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#375436 - 11/21/16 10:59 AM [User Showcase] Jeremy
Registered: 07/11/14
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Loc: Monterey CA
The Soundsmith Offline
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Here is a song I wrote commemorating my son. Hope you enjoy it.
Jeremy.mp3 from The Soundsmith site.
The piano is me, everything else is BiaB. I especially like the transition at the end of the solo chorus when the rhythm just backs off exactly as a real band would do. The RealDrums are the primary reason I own BiaB, this is a perfect example of why.


****** Song Summary *************
Title: Jeremy Bolero
Key=Gm , Tempo 92, Length (m:s)=5:02
Arrangement: Intro, head in, 1 chorus solo, head out.
Style is _CBOSBOL.STY (Bossa & Bolero Mix Quartet )
RealTracks in style: ~711:Bass, Acoustic, Bossa Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 1904:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Bolero Ev 090
RealTracks in style: 1903:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm Bolero Ev 090
RealTracks in song: ~1103:Guitar, Nylon, Rhythm BossaGrooveComp Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 2458:Strings, Rhythm CelticWaltz Ev 100
RealTracks in song: 2457:Strings, Rhythm CelticAir Ev 085
RealDrums in style: BossaBrushes: a: Sidestick Brushes b: Sidestick, Ride

mastered in Digital Performer at a now-defunct studio in Monterey CA
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#375485 - 11/21/16 02:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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David,

This is really beautiful. Nice, soulful playing.

Excellent mix. A terrific listen.

floyd

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#375486 - 11/21/16 02:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
Registered: 08/29/14
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Great! What a beautiful commemoration.
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#375492 - 11/21/16 03:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Loc: Melbourne, Australia
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What a sensational arrangement. This is a really classy piece.

You captured a wonderful melody and delivered it as a masterpiece.

Very, very enjoyable.

Which Piano did you use? It resonates beautifully.
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#375496 - 11/21/16 03:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: VideoTrack]
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Loc: Monterey CA
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Thanks, guys. That is a Nord Piano 2 Imperial Grand Bosendorfer.
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#375502 - 11/21/16 03:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Loc: Missouri
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David, what a fantastic piece of music!! I could listen to this all day! It puts one in a very serene and contemplative state of mind. I know a Jazz tune is working for me when my head is nodding back and forth and it certainly was here. Great work all the way around. Thanks, Torrey
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#375600 - 11/22/16 11:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
Registered: 06/09/16
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David,

+1 to Video Track`s endorsement:


"What a sensational arrangement. This is a really classy piece.

You captured a wonderful melody and delivered it as a masterpiece.

Very, very enjoyable."

I look forward to more,

Robert

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#375605 - 11/22/16 11:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
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Beautiful song. Excellent playing

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#375633 - 11/22/16 01:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Loc: Davis, CA
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Absolutely beautiful!!! Mesmerizing! This would be a beautiful film score. I wish I could play like that! As someone else said, I could listen to this all day. Take care. Greg

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#375642 - 11/22/16 01:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
Registered: 07/12/07
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Loc: France, but I'm an ex-pat Brit
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proof again that virtuoso playing is not about how many notes you hit but hitting the right ones at the right time.
I can only echo the comments above and found the piece captivating.
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#375680 - 11/22/16 03:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Like Greg alluded to...this has film score written all over it.

It's beautifully played and arranged.

Well done!

J&B

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#375828 - 11/22/16 10:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
Registered: 05/11/15
Posts: 2053
Loc: Aichi, Japan
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Hello, David

What a fantastic tune!
As if I were listening to Jazz Bossa CD album played by Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans or some one with Ron Carter and arranged Claus Ogerman.
Piano tone is so pleasant and beautiful.
I was very impressed the use of the short and nice motif and some tension notes.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#375842 - 11/23/16 12:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Loc: Sydney Australia
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David
Superb musicianship - and a lovely arrangement.

Peter

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#376072 - 11/23/16 12:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: The Soundsmith]
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Posts: 165
Loc: Monterey CA
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Thanks again, guys. BiaB makes all the difference as a solo artist. I can play bass parts, but a believable drummer has never been my forte (or my piano...)

Waiting anxiously for the 2017 tracks. (Don't really care about progam update, it does way more that I will ever use - but more Real tracks please... whistle
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#376244 - 11/23/16 05:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Beautiful piece and sounds great.

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#376377 - 11/24/16 07:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: mglinert]
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Originally Posted By: mglinert
proof again that virtuoso playing is not about how many notes you hit but hitting the right ones at the right time.
I can only echo the comments above and found the piece captivating.


Couldn't have put it better myself -- your piano playing is extremely tasteful, David! I can only imagine what you're going to get up to with new RealTracks.
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#376406 - 11/24/16 09:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: VideoTrack]
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Loc: Victoria, BC
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
What a sensational arrangement. This is a really classy piece.

You captured a wonderful melody and delivered it as a masterpiece.

Very, very enjoyable.


Exactly what I was thinking!

This is definitely our "Hot Forum Topic" for today smile
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#376612 - 11/25/16 05:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jeremy [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
What a sensational arrangement. This is a really classy piece.

You captured a wonderful melody and delivered it as a masterpiece.

Very, very enjoyable.

Which Piano did you use? It resonates beautifully.
Sounds so good! Great playing and production. Tom

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