Rhumba in Bb

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  1. paparaptor

    paparaptor Central Scrutinizer
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    Here's a new one! @Many Moons sent me a drum and rhythm guitar track a few days ago and I have been waiting for enough time to put together a bass track for it. It's just over 13 minutes long. I finally got my updated DAW software all straightened out and managed to put together this bass line for it today. @ManyMoons noted in his original message to me that the rhythm guitar is panned slightly left, so if you pan slightly right on your solo, it should broaden the track somewhat. Enjoy.

    https://fuzzypinkstrap.com/VJR/clean/ManyMoons-RhumbainBb.mp3
     
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    Now that I'm getting comfortable with the latest update to Cubase (10.5), I'm having a little fun with it. There are some nice enhancements to it that make recording much more painless than in previous versions.
    So, I decided I would take a crack at this Rhumba thing. Just to make it a little more challenging, I decided to limit myself to only Box 1 and Box 2 pentatonic minor, instead of crawling all over the fretboard. I started it off and took it to around the 2 minute mark.
    https://fuzzypinkstrap.com/VJR/ManyMoons-RhumbainBb-Papa.mp3
     
  3. jmin

    jmin San Francisco, CA

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    Great stuff papa! (and many moons...on rhythm? and drums?). Very nicely done!
     
  4. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    I'm afraid I can't take any credit for the drumming. Superior Drummer3 did all that.:D
     
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  5. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    Wow!! Go Santanaraptor!!!(y)(y)
     
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  6. Paleo

    Paleo Where's the root?

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  7. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    Well played Paleo.(y) Interesting take on the tremolo.:)
     
  8. paparaptor

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    What? Not on the 1st fret?
    Nice job!
     
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  9. CaptainMoto

    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    Cool!
    I love the collaboration:)
    Very nice drum stuff:Beer:

    Someday, I'm gonna learn EZdrummer...........oh wait...ManyMoons is Superior:sneaky:

    Nice one Papa
    (y)

    Paleo,
    Tasty.....I like tremolo when used in the right context............you done well.
    (y)
     
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    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    #10 CaptainMoto, Dec 2, 2019
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  11. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    You're a hoot!!:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: I have to say, EZ Drummer would have been MORE than enough for my requirements!! I got sucked in to Superior Drummer, and if the truth be told I probably only use about a thousandth of it's capabilities.:rolleyes::rolleyes:

    Great playing Moto. Love the contrast to Paleos gentle tremolo. It sort of jerks you back to reality then settles in to a more gentle Moto massage. Some great stuff going down on this track.(y)(y)

    A very sixties comment:ROFLMAO:
     
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  12. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    You guys were having way too much fun on this, so I had to join in with a one take special.:ROFLMAO: 5.28 - 6.46

    Hey Lloyd, I listened to the end of the track whilst it was bouncing, and really dig the bass playing.(y) Love the gritty tone, how'd you get that?

    https://dl.dropbox.com/s/k11dphr18fzkg10/Rumba.mp3?dl=0
     
    #12 Many Moons, Dec 3, 2019 at 2:58 AM
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    Thanks! The grit is fret rattle. That's the bridge pickup on my Jazz Bass. I had the tone control wide open so the dry signal is very bright without a strong low end. I used the Eleven Rack output which was a very bassy Ampeg SVT setting to bring back the thump. Then I added and compressed the dry bass sound something like 4:1 and added it way down in the mix so the rattle was always there, but not overpowering.

    I love the Mark Knopfler style sound you brought to this!
     
    #13 paparaptor, Dec 3, 2019 at 6:40 AM
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    OH YES!
    Mark Knopfler(y)(y)(y)

    This guy's good....he's a drummer, rhythm guitar player, master recorder and a soloist:eek:
     
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  15. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Don't let it go to your head, there's room for improvement.
    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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  17. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    JPsuff Satisfaction is complacency

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  19. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    GO JP!!!!!!!!!!(y)(y)(y) And who wants to follow that??:eek: TZ?:whistle:
     
  20. Ted_Zeppelin

    Ted_Zeppelin Wot’s...Uh the Deal?

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    OK..You've twisted my picking hand. ***RECORDING***

    This one seemed to give me fits. Tried it a few days ago with no luck. JP's fine playing didn't make the task any easier(y). This is the best that I could muster. 8:07-9:22. Still a few minutes left for someone to put a bow on it.



    Rhumba-Bb-TZ
     
    #20 Ted_Zeppelin, Dec 5, 2019 at 3:55 PM
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