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#272688 - 12/05/14 07:22 PM [User Showcase] My last one
Registered: 08/24/07
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cubanpete Offline
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Hi friends! like my title says, this is probably my last song posted for this year. Being a pretty busy time at home this time of the year I probably won't have the time to post anything else although I have a few other tunes in progress.
I want to wish everybody a Merry Christmas. Here's Take Something , a kind of Latin Jazz with heavy Afro Cuban background percussion section. Hybrid styles built in BIB and RB.
Stats are:
RT's: Alto Jazz Sax funk grooving Ev 16
realDrums: SalsaCongaFolk
All other instruments are midi through a Ketron SD2 and drums midi with AddictiveDrums.

Thanks for listening
Mike B.
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#272690 - 12/05/14 08:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
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Charlie Fogle Offline
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What a song to end your BIAB year. Enjoyed the listen and it's a very nice production.


Charlie
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#272695 - 12/05/14 08:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
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Hey Mike
Cool tune to end off the year with. I hope you have a blessed Christmas and New Year

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#272771 - 12/06/14 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
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Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
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Pretty cool song. Loved it

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#272822 - 12/06/14 12:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 12/21/13
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Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
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Another sweet one Mike!! Really like the mood and the mix. Merry X-mas and Happy New Year! Looking forward to see what you're up to in 2015! Take care. Greg

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#272828 - 12/06/14 01:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
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Mike ...

As always, your instrumentals are some of my favorite songs here. And this one falls right into that category. A great mood-setter and your production skills really shine! great end of the year post. looking forward to what you have for us next year! Till, Merry Christmas and Happy new Year ...

Alan & Di
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#272856 - 12/06/14 02:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 08/10/12
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Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
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A good listen, Mike. The brass hits were especially nice - fj

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#272867 - 12/06/14 03:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: cubanpete]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3925
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
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Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Hi, Mike !:))


You are totally outstanding
with your wonderful tunes
and arrangements ! I have
and will always love them !
It is such a soothing pleasure
to just let your music flow
into the body !:)) This tune
is one of your best, that is
for sure !:))

Thank you Mike for this one and....
dear friend, have a Most Wonderful
Christmas (Feliz Navidad) and
a New Year filled with music for
all of us that enjoy your music
so much !:))

Hasta Luego


Cheers
Dani

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#272894 - 12/06/14 04:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: My last one [Re: dani48]
Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 1540
Loc: Florida, USA
cubanpete Offline
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Loc: Florida, USA
Ok, my most sincere thanks to you all; Dani, Floyd, Alan & Di, Greg, Scott, Josie and Charlie. Very grateful for your comments which coming from such a great group of musicians is always a treat to me. Again, Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Mike B.
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