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#660616 - 06/15/21 05:04 PM [User Showcase] Its a Cool Morning
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Its a Cool Morning

It was 95F (35C) one day then 58F (14C) the next morning, thus a cool morning. I thought I would try some cool jazz.

BiaB style - Jazz at T=60 = Slow Jazz
Tempo = 60

Bass - MIDI Super Track = 1916:Bass, Acoustic, Jazz, Sw 085 - Ample bass - preset = Upright bass

Piano = MIDI Super Track - 2071:Piano, Rhythm ModermJazzBallad SW 060- Waves Grand Rhapsody

Guitar - Kontakt - Jazz Guitar

Drums = Steven Slate SSD-5 - Deluxe Jazz brushes

Me via my wind controller - Swam Trumpet and Swam Tenor Sax

FX = Raum reverb on all but upright bass and kick drum

Presonus compressor on upright and rhythm guitars

The drums were placed on separate track with all of the cymbals getting CLA Drums - preset - overhead mics while all of the drums getting different CLA drums for each, i.e. snare, toms, and kick.

Tub Saturator Vintage on the master.

Let me know what you think.
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#660617 - 06/15/21 05:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Hi Mario,

Very nice - thanks for this chill-out music.

Best Regards
Nigel
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#660619 - 06/15/21 06:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Another fantastic instrumental. It certainly has a quality to it that makes me think about the colder months, so I think the title you chose is quite fitting! Thanks for sharing.
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#660626 - 06/15/21 06:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Hi Mario, very nice melody, maybe bring a little to the front the trumpet at the beguining. Other than that terrific tune.

Mike B.
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#660650 - 06/16/21 03:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

This is excellent... You need to make a "cool jazz" album. This would be a great Side B opening track.

Bob

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#660659 - 06/16/21 05:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: rsdean]
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Great track, Mario.

What wind controller do you use?

Patrick
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#660666 - 06/16/21 07:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Well, Mario, we don't have cool mornings these days, so that cool breeze was very welcome.
All instruments sound excellent.

Cool - what else...?

Cheers,

Stefan

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#660678 - 06/16/21 09:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

Cool. relaxing music. Nice job on blowing the horns... It all sounds good. Nice mix.

fj

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#660771 - 06/17/21 05:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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My kind of jazz, you played the changes well, a real pleasure to listen to. Love that wind controller.
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#660772 - 06/17/21 05:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Has that feel of a steady trek into a cool breeze.
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#660858 - 06/17/21 06:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: edshaw]
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Thanx everyone for listening and commenting on this song that was based on the cool jazz era of Miles, Coltrane, etc. I appreciate all of those comments.

Patrick, I use an Akai EWI-USB wind controller:

https://www.akaipro.com/ewi-usb
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#660969 - 06/18/21 03:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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The kind of music I can get lost in......and not want to be found!!! Really pretty composition and a sweet mix!! EXTREMELY pleasant listen Mario!!! Kind of a modern day Kinda Blue!! It's roasting over here in California so I'll hope for a cool morning! Take care. Greg

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#660988 - 06/18/21 06:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Very cool listen Mario. Loved the mix. Well done

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#661001 - 06/18/21 07:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Mario,

Nice arrangement, so easy to sink into and enjoy—even for a non-jazz guy like me. Quite the clarity in the production—each instrument clearly heard, working together hand in hand. Really impressive in that regard. Great work!

All my best,

Deej

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#661023 - 06/19/21 05:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Hello Mario,

The song sounds so clear. Very good! It is like Deej wrote, all instruments can be heard well. That is a very good achievement in a song with many instruments. For my taste the song was a bit to slow, but as I said, it's a matter of taste.
I really enjoyed it,

Hans
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#661037 - 06/19/21 07:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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It's a hot humid morning here. Nothing is cool except for this song!

What an amazing mix of varied music tracks from many source with standout performances on the wind controller.

We need a vid of you doing that!

Ah....things are much cooler now. Enjoyed it!

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#661090 - 06/19/21 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Thanx Greg, Scott, DeeJ, Hans, and J&B for listening and those very nice comments. I greatly appreciate them.
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#661093 - 06/19/21 05:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Originally Posted By: MarioD
Let me know what you think.


Howdy Mario....

You've certainly cornered this late-night-jazz-club genre.
Especially, with your wind controller work.

I felt I was sitting in a jazz club at 01:15 looking at the remains of my watery drink knowing I need to get my last order in before for the last call.

Even though I would mix it a bit differently that's not a crit at all.
Moody, easy listening....I like it.
Well done.

Have a great weekend....

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#661228 - 06/21/21 06:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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It's a hot morning here in VA. I'm drenched with perspiration after a morning walk. I am cooling down with a listen to your piece. Very nice and soothing. I've just been looking into the wind controllers, and it seems they come with brass fingerings, which is good because I'm a trumpet player. I don't think this old dog could learn the trick of woodwind fingerings. I enjoyed the song. Another masterful Mario composition.

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#661271 - 06/21/21 09:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Its a Cool Morning [Re: MarioD]
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Hey Mario,

This is smooth and cool!

smile

Your music is very soothing too man. It helps me relax.

Ever thought of doing an album called The Soothing Sounds of Mario??

smile

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