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#563664 - 11/11/19 05:00 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB
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TexasHeartRush Offline
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Good evening friends and fellow BIABers...!! I think Callie is going to post this on the PG Music YouTube page in a day or two as well but invited me to post here if I wanted to! Honestly, the least I could do is be a courteous enough fellow user to say hola, howdy, hello and how ya' doing!! Although...I am rarely around..*here*.. I am always close if ya'll ever need anything. Easy to get in touch with!

So...If you have friends on the fence about BIAB, this may help. Another professional user video and perspective, layed out pretty dang simple…and a bit of my work flow here.

Thank you all for what you do in support of this great tool! Appreciate it, and you!

Cheers and infinite blessings, RG


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#563694 - 11/12/19 03:27 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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A terrific and informative video showing the versatility of BIAB!

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#563698 - 11/12/19 04:30 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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You are an amazing ambassador to PG Music. Really excellent.
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#563699 - 11/12/19 04:52 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Great video from start to finish. Enjoyed this a lot.
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#563700 - 11/12/19 05:07 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Some very fun licks, thanks for sharing.
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#563701 - 11/12/19 05:10 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: Marty Ricciotti]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Great video from start to finish. Enjoyed this a lot.
Charlie, hey buddy, how's that 59' golden voice boat anchor! laugh Sail on!! Hope you are doing well! Thank you for the good words, I appreciate it!

Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
You are an amazing ambassador to PG Music. Really excellent.
Trev, that is a generous and kind thing to say. Thank you much!~

Originally Posted By: Marty Ricciotti
A terrific and informative video showing the versatility of BIAB!
Hey Marty! Thank you for the support, appreciate you! cool RG

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#563709 - 11/12/19 05:47 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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That is a super video!

IMHO the best line was "you can not outgrow this software". That is so true and should be a slogan for PGMusic.
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#563723 - 11/12/19 06:54 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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RG - good to see you're still at it...and still a BIAB fan...

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#563733 - 11/12/19 07:22 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: MusicStudent
Some very fun licks, thanks for sharing.
Thanks for the listen Dan!

Originally Posted By: MarioD
That is a super video!

IMHO the best line was "you can not outgrow this software". That is so true and should be a slogan for PGMusic.
Cheers Mario! Thank you for the terrific comments! 'You can outgrow your belt loop...but not your BIAB music loops!'... laugh LOL, I'll stick to writing music music and not slogans!

Originally Posted By: floyd jane
RG - good to see you're still at it...and still a BIAB fan...

Hey buddy, you as well! Hope all is well with you!

RG

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#563750 - 11/12/19 09:11 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Rodney - that was most excellent. As a very long-time user, I don't need convincing about BIAB, but just really enjoyed hearing you play and using very tasty selections for the backing.
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#563772 - 11/12/19 11:41 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: jford]
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Originally Posted By: jford
Rodney - that was most excellent. As a very long-time user, I don't need convincing about BIAB, but just really enjoyed hearing you play and using very tasty selections for the backing.
J ford! Thank you sir, appreciate the excellent comment! Understood, no convincing needed here either! Grateful musician. I do find it energizing to watch others folks who can dig deep into the software, I am pretty well a surface scratcher with BIAB! laugh Cheers, RG

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#563786 - 11/12/19 03:25 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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That was a great video. You really explained the qualities of BIAB and eloquently went through the way you personally used the software. Really enjoyable and skilled performing too. I really think so many musicians just don’t realise how great a tool BIAB is and maybe get put off by the fact that the interface looks a little cluttered and maybe also because it’s been around for a long time. However great software takes a lot of time to develop and BIAB is certainly great software. Congratulations in showing showing this so effectively

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#563810 - 11/12/19 04:47 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: funkycornwall]
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Originally Posted By: funkycornwall
That was a great video. You really explained the qualities of BIAB and eloquently went through the way you personally used the software. Really enjoyable and skilled performing too. I really think so many musicians just don’t realise how great a tool BIAB is and maybe get put off by the fact that the interface looks a little cluttered and maybe also because it’s been around for a long time. However great software takes a lot of time to develop and BIAB is certainly great software. Congratulations in showing showing this so effectively


Cheers Tony, thanks for the good words brother! Yeah, I hear ya! Very few musicians are inner-directed enough when it comes to choosing gear. There is very little about BIAB on the surface that is sexy, chic or hip. It still emits an educational vibe and a bit of an archaic GUI. But those are the things that I LOVE about it. A metaphor for so many quality experiences missed due to surface judgment. The irony (to me) is that those qualities seem to be intentional with the intent to best serve the majority of users. That said, BIAB seems to maintain a dedicated and long term user base with a slow steady and growing following. When you are in it for the long term as a company, sincere and steady growth at any pace is a welcome result. Long lasting influence is best transmitted through subtle consistent integrity and that is what I experience with PG Music. cool RG

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#563843 - 11/12/19 06:49 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Rodney thanks for the hard work involved in that video. I to am a long time user and still barely scratching the surface. I look forward to scratching that itch a bit more. best to ya in the heart o' Texas. Rob
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#563847 - 11/12/19 07:25 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Rodney Gene,

Nice to see your presence on the forum again. The forum always feels a little smaller when you're not here. Very interesting video to watch and listen to. As a dedicated Band-in-a-Box fan it's pleasant to have an accomplished musician reinforce my positive feelings for the product.
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#563935 - 11/13/19 04:17 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: Jim Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: RobH
Rodney thanks for the hard work involved in that video. I to am a long time user and still barely scratching the surface. I look forward to scratching that itch a bit more. best to ya in the heart o' Texas. Rob
Cheers Rob! And best back to you! Nah, it was fun work - always a pleasure to support something you believe in. But yes I would dig an intensive self study into BIAB for a few weeks stretch to see what I could learn. I have so much to do as an independent muso that I find I am a "learn as I go and only what is necessary to get the job done kind of user"...LOL. I miss out on alot of my equipment's potential.

Originally Posted By: Jim Fogle
Rodney Gene,

Nice to see your presence on the forum again. The forum always feels a little smaller when you're not here. Very interesting video to watch and listen to. As a dedicated Band-in-a-Box fan it's pleasant to have an accomplished musician reinforce my positive feelings for the product.
Jim! Thank you sir! That is a really nice thing to say and to receive. cool Super appreciated. But if were honest... it is an easy piece of gear to like! Thanks for being such a steady support for so many here on the forums! Means alot Cheers! RG

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#567474 - 11/29/19 03:28 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Hi Rodney,

Great to see another video from you and to hear from you on the forum.
Your playing is always amazing and its nice to see how BIAB fits into that.

thanks,
Dave

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#567572 - 11/30/19 04:07 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: DaveG]
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Originally Posted By: DaveG
Hi Rodney,

Great to see another video from you and to hear from you on the forum.
Your playing is always amazing and its nice to see how BIAB fits into that.

thanks,
Dave
Thank you Dave! Appreciate that! Thank you for the listen, the comment and good words!

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#567577 - 11/30/19 04:51 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: TexasHeartRush]
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Originally Posted By: TexasHeartRush
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Great video from start to finish. Enjoyed this a lot.
Charlie, hey buddy, how's that 59' golden voice boat anchor! laugh Sail on!! Hope you are doing well! Thank you for the good words, I appreciate it!

RG


Here's an update on the Gibson Double neck...

Realizing the Provenance of the guitar is greater than just it's value to our family because no one in our immediate family beyond my brother and myself ever knew our mother, and no one in our family beyond my brother or myself play guitar, and finally the fact the guitar was up for some maintenance, I sold the guitar to a museum late last year.

I was able to do research and interviews with older, distant family friends and relatives and secure photos and stories to provide the museum so that the provenance of the guitar and the guitar itself will now last for generations. The history of the guitar intact.

The museum's assessment, inspection and evaluation of the guitar was an amazing experience. They flew a luthier/curator in from NYC to Myrtle Beach, I picked him up and we went to a nearby music store I do a lot of business with and they provided us a room for the inspection. 3+ hours -- and not only was the gentleman involved but using his iPhone, he discussed and sent photos back to NYC where 5 others participated in the evaluation.

Interesting fact I learned from the museum's research into the guitar is that it isn't a 1959 model but was made in 1957. It is also the actual guitar used in the sales catalog that had survived and was always kept in the guitar case over the years.

The guitar has a permanent home in Chattanooga, TN at Songbirds Museum. I didn't know it at the time but they have actively been accumulating as many of the original 46 double neck guitars as possible. So it was quite a catch for them.

One of the things they do at Songbird is allow celebrity and world class musicians to do concerts at the museum using vintage guitars from their collection. So, old Betsy will likely feel the excitement of a stage again sometime in her future.

There's an interesting side note about that $250,000 guitar for sale on Reverb.com you put me on to that I'll save for another day... Suffice it to say the head curator was well aware of that guitar.

Have a good one,
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#567644 - 11/30/19 09:07 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Professional User Testimonial And Demo #rodneygenejunior #BIAB [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Originally Posted By: TexasHeartRush
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Great video from start to finish. Enjoyed this a lot.
Charlie, hey buddy, how's that 59' golden voice boat anchor! laugh Sail on!! Hope you are doing well! Thank you for the good words, I appreciate it!

RG


Here's an update on the Gibson Double neck...

Realizing the Provenance of the guitar is greater than just it's value to our family because no one in our immediate family beyond my brother and myself ever knew our mother, and no one in our family beyond my brother or myself play guitar, and finally the fact the guitar was up for some maintenance, I sold the guitar to a museum late last year.

I was able to do research and interviews with older, distant family friends and relatives and secure photos and stories to provide the museum so that the provenance of the guitar and the guitar itself will now last for generations. The history of the guitar intact.

The museum's assessment, inspection and evaluation of the guitar was an amazing experience. They flew a luthier/curator in from NYC to Myrtle Beach, I picked him up and we went to a nearby music store I do a lot of business with and they provided us a room for the inspection. 3+ hours -- and not only was the gentleman involved but using his iPhone, he discussed and sent photos back to NYC where 5 others participated in the evaluation.

Interesting fact I learned from the museum's research into the guitar is that it isn't a 1959 model but was made in 1957. It is also the actual guitar used in the sales catalog that had survived and was always kept in the guitar case over the years.

The guitar has a permanent home in Chattanooga, TN at Songbirds Museum. I didn't know it at the time but they have actively been accumulating as many of the original 46 double neck guitars as possible. So it was quite a catch for them.

One of the things they do at Songbird is allow celebrity and world class musicians to do concerts at the museum using vintage guitars from their collection. So, old Betsy will likely feel the excitement of a stage again sometime in her future.

There's an interesting side note about that $250,000 guitar for sale on Reverb.com you put me on to that I'll save for another day... Suffice it to say the head curator was well aware of that guitar.

Have a good one,


Charlie, that is fantastic! What a cool update to the story. And yes sir I love SongBirds, its a unique and amazing place! I can think of no better place for beautiful guitar! It's worth celebrating! Cheers bud! RG

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Our SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2020 Upgrade purchases ends January 15, 2020, so there is still some time to save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows Upgrade!

Customers LOVE Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows with over 50 new features, plus the 202 New RealTracks, new RealStyles, 15 new MIDI SuperTracks, 170 new Instrumental Studies, 30 new MIDI Styles, 280 RealDrums Transcriptions, the 2020 Free Bonus PAK, 2020 49-PAK, and new Xtra Styles PAK 8!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! The Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2020 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 40 Unreleased RealTracks) upgrade it to the 2020 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows at: www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.new.htm

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

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