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#233197 - 01/05/14 07:20 PM [User Showcase] Jazzye
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Hi, friends !

I did my first jazzy tune today and called it "Jazzye"
No sense in that, but let us not be bothered by that ? (lol)!!
I am not sure I could have come up with an intro like the
one Biab automated to me here ! and......

Angel Dear refers to my sweet dear late wife Beni !

http://app.box.com/s/71wojbu5w48uv8ehn99v

http://soundcloud.com/dani-lindroos/jazzye

Style: FUSN SHU STY Fusion Shuffle Slow Jazz
Soloist: Instrument 757 Piano Ac Jazzy Bebop Sw 190 (B Only)
Mixed in Mixcraft 6 on my laptop

Cheers
Dani

and here are the lyrics:

My Angel Dear (by Dani)

My angel dear, how are you now?
Please, fly down and tell me how
I wanna know how you are doin´there
in that heavenly sphere,
where you dwell my dear!

My angel dear you know I love you so
and in my dreams you feel so real, you know
I wanna hold you in my arms again
once again!

I can recall the time we had was great
reminiscing here, getting late
why don´t we just fly away just thru that gate
to the stars up above
my sweet, sweet love
let´s fly around and have some fun
it´s only a dream, only a dream !

My angel dear, how are you now?
Please, fly down and tell me how
I wanna know how you are doin´there
in that heavenly sphere,
where you dwell my dear!



Edited by dani48 (01/06/14 08:59 AM)

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#233216 - 01/06/14 02:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Dani,

What can I say, that is beautiful. True love is a wonderful thing.

Take care dear friend and all the best for the New Year

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#233236 - 01/06/14 08:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Dani,

This is nicely done. The instrumentation is nice and the vocal is strong.

The vocal cold be mixed down a bit so it sits with the band a little more. It feels like the singer (you, of course) is standing about 20 feet in front of the band - instead of just in front of it.

You are a song-writing machine! So glad those Real musicians found their way to your door...

floyd

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#233245 - 01/06/14 08:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Dani
I always enjoy your phrasing. It's interesting to try to anticipate it, And that's a good thing. Floyd's comments on the mix are quite realistic, and the only other thing I thought was the ending might have been a small bit abrupt, but overall, I liked it. Nice job, as usual.
Kind regards
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#233249 - 01/06/14 08:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: gibson]
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Hi, Alyn !:))


You are just too kind, but
I do appreciate your kind words
very much !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#233251 - 01/06/14 09:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi, Floyd !:))

Thank you for your most kind
and constructive comment !:))
I did remix it so the singer
stands closer to the band (lol) !:))
Hope it became better ?

Cheers
Dani

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#233257 - 01/06/14 09:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: VideoTrack]
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Hi, Trevor !:))

You are most kind to me
and you know I appreciate
your kind comments very much !:))
You are right that the tune ends
a little too abruptly. I might
add a solo and a verse still, but
am not sure yet !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#233266 - 01/06/14 10:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Dani,

very enjoyable progression and tune.
And very well sung.
Originally Posted By: floyd jane

You are a song-writing machine! So glad those Real musicians found their way to your door...


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#233281 - 01/06/14 11:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: boehm]
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Hi, Guenter !

I am glad you liked this
first jazztune I´ve ever written !
I am myself more for Bacharach
and The Beach Boys, but Dean
and Barbara Dennerlein (the Hammond organist)
got me interested in jazz too !:)) (lol) !

Cheers
Dani

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#233358 - 01/06/14 06:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani...

We really, really liked this one! For a first effort in Jazz, you did a fabulous job! The backing tracks were just right and the music was perfect! Great job!

Al & Di
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#233372 - 01/06/14 07:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Dani, I like the chord changes and this style fits your voice. I like listening to you choices. It always surprises me in a good way. Take care, Tom

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#233376 - 01/06/14 07:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Wow. What a moving tribute and what a wonderful way to live with the memories. People we love change us in positive ways and when they leave us the changes stay and remind us of the good. Thank you for sharing.
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#233436 - 01/07/14 03:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: Al-David]
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Hi, Al & Di !:))


Thank you so much for your kind comments !:))
I am not really a jazz singer though Aleck
has tried to teach me ! Should be sung
without any vibrato and though I´m trying,
it seems almost impossible ! (lol) !
Jazz must be the most difficult genré there is ?
no stright chords and a lot of them too.
As I do not know them but have to listen them out
it is a tedious process !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#233437 - 01/07/14 03:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: tommyad]
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Hi, Tommy !:))

I am humbled by your kind words !
Jazz is not really my genré as
the more chords, the better !:))
Having to listen them out makes
it a somewhat slow but intriguing
process ?

Cheers
Dani

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#233443 - 01/07/14 04:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Originally Posted By: dani48
Hi, Tommy !:))

I am humbled by your kind words !
Jazz is not really my genré as
the more chords, the better !:))
Having to listen them out makes
it a somewhat slow but intriguing
process ?

Cheers
Dani

Dani, Jazz is much easier than you think. The easiest way to master Jazz is to just take the rule book... and throw it away (ha ha) laugh
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#233446 - 01/07/14 04:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Hi, Janice & Bud !

Thank you for your most kind
words !:)) I think you are
so right, my dear left me
only positive memories of
her !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#233447 - 01/07/14 04:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: VideoTrack]
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Hi, Trevor !

How right you are ! (lol) !

Cheers
Dani

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#233458 - 01/07/14 07:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani,

I'm speechless. You've done an amazing job putting your first jazz song together! Onneksi olkoon smile

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Wow. What a moving tribute and what a wonderful way to live with the memories. People we love change us in positive ways and when they leave us the changes stay and remind us of the good. Thank you for sharing.

After reading Janice's and Bud's words, I could not let them pass without quoting them. They resonate so much with me.

Take care,
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#233477 - 01/07/14 08:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: dani48]
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Dani - the new mix sounds great! The guys in the band are happy...

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#233527 - 01/07/14 11:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jazzye [Re: Noel96]
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Hi, Noel ! :))

You are too kind my good friend, but
I am flattered by your warm words !:))
....and thank you for your congratulations too,
I am not sure I deserved the prize
but as it is I am now able to donate the prize
to another good friend from Australia who started it all
for me !:)) Btw.. where did you learn finnish, or did
you use google translator ? (lol) ! I´ve used it
many times for my spanish lessons ,but longer
phrases seldom works well with the translator,
it is good for 2-3 words !:))


Cheers
Dani





Edited by dani48 (01/07/14 11:13 AM)

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