within context menus, the ability to loop a set of bars by highlighting them, and more!

Learn more about this FREE update and download it here.

Let's Hear Your Band-in-a-Box® Songs!

Working on your first song in Band-in-a-Box®? Or maybe you've built up a great collection of songs... Make sure to share them to the User Showcase Forum where other program users post their original songs too! Receive feedback, build your audience, and connect with other enthusiastic program users - you'll be happy you did!

While you're there, make sure to listen to some of the other great songs posted!

Forum Stats
32905 Members
68 Forums
66265 Topics
563050 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
Jazzocaster, Kevin H, gavonutube, DougB, Jamalud

32905 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
eddie1261 164
VideoTrack 154
Janice & Bud 146
Pipeline 124
Planobilly 104
floyd jane 103
Al-David 96
Matt Finley 88
rayc 85
MarioD 82
Today's Birthdays
moorfrosch