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#392202 - 01/24/17 10:20 PM [User Showcase] 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to....
Registered: 05/29/00
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PeterGannon Offline
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2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to....

You may have won a free Band-in-a-Box 2017 Everything Pak ..... check here

Over the past year (2016), we’ve had over 1,080 new original compositions posted to the User Showcase. Wow! Now over 5,000 songs in the Showcase! Many thanks to all that have contributed. There were contributions from 160 different people during the year. From 20 countries!.. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA

We’d like to thank and recognize these amazing contributions that people have made!

So we announce the "Top 40" User Showcase Awards...to the top 41 contributors of 2016 – a free Band-in-a-Box 2017 Everything Pak for Windows (including the 49 PAK bonus)

We’ve reviewed the contributions from Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2016, and have based the results on a combination of the following criteria:

- great compositions/arrangements/productions
- use lots of Band-in-a-Box or RealBand (RealTracks or MIDI)
- most contributions
- other contribution to the forum (songwriting tips etc.)
- haven't won before (not an absolute requirement)
- haven't already got a free version from beta testing etc.

And the winners (alphabetical order) are:

44kfl
90 dB
animarorecords
BlueAttitude
Bob Buford
boehm
Charlie Fogle
Chris37
cubanpete
dani48
David Snyder
Don Gaynor
F.M.M.
fgrittner
floyd jane
gibson
Greg Johnson
gruverider
Guitarhacker
HiroshiK
Janice & Bud
jannesan
JoanneCooper
MarioD
Matcham
Noel96
PaddyG
PeterF
RnAM
Robertkc
ROG
rsdean
Scott C
Sergio Guarneri
Steve Young
Sundance
tommyad
Tommyc
Torrey Bliss
Trygve Larsen
Will Rockwell


If your name is on the list.... congratulations! You have won a free Band-in-a-Box 2017 Everything Pak Hard Drive (including free shipping of course)

To collect your award, please contact marketing@pgmusic.com (by Feb 28, 2017) (attn: Callie), and provide details of where you want it to be sent. (don't forget to let her know your Forum name)

If you've already purchased 2017, we will refund your purchase price. If you already have BB 2017 via another means (beta testing etc.), then you can designate "someone else" to receive it (just send that info privately in your email).

If you're a Mac user, you can either get 2016 Ev. Pak or request a raincheck for the 2017 Mac Everything Pak when it comes out.

Once again, thanks to all the creative people who create, produce and share these wonderful songs!
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Have Fun!
Peter Gannon
PG Music Inc.

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#392208 - 01/25/17 12:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 2618
Loc: York, England
ROG Offline
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Many thanks, Peter.

It's an honour to be included amongst such illustrious company and to be awarded this wonderful software.

I wish PG Music every success for 2017.

ROG.

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#392211 - 01/25/17 02:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3485
Loc: Woodstock, NY
rsdean Offline
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Peter,

This is incredibly generous. Thanks very much - it is very appreciated.

Bob
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#392214 - 01/25/17 02:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3072
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
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Loc: wales
Peter,
Thank you SO much for this award. To be included in such illustrious distinguished company is reward itself.
In fact having BIAB to put my thoughts and words to music is it's own reward.
Thank you.

All the best for the future

Alyn


Edited by gibson (01/25/17 02:48 AM)
Edit Reason: had to change illustrious because ROG used it first
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#392226 - 01/25/17 04:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 5997
Guitarhacker Offline
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Very nice. Thank you so very much.

Great company, great people, great products.

What more could you want...?

Again... thanks!!
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#392233 - 01/25/17 05:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
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Loc: The Netherlands
Thank you Peter!

You truly are the most generous software company ever, and BIAB is by far the best music creation program ever!
We are looking forward to creating many new songs with the 2017 everythingpak.
Congrats to all other winners.

Rob & Anne-Marie
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#392250 - 01/25/17 07:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 01/08/11
Posts: 2770
Tommyc Offline
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WOW!!!!!!! This is Way Too Cool, was too broke to buy this year!!!!!! Thank You So Much!!!!!!

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#392251 - 01/25/17 07:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 12/20/00
Posts: 11004
Loc: Pensacola, Florida
jford Offline
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Congratulations, everybody. Hopefully I'll have some time to submit music this year; unfortunately too many life events took precedence in 2016, but I'll try to make time for more music submissions in 2017.

It's absolutely awesome the wonderful music that we can listen to on the "PGMusic Channel" (I often listen when I'm out walking the dog in the mornings). I don't get to post my comments much (it's hard to do while walking and holding a leash in one hand), but the quality of music coming out of our friendly forum community is phenomenal.

Again, congratulations to all the winners.
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#392269 - 01/25/17 09:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 4794
Loc: Florida
90 dB Offline
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I am in awe of this company, it's generosity, and the product they create; which is incomparable.

Thank you, Peter.


Regards,


Bob


Edited by 90 dB (01/26/17 07:25 AM)
Edit Reason: Spellling
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#392276 - 01/25/17 10:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 3719
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
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Thank you so much. Feel blessed to be apart of this list this year. I am truly grateful. This is an awesome product and the User Forum is an awesome group to interact with.

Thanks again
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#392277 - 01/25/17 10:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 3482
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dani48 Offline
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Dear Peter !


Don´t know if I really deserved
this great gift but I am sure
you do know that I am so very
grateful for the honor bestowed
on me ! thank you so much !

Cheers
Dani

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#392283 - 01/25/17 10:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 1759
Loc: Missouri
Torrey Bliss Offline
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Thanks so much Peter, and thank you for providing us with the tools to help help us get what we hear in our heads into a tangible form! To think that we have access to some of the top musical talent in the world to help us with a project is beyond belief. I really believe that all of us in this BIAB community are on a journey together with you taking the lead. Where will we be in the coming years? It's exciting!! Thanks again, Torrey.
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#392286 - 01/25/17 10:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 1825
Robertkc Offline
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Peter,

Thank you for your generous gift and above all for this terrific programme which has rekindled my enjoyment of making music.

Robert

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#392291 - 01/25/17 10:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Mike. R. Offline
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What a fantastic gesture and recognition.

Congratulations to all the winners (well deserved).

I cannot think of any other company that would acknowledge, let alone reward so many of its customers in this way.

PG Music is truly unique in this personal approach. Long may it continue.
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#392293 - 01/25/17 10:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Sergio Guarneri Offline
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What a big surprise Peter,

many thanks to all of you and great compliments to all winner list members.

Band in a box is not only a great music program, but a powerful tool that has allowed me
to improve a lot.

Sergio
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#392328 - 01/25/17 01:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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F.M.M. Offline
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thank you very much for the award I love my biab I wished the best to you peter what a great contribution you have made in the music world for many of us. great products, and biab creates, teaches, performs I could go one here very grateful  and to all pg music staff thanks eric 

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#392340 - 01/25/17 01:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 1729
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44kfl Offline
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I'm stunned, what a great and generous company.

Thank you Peter, I appreciate this so much.

Band In A Box is my go to for my passion of songwriting.

Thanks,

Kenny

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#392343 - 01/25/17 02:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Posts: 4703
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
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My gracious, I just found I am on the list. Congratulations to all the winners. BIAB continues to rock. Amazing generosity from a company that gives so much to the world of music.

Thank you to Dr. Gannon and the entire staff.

Charlie
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#392353 - 01/25/17 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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David Snyder Offline
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Hey Peter and everybody else at my favorite company PG Music! Thanks so much! What a great year this has been for musical fun.

Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone on the forum--all of whom have posted fantastic contributions this year.

Here's to the greatest, most awesome and most inspiring musical community on the world wide musical web!!!!!!!

Let's tear it up in 2017!!!!

smile
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#392357 - 01/25/17 03:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: 2016 User Showcase Awards.... Congratulations to.... [Re: PeterGannon]
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Will Rockwell Offline
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Thank you so much, I will incorporate the new styles and instruments into my work. You are making me a better songwriter
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Note: The difference between the UltraPAK and the UltraPAK+ is that the MIDI Songs & Lessons PAK is included in the UltraPAK+ package.

Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features!

Our "Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content!" video is now ready! Get to know all about the newest features in Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch...

We have listed a table of contents for this video, you'll see it within the YouTube video description, or by visiting this forum post.

RealBand 2019 - A New Look!

Have you opened up your RealBand 2019 yet? You may notice that we've given it a fresh new look! In fact, there are now 3 different looks to RealBand.

See for yourself! Within the program, visit Options | Icon Set and choose from: Classic, Modern 1, or Modern 2.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows - Choosing to Run 64-bit or 32-bit

We heard you! With the release of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows we've included the BRAND NEW 64-bit version of Band-in-a-Box®, which works well with the latest plugins and 64-bit OS features! Because not everyone has a 64-bit computer, we include both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions with your purchase - you choose which one to use!

By default, when you install your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows the 32-bit version will run.

The steps to run the 64-bit version are simple! Just head to your "bb" folder and choose the "bbw64" icon - you'll notice that the Band-in-a-Box® "splash screen" will state "64-bit" as the program opens.
(and if you open the 32-bit version, the "splash screen" will state "32-bit")

Still not certain which version you're running? Within the program, go to Help | About Band-in-a-Box - it'll either state:

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2019 (604)
<--- the number in brackets is the build number - this will change as new patch updates are released
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or:

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2019 (604)
<--- the number in brackets is the build number - this will change as new patch updates are released
32 bit application

We hope everyone who can is enjoying their Band-in-a-Box® 2019 64-bit version for Windows!

NEW! Style-style-style Additions and Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

With over 64 new features and enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019, we've made sure to add to, enhance, and update some of the Style features within the program: StylePicker, StyleMaker, and Song Titles browser within the StylePicker!

StylePicker Enhancements:
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StyleMaker Improvements:

-The new MIDI velocity offset allows you to make styles with altered loudness for MIDI tracks.
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-You can import information from another style. This is useful when you are making a similar style.
-A style can have a huge number of RealTracks (up to 70!) because the StyleMaker now supports RealTracks multi/medley feature, which allows a single track to have up to 10 simultaneous playing of RealTracks.

Song Titles Browser Enhancement

-We’ve added 300 more song titles including requests from users, so there are now over 10,600 titles.
-The chord density filter is available, and it’s also displayed in the memo.
-The chord complexity filter is available.

Review all the new features of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 here.

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Among the great Add-ons included in the 49-PAK is our Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly, which includes 18 traditional Celtic tunes! You'll find beautifully performed songs like Boys of Bluehill, The Cliffs of Moher, Harvest Home, Rolling in the Rye Glass, and more!

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-Instrumental Studies 8: Brent Mason 12-key Train-Beat Licks
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