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Sing Sing of Logic


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H3nry

 Genre: Swing

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Santa brought a copy of Logic Studio! So my first exploratory poke into the vast reaches of this environment is a remix of Sing Sing. Paid considerable attention to fixing the "machine gun" drum track, punched in a tenor solo in a different key, and generally messed around.

I feel a bit like Yo Yo Ma, handed an accordion and told to play something. It's a whole new interface and philosophy from Studio Vision. I expect to stay busy learning Logic for the next twenty years like I did with Vision.
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Uploaded: Dec 29, 2010 - 01:12:43 PM
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2010 - 01:12:43 PM Last Played: Feb 22, 2017 - 10:02:46 AM
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falcef said 2368 days ago (December 29th, 2010)
Sing Sing of Logic
Salve haa swing logic style bigband jazz ok, sound brass ok very nice music. Bye bye
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michaeljayklein said 2367 days ago (December 29th, 2010)
Hey!
I think this definitely has a keener edge on the first version--but I'm just naturally drawn to this genre of music and enjoyed both immensely. I have to give you credit for getting Goodman's clarinet solo down almost to the letter--how you do dat?! I might be wrong but the ending has a bit more punch than I recall on the earlier version (then again, I was at work listening to that one). THANK YOU for working on this memorable score and revitalizing it with a new dimension of sound. Incidentally, "Sing, Sing, Sing" was actually based on a song Louis Prima wrote called "Christopher Columbus"--a little musical trivia for ya). Take care Henry and keep up the exceptional work! Michael
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H3nry said 2367 days ago (December 29th, 2010)
Yeah, the second melody
is a direct quote of "Christopher Columbus". There are snatches of other hits of the day buried in there too. Clarinet solos are fairly easy to transcribe, but how do you capture a Krupa drum solo? It's a blaze of sound, but when I try to add more business to the drum part, it just dissolves into a mish-mash. That's why I ain't a drummer. I can count and bang a simple rhythm, but that's about it.
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michaeljayklein said 2367 days ago (December 29th, 2010)
Gene Krupa
I thought the drums really were done well here Henry! Now, it could have been tougher--you could have had Buddy Rich (who I think was a better technician than Gene, although Krupa added this kind of primal feeling to his playing that was always a huge asset to any band). Speaking of "tougher", it could have been Davy Tough! He was sort of a combination of the two--alas, his name is not well know these days, but he was up there with the best in the day on his instrument. Take it easy now! Michael
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ted23 said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
Drums
Sound great and am hugely impressed with your transcribing of instruments.
This has energy and really feels alive with swing!
Nice one
KCsGROOVE said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
first time
I hear your music...
Man, you swing! :-)
This is really groovy! love the horns!
Very much enjoyed!
KC
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H3nry said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
I love dance music.
I grew up with rock. Swing and boogie are my parents' dance music, and done right you just can't sit still to listen. My grandparents had cakewalks and rags. Before that, gavottes and allemandes.

The engineer in me just hasta figure out what makes a song tick. In this case, the drum track is offset by a few milliseconds from the brass, the guitar / banjo is at a different offset, and man you just have to move in time to those choruses!
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KCsGROOVE said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
you say
you are no drummer????
Dang! :-)
Impressive!
KC
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H3nry said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
No Gene Krupa or Buddy Rich.
I can emulate a Joe Morello cerebral style on drums, but the dense blasts of a swing era drum solo just don't come off when I try it. I gave it a serious shot, but had to pare things way down to hear the beat.
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egobandit said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
Logic
Im still scrathing that surface! swinging it out love the drums, finger is up and shaking! the horns around 3;00 were very cool don't know why but this makes me think of the old cartoons with the zoot suit wolfs! the arrangement at the end was very well executed! dug it!
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H3nry said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
Scratching the surface indeed!
Man there's a LOT of stuff in that Logic package! I still haven't plumbed half the depths of Vision, and I've been playing with it and its predecessors since the Mac and MIDI came out. It's a big step to change to a new tool for making music, but GarageBand was showing me the promise of better sound in the end.
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ic42 said 2367 days ago (December 30th, 2010)
swing swing those bits to bits
A spectacular accomplishment in any tool... and to achieve this in something new and shiny and complicated is wonderful. Thank you for sharing your success here. Other than one short very robotic snare-a-diddle, everything sounded smooth and natural... the clarinet was great... I suppose you needed to do a little note-by-note twiddling to get the samples to sound right, and it shows. Wonderful arrangement, and yes, this piece of music gets into your blood (even Spock's copper-based blood) and you cannot help but sing and swing to it. 3xcellent work.
ttfn,
Drakonis
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Keith O. Edwards said 2338 days ago (January 27th, 2011)
Sounds Nice
Sounds nice, but it jus ain't the same without no clarinet solo.
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