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#499150 - 11/02/18 10:47 PM [User Showcase] Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style)
Registered: 05/11/15
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Loc: Aichi, Japan
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Hello, forum friends

This song was written in a quick step rhythm for the ballroom dancing CD about 5 years ago.
In order to post it to the forum this time I made a new remix version.
It is a big band style instrumental tune.
Now please enjoy it with straight Scotch, or your favorite cocktail if you like.

Any comments encouraged.
Always welcome.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

Title: Straight No Chaser

Link;
https://soundcloud.com/animarorecords/straight-no-chaserremix2018

Style is BBND_FST.STY Big Band – Fast Swing(MIDI)
Style MIDI Instruments are:
Acoustic Bass(33) played with Eastwest Goliath
Acoustic Piano (1) played with Steinberg The Grand3
Sax Section (66) played with Eastwest Goliath,
Brass(Trumpets & Trombones) Section (62) played with Eastwest Goliath
MIDI Drums played with Toontrack Superior Drummer2
Additional Guitar - RT1102:Guitar,Electric,Rhythm JazzSwingGrooveComp Sw 190
Sax Solo - RT1382: Sax,Tenor,Soloist Jazz BeBop Sw 190 [Double-Time] (P.J. Perry)
Melody harmonized by me

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#499157 - 11/03/18 12:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
Registered: 04/09/14
Posts: 432
Loc: Montréal Quebec Canada
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Hi Shigeki Adachi

Wow, you have so much melody control, I almost hear... "Heres Johnny!" How you can make BIAB sound like your Dr. Carl Hilding Severinsen from "The Tonight Show," Is utterly amazing! Well done

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#499183 - 11/03/18 05:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
Registered: 11/29/06
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Suprisingly catchy jazzy groove. Superb arrangement and great melody. I think this a fantastic example of the BIAB use, because this sounds like a real live band and nothing like computer generated.

Janne


Edited by jannesan (11/03/18 05:18 AM)

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#499189 - 11/03/18 05:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki Adachi,

So well done!

Exceptional orchestration. Very catchy. Ear candy!

Supper mix. Real Pro stuff.

A delight to hear.

floyd

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#499247 - 11/03/18 12:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
Registered: 12/08/11
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Very nice Shigeki. The rhythm to this is very infectious. Well done. Love the horns

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#499266 - 11/03/18 03:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeki, This is marvelous! Excellent choice of instruments and an incredible arrangement. Really enjoyed the overall timbres for this. Thanks for sharing!
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#499267 - 11/03/18 03:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
Registered: 12/29/10
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Shigeki..loved it! So expertly arranged, and your midi sound 'tools' are well-chosen. I especially liked how you varied the theme each time it repeated, using different band sections and harmonies. You are such as skilled arranger, I am taking lessons from your work! Thanks for remixing this track!

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#499269 - 11/03/18 03:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
Registered: 05/02/14
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Hi Shigeki,

This sounds different and so professional.
This is exceptionally good work with BiaB!

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#499321 - 11/04/18 12:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Loc: Aichi, Japan
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Hello, LPman

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune.
4 voice jazz harmonization is hardly used since learned when I was young, so I am afraid that there may be some doubtful places in this tune.
I am always very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#499343 - 11/04/18 03:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
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I heard lots of big band music growing up, my dad was a big fan and it was always playing in the house.

You really captured the mood of that era, sounds like a live band. Very well done!

And yeah, if your going to drink Scotch, straight is the only way to go! smile

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#499403 - 11/04/18 08:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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You had me dancing in my chair Shigeki!!! Wonderful music, and so well put together. I can hear the Tonight Show vibe as well. Amazing job!!! Take care. Greg

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#499469 - 11/04/18 03:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Well done (again and again), Shigeki Adachi!

I am always looking forward to hear your tracks - you are so creative and your songs always shine!

Will

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#499474 - 11/04/18 04:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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I always enjoy your stuff! Thanks so much for sharing.
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Ember

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#499598 - 11/05/18 09:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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so crisp and clean sound

big, melodic, moving and catchy as heck

enjoyed the listen,

Kenny

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#499606 - 11/05/18 09:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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What a jam! Love the bouncy groove, and thought the MIDI work here was top notch. It all flows so nicely. Got my toe tapping within a few seconds. That aside, the mixing job sounds concise and professional.

You should be proud of this one - great work, and thanks for sharing smile
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#499682 - 11/05/18 03:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Well Shigeki like all you do this is no different. Wonderful! My kind of tune.

Mike B.
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#499693 - 11/05/18 04:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeki,

Your musical compositions are always so professional in every aspect. This a great song. I love big band music and this is terrific! What a great listen.

You always amaze me, my friend! Wishing you the very best,

Alan
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#499878 - 11/06/18 12:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Great! The horns are amazing.

Both the composition, arrangement and mix are outstanding.

Love the melody.

A tip of the shot glass to you! (aged Kentucky Bourbon smile )

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#499942 - 11/06/18 06:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki,
Everything about this is top class, in fact its so live sounding I`m having flashbacks to some ( less than stellar) dance lessons!
Wonderful big band music.

Robert

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#499964 - 11/07/18 12:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: “Straight No Chaser” Instrumental Tune (Big Band jazz style) [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki

Wonderful song - superb orchestration and an amazing use of the Band.
Great work.

Peter

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