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#518225 - 01/16/19 11:29 AM [User Showcase] A Sunday Samba
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I wrote this on my laptop while in DI's hospital room last Sunday. It's all BIAB and Audacity. All I did was put it together on the laptop and finally have time to post it. From start to finish ... about 2 hours. It features acoustic guitar on the lead. I kept it simple - just four tracks. Thanks in advance ... Alan

A Sunday Samba


****** Song Summary - A SUNDAY SAMBA *************


File:A Sunday Samba.SGU
Key=F , Tempo 190, Length (m:s)=2:56

Style is _CRATO.STY (Crato Samba Fusion Trio)

RealTracks in style: ~719:Bass, Acoustic, Samba Ev 190 (B:energetic)
RealTracks in style: 2892:Piano, Electric, Rhythm FusionFastLatinJeff Ev 190
RealTracks in song: 1645:Guitar, Acoustic, Soloist SambaFusionCarlos Ev 190
RealDrums [in style:SambaBrazilBrushAlex: a: SambaBrazilBrushAlexb: SambaBrazilBrushAlex

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#518257 - 01/16/19 03:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Hi Alan,

Even if you made this tune within a few hours, I do think it is a fine piece of music. It is what I call "lounge"-music - a genre I like to listen to when relaxing with good friends.

There's a strange drop in the volume of the sound between 1:36 and 1:39 - is that an "artifact" from the new version of BiaB?

Thanks for sharing!
Will

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#518305 - 01/16/19 08:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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That spot does sound as if the guitar turned away from the mic for a moment.
That occasional chord in the melody sounds weird.
Hope DI is doing better having some music being made along side would be nice.
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#518577 - 01/18/19 03:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Very cool backtrack Alan. Guitar work was excellent . Well done

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#518585 - 01/18/19 04:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Another nice tune, Alan...
Pretty good for only 2 hours work...
I had to back & listen a 2nd time to find the drop out they mentioned...
I didn't notice it the 1st time through.
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#518767 - 01/18/19 08:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Nice work Alan. This three minutes of sunshine is bound to cheer anyone up. I'm thinking it's just what the doctor ordered.
Cheers to you both,
Mike
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#518900 - 01/19/19 11:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Very enjoyable, despite where you were.

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#519334 - 01/21/19 05:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Dear Alan,

I can assure you: This Sunday Samba is a treat on mondays, too. I said it before: I adore the way you compose and even morr your playing, which is simply outstanding on this one. Brilliant, just brilliant !!!!

All the best to you and Di who has hopefully recovered!

Stefan

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#519358 - 01/21/19 06:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Great work Alan! Very impressive you wrote this in such a short timespan. And simple really is better sometimes, because this certainly hits the spot. Not too over complicated, and really easy on the ears with a nice groove.

Well done - thanks so much for sharing smile
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#519359 - 01/21/19 06:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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I like every arrangement that you put together

obviously a man who knows what he's doing

good one Alan

Kenny

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#519412 - 01/21/19 11:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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I was expecting Sammy Davis, Jr. to come in with the vocals. Great guitar work. This is a fun, uplifting song.

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#519460 - 01/21/19 03:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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Very nice Alan! That is great music going on there and you did an excellent job with it considering you weren't in your studio environment! Thanks, Torrey
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#519478 - 01/21/19 05:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Al-David]
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GREAT Samba Alan. Not at all cluttered. Love all your work and this one's up there with the best

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#519522 - 01/21/19 08:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Will Josef]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
Hi Alan,

Even if you made this tune within a few hours, I do think it is a fine piece of music. It is what I call "lounge"-music - a genre I like to listen to when relaxing with good friends.

There's a strange drop in the volume of the sound between 1:36 and 1:39 - is that an "artifact" from the new version of BiaB?

Thanks for sharing!
Will


Hi Will ...

Thank you very much - glad you enjoyed it. That volume issue was an oversight on my part. I meant to correct it but just forgot to. Best to you ...

Alan
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#519523 - 01/21/19 08:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
That spot does sound as if the guitar turned away from the mic for a moment.
That occasional chord in the melody sounds weird.
Hope DI is doing better having some music being made along side would be nice.


Hi Ray ...

Thanks for the listen. the volume drop was my forgetfulness to go back and fix it. Not sure which "weird" chord you're referring to. i do use unusual chord progressions at times but I think this one was pretty straight forward.

And many thanks for your well wishes for Di. We both appreciate that very much. Wishing you the very best ...

Alan
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#519524 - 01/21/19 08:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Very cool backtrack Alan. Guitar work was excellent . Well done


Thanks so much, Scott. The guitar work was actually a Real Track - wish it were me! At one time, I was a pretty good player. But the Focal Dystonia is robbing me of my ability to play. Oh well ... I had my 50 years of fun and made a very good living doing it!

Wishing you well ...

Alan
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#519525 - 01/21/19 08:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Jim
Another nice tune, Alan...
Pretty good for only 2 hours work...
I had to back & listen a 2nd time to find the drop out they mentioned...
I didn't notice it the 1st time through.



Hi Jim ...

Thank you so much. I appreciate the kindness! As I mentioned in earlier replies, the drop in volume on the guitar track was simply forgetfulness on my part.I posted it before i remembered to go back and fix that. Many thanks for the nice words! Best to you ...

Alan
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#519526 - 01/21/19 08:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: mkg50 (Mike G)]
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Originally Posted By: mkg50
Nice work Alan. This three minutes of sunshine is bound to cheer anyone up. I'm thinking it's just what the doctor ordered.
Cheers to you both,
Mike


G'day Mike!

That is very nice of you to say. I appreciate it so much! Wishing you the very best ...

Alan
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#519527 - 01/21/19 08:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Marty Sorensen]
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Originally Posted By: Marty Sorensen
Very enjoyable, despite where you were.


Hi Marty ...

I always enjoy your comments. Thank you for the very nice words. Di was sleeping and i was ragged out, so I fired up the gray ghost and this is what happened. Again, thank you so much. Best to you ...

Alan
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#519528 - 01/21/19 08:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Sunday Samba [Re: Crossroads]
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Originally Posted By: Crossroads
Dear Alan,

I can assure you: This Sunday Samba is a treat on mondays, too. I said it before: I adore the way you compose and even morr your playing, which is simply outstanding on this one. Brilliant, just brilliant !!!!

All the best to you and Di who has hopefully recovered!

Stefan


Hello My friend!

Well, it's good to know that it works on Mondays, also! It's an equal opportunity song - gives every day a chance!

Unfortunately, that was not on the guitar - it was a Real Track. AT one time, I was pretty good, though! Wishing you and Maha the very best ...

Alan

PS: Di says hello!
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