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#290704 - 04/05/15 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Homage to Dizzy
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Hola I was listening to some old records by Dizzy Gillespie and then thought of doing a tune in his style, so https://soundcloud.com/cubanpete/night-with-dizzie was born.
Done in RB All midi using different VST except for the trumpet solo/melody which is 463Trumpet solo.

Hope you all like it.

Mike B.
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#290707 - 04/05/15 12:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Mike,

I like this - lots of variation throughout. The mix sounds great.

Bob

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#290717 - 04/05/15 02:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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What's not to like? confused Somewhere in a box I have the old time sheet music for Cuban Pete as performed by Ricky Ricardo and used at the ending of the Jim Carrie movie - "The Mask".

I'd be interested how you put this together. Parts that were generated, and parts you played on?- keyboard I guess?
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#290728 - 04/05/15 05:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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A little out of expertise.
Very well written.
Well mixed.
Rob.

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#290738 - 04/05/15 08:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Hi Mike,

I thoroughly enjoyed the listen. I don't know a great deal of Dizzy Gillespie's music but I like jazz and your composition certainly reminded me of those Gillespie pieces I know. It sounded just great!

A terrific use of midi, too.

This is my new favourite of your work smile

All the best,
Noel


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#290739 - 04/05/15 09:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Mike you've done a great job, fantastic use of swing tempo as well. Really superb all around.
Trevor
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#290750 - 04/06/15 02:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Beyond my commenting abilities really but an amazing arrangement!
Like that it's not too too busy. Cheers.
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#290803 - 04/06/15 11:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Thanks for the comments guys, I really appreciate it. Always appreciate the judgement of fine musicians like you all.

More to come.

Mike B.
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#290821 - 04/06/15 01:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Homage to Dizzy [Re: cubanpete]
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Very cool, very lively tune!! Those crash cymbals sound huge. Great mix, and great track all around!! Take care. Greg

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