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#614072 - 09/07/20 08:00 PM [User Showcase] Together again (jazz funk/fusion)
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Hi all!

You've all been so welcoming and encouragin when I posted my 1st song ("Light worker") that you made me feel more comfortable sharing this 2nd song I have composed and just published on Soundcloud.

I used BIAB for the backing track :

Styles : Icepop.sty and a bit of Sputter.sty & Stutter.sty

I used MTT drums to give some more colors and variations for some fills.

I play all the guitars (funky rythms, lead & solo).

It starts as a jazz funk tune and then goes more into fusion when the solo comes.

Programs used :
- Reaper + Valallah reverb + OTT + Ozone 9
- THU for the guitar sounds

Hope you will like it.

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#614087 - 09/07/20 09:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Impressive melodic playing and a well produced instrumental.

Nice work.

Peter

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#614089 - 09/07/20 09:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Thank you so much PeterF! This touches me even more that contrary to most of the members here I don't sing, therefore what I post are instrumentals only, and I feel a bit "off topic" because of that.

Thank you for your support!
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#614107 - 09/08/20 04:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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The way the bass/kick drum seems to spread across the sound stage is a bit weird and robs the song of a little low end propulsion.
Your playing is really cool..
I'm not sure if the lead part over the breakdown really worked...something more linear would have drawn me to the next section better.
Ah, but that's me.
the delay & reverb on the guitar is very Santana.
I really like your rhythm guitar.
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#614120 - 09/08/20 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
The way the bass/kick drum seems to spread across the sound stage is a bit weird and robs the song of a little low end propulsion.
Your playing is really cool..
I'm not sure if the lead part over the breakdown really worked...something more linear would have drawn me to the next section better.
Ah, but that's me.
the delay & reverb on the guitar is very Santana.
I really like your rhythm guitar.


Hi friend!

Thank you for your feedback. Since I'm not an English native speaker I'm not too sure about what your 1st sentence means. For your information I have another mixed version which focus more on high end, maybe this is what you were talking about. I hesitated between the mix 1 on Soundcloud and the mix 2 on Youtube (the more high end mix). This version can be found here (maybe it won't change what you meant but just in case here it is) :

Thank you for your nice words about my playing and the rythm guitars, that's very nice of you smile

As about the bridge moment (I presume you are refering to the 1 minute 50 secs moment), well... as you said, it is very person dependant. I'm a jazz fusion player and I grew musically listening to Allan Holdsworth, Scott Henderson/Tribal Tech, and Frank Gambale. So my ears are accustomed to those things smile

Thanks again for your feedback, I'm just relearning the guitar and I am learning producing (this is just my 2nd attempt producing a whole song, so I guess I have a lot of room for improvement) smile
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#614129 - 09/08/20 06:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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A good listen.

Nice guitars. A pleasant melody. I liked the change up at the solo - it kept my interest - well played.

A good mix.

I enjoyed it.

fj

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#614171 - 09/08/20 11:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
A good listen.

Nice guitars. A pleasant melody. I liked the change up at the solo - it kept my interest - well played.

A good mix.

I enjoyed it.

fj


Thank you so much Floyd! You are so much more experienced than me so your words really encourage me !
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#614175 - 09/08/20 12:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Cool playing and we like that Santana like tone.

The funk vibe really added to it.

Well done!

J&B
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#614258 - 09/08/20 07:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Cool playing and we like that Santana like tone.

The funk vibe really added to it.

Well done!

J&B


Thank you to both of you!
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#614262 - 09/08/20 08:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Hello!

I'm a big fan of Jazz and this one really caught my attention. Loved that short fusion riff at about 1:45 - 1:50. All the guitar parts are excellent. For most of my modern jazz pieces ... and all things George Benson - like ... I use echo/delay quite a bit on the lead guitar.

Thew drums and bass set a real nice rhythm bed for everything else.

I enjoyed this a lot ... thanks for posting it for us. Best to you. be safe ...

Alan
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#614302 - 09/09/20 06:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Hello!

I'm a big fan of Jazz and this one really caught my attention. Loved that short fusion riff at about 1:45 - 1:50. All the guitar parts are excellent. For most of my modern jazz pieces ... and all things George Benson - like ... I use echo/delay quite a bit on the lead guitar.

Thew drums and bass set a real nice rhythm bed for everything else.

I enjoyed this a lot ... thanks for posting it for us. Best to you. be safe ...

Alan


Thank you so much Alan for your very nice words which touch my heart. I'm so happy that you enjoyed this tune! And it's always a pleasure for me to interact with another jazz lover! Thanks!
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#614329 - 09/09/20 11:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Excellent song, brilliant guitar work on this !!! Cliff

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#614373 - 09/09/20 06:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: cliftond]
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Originally Posted By: cliftond
Excellent song, brilliant guitar work on this !!! Cliff


Thank you so much! To be honest, it wasn't a smooth ride to get the guitar how it is on the tune (especially the solo part) after such a long break ! Thanks again for your support!
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#614378 - 09/09/20 07:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Very nice groove! I really liked listening... thanks for sharing!

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#614381 - 09/09/20 08:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Melodic playing - kept me listening all the way through. Good arrangement as well.

Don't even think twice about not having vocals - more instrumentals, please! laugh
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#614389 - 09/09/20 10:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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Another very nice piece. Great guitar playing and tone...

Who needs vocals when the guitar says it all? :-)
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#614561 - 09/11/20 07:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Chris Dent]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
Very nice groove! I really liked listening... thanks for sharing!

Will


Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed it!


Originally Posted By: dcuny
Melodic playing - kept me listening all the way through. Good arrangement as well.

Don't even think twice about not having vocals - more instrumentals, please! laugh


Originally Posted By: Chris Dent
Another very nice piece. Great guitar playing and tone...

Who needs vocals when the guitar says it all? :-)


Thank you guys! Yeah I was feeling like the black sheep posting instrumentals. I feel better now, thanks!
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#614717 - 09/12/20 11:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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very engaging like the phrasing and solo great job hope to here more from you thanks Eric
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#614773 - 09/12/20 06:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: Angelomusic]
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More stellar work from you! I wasn't sure about the break at 1:45 but it's growing on me with repeated listenings. Yeah, I can't sing either, good thing there are options here for it. Very good work!
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#614817 - 09/13/20 06:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Together again (jazz funk/fusion) [Re: TuneMonger]
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Originally Posted By: F.M.M.
very engaging like the phrasing and solo great job hope to here more from you thanks Eric


Thank you so much Eric!


Originally Posted By: TuneMonger
More stellar work from you! I wasn't sure about the break at 1:45 but it's growing on me with repeated listenings. Yeah, I can't sing either, good thing there are options here for it. Very good work!


Thank you very much! I understand that the break can be surprising at 1st. This is pure fusionish lick and not everyone is used to those things. I'm glad that with time this break grew on you. Thank you for your nice words and support!
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