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#177572 - 10/30/12 01:29 PM [User Showcase] "Little Walk"
Registered: 12/06/05
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This is old style with Modern "Electric Guitar".
Easy listenin'

Comments encouraged, learn from you folks...


****** Song Summary *************
Title: LittleWalk

Key=Bb , Tempo 110, Length (m:s)=2:28
32 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 32. Repeat x2 choruses

Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,
Style is _JBALADP.STY (Jazz Ballad with Piano (85 RS))

RealTracks in style: ~~768:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz Sw 110
RealDrums in style: JazzTerryClarke^02-a,b:Brushes

RealTracks in song: ~~943:Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Accompaniment JazzStrideBallad Sw 085

RealTracks in song: ~1086:Guitar, Electric, Soloist JazzSwing Sw 110

RealTracks in song: 437:Sax, Alto, Older Sw 140

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Using F5 did instrument muting in BIAB, seems to work "easier" for me.
Also Pan for guitar is dead center.
Pan for Sax 10 to the right to help balance the Piano solo a bit.
Had to add 6db to drums track.

Final mix in RB, levels, touching up gains a bit.
Used PG dynamics gain +2
Used Sonitus Multiband with preset Medium.
Used Stereo expander with preset to Full.
used K-meter Normal with peak display to help set levels.
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http://www.mp3cloud.mobi/LittleWalk.mp3

I place song specs above to help spot things for me.

I always appreciate when you folks put up your song specs and settings.
Great learning tools.

Enjoy!


Edited by seeker (10/30/12 01:29 PM)
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#177573 - 10/30/12 02:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: seeker]
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Very nice. I like the walking style. Excellent arrangement.
SD

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#177574 - 10/30/12 05:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: SpaceDog]
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Nice little piece.
I'd suggest to keep the piano playing during the guitar solos or put something in (like a rhythm guitar) to keep up the harmonies. Only bass is a little thin for me.

Guenter

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#177575 - 10/30/12 05:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: boehm]
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spacedog,

Thanks for compliments. The older jazz styles tend to contribute to
the feeling of walk, or strut.

boehm,

I also did think it was missing something there, but wanted to
feature the nice guitar.

Thin would be a good description.

Will wait a bit for other comments, and try to re-do...

Thank you.
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#177576 - 10/31/12 09:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: seeker]
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Very good old style jazz.

Personally I liked the guitar, bass and drum breaks. I think the problem is volume. You might try drastically lowering the piano volume during the sax parts. That may eliminate the extreme volume differences between the parts. Just my thoughts.
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#177577 - 10/31/12 10:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" *DELETED* [Re: MarioD]
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#177578 - 10/31/12 03:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: seeker]
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Made several modifications.

First Guenther,

I added RealTracks in song: ~938:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm JazzFreddie Sw 110
to play with the Lead guitar.

Mario,

I cut the piano level as you suggested.

Also cut couple of gotchas in instrument changes.

Same link in original post has changes.

Thanks folks!


Edited by seeker (10/31/12 03:16 PM)
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#177579 - 11/01/12 09:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: seeker]
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Very nice, easy, comfortable piece...my only comment...I'd try something different to replace the BIAB ending..otherwise, really enjoyed it!

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#177580 - 11/02/12 11:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: Tano Music]
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This is really nice. I love those drums and the solo guitar the best. Very good.
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#177581 - 11/03/12 04:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Hi Frank,

What a great listen! This sounded like classic tin-pan alley to me. Nice

Best regards,
Noel
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#177582 - 11/03/12 12:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: Noel96]
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Enjoyable Jazz piece. Love the guitar solo and the horns don't sound too shabby either. Nice arrangement, which puts you in a good mood.

Nice job!

Cheers,
Mike
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#177583 - 11/03/12 02:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: MikeK]
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Tano,

I've been working with DS al Coda to create more elaborate
endings. This song was created some time ago. Also I actually liked the ending, bit
different. Thinking of live band type ending. Sorry didn't sit well with you.

Thanks for compliments.

jptjptjpt,

Glad you like the drums, and guitar. Thru listening to
you folks music, it has helped me a great deal in realizing
the part drums take. RT's on the guitar bounced against the
unique chords. Took a little while to settle on that version.

Thank you.

Noel,

The style is very old, chord progression very old, instrument selected
were old versions, I'm very OLD....
The style with the chords helped make the sound.

Thanks for compliments.

MikeK,

Glad you enjoyed the song. So far to avoid being banned from forums, have
not created songs with vocals. RT's are simply a joy to work with. Helps
us all create good sounds.

Mentioned vocals above due to fact been creating only instrumentals.
I've concentrated on creating easy and happy listening music(Mostly). Appreciate
your "Good mood" comment.

Again thanks.


Edited by seeker (11/03/12 02:24 PM)
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#177584 - 11/04/12 11:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Little Walk" [Re: seeker]
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hi seeker great job very enjoyable guitar is sweet thanks for sharing eric
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