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#178852 - 11/12/12 08:42 PM [User Showcase] Blues in the box
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 126
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
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Hi, this is my new jazz song, Blues in the box. Created and arranged in Band in a box.
I play the guitar, all other instruments are Realtracks.
I export the tracks to Cubase for recording my guitar and mix the song.

Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,RealDrums Changes,
Style is _JZBOPTS.STY (BeBopQuart,T.Sax soloist(190 RS))
Style MIDI Instruments are :
RealTracks in style: ~752:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz BeBop Sw 190
RealTracks in style: ~755:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Jazz BeBop Sw 190
RealDrums in Song: JazzTerryClarke^02-a,b:Brushes (For the solo 19: ~Jazz4sTerryClark
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http://soundcloud.com/rafa-toledo/blues-in-the-box

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#178853 - 11/12/12 10:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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Loc: Winston-Salem, NC
Pat Marr Offline
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I like this a lot! Your playing is smooth, the tone is perfect for the genre, and you did a super job on the backing track! Two enthusiastic thumbs up!

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#178854 - 11/13/12 03:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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Very nice Rafa, excellent composition and the playing is perfect. Love the backing, especially the drum solo.
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#178855 - 11/13/12 09:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: sinbad]
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Tano Music Offline
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Great track! Your playing is spot-on for this style. REminded me of an old-timer, Johnny Smith.
I like how you switched the drum set to a "sticks" version at about 2.30..then introduced a stop..drum solo section also excellent.
BIAB/RT's jazz rhythm section is awesome!
Only thing I would change is to add a gentle cymbal at the end to coincide with your final chord.
Thank you for posting this!

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#178856 - 11/13/12 09:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Tano Music]
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Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
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Everything is already said. A great song.

Guenter

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#178857 - 11/13/12 06:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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hi rafa great job love the runs sounded very profesional +1 thanks eric
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#178858 - 11/13/12 06:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: F.M.M.]
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Rafa - very tasty. great job.

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#178859 - 11/13/12 07:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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Rafa T Offline
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Thanks everyone, I really appreciate all your feedback. For me it is a joy to know that my music can be interesting for some of you.
Thanks Tano for your suggestion for the end of the song, is just what I needed!

Giving us the oppurtunity Band in a box to play with such great musicians who have recorded the RealTracks makes us better musicians and facilitates extraordinarily our creative process with his inspirational wisdom.

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#178860 - 11/13/12 10:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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Super and inspiring!
Thanks for sharing this.
Dave

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#178861 - 11/17/12 02:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: DaveG]
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Loved it! Good use of the drum solo parts and I also liked the chord progression. Agree with the light crash cymbal touch at the end.
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#178862 - 11/17/12 03:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: cubanpete]
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Excellent guitar work! Mix sounds nice and easy, thanks for sharing!


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#178863 - 11/17/12 05:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Rafa T]
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Hi Rafa,

Very impressive. To my ears, your song and its arrangement were magnificent, your playing was spectacular and the whole presentation was incredibly engaging from start to end.

Really excellent work,
Noel
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#178864 - 11/17/12 06:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Noel96]
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It's all been said, excellent work!

Love your guitar playing and tone, super job on that!
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#178865 - 11/21/12 01:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: MarioD]
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Rafa T,
Great guitar licks! Very cool! BIAB backs you up well. Thanks for sharing.
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#178866 - 11/22/12 01:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: SpaceDog]
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Very Cool Rafa indeed, love your use of flatted fifths! Sounds like you got some Blues too!

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#178867 - 11/22/12 01:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: Tommyc]
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Rafa,

So cool, kicked back relaxed, with great playing and mix.
Your playing really fits the song.

The mix work about 4:08 adds a lot extra to your work.

Even tho smooth and cool, still exciting music.

Thanks for sharing!
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#178868 - 11/23/12 07:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Blues in the box [Re: seeker]
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Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
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Muchas gracias amigos!!! ;-)

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Notation Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows was released in December 2018, and included many new features and enhancements - like the enhancements we made to our Notation window!

These include:
-Pressing the space bar plays the song from the current location.
-Double-clicking on the Standard mode Notation window (or on the time line in Editable or Staff Roll mode) plays the song from the current time location.
-The right-click menu in the Editable or Staff Roll mode Notation window has an option to change the current beat resolution. Previously, the only way to do this was to right-click on the time line.
-Clicking close to a stave line will put a note on the stave line instead of between stave lines. Previously, you had to click extremely close to a stave line to insert a note on it.
-In the Notation Windows Options dialog, the clefs split point asterisk indicates that C5* is middle C.
-The clefs split point can be set by the spin controls.
-You can quickly enter forced accidentals from the right-click menu.
-A new track type (Drums) is available for the Melody and Soloist tracks.
-Holding down the Ctrl key and pressing the zoom in/out buttons results in finest possible incremental adjustment in size.
-There's a keystroke entry mode -the "N" mode, which lets you enter a melody entirely using keystrokes. The keystrokes are N to enter a note, up/down cursor to change its pitch, and left/right cursor to move the time line.
-A new button in the Print Options dialog lets you quickly print a "chords only" fake sheet. You can also access this from the right-click menu on the Chord Sheet.
-You can now edit any track in the Event List Editor. When the dialog opens, it will show you the MIDI data in the current notation track.


There's detailed information on our 2019 notation enhancements here: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 New Feature - Notation Enhancements

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Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Mac Build 315 Update Available!

Attention Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Mac users - a new FREE patch update (build 315) is available!
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Summary of changes for build 315 (Nov 15, 2019):

Fixed: Exporting MusicXML files was not working.
Fixed: When using "Auto-Hand split Piano track" feature, exported MIDI files contain wrong note durations on the Piano track.
Fixed: Note-based lyrics were not included when exporting MIDI files.
Fixed: User should be prompted to save their song when exiting, if they had added or removed plugins.
Fixed: The Record Audio dialog always says “Track type is Stereo” even if the track type is mono.
Fixed: The [Audio Options…] button in the Record Audio dialog was launching the Audio Devices dialog instead of the Audio Settings dialog.
Fixed: Loops dialog title bar displays wrong track name.
Fixed: Large patch map files are not completely loaded (were limited to 1985 patches).
Fixed: Notation context menu > Edit Section Text… did not do anything.
Fixed: Notation context menu > Insert Section Text… did not do anything.

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Love this time saving feature.

Ever fill in the chordsheet fully or for part of song, and then discover you want to add or take away an extra beat or more somewhere in the chordsheet.

Nudge chords (melody) from the Edit Menu is your friend here, the dialog will give you all the options either to remove or add beats where its needed.

Love it.
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To learn more about this feature, read the "Advanced Chord Entry and Editing Features" topic when you click here.

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