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#248837 - 05/05/14 07:45 AM [User Showcase] Fiddle Instrumental
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Hi all, I'm Jools from Kent UK.
I recently bought BIAB/Realband to help make some jazz backing tracks with for my sax.
So the learning curve begins!.
This is a folky/country fiddle instrumental I've been playing around with. It's based on the BANJBAL demo with some 624 fiddle soloist added, then opened in Realband so I could start to see how things work.

https://soundcloud.com/joolsb-1/fiddle-instrumental-feat-wanda

Or, youtube link if you fancy looking at some gorgeous Celtic landscape shots of Britain and Ireland while you listen (or just turn the sound down !).

http://youtu.be/EJsKnkWykcs

Cheers

Jools


Edited by Jools B (05/07/14 04:51 PM)
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#248855 - 05/05/14 11:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Jools,

Welcome! That's a heck of a start! Very nice mix on that.

A bit lengthy for a single instrument instrumental... Ending around the 3-minute mark might be a good length...

Nice job. Keep it up...

floyd

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#248866 - 05/05/14 12:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: floyd jane]
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Thanks Floyd.

You're right, it does go on a bit grin .

It was really an exersize in finding my way around Realband, but I might do a shorter version.

Jools
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#248869 - 05/05/14 12:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Hi Jools,

welcome to the forum.
Nice start.
I'm looking forward to your sax.

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#248871 - 05/05/14 12:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Hi,Jools !:))

...and welcome !:))
Your first is really a
superb tune nicely produced !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#248884 - 05/05/14 04:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Nice mix! Look forward to hearing the sax.
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#248928 - 05/05/14 08:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Hi Jools
Loved your song. Excellent playing. I also enjoy listening to another "Jools" in the UK. I get Jools Holland "Later" on satellite tv. Lot of great talent over there....

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#248936 - 05/05/14 08:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Scott C]
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Welcome Jools, ditto to all of the above. Thanks for posting.

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#248953 - 05/06/14 01:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: cubanpete]
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Thanks for the comments and encouragement everyone - much appreciated.

Jools
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#249211 - 05/08/14 08:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Jools,

Learning curve? I know what you mean, but I'm thinking you've already gone around the bend:) Very polished for your first BB post.

Lovely production. Welcome.
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#249264 - 05/08/14 03:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: olemon]
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Hi Scott

Completely round the bend according to my good lady, who reminds me suprisingly often grin/

Thanks for your kind words.

Jools
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#249400 - 05/10/14 01:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Jools,

Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of PG Music!

Wonderful first effort. Nice production and mixing. A little lengthy but I completely understand why; once the groove strikes it makes you want to fully explore the possibilities.

I found the comment you used both BIAB & RealBand to produce the song interesting. Many forum members use standalone daws for part of their production and use RealBand for specific features. Nice to know you "test drove" both programs.
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#249406 - 05/10/14 02:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Jools B]
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Welcome Jools! Arent the PGMusic programs awesome??

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#249495 - 05/11/14 10:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Fiddle Instrumental [Re: Pat Marr]
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Hi Jim & Pat, thanks for the welcome.

Pat - they are excellent. I had BIAB back in 2001, and found it a useful tool for learning songs & practicing scales/modes etc., but wasn't too keen with the sounds out of my sound module.
Realband is in a completely different class!. I didn't expect it to be this good.

Jools
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