Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#268401 - 11/14/14 04:42 AM [User Showcase] Final versions
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Hi all, here I bring you the new and final version of two songs that I posted here two years ago (yes, I'm a slow man). My good friend and great saxophone player Morgan Hernandez has put his art on them and improved.
Piano, bass and drums are RealTracks (you can find the details in the original posts)

Hope you like it

Blues in the box
https://soundcloud.com/rafa-toledo/blues-in-the-box-1
Happy lucky chachi
https://soundcloud.com/rafa-toledo/happy-lucky-chachi-final-version

EDIT: this are the old posts
Blues in the box
http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=383854&site_id=1#import

Happy lucky chachi
http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=348498&site_id=1#import


Edited by Rafa T (11/14/14 05:21 AM)

Top
#268403 - 11/14/14 04:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 8255
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 8255
Nice stuff there.

2 years ago... the original posts are buried too deep to try to find the tracks you used.

This is really nice though... it's a good example of how well music can sound with BB using real players in the mix.

Nice chops.


Edited by Guitarhacker (11/14/14 04:56 AM)
_________________________
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
#268406 - 11/14/14 05:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Thanks guitarhacker for your words, appreciated.
Is easy to find the songs if you use the list of songs (the second post on this forum)
http://www.pgmusic.com/user-showcase/?genre=jazz
I will add the links to my post


Edited by Rafa T (11/14/14 05:15 AM)

Top
#268407 - 11/14/14 05:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 7146
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 7146
Loc: South Carolina
Beautiful music. Both songs were very enjoyable listens. Thanks for posting.


Charlie
_________________________
BIAB Ultra Pak+ 2022:RB 2022, Latest builds: Dell Optiplex 7040 Desktop; Windows-10-64 bit, Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz CPU and 16 GB Ram Memory.

Top
#268419 - 11/14/14 07:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2885
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2885
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Rafa,

thanks that you revisited those two songs. They are great.
The sax adds a lot, especially the unison parts in "blues in the box". You really let it jump out of the box.
I listened to the old versions again. They were good. But the new ones are excellent.

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

Top
#268425 - 11/14/14 07:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 8010
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC
Pat Marr Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 8010
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC
Wow! Instantly likable stuff!
You may be slow but you're good!

Both you and your sax-playing friend have added very personal statements to these songs! Was it an online collaboration? Or do you live close enough to collaborate in the same studio? I especially like the guitar-sax harmonies in the song "Blues in a Box"... wow, very attention getting!

I see from another post that you know Dean Clark. I guess its true that "birds of a feather flock together".. you both have that Jazz thang goin' on!

BIAB has traditionally been a Jazz musician's dream program, and it has been somewhat of an unexpected trend that Jazz musicians are under-represented on this forum. With the presence of you, Dean and a few others, I hope that trend is about to change! I look forward to hearing more from you and your collaborators!


Top
#268436 - 11/14/14 08:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
@foogle
Thanks to you, I'm happy that you enjoy the songs


@Boehm
Thanks for your words, I've heard so many times the songs on the mixing process that I lost the perspective, so I win confidence if a good composer like you think the songs are better now


@Pat
Thanks Pat, glad you liked it ;-)
I took advantage of my friend traveled to my island for a concert (we live in Canary Islands) and brought it to my house to record the songs one morning. No Studio here, only my PC with my Echo Mia soundcard (now i got Focusrrite 18i8) and one borrowed mic.

I'am virtual friend from Dean, like you ;-) I'm big fan from him, and Dean has always been generous with me.
I agree with you that there is surprisingly little jazz in this forum, hopefully come new teammates

Top
#268440 - 11/14/14 09:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11794
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 11794
Loc: GA USA
Very nice and the sax really iced the cake.

Enjoyed it.

J&B
_________________________
J&B Videos
J&B Soundcloud
J&B Website

Top
#268443 - 11/14/14 09:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6571
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6571
Loc: Davis, CA
Two excellent tracks!! Great guitar licks. Heard some George Winston in the second tune. Great work! Don't wait 2 years to post more!! Take care. Greg

Top
#268462 - 11/14/14 12:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10212
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10212
Loc: Florida
Rafa,

"blues in the box" is one of the finest things I've heard in this forum. Composition, arrangement, playing - all superb. The mix is excellent. It does not get much more pro sounding than that.

And just absolutely enjoyable!

"Happy Lucky ChaChi" would not play for me... Soundcloud does that sometimes on my computer (just spins).

But I will DEFINITELY be back to listen when it settles down...

AWESOME.

floyd

Top
#268469 - 11/14/14 03:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3627
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3627
Loc: The Netherlands
Hi Rafa,

Both songs are very good, but we like the latest versions better. Cool sax. Thanks for posting.

Rob and Anne-Marie
_________________________
We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1gsdNLE7_Gy8qavoOplQow/videos
http://rnam.net/



Top
#268472 - 11/14/14 03:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
@Janice & Bud
Thanks, and I agree, the sax adds another flavor ;-)

@Greg
Thanks man, I appreciate your words. Later I will go to youtube to discover who is George Winston, is one of my favourite pleasure when I find some new artist

@FJ
What I can say?, it is an honor for me that you liked the song so much. Your words are very valuable to me, because I believe, like many others here, you're a great songwriter and producer. So many beautiful songs with exquisite taste in instrumentation and sound. You are one of our Dream Team.
Muchas gracias.

@R&AM
Thanks for taking the time to listen


Edited by Rafa T (11/14/14 03:50 PM)

Top
#268478 - 11/14/14 04:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 17392
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 17392
Loc: Hamlin NY
Blues in the Box is as pro sounding as anything I have heard, either here or on a CD! You have really super jazz chops and those sax/guitar unison parts are over the top! You and that sax man should do more together.

Take everything that I said about Blues in the Box and copy it down here for Happy Lucky Chachi!

These are two keepers in my book!
_________________________
You know you're in trouble when you leave a memory improvement class and can't remember where you parked your car!

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware

Top
#268535 - 11/15/14 06:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10212
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10212
Loc: Florida
Rafa,

I got "Happy Lucky Chachi" to play. It is every bit a good as the other. Tasteful. Professional. A real treat...

STUNNINGLY good!

floyd

Top
#268602 - 11/15/14 01:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
@Mario

Thank you very much Mario,You're very generous with me.


@FJ

So...double thanks ;-)

Top
#268624 - 11/15/14 03:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 6649
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 6649
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Excellent tunes Rafa. My favorite was Happy Lucky Chachi. Excellent guitar work. Loved your guitar tune. That scatting in Blues in the Box was pretty cool.

Top
#268700 - 11/16/14 01:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Scott C]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
@Scott
Thanks for your words!

Top
#268824 - 11/17/14 05:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Originally Posted By: aleck rand
Rafa,
Check my comments on your stuff on SoundCloud. You have that clean, pure sound that reminds me so much of Grant Green, but you're a man with your own ideas, your own voice. It is such a struggle to get there and you got there.

Dean

Top
#268905 - 11/18/14 03:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Rafa T Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 127
Loc: Canary Islands - Spain
Thanks Dean, you are very generous with me.
What a great player Grant Green, I think he is one of the best guitar players that follow the Wes Montgomery "school", like George Benson too.
Wes is really incredible...Is my number One forever.

Top
#290338 - 04/01/15 10:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Final versions [Re: Rafa T]
Registered: 11/11/12
Posts: 4634
Loc: Iceland
Icelander Offline
Veteran

Registered: 11/11/12
Posts: 4634
Loc: Iceland
Killer jazz of top quality, from two very different angles - Colour me mighty impressed! cool
_________________________
YT: www.youtube.com/user/MrIcelander
SC: https://soundcloud.com/eddie-icelander
Sleep On It!
____________________________________________
BBox 2021 Audiophile, Mac Pro Intel, OSX 10.6.8, 800x600 (TV VGA)

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Mac® Bonus PAKs!

Purchase Band-in-a-Box® 2022 during our Mac special (ending July 15th) 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.

Holiday Hours - Canada Day (July 1, 2022)

We are celebrating Canada Day on Friday, July 1st - but we're still here!

Our Customer Service hours that day are adjusted to:

Friday, July 1: 8am-4pm PDT

Regular Hours resume Saturday, July 2nd.
www.pgmusic.com/contact.htm

Happy Independence Day to our USA friends on Monday, July 4th!

New Band-in-a-Box® 2022 Add-ons are Here!

We're excited to say that we've just released some amazing new RealStyles with XPro Styles PAKs 2 & 3 and Xtra Styles PAK 13 for Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows or Mac!

XPro Styles PAK 2 includes 100 fresh new RealStyles that will up the utility and fun factor of the Band-in-a-Box® Pro version by adding 25 rock and pop styles, 25 jazz styles, 25 country styles, and 25 folk styles! XPro Styles PAK 3 goes even further - not only is it packed 100 new RealStyles, it includes 35 RealTracks that are not included with a Pro or MegaPAK purchase - adding even more versatility to what these can do! Sink your teeth into 25 rock/pop styles, 25 jazz/funk styles, 25 country/bluegrass styles, and 25 styles featuring a mix of genres ranging from high energy electro swing to ambient grooves and everything in between.

With the new Xtra Styles PAK 13, we're going to make the number thirteen lucky again! There are 200 new RealStyles for Rock/Pop, Jazz, Country, and Singer-Songwriter. Some examples of what's included: Mellow soundtrack rock, Americana country lullaby, western swing big band, coffee house jazz waltz, jazzy jump blues, songwriter gospel ballad, fast indie rock, vintage clav funk, country pop march, and much, much more!

And they're all ON SALE until July 15th! Purchase Xtra Styles PAKs or XPro Styles PAKs for only $29 per PAK (regular price $49 each)!

Purchase XPro Styles PAKs
Purchase Xtra Styles PAKs
Learn more & watch our video demonstrations

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Mac is here!

There are 50+ new features, 222 new RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Xtra Styles PAK 13, XPro Styles PAKs 2 & 3, New "playable RealTracks" Hi-Q sounds, 2 sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2022 Upgrade purchases until July 15, 2022 - save up to 50% when you purchase a Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Mac Upgrade!

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 Mac 2022 packages! 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.

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 Mac.

How to: Opening Multiple Instances of Band-in-a-Box®

Did you know that you can have multiple instances of Band-in-a-Box® open on your computer? There was a conversation about this recently on our Forum, so we put together this video explaining how: Opening Multiple Instances of Band-in-a-Box®

Want to see a quick video tutorial that's not on our Tips & Tricks list? You can post your request to our I want a video that shows me how to .... forum.

How to: Replacing a MIDI Track with an Audio Track (RealBand)

Using RealBand and wondering how to replace a MIDI track with an audio track?

We show you how in our RealBand®: Replacing a MIDI Track with an Audio Track
video!

How to: Setup and Record with a MIDI Keyboard in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

Do you want to record your MIDI keyboard into Band-in-a-Box®, but aren't sure where to start? This quick video is what you've been looking for! How to Setup and Record with a MIDI Keyboard in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows.

User Guide: Working with MIDI

Forum Stats
36210 Members
64 Forums
74848 Topics
657298 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
Thierry BULANT, Stephen Summers, Mr Newton, Tammy, Jan from Oz

36210 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Icelander 256
zedd 180
MarioD 144
Janice & Bud 120
Torrey Bliss 106
Rustyspoon# 93
Rob Helms 90
Jim Fogle 80
Matt Finley 79
David Snyder 75
Today's Birthdays
botma, rahndean