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#605389 - 07/06/20 12:59 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Video Testimonial - Dennis Dearing Talks Band-in-a-Box®
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Dennis remembers Band-in-a-Box® from years ago, but his connection to Mike Harrison and hearing him talk about the RealTracks is what really got him excited about the program!

Hear his thoughts and see how he uses the Band-in-a-Box® VST DAW Plugin for his projects with his Video Testimonial:

It's been a great addition to my workflow!
-Dennis Dearing

To learn more about Dennis, check out his testimonial page here.
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#605392 - 07/06/20 01:29 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video Testimonial - Dennis Dearing Talks Band-in-a-Box® [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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An excellent testimonial for our favorite program!

Thanx for sharing.
It has been a joy being quarantined with my wife. We've caught up on all the things I have done wrong in our 53 years of marriage!

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#605393 - 07/06/20 01:33 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video Testimonial - Dennis Dearing Talks Band-in-a-Box® [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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This is a very interesting and informative testimonial. Mr. Dearing is a two-time Dove Award recipient and 30 year professional Nashville based recording studio owner and producer. Near the end of this testimonial he shares that BIAB generated tracks ARE included in his recording projects and not confined to only demos.

That's validation to me that BIAB tracks are of good enough quality for commercial recordings. On his web site for his studio, Mr. Dearing has worked projects with top tier artists in Nashville and not just top names in the Gospel genre.

He is also acquainted with PG Music session musician, guitarist Dave Cleveland as well as Mike Harrison.
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#605428 - 07/06/20 06:02 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video Testimonial - Dennis Dearing Talks Band-in-a-Box® [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Great Testimony for the breakthrough ease of the Plugin.

One might ask, why is this video not in the Plugin Subforum? ;-)
Studio One always latest released version, Win 10 64 bit, i7 -5820K 3.3 GHz, 32GB Mem, a 4K 40" monitor, Presonus Studio Live III Console as interface/controller. secondarily test on Reaper, Sonar and S1 on Surface Pro 3 (latest released versions).


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To watch Henry's video, click here.

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