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Producer Loops releases Late Night Jazz Vol 2

Late Night Jazz Vol 2

Producer Loops has announced Late Night Jazz Vol 2, a new sample library from the Anthology label.

” from the all new “Anthology” label returns with a MASSIVE 6 GB of world-class content, featuring a wealth of sophisticated loops, samples and arrangements which mix Jazz with Latin American styles, expertly composed and arranged to infuse your next production with that perfect smoky vibe.

Extraordinarily unique vocal performances are also included in this feature-rich sample library which raises the bar once again, featuring five complete arrangements for a Jazz trio and approaching 20 minutes of full and detailed Jazz tracks broken down into Construction Kits.

The sample library is available for £99.95 GBP.

More information: Producer Loops / Late Night Jazz Vol 2

Toontrack releases Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI

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Toontrack Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI

Toontrack has announced the release of Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI, a new MIDI pack for the EZkeys Line.

Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI comes with a wide selection of playing styles for all the creative facets of jazz ballads through the ages.

From the traditional melodic sophistication of the “Jazz Age” in the early 1900s to the cool and saturated harmonics of the post-war times, leading up to the free spirit of avant-garde and all the way to the many faces of more modern-day jazz.

This collection of piano MIDI truly is a creative tool and a comprehensive introduction to the awe-inspiring tonalities of the genre. See it as a toehold for you to stand on before you throw yourself into the unending well of inspiration to make your very own rendition of what a jazz ballad is – to you.

Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI features

  • An extensive collection of chord progressions and playing styles for jazz ballads.
  • Performed by Thiago Pinheiro.
  • Covering straight and/or swing in 3/4, 4/4, 5/4 & 6/8.

The MIDI pack is available to purchase for 25 EUR / $29 USD.

More information: Toontrack / Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI

Smash Up The Studio intros 90’s MIDI Key Loops, MIDI Lab: Electrik Funk & Jazzy Soul

Smash Up The Studio has announced the release of 90’s MIDI Key Loops, MIDI Lab: Electrik Funk, and MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul, three new MIDI packs.

Smash Up The Studio packs

New Smash Up The Studio packs

  • 90’s MIDI Key Loops – Smash Up The Studio presents a superbly authentic collection of 90’s House keyboard loops in MIDI format. Includes loops designed for classic House organs and pianos, rhodes, synths, basses and more! A “must have” for producers craving that more musical 90’s club fix!
  • MIDI Lab: Electrik Funk – Super cool 80′s Funk and Soul oozes from this pro quality pack of MIDI Construction Kits. Slick keyboard hooks, awesome synth bass lines and classic chord progressions bursting with authenticity. Played by a top session keyboard player to achieve the maximum level of performance.
  • MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul – Jazz and Soulful flavours abound in this high end pack of MIDI Construction Kits. Funky Clavinet grooves and jazzy electric piano hooks as well as stunning MIDI loops for electric bass guitar, played in the style of both fretless bass and standard. There are also MIDI arrangements for Horns and Strings and a couple of great solos for Vibraphone and lead Synthesiser.

90’s MIDI Key Loops is available to purchase for £19.95 GBP; the MIDI Lab packs are £12.95 GBP each.

More information: Smash Up The Studio

VST Buzz offer 40% off Cool Vibes Jazz library for Kontakt

Art Vista Cool Vibes

VST Buzz has launched a promotion on Cool Vibes, offering a 40% discount on the virtual instrument library for Kontakt 5 by Art Vista.

Cool Vibes is a sample library of the Yamaha 3 1/2 octave Gold Tour Vibes played with soft mallets and with the motor engaged, allowing a true acoustic tremolo and full tube resonance to be recorded. It delivers the classic “cool” sound for a jazz combo, and the tremolo speed was calibrated to match the speed used by Milt Jackson of Modern Jazz Quartet. Eight presets are included with three stereo perspectives.

If you’re looking for the genuine Jazz vibraphone sound, this is the sample library for you. Sound on Sound reviewed it and said: “Art Vista have certainly squeezed the last drop of versatility out of this library, and, for those who want the unmistakable sound of real vibes, I’ve not heard better.”

The library is available from VST Buzz for $59 USD until December 3rd, 2013.

More information: VST Buzz

Loopmasters releases Live Deep Jazz House by Danmad

Loopmasters Live Deep Jazz House

Loopmasters has launched Live Deep Jazz House, a collection of 577 jazzy deep house samples by Danmad.

If you are looking for real Jazz samples played by top musicians in a fantastic venue, recorded using only the best instruments and recording techniques to fuse new forms of House and Alternative music then you should check out this cool collection of Deep Jazz House samples from award winning producer Dan Mardan aka Danmad!

Deep Jazz House includes inspirational recordings of Saxaphone, Flugel Horn, Trumpets, Rhodes Pianos, Drum loops, Vibes, Fx, Acoustic & Electric Bass, Pianos, and great Jazz Vocals – which have all been recorded at Deep House tempos, ready to be exposed in many future hits.

The recordings were conducted in one of the best acoustic concert halls in Europe, the Concert Hall ION VIDU in Timisoara – Romania. Dan has sourced the very best recording musicians to create a fresh and orginal sample pack which allows cutting edge producers to incorporate real played instruments into modern House Music.

The quality of musicians, performances, recording equipment and venue – coupled with Dan Mardans passion for dance and electronic music has evoked a unique and highly inspirational sound collection which is hugely versatile for many music types, but which should specifically be of maximum use to those working in Deep and Progressive House.

The sample pack costs £49.95 GBP. Individual parts are sold separately.

More information: Loopmasters / Live Deep Jazz House

Whitebox Synth Makers releases Arcturus for Live 9

Whitebox Synth Makers has released Arcturus, a free-jazz automaton device for Ableton Live 9.

This is a continuation of the experiment in generative music started below here in “XY”. This has a much smaller megabyte footprint as it’s software not sample-based and it takes off in a jazz rather than orchestral style.

Love it or hate it, you’ll need Suite to enjoy it as it uses TENSION, M4L, GLUE, ELECTRIC and AMP.

The Arcturus pack for Live is a free download.

More information: Whitebox Synth Makers / Arcturus

Producer Loops releases Late Night Jazz Vol 1

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Anthology Late Night Jazz Vol 1

Producer Loops has announced Late Night Jazz Vol 1, a sample library from Anthology.

‘Late Night Jazz Vol 1′ kicks off the all-new “Anthology” label with five chilled out Construction Kits of sophisticated down-tempo Jazz, expertly composed and arranged to infuse your next production with the perfect smoky vibe. This outstanding product also includes OMF and Cubase project files, giving you access to the complete original arrangements.

From delicate and intricate cymbal work to fusion bass lines, smooth horns and flashy horn solos, you’ll find it all in ‘Late Night Jazz Vol 1′. This immensly powerful product was a year in the making and within this vast library lies 4.5 GB of material ready to be chopped, looped and re-sampled.

All files are labelled to indicate which bar range they occupy. This stunning product also includes MIDI drum charts allowing you to re-map your own kits to the included MIDI. And of course every file is key and tempo-tagged for seamless integration into ACID, Garageband, Logic, Ableton, and more.

Late Night Jazz Vol 1 is available to purchase for £74.95 GBP.

More information: Producer Loops / Late Night Jazz Vol 1

Samplephonics releases Andy Baker Jazz Guitar Sessions

Samplephonics Andy Baker Jazz Guitar Sessions

Samplephonics has released Jazz Guitar Sessions, a sample library featuring a collection of guitar loops by Andy Baker.

For his first sample pack he has cooked up a truly delicious collection Jazz guitar loops, garnished with a sprinkling of Soul, Funk and Blues to wet the appetite. Played on a Gibson 335, Gibson Les Paul and a Fender Stratocaster, the loops have been designed to compliment one another so they can be mixed and matched if desired.

The sample library contains 254 beautifully played royalty free guitar loops that span a wide range of tempos, and can be used in many styles of music, from hip hop and house to jazz, funk, soul, rnb and cinematic compositions. All sounds are available to download in either 24 Bit Wav, Acidized Wav, Apple Loops or Rex2 Loops, and are of course 100% royalty free.

The sample library is available to purchase for £34.70 GBP.

More information: Samplephonics / Jazz Guitar Sessions