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#512367 - 12/24/18 05:04 AM [User Showcase] La Melodia Navideña
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Sergio Guarneri Offline
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Hello

here's one of my last songs; it is a Christmas song in latin style.


La Melodia Navideña


https://soundcloud.com/sergio-guarneri/la-melodia-navidena


the style & the band

Style is _SURDINA.STY (Surdina Muted Trumpet Bossa)

RealTracks in style: ~921:Bass, Acoustic, Bossa Ev 110
RealTracks in style: ~925:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Bossa Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 924:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BossaGrooveComp Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 2791:Trumpet, Muted, Background CroonerBossa Ev 110 (1TrackHornSection)
RealTracks in song: 2791:Trumpet, Muted, Background CroonerBossa Ev 110 (1TrackHornSection)
RealDrums [in style:BossaBrushesFull^1-a:Sidestick, Brushes , b:Sidestick, Ride

I hope you like it.

MERRY CHRISTMAS laugh

Sergio
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#512394 - 12/24/18 06:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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LPman Offline
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I think its a very well structured progression and melody... this has an an arrangement that has seemless moments of a instrumental exchanges. Very much enjoyed this....good job Sergio.... Merry Christmas to you as well

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#512407 - 12/24/18 07:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Love the smooth sound and feel, beautiful

maybe a little Carlos inspired

very nice guitar sound and melody

I really like this one

enjoyed the listen,

Merry Christmas,

Kenny

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#512494 - 12/24/18 04:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Great job on this Sergio! The guitar and horn play off of each other nicely! Your guitar tone reminds me off Carlos Santana's sound from his "Black Magic Woman" days! Thanks, Torrey
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#512524 - 12/24/18 06:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
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I got the Santana vibe to Sergio. Very cool tune. So glad to hear you playing again. Very well done. Guitar has never sounded better...

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#512544 - 12/25/18 01:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Hi, Sergio !

Absolutely superb music Sergio !
Loved it from the first bar !!:))
Feels like being in some smoky café
in the Caribbean dancing with your
loved one in your arms !:))

Romantic !!

Merry Holidays to you Sergio !

Cheers
Dani

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#512769 - 12/26/18 06:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Sergio,

Very nice. An excellent listen.

The backing tracks make a perfect bed for your guitar playing - super tone on this - and nice melodic playing.

Well done. One of your best, I think.

Merry Christmas,

fj

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#512916 - 12/26/18 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Robertkc Offline
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Sergio,

The latin style suits your melodic playing very well here - very nice tone as always and the horns are a perfect addition.
A danceable Christmas tune- wonderful!

Robert

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#512930 - 12/26/18 04:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Sergio,

This is excellent - love the bossa style with your own unique guitar track.

Great mix as well.

Bob
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#512932 - 12/26/18 04:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Will Josef Offline
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Nice and pleasant tune. Very well done!

Merry Christmas!
Will

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#512947 - 12/26/18 05:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Marty Sorensen Offline
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a very enjoyable song, and the trumpet when it shows up is tantalizing.

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#513086 - 12/27/18 09:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Janice & Bud Offline
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Outstanding...and, yes, the Carlos feel is definitely there.

Great playing, tone, mix and the arrangement is perfect for the song.

Well done and Happy Holidays!!!!

J&B

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#513141 - 12/27/18 12:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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PeterF Offline
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Sergio

Very tasty melodic playing and a nice backing.
Well done.

Peter

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#513150 - 12/27/18 01:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
Registered: 12/29/10
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Tano Music Offline
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Really enjoyed listening to this track... Loved the Rhythm Section and the tone of your guitar playing... Excellent listen!

My only suggestion for improving this has nothing to do with your contributions... I wish that the muted trumpet RealTracks were more active and imaginative with fuller phrasing... Maybe it's there and I've just never found it... but that's the only thing I can think of that could improve this.

Well done!

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#513333 - 12/28/18 09:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Crossroads Offline
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Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri

Hello

here's one of my last songs; it is a Christmas song in latin style.


La Melodia Navideña


https://soundcloud.com/sergio-guarneri/la-melodia-navidena


the style & the band

Style is _SURDINA.STY (Surdina Muted Trumpet Bossa)

RealTracks in style: ~921:Bass, Acoustic, Bossa Ev 110
RealTracks in style: ~925:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Bossa Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 924:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BossaGrooveComp Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 2791:Trumpet, Muted, Background CroonerBossa Ev 110 (1TrackHornSection)
RealTracks in song: 2791:Trumpet, Muted, Background CroonerBossa Ev 110 (1TrackHornSection)
RealDrums [in style:BossaBrushesFull^1-a:Sidestick, Brushes , b:Sidestick, Ride

I hope you like it.

MERRY CHRISTMAS laugh

Sergio






Ciao, Sergio,

it's always hard to find words that haven't been said before, when you're reviewing a post belatedly...

Yes, it's a very enjoyable song to listen to, and of course the Santana feel peeps around the corner. But just a bit, because the song has so much pure 'Sergio' in it.

Very well done, I like it a lot.

Take care,

Stefan

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#513979 - 12/31/18 06:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Beautiful melody with nice melancholy chording. Great lush Latin backing. Happy New Year 2019!

Janne
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#513986 - 12/31/18 06:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Jim Offline
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I almost missed this one...
I really the Latin vibe you've given this Christmas composition.
Very relaxing & pleasing to the ear.
Merry 7th Day of Christmas!
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#514179 - 12/31/18 05:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: Sergio Guarneri]
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Mr. Guarneri...

"La Melodia Navidena" is such an achingly "blue" and darkly romantic composition that it defies the tradition of Christmas music. And yet, the RealTrack style you employed -- _SURDINA.STY -- almost lifts the song out of the blue with its low-key "cha-cha-cha" rhythm that invites dancers to express themselves with movement, but sadly, not touching each other, like living sculptures. It reminds me of "source" music from the melancholy soundtracks of classic Italian films such as "La Dolce Vita". Your guitar work brims over with emotion, which made your song quite a dramatic listening experience.

Felice Anno Nuovo, Mr. Guarneri! I look forward to your song posts in 2019.

Sincerely,

LOREN
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#514256 - 01/01/19 02:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: LPman]
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Originally Posted By: LPman
I think its a very well structured progression and melody... this has an an arrangement that has seemless moments of a instrumental exchanges. Very much enjoyed this....good job Sergio.... Merry Christmas to you as well



Many thanks for comment.
Sergio
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#514257 - 01/01/19 02:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: La Melodia Navideña [Re: 44kfl]
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Sergio Guarneri Offline
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Love the smooth sound and feel, beautiful

maybe a little Carlos inspired

very nice guitar sound and melody

I really like this one

enjoyed the listen,

Merry Christmas,

Kenny



Many thanks Kenny. I'm so glad you feel the Santana's sound.
Sergio
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