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#532653 - 04/13/19 10:51 AM [User Showcase] Twixt Midnight And Morn
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Twixt Midnight And Morn

A slow, expressive acoustic piano piece you might hear played live at a supper club, lounge, etc.

This is one I put together a year or so ago. It was for a Songtradr submission ... didn't get picked up. It's a simple piece played by a trio consisting of acoustic bass, drums with brushes and acoustic piano. Open to any suggestions/comments. Thanks in advance.


The band, and all that stuff:


File:_Twixt Midnight And Morn.SGU
Key=Bb , Tempo 60, Length (m:s)=3:36

Style is _SLOWBAL.STY (Slow Jazz Ballad w/ Piano & Bass)

RealTracks in style: ~732:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz Ballad Sw 060
RealTracks in style: ~742:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Jazz Ballad Sw 060
RealDrums in Song: JazzTerryClarke^02-a,b:Brushes


Edited by Al-David (04/13/19 10:54 AM)
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#532657 - 04/13/19 11:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Thanks...
What a wonderful soothing musical piece for this rainy day...
I always enjoy listening to your compositions!
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#532660 - 04/13/19 11:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Jim
Thanks...
What a wonderful soothing musical piece for this rainy day...
I always enjoy listening to your compositions!


Hi Jim ...

Thank you so much! I truly appreciate those very kind and warming words.

Don't know what part of Texas you live in, but I lived in San Antonio for 6 years back in the 70s. Other than Houston, probably the most humid place in the country I've been to!

Again, many thanks ...

Alan
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#532664 - 04/13/19 12:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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This had a rather smooth sound to it and was very soothing to listen to.
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#532669 - 04/13/19 01:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Nicely done, Alan.

Well mixed. A very enjoyable listen. Smooth.

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#532673 - 04/13/19 02:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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I think I said twitx one time up here in the north and

everyone froze thinking I was having some kind of attack.

This sounds like a nice place, are we having surf and turf later

after the cocktails of course.

Seriously, I like this a lot, it's mixed really well

and you do introduce us to areas and sounds that I never explore on BiaB

Thanks Alan

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#540478 - 06/11/19 10:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Hi Al-David, I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. This is beautiful and I really dug the chord progression. Really enjoyed the piano movement. Well done!
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#540516 - 06/11/19 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Al,
I enjoyed the laid back feel- the piano never gets busy.
Your progression is so smooth and the mix sounds good.
Less use of the great depth of jazz Biab styles seems to be made of in forum songs-nice to be reminded like this.

Robert

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#540568 - 06/12/19 04:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Yep...sounds like the live music at one of our favorite "splurge" restaurants. Lovely progression that's taken to a very satisfying end.
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#540577 - 06/12/19 06:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Alan,

This is excellent! Sounds like last call far beyond midnight...

Loved it!

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#540643 - 06/12/19 04:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Very nice work - expressive, peaceful and tranquil. It has such a nice texture to it. Smooth as silk, and really smoky. The kind of tune you can snap your fingers to no problem. I imagine it'd sound great live.

Thanks for sharing!
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#540649 - 06/12/19 05:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Excellent, Alan! Very subtle and tasteful. Great job on the mix. I hope you are doing well, my friend.

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#540652 - 06/12/19 06:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Nice,
Gastronomic assistance provided by your calm, flowing music is a million miles away from MUZAK.
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#540753 - 06/13/19 10:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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Very cool song Alan. This one puts the chill back in your day. Well done..
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#540839 - 06/13/19 09:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Ember - PG Music
This had a rather smooth sound to it and was very soothing to listen to.


Hi Ember ...

Thank you so much ... glad you enjoyed it!


Alan
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#540840 - 06/13/19 09:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Nicely done, Alan.

Well mixed. A very enjoyable listen. Smooth.

fj


Thanks a bunch, Floyd. Always enjoy hearing from you.

Alan
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#540841 - 06/13/19 09:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
I think I said twitx one time up here in the north and

everyone froze thinking I was having some kind of attack.

This sounds like a nice place, are we having surf and turf later

after the cocktails of course.

Seriously, I like this a lot, it's mixed really well

and you do introduce us to areas and sounds that I never explore on BiaB

Thanks Alan


Ha! Actually, the only time I'd ever heard "twixt" used was in the title of a book Pat Boone (yeah, that Pat Boone) wrote back in the late 1950s titled "Twixt Twelve And Twenty" As I put this together, for some reason that old memory visited me and I stole that word from the book title. Glad you enjoyed it! Join me at the bar ... drinks on me!

Alan
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#540842 - 06/13/19 09:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Joe -PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Joe -PG Music
Hi Al-David, I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. This is beautiful and I really dug the chord progression. Really enjoyed the piano movement. Well done!


Thanks so much, Joe. Always great to hear from the folks at PG Music. G lad you enjoyed the listen!z

Alan
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#540843 - 06/13/19 09:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Al,
I enjoyed the laid back feel- the piano never gets busy.
Your progression is so smooth and the mix sounds good.
Less use of the great depth of jazz Biab styles seems to be made of in forum songs-nice to be reminded like this.

Robert


Hi Robert ...

Glad you liked it! Sometimes less complication makers for a greater listen. I'm delighted that came across and thanks for letting me know.

Alan
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#540844 - 06/13/19 09:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Tangmo]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
Yep...sounds like the live music at one of our favorite "splurge" restaurants. Lovely progression that's taken to a very satisfying end.


Hello!

Thanks for the listen and very kind words. I always smile when I hear "splurge" in a comment about my music!

Alan
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#540845 - 06/13/19 09:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: rsdean]
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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Alan,

This is excellent! Sounds like last call far beyond midnight...

Loved it!

Bob


Hi Bob ..

Yep .. last call music, for sure! Thank you for the very nice comments!

Alan
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#540846 - 06/13/19 10:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Very nice work - expressive, peaceful and tranquil. It has such a nice texture to it. Smooth as silk, and really smoky. The kind of tune you can snap your fingers to no problem. I imagine it'd sound great live.

Thanks for sharing!


Deryk ...

Thank you very much! Tranquil is excactly what I was attempting. Thanks for letting me know I may have achieved that! Best to you ...

Alan
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#540847 - 06/13/19 10:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Steve Young]
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Excellent, Alan! Very subtle and tasteful. Great job on the mix. I hope you are doing well, my friend.

Steve


Hi Steve ...

So very nice to hear from you! I'm doing fine and Di is doing much better ... thanks for the thought!!!

I'm delighted you enjoyed it. I appreciate you telling me. Best to you ...

Alan
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#540850 - 06/13/19 10:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
Nice,
Gastronomic assistance provided by your calm, flowing music is a million miles away from MUZAK.


Thanks, Ray. Glad I could assist in calming your gastronomic issues! I actually have a couple of tunes with MUZAK ... they pay me a few pennies every so often!

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#540851 - 06/13/19 10:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Very cool song Alan. This one puts the chill back in your day. Well done..


Hi Scott ...

Thank you so much! Hope that chill was a warm one smile best to you ...

Alan
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#542384 - 06/22/19 02:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Twixt Midnight And Morn [Re: Al-David]
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You picked a most appropriate title for your piece--it fits the mood perfectly. Very pleasing tune--made me feel very mellow.

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