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#243545 - 03/11/14 03:27 PM [User Showcase] I Never Found A Rainbow
Registered: 12/08/09
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Carolyne Offline
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Following is my link to my latest song, I Never Found That Rainbow. I always appreciate the feedback from this Forum.
Ballad: JBALPFER.STY
732: Bass of Neil Swainson (what a player)
742: Piano Miles Black (Can add no words that would add to his stature as a player)
937: Guitar Oliver Gannon- straight ahead and steady
1248: Piano solo Mike LeDonne (This was a new feature for me, sweet.)
Terry Clarke Drums (brushes)
All together makes a fine recording. Please take a listen.

https://soundcloud.com/carolyne-swayze/i-never-found-a-rainbow

Also, while at Soundcloud please take a listen to Fool of Fools, same RealBand personnel. PG Music wouldn't let me post as not an original. I did purchase the appropriate streaming rights. Once again, thanks again for allowing us to create all we can be.

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#243566 - 03/11/14 05:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Hi Carolyne
Remember -you gotta have rain to get a rainbow.
Very smooth track. Liked it a lot.
We're on holiday and Wi-Fi a bit sketchy so it's great to be actually able to play.
Cheers
Ian
PS I like Fool of Fools too!
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#243578 - 03/11/14 07:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: sixchannel]
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Don Gaynor Offline
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Hi Carolyne, wow what a great vox! We've got some great jazzers aboard so you'll fit right in. I am not one of them but I can recognize talent when I hear it. You have a Billie Holiday vibe going on here and I really enjoyed it. Keep em coming and a sincere welcome to perhaps the greatest bunch of musicians on this planet.

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#243579 - 03/11/14 07:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Don Gaynor]
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Carolyne Offline
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Thanks Don for the words of encouragement. You are spot on regarding the musicians. I don't think anyone can do better. What fun! Thanks for liking my music as well.

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#243679 - 03/12/14 01:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Hi Caroline,

awsome voice!
And I like the arrangement and mix.
Only thing that disturbs me a little is that the high notes of the piano solo are on the left. As a piano player I expect them to be on the right.

Guenter
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#243689 - 03/12/14 02:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: boehm]
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Carolyne Offline
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Thank you for that, Guenter. Not sure I can switch solo side now, but I'll never forget the lesson for future use.
Carolyne

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#243701 - 03/12/14 04:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Nice use of RTs and a cool arrangement to support the fine vocal. Enjoyed it.
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#243728 - 03/12/14 05:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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This is outstanding work, thanks for sharing!
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#243731 - 03/12/14 05:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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dani48 Offline
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Hi, Carolyne !:))


I love your voice, it is
just made for jazz !!!:))
Your tune and your singing
made me sway over here by my
working table !:))

What a happy tune !!!
Just great !!!:))

Cheers
Dani

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#243732 - 03/12/14 05:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Very impressive Carolyne, as is just about everything you've done before. Great style and choice of instrumentation. Very well portrayed.
Thanks for sharing
Trevor
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#243785 - 03/12/14 11:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Carolyne Offline
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Thanks Janice & Bud, I listened to your tunes and well. "Don't Give It Away, reminds me of an old blues song performed by Ruth Brown about a chair. Lyric was pretty risqué for the time, today is nothing. Enjoyed.
Carolyne

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#243786 - 03/12/14 11:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Carolyne Offline
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Thanks to all for your encouragement and words of wisdom. I appreciate this forum and the musicianship.

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#243788 - 03/12/14 11:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Don Gaynor]
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Originally Posted By: Don Gaynor
Hi Carolyne, wow what a great vox! We've got some great jazzers aboard so you'll fit right in. I am not one of them but I can recognize talent when I hear it. You have a Billie Holiday vibe going on here and I really enjoyed it. Keep em coming and a sincere welcome to perhaps the greatest bunch of musicians on this planet.


Everything Don said and more! We do a lot of Smooth Jazz, Big Band and Easy listening. You sound terrific...great voice and a great song!

Al & Di

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#243828 - 03/13/14 10:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Carolyne,

Beautiful vocal. And nice backing. A very good mix. Like Guenter, I expect the piano to sound as though you are sitting at it yourself - although I've never heard a discussion on the topic... The opening piano "solo" seems a little "out of place" for the song that follows - it is fast and a bit "showy" while the song is relaxed and "lazy" (feel-wise, not the players or vocals, of course) - so that opening solo should have that same type of easy, relaxed feel to take you into that beautiful vocal...

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#244229 - 03/16/14 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Terrific! Wonderful voice and the mix is excellent. I can visualize the ensemble.
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#244351 - 03/17/14 12:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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All I can say is WOW!!! I have never heard a song on this forum that works more naturally than this one!! You have captured the soul of club jazz!! Great stuff! Following you on Soundcloud. Keep it up. Take care. Greg

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#291857 - 04/16/15 03:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Never Found A Rainbow [Re: Carolyne]
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Well, I said last time you've made a follower out of me, so now I'm digging into the list for your name. I got quite a few hits to browse through already, much to my delight, this one was up next and I'm definitely not disappointed yet!
Colour me mighty impressed cool
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Notation Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

There are Notation Enhancements in the NEW Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! These include:
•A new button in the Print Options dialog which lets you quickly print a "chords only" fake sheet. You can also access this from the right-click menu on the chord sheet.
•A new track type (Drums) is now available for The Melody and Soloist tracks.
•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 The line.)
•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. Previously, it played the song from the beginning of the current bar.
•Holding down the [Ctrl] key and pressing the zoom in/out buttons results in finest possible incremental adjustment in size.
•In The Notation Windows Options dialog, The clefs split point asterisk indicates that C5* is middle C.
•Pressing The space bar plays the song from the current time location, not the current bar.
•The clefs split point can be set by the spin controls.
•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.
•There's a keystroke entry notation 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.
•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.
•You can quickly enter forced accidentals from the right-click menu.

We talk about these new features within our Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content! video:
25:45 - New Features: Easy Entering of Notation with the 'N' Key
36:48 - Change Beat Resolution From the Right-Click Menu
37:15 - Easier Entry of Notes on Lines
37:42 - Asterisk to Indicate Middle C on & Spin Controls
37:53 - Force Accidental from the Right-Click Menu
38:01 - Edit Any Track in the Event List
38:09 - Keystroke Note Entry Mode 'N' for Faster Note Entry
38:28 - Print Chords Only Fake Sheet
38:32 - More Control of Notation Size

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Learn more about the updates with our New Features Video - we've made it easy to find the section you'll need:
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