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LinVST : a Linux VST converter

Adam Monroe's upright bass

I was recently working the walking bass on the jazz standard “I’m beginning to see the light”, recorded as MIDI within Ardour, a free DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software.

I started using the default midi instrument rendition of Ardour, set on “jazz guitar” : it works, but the rendition is poor. I then started looking for a good VST for a contrabass rendition. We must face the facts : all the good rendition plugins are built for Windows or Mac !

And then I found this gem…


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Shiny Stockings [cover]

Today was a productive day in terms of music.

Here are two personal performances of jazz standards : Shiny Stockings, written by Frank Foster in 1963, and On a clear day by Burton Lane in 1970.

With the incredible voice of Maƫlle Bonnet.

Wayne's Thang

Wayne’s Thang is a theme written by the saxophonist Kenny Garrett. It makes part of the album Triology, edited in 1995.

Here’s one cover in sextet I like, recorded in the Jazz Channel LA studio in 2016.


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