Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#263356 - 09/24/14 07:03 PM [User Showcase] CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
CONVERSION BLUES

Alternate to SoundCloud: Conversion Blues

After several 12 bar blues tunes we decided to have a go at the 8 bar alternative — not the most common but it certainly worked for “Key To The Highway” and many others.

So I wrote some double entrendres for Janice to riff off of and she quickly came up with a melody and even more quickly recorded it. Mr jane kindly offered his new found blues chops again and following a short exchange of messages this is what emerged after mashing up some blues, country and jazz RT's.

Thanks for taking your time to listen and comments are welcomed and appreciated.

Janice & Bud

Vocal: Janice
Guitar Lead: floyd jane

Bass RT 1392 Jazz (diced/spliced to fit my bass player mentality)
Piano RT 2047 Country Swing
Guitar Rhythm 566 Blues
Drums Jazz Brushes

Rodes NT1 mic interfaced to Logic Pro X via Blue Icicle
Mixed in Logic
No mastering (the rare one)
All reverb via Ozone Necter's EMT-140 Plate Emulation




Edited by Janice & Bud (09/25/14 08:29 PM)
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263358 - 09/24/14 07:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 6921
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 6921
Loc: South Carolina
Always eager to hear your latest post. Top notch production and performance and Floyd's lead came in with just the right flavor for the mix. Janice really has the vocals for this type of song. That leaves Bud to do all the rest I guess. Terrific job by every one of you. Enjoyed, enjoyed, enjoyed.

Charlie


Edited by c_fogle (09/24/14 07:14 PM)
_________________________
BIAB Ultra Pak+ 2021:RB 2021, Latest builds: Dell Optiplex 7040 Desktop; Windows-10-64 bit, Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz CPU and 16 GB Ram Memory.

Top
#263375 - 09/25/14 12:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4879
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4879
Janice and Bud,

Ah sexy little blues number - I wasn't sure what to expect from the title. Nice vocal as always and I especially like the sound of that piano sprinkled in and FJ's guitar. Interesting ending.

Enjoyed it.

Josie

Top
#263382 - 09/25/14 02:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3078
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3078
Loc: wales
Janice, Bud and floyd

Beautiful vocals as always.
Janice's voice almost has an hypnotic quality,
there's a lovely little riff from the guitar 1.53 which caught my ear.

and "Blues boy" floyd hit the spots.

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#263388 - 09/25/14 08:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 7950
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 7950
I listened to the song. Interesting song.

Sounds good.... you have the blues style singing pretty much under control.
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.


As the sword chooses the warrior, so too, the song chooses the writer.

Top
#263395 - 09/25/14 09:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2873
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2873
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Janice, Bud and Floyd,

nice collaboration. You have grown into real
blues pros.
Very enjoyable listen.

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#263399 - 09/25/14 10:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
Just a quick "Thanks!" to J&B for asking me to join in on this.
Still just filling in for the real (vacationing) blues guy...

Top
#263436 - 09/25/14 06:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Sundance]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: c_fogle
Always eager to hear your latest post. Top notch production and performance and Floyd's lead came in with just the right flavor for the mix. Janice really has the vocals for this type of song. That leaves Bud to do all the rest I guess. Terrific job by every one of you. Enjoyed, enjoyed, enjoyed.

Charlie


We appreciate that Charlie. Janice's metamorphosis from bluegrass to blues has been really interesting and fun.

Bud


Originally Posted By: Sundance
Janice and Bud,

Ah sexy little blues number - I wasn't sure what to expect from the title. Nice vocal as always and I especially like the sound of that piano sprinkled in and FJ's guitar. Interesting ending.

Enjoyed it.

Josie


Thank you Josie. We knocked around several names for the tune and that one seemed to stick...as odd as it might seem :-) The ending? Well, Janice asked me my opinion on it for the second and final take....and I just said "go big." She knows I love those country bent note singers so..........
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263450 - 09/25/14 08:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 5792
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
Al-David Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 5792
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
HI ...

We went to listen but Soundcloud said, "oops, sorry. We can't find that track." Will try later.

We've always had a nightmare with Soundcloud. I know many folks here use it and apparently have few or no problems with it. We have problems with it much more often than we don't. We hardly ever post anything there these days.

Looking forward to hearing it. Will try again in a couple of hours.

Alan & Di
_________________________
BIAB 2018 Ultra Plus-all StylePaks*Win10*8GB DDR4*I5-6th Gen*AT 2035 Mic*Peavey Nashville 112 Amp*Ibanez ART120 Electric/Washburn D200S Acoustic*Stromberg Monterey Jazz Guitar

Loops: https://aldavidmusic.wixsite.com/bestmusicloops


Top
#263465 - 09/25/14 10:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Al-David]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Al-David
HI ...

We went to listen but Soundcloud said, "oops, sorry. We can't find that track." Will try later.


Alan - That link works now. Seemed that all of Soundcloud was down for a while...

Top
#263468 - 09/25/14 11:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 5792
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
Al-David Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 5792
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
hEY!

wENT AND LISTENED ON THE ALTERNATE LINK. Wow, that's some sweet blues! Great song and performance by all concerned.

As I was listening to this, (Di's already asleep), I heard a little bit of Susan Tedeshi and, to a lesser degree, Bonnie Rait, in Janice's vocal. That's pretty good company in my book.

Janice doesn;t have the grit in her voice that Bonnie Rait does, but a lot of her intonations are similar. And she has that same subtle hint of swing in her Blues that Susan Tedeshi often does.

And old Floyd is ripping some pretty nice notes on that axe! Not bad for a country boy!!!

That was one sweet listen! Also love how you left the ending unresolved in the five chord. I love it! I sometimes leave my endings in the four chord. But this worked out great with the five! Glad I finally got to listen. Totally loved it! Best to all of you ...

Alan & Di
_________________________
BIAB 2018 Ultra Plus-all StylePaks*Win10*8GB DDR4*I5-6th Gen*AT 2035 Mic*Peavey Nashville 112 Amp*Ibanez ART120 Electric/Washburn D200S Acoustic*Stromberg Monterey Jazz Guitar

Loops: https://aldavidmusic.wixsite.com/bestmusicloops


Top
#263518 - 09/26/14 12:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6570
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6570
Loc: Davis, CA
Another killer tune!! Loved the vocals, the lyrics, the guitar (is there anything that man can't do well?). Really nice job all the way around. Loved it!! Take care. Greg

Top
#263564 - 09/26/14 04:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: gibson
Janice, Bud and floyd

Beautiful vocals as always.
Janice's voice almost has an hypnotic quality,
there's a lovely little riff from the guitar 1.53 which caught my ear.

and "Blues boy" floyd hit the spots.

Alyn


Thanks Alyn. Janice smiled when she read it. Yes, that guitar riff stood out and when I had to regen the track I saved it and pasted it in the new one.

Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
I listened to the song. Interesting song.

Sounds good.... you have the blues style singing pretty much under control.


Thanks Herb. Yep, I do think she has it under control. "Little Ole Thing Called Love" was number one on SoundClick's Jazz Vocal chart for nearly three weeks and that, plus support of forum folks, helped convince her she was making the move from bluegrass to blues work.
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263645 - 09/27/14 09:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Janice, Bud and Floyd,

nice collaboration. You have grown into real
blues pros.
Very enjoyable listen.

Guenter

Thanks Guenter, we most appreciate your comments.



Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Just a quick "Thanks!" to J&B for asking me to join in on this.
Still just filling in for the real (vacationing) blues guy...


You nailed it blues jane -- thanks!
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263714 - 09/27/14 11:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1030
Loc: Maryland
SpaceDog Offline
Expert

Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 1030
Loc: Maryland
Well done. Great vocal and guitar performances.
Thanks for posting
SD

Top
#263785 - 09/28/14 07:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Al-David]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: Al-David
hEY!

wENT AND LISTENED ON THE ALTERNATE LINK. Wow, that's some sweet blues! Great song and performance by all concerned.

As I was listening to this, (Di's already asleep), I heard a little bit of Susan Tedeshi and, to a lesser degree, Bonnie Rait, in Janice's vocal. That's pretty good company in my book.

Janice doesn;t have the grit in her voice that Bonnie Rait does, but a lot of her intonations are similar. And she has that same subtle hint of swing in her Blues that Susan Tedeshi often does.

And old Floyd is ripping some pretty nice notes on that axe! Not bad for a country boy!!!

That was one sweet listen! Also love how you left the ending unresolved in the five chord. I love it! I sometimes leave my endings in the four chord. But this worked out great with the five! Glad I finally got to listen. Totally loved it! Best to all of you ...

Alan & Di


Thanks y'all. Janice is beaming after being mentioned in the same sentence as those two! Glad you liked the V chord ending. I thought the "is it sexual or religious imagery? conflict I tried to shoot for in the write begged the unresolved ending. Thanks again!!
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263929 - 09/30/14 10:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Greg Johnson]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11221
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Another killer tune!! Loved the vocals, the lyrics, the guitar (is there anything that man can't do well?). Really nice job all the way around. Loved it!! Take care. Greg


Thank you Greg. We had a large time doing this one.
_________________________
J&B Soundcloud
J&B YouTube
J&B Website

Top
#263965 - 09/30/14 04:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 4183
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 4183
Loc: Helsinki, Finland


Hi, Bud, Janice and Floyd !:))


I also love everything about this
production ! Can´t say it any better
than already said so I just say
congrats to all involved !:))


Cheers
Dani

Top
#264033 - 10/01/14 10:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 9835
Loc: Florida
Hi y'all!

The writing (J&B), Bud's production and Janice's always wonderful singing are the main stuff here... but a little "thanks" to those who made mention of the guitar guy in this 'un....

wink

fj

Top
#264037 - 10/01/14 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: CONVERSION BLUES with Blues Man jane [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 06/27/02
Posts: 174
soolan Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 06/27/02
Posts: 174
What a voice (may I please say sexy), LOVE that the vocal was right up front, so clear. Can you imagine if Brit Spears tried that? Guitar work is outstanding.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Customers LOVE Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows!

Here's what they're saying about Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows

"2022 is a true game changer, the biggest thing since the first RealTracks."
"Hands-down the best upgrade!"
"I always know I will love the RealTracks and this year is no exception. Some truly beautiful stuff in there."
"MicroChords is worth the upgrade alone. 4 chords per beat!"
"One of the most exciting upgrades to BIAB since I've been using the program and certainly the most fun to me!"
"Playable RealTracks + micro chords...WOW!"
"The new installer also makes it a breeze to download and install."
"Looks like everyone is in for a treat this year."
"I owned 2020 and now bought upgrade to 2022. New version is fantastic, I like the new features and styles!"
"I absolutely love the MC (microchords) up to 16 chords on a bar."
"There is something for everyone in the new version 2022!"
"This is a phenomenal update - really a game-changer!"
"Playable RealTracks are a game changer! Very powerful. Something we never thought could be done."
"One of the best Upgrades!"
...and more!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows - Special Ends This Weekend!

It's almost over!

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows special ends on Saturday, January 15th!

Save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Upgrade by 11:59pm this Saturday!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows includes over 50 new features and an amazing collection of new content, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Xtra Styles PAK 12, New "playable RealTracks" Hi-Q sounds, 2 sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! The Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2022 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2022 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

XPro Styles PAK 2 - Special Ends January 15th!

Our special is over at 11:59pm on January 15th!

We've added 100 new RealStyles more to our XPro Styles collection with the just-released XPro Styles PAK 2!

These fresh new RealStyles will work with the Band-in-a-Box® Pro package contents! In fact, these will work with ANY Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows package!

The brand-new XPro Styles PAK 2 expands your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 style library with 100 fully-produced arrangements including 25 rock and pop styles, 25 jazz styles, 25 country styles, and 25 folk styles.

Our XPro Styles PAKs are ON SALE UNTIL January 15th! Add XPro Styles PAK 1 or 2 to your collection for only $29 each... that's 40% off our regular price of $49! Want them both? Order the XPro Styles PAKs 1 & 2 Bundle for just $49!

Watch our Demos video, or pick and choose the demos you want to listen to when you visit our XPro Styles PAKs page.

Note: XPro Styles PAK 2 requires RealTracks from Band-in-a-Box® 2022 or higher and is compatible with any package, including Pro, MegaPAK, UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, and Audiophile Edition.

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows - Special Extended to January 15th!

You didn't miss out on great deals.... we've extended our special to January 15th!!

Save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Upgrade!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows includes over 50 new features and an amazing collection of new content, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Xtra Styles PAK 12, New "playable RealTracks" Hi-Q sounds, 2 sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! During our special (which ends Jan 15th), the Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2022 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2022 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

Video: Producer Secrets- Mixing Drum Stems with Band-in-a-Box® 2022

New with Band-in-a-Box® 2022 - Drum Stems! These are separate tracks from the different mics in the RealDrums recording. We've included RealDrums Stems Set 1 and RealDrums Stems Set 2 in our 2022 Bonus PAKs, which means if you've purchased your copy of Band-in-a-Box® 2022 this month (December), you have access to this exciting new feature!

There's now a detailed video tutorial on mixing drum stems in Band-in-a-Box®, which includes tutorial files to follow along with: Producer Secrets - Mixing Drum Stems

Currently, drums stems are available for 50 RealDrums, but there are more to come!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Bonus PAKs!

Purchase Band-in-a-Box® 2022 during December, and you'll receive a Free Bonus PAK*!

What does the Free Bonus PAK include?
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 34: Blues Piano and Organ (9 MSTs)
-Instrumental Studies 16: Fusion Guitar Soloing (6 studies)
-Artist Performance Set 11: Songs with Vocals volume 1 (20 songs)
-RealDrums Stems Set 1 (20 RealDrums stems)
-MIDI Styles Set 84: Look Ma! More MIDI 7 (complete, 15 styles)
-Over 400 playable RealTracks (sfz sforzando files)
-RealCombos Booster PAK (30 New RealStyles, 26 Existing RealStyles, 109 RT's/RD's)

Want even more? Boost your Free Bonus PAK to the 49-PAK for $49 to add:
-60 Bonus RT/RD (20 more than in previous years)
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 35: All Guitar (5 MSTs)
-Instrumental Studies 17: Classic Country Guitar Soloing (6 studies)
-Artist Performance Set 12: Songs with Vocals volume 2 (20 songs)
-RealDrums Stems Set 2 (20 RealDrums stems)
-Look Ma! More MIDI 8 (complete, 15 styles)

Learn more...

*excluding the $49 version upgrade purchase.

Band-in-a-Box® - 'Twas the Click Before Christmas!

Order any version of Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows (on sale until December 31st!) and receive a download key right away for use with our One-Click Installer.

Make it a musical Christmas!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

Looking for Band-in-a-Box® for Mac? Version 2021 is available, and can also be downloaded right away when you receive your order confirmation if purchasing from us directly!

Forum Stats
35565 Members
63 Forums
73049 Topics
637218 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
Creeky, Alberto Chimelli, Cobailer, DannyGilfler, musiclover21

35564 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Pipeline 235
AudioTrack 233
Mark Hayes 228
MusicStudent 224
MarioD 205
bloc-head 173
Rustyspoon# 168
Jim Fogle 152
jpettit 148
Rob Helms 144
Today's Birthdays
JasonOne, Passion4Blue