1. ChrisSiuMusic

    Some easy listening instrumentals to brighten your day.

    Hi friends, I just wanted to share a little piece of myself with you: the instrumental version of my album Freedom. It's around 45 minutes long, and contains a blend of styles that have influenced me throughout my lifetime. I hope you enjoy it, and that it gives you a sense of comfort and...
  2. LatinXCombo

    Smokey's Speakeasy

    Apparently, I was in a bit of a jazzy mood last month. This one's called Smokey's Speakeasy. Keyboard in Blue, Impact Soundworks Precision Bass, I think some combo of Groove Bias drums and one of the Logic Pro producer's kits. I'm just a noob, feedback welcomed.
  3. jrrshop

    30% off all ProjectSAM

    30% off all ProjectSAM: https://www.jrrshop.com/projectsam?dir=asc&order=name ProjectSAM Colours Pack $251.30 ProjectSAM Colours: Adaptive Runs $125.30 ProjectSAM Colours: Animator $83.30 ProjectSAM Colours: Orchestrator $83.30 ProjectSAM Master Pack 5 $1,812.30 ProjectSAM Orchestral...
  4. proggermusic

    Theme in five (saxophone, piano, electric bass, electronics)

    Here's a new thing I wrote this week as part of a local writing group in Austin. Doesn't have a good name yet, but the current woes in eastern Europe certainly had an effect on the vibe. I recorded saxophone and electric bass parts, played the piano/EP/synth parts in via MIDI, and programmed...
  5. S

    CLOSED Orchestral Tools "Glory Days" Big Band Horns

    Anybody have this to sell ?
  6. proggermusic

    Crono and Terra Get Beers in Narshe

    Happy Saturday, VIC! Here's a thing I did this week prompted by a Game Jam on Itch. The idea is to compose something inspired by the soundtrack to your favorite games, and two 1990s SquareSoft RPGs in particular had a massive influence on my young imagination: Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VI...
  7. Klingsor

    Star Trek – Jazz Piano Arrangement

    Hi there, last year I arranged Jerry Goldsmith's iconic main theme for "Star Trek: The Next Generation" as a little jazz piano fantasy. Alexander Courage's opening fanfare for the original series from 1966 as well as some other well-known motifs (like the one for the Klingons) appear along the...
  8. ChrisSiuMusic

    Austin Saxes - Released!

    Jeez the technology's catching up... https://musicalsampling.com/austin-saxes/
  9. ChrisSiuMusic

    Is This the Best Jazz Trombone on the Market? The Eminent Trombone!

    Hey friends! In today's video, we'll explore Straight Ahead Samples' newest library, The Eminent Trombone. Using their Smart Delay concept, how does it fare? Let's dive in!
  10. jrrshop

    Free JRR Sounds Jazz Kit + up to 60% off Sonible

    JRR Sounds Super Natural Kits Vol.9 Jazz Kit free for today only, with a different free kit every day until Christmas: https://www.jrrshop.com/computer-software?dir=desc&limit=54&manufacturer=702&order=special_from_date&sale=1&type=1 Up to 60% off Sonible, including the Frei:raum 3-in-1 EQ...
  11. Thomas Kallweit

    Bastards go Haarmärz-Gebirge - more wild & jazzy [EP]

    Mini-Album/EP This is "themewise" all some sort of Jazz in parts. More wild and free than calm mostly. Certain orgiastic moments happen when the bastards come together. A real Sonic Ensemble! real + virtual instruments: acoustic and electric piano, electronic organ, acoustic and...
  12. ChrisSiuMusic

    This Trumpet Gave Me Goosebumps...Sasaki Trumpet by Musical Sampling!

    Hey friends! In today's video, we'll explore the newest addition to Musical Sampling's Atelier Series, the Sasaki Trumpet! How does this simple instrument sound and play? Let's find out together!
  13. ChrisSiuMusic

    Checking Out: Duplex Saxophones by Orchestral Tools!

    Hey friends! In today's video, we'll take a look at OT's newest jazz-based offering, and see how their sampled saxophones hold up. Please enjoy!
  14. Soundiron Team

    Introducing the new Delphi Piano series, Volume 1: Autumn 1958

    Learn More: https://soundiron.com/products/delphi-piano-1-autumn-1958 This instrument captures the rich, muddy and fuzzed out flavor of late 50s jazz, blues and big band piano. However, it's equally at home in arrangements for electronica, lofi, hip hop, ambient, post-minimalism, contemporary...
  15. Akarin

    [Cinematic Jazz] A Touch of Noir (Full Album)

    Hey all. Ahead of its release on all streaming platforms, you can already listen to my new album A Touch of Noir on YouTube: There's also a page here where you can listen to each track separately: https://www.nicolas-schuele.com/a-touch-of-noir Drawing inspiration from the film noir genre...
  16. doctoremmet

    New Xsample release: Contemporary Saxophones (4 saxes suited for extended techniques | EUR 210)

    "The Xsample AIL Contemporary Saxophones consists of recordings of a soprano saxophone, an alto saxophone, a tenor saxophone and a baritone saxophone." I haven't really done any real research yet, but this one does seem suited for those of us who are into chamber music and using "extended...
  17. ChrisSiuMusic

    Tenor Colossus - Tenor Sax Library!

    Guys and gals...it's coming. https://www.straightaheadsamples.com/tenorcolossus
  18. ChrisSiuMusic

    Reviewing Straight Ahead Samples' Birth of the Trumpet!

    Hey everyone! It's not often you come across a truly groundbreaking sample library, especially in the jazz genre. But this library is no ordinary jazz library. In fact, the innovation behind this package has shot it up to being one of my favourite libraries already. Let's check it out!
  19. Sam44

    Sample Libraries for Jazz Music

    Hi Everyone, I am looking for sample libraries to create jazz music, and mock up my compositions. I have been looking at Chris Hein Horns, Project Sam Swing More, Mojo 2 Horns, and Straight Ahead Jazz Horns. What libraries do you all recommend? Have you used any of the libraries mentioned...
  20. ChrisSiuMusic

    Reacting to & Analyzing Ariana Grande's POSITIONS!

    Hello friends! In today's video, let's take a look at Ariana Grande's newest album 'Positions', and see how it compares to her previous work! Beware of music theory nerding...enjoy!
  21. ChrisSiuMusic

    'Come On By' - Big Band Live Performance!

    Hi everyone! I'm so excited to share with you my newest big band chart - Come On By! 😄Composed and arranged earlier this year, this piece was performed by musicians between 16-25, led by Ina Wakabayashi! Even through all the difficult passages and especially Covid-19, they really brought this to...
  22. ChrisSiuMusic

    Combining Fiddle & Big Band!? (Gypsy Fiddle Demo Breakdown)

    Hey friends! In today's video, we'll take a look at how I combined Red Room Audio's new Gypsy Fiddle and some big band from ProjectSam's Swing series together to create something kinda groovy. Really hope you enjoy it! :)
  23. D

    Fluffy Audio Simple Bass vs. VSL Upright Bass: Thoughts?

    I'm looking for a jazzy upright bass and these two are on sale at the moment. Any thoughts or opinions on these? I'm not sure what the vsl Upright Bass' interface is like, I've only found videos for the synchron-ized version, but, irritatingly, that one apparently can only be purchased as part...
  24. borghipablo

    Jazz Band recording Service

    Hello my friends! I need to record a Jazz band for a TV Show, I cant find Studios with that king of ensambles, can someone give a clue? thanks Pablo
  25. I

    Wallace Roney jazz trumpeter dies from coronavirus

    Another sad loss. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/apr/01/wallace-roney-us-jazz-trumpeter-dies-aged-59-from-coronavirus
  26. S

    Walk The Walk - Jazz in Eb (Audio Modeling Horns, NI Abbey Road Drums, Core Bass Pear, NI Pianos)

    The lack of distractions due to Covid 19 lockdown/stay home has caused me to go ahead and try some new genres in my compositions. Used Audio Modeling Sax and the new Trombone, along with a bunch of Native Instruments stuff and the Orange Tree Samples Core Bass. Let me know what you think and if...
  27. ChrisSiuMusic

    A Swingin’ Christmas Medley

    Hi everyone! I hope you’re very well. It's been a while since I've released an original piece or arrangement, but this is why. Ever since I listened to Michael Bublé for the first time in 2009, my interest in big band swing and jazz standards sparked, and it's been a journey of repetitive...
  28. Vladinir

    Cmusic Production releases "SOLO Clarinet" for Kontakt

    Cmusic Production has released the SOLO Clarinet in B Library for Kontakt. The SOLO Clarinet Kontakt library is designed to allow the user to realistically simulate almost any melody that a real clarinet in any style can play - whether it's jazz, classical or folk. It was recorded using two...
  29. Leslie Fuller

    Advice on Latin Music Kontakt Libraries (not Percussion).

    As posted in another thread here, I’ve gained much valuable information on Latin Percussion Kontakt Libraries for my current gig helping an Afro-Cuban / Latin Jazz Percussionist to record his music. As he is very adept on many hand percussion instruments, he wants virtual instruments which...
  30. Y

    New TAQS.IM Middle Eastern Music Podcast

    Hi Everyone The TAQS.IM Middle Eastern Music Podcast just launched. Here's the link to the latest interview we did with Peter Deneff, an accomplished Pianist and Jazz Fusion musician about his background, his involvement in the Los Angeles Middle Eastern Music club Scene, and his approach to...
  31. ChrisSiuMusic

    Christopher Siu - Swingin’ Fiddle (Official Audio)

    Hey all, I wanted to share a recent piece of mine with you - Swingin’ Fiddle! I used Red Room Audio’s Bluegrass Fiddle in conjunction with the Swing! libraries to put this one together. Please enjoy! :D
  32. SoundChris

    Sailing towards better Days (Jazz)

    Hello guys, here is a new Jazz track that I wrote using the following virtual instruments / effects: * Embertone - Walker 1955 * Ilya Efimov - Les Paul Electric * Toontrack - EZDrummer 2 / EZX Jazz * Acousticsamples - The Upright * Izotope - Vinyl The track is dedicated to Mr. Hans...
  33. bayramjazz

    All my best jazz)

    MY BEST 7 JAZZ TUNES (in my opinion) Hope you' enjoy guys! etc.
  34. ChrisSiuMusic

    Realitone - Screaming Trumpet (A Review)

    Hey composers! Today I wanted to talk about a jazzy niche sample library featuring one of the best trumpet players in the world. Please enjoy!
  35. mojamusic

    The perfect strings sound ...not quite there but progressing

    Why are all of the demos for every string library PERFECT and convincing until I purchase them?:shocked: I have spend thousands of dollars buying (and that won't change) only to find that... there's still something missing. But what it it? more ambience? recorded? better legato transition? less...
  36. bayramjazz

    Is the sound too outdated?

    Hey, guys) I recorded this song 10 years ago, but I want to use it in my new album. Is the sound too outdated? Your opinion? Have a nice weekend!
  37. TomNoyd

    Rocker's attempt at swing/big band (music video)

    Howdy, It's been a while since I posted on here. I come from primarily punk/metal background and I've always had an outsider's love for crooner/big band music. So this was my feeble but earnest attempt at creating a swing/big band piece. If you're curious, it's off my album 'Threesomes With...
  38. ChrisSiuMusic

    Sonokinetic: Noir (A Review)

    I’m so excited today to review the phrase-based jazz library ‘Noir’ from Sonokinetic. If you’re looking for that extra flourish in your music, don’t think twice about considering this library. Enjoy!
  39. antcarrier

    Psychedelic/Classical/Jazz-Fusion/Prog tune

    Hello musos! I have just finished mixing my latest track. Its a mixture of electonica, jazz fusion, classical, and prog rock. There is plenty of fretless guitar and LinnStrument :) I hope you enjoy! Jon
  40. Cory Pelizzari

    Getting to the Bottom of "Swing!"

    Check it out here: https://www.projectsam.com/Products/Swing/1449
  41. Olmo

    Electric Keys Experiment

    Hi everybody! I'm Olmo, one of the two guys behind Fluffyaudio. I've just released a new album named "Electric Keys Experiment" with my friend Riccardo Barba (whom occasionally collaborated with Fluffyaudio). The project itself is called EKE. We would be glad to have VI-control users' feedback...
  42. I

    Counterpoint in Jazz

    Hello Everyone! As any composer/musician coming of age in the late 20th century, I was exposed to many disparate styles and traditions of music. Two currents of musical thought that especially impacted me were complex contrapuntal music as exemplified by Bach and Josquin, and mid-last-century...
  43. stigc56

    Best drum jazz midi loops - 3/4 & brushes

    Hi I need some advise about where I can find drum jazz midi loops. I have BFD + Superior 3 and Addictive Drums, so it would be nice if they could work with them. I have Groove Monkee and just about all the midi loops from the above 3 drum packages, but maybe someone knows where to find the "gold"!
  44. A

    My Utterly Spiffing Guide to Light Music - Part 3 - Complex harmony

    Continuing our foray into 40s and 50s Light Music orchestration and concepts. This time looking at complex harmony and several period scores. Hope you find it useful!
  45. bayramjazz

    Fusion Cuisine by Breezz Studio.

    Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz. During this time many jazz musicians began experimenting with electric...
  46. bayramjazz

    My first mix! lounge world by breezz studio

    Enjoy one hour of SMOOT JAZZ, LOUNGE MIX 2018 / LOUNGE WORLD by Breezz Studio! Composer Artur Bayramgalin
  47. Maxfabian

    What do you think? New Orchestral/Jazz track!

    Finally I had some time making music! It ended up being some orchestral/jazz stuff. What do you think? Any feedback is more than welcome:) Thanks for listening! Cheers
  48. ranaprathap

    Big Band Jazz interpretation of Toccata and Fugue in d Minor

    Hello all, A few days ago I went to a Jazz Club in NYC and they had this Big Band playing many original tunes. Amidst all this they played a Big Band interpretation of Bach's Toccata and Fugue in d Minor. I sounded really good and is unlike any other versions of the song I have heard. My phone...
  49. bayramjazz

    Smooth Jazz, Lounge tune "Toronto Lights" by Artur Bayramgalin

    The story of two girls with different destinies. Former girlfriends of childhood living in Toronto, each in its own way trying to find themselves in a big metropolis. Composer: Artur Bayramgalin / Артур Байрамгалин Lemon Jazz Records (Germany)
  50. J

    Hi from Georgia

    Hey, My name is Jody Hughes. I'm a full-time professional acoustic multi-instrumentalist from GA. I've spent the majority of my life playing guitar/banjo/mandolin and doing a bit of singing. Styles have been primarily jazz/bluegrass/popular music I've played on a national/internationally level...
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