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#210426 - 07/25/13 08:55 PM [User Showcase] Jazz Lifers
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This is my first ever attempt at creating a jazz Instrumental. I know there are a lot of very talented jazzers around here, I would appreciate some feedback on it, thanks! Everything is Band in a Box, I just entered the chords and then searched out the different instrument solos. It is from the style Jazz Easy Listening. I used all of the base instruments of the style and then added sax and trumpet. I love me some Band in a Box!

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#210432 - 07/25/13 11:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jazz Lifers [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi PG, nice chord progression and mixing on a nice laid back tune. Welcome to the jazz world!

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#210441 - 07/26/13 03:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazz Lifers [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert.

I am no a jazz fundi but I enjoyed it.

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#210458 - 07/26/13 09:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazz Lifers [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert,

Wow! You're really going into new territory with this one smile You get a huge tick from me for being bold and pushing the envelope.

Very creative!

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Noel

P.S. If you're ever looking for some great jazz chord progressions, the demo songs that are attached to the BIAB jazz styles have some really well planned sequences. I've found that these PG Music chord progressions can be a great asset to a songwriter.
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#210471 - 07/26/13 11:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazz Lifers [Re: cubanpete]
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Hi Robert,
Originally Posted By: cubanpete
nice chord progression and mixing on a nice laid back tune. Welcome to the jazz world!


Thanks for sharing.

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#210492 - 07/26/13 03:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jazz Lifers [Re: PgFantastic]
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Nice, Robert.

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