Tags : | Jazz | 3.23 MB

Description : My two year old granddaughter came to visit papa, and wanted to sit at the keyboard and play a little. After a bit I decided to record her efforts, and then see about adding a little backing music to make her very first song. While she isn't a Frédéric Chopin, or a Franz Liszt, I think she's pretty special. And I had fun creating it. So, I proudly present Averie, accompanied by her papa.

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  1. Discipline
    Discipline on Mon 13th Mar 2017 - 2 years ago

    Your granddaughter certainly has a taste for controlled dissonance - I suspect she had help from Grandpa. Nevertheless, this in no way detracts from what is quite an interesting listen - a good story is a good story regardless.

  2. PDMuzak
    PDMuzak on Sat 10th Oct 2015 - 3 years ago

    I'd keep a close watch on that young one. I believe she's got it already. Music has no limitations , young or old. PDMuzak

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks PD. She was here over the weekend and I was able to get some of her "vocal" work recorded, it is some funny stuff. Now I've just got to incorporate it into a song. Thanks so much for stopping by to listen and comment. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  3. theHumps
    theHumps on Wed 29th Jul 2015 - 3 years ago

    Nice one Bear, having this song will always hold memories for both of you, although she is young and will hopefully remember this! Next time write it in the key of C and restrict here to the white keys, trust me, it will be a hit!!

    Hope you are well Bear and that everyone at home is doing great. Keep pushing those instruments on the young folk. Fun track!

    Cheers!

    Wayne

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Hey Wayne, sorry for the late reply. Been crazy around here. We are headed to our granddaughter's in a couple of weeks to welcome her new baby brother into the world. I am taking one of my guitars and my smaller Peavey amp and see if we can't record a duet on guitars. She really thinks she's a rocker with her pink Fender. I set it up in drop D tuning so she at least sounds like she can play a D chord, haha. Anyway, we are excited to welcome the new one and have fun spoiling Averie. I hope all is good down in the land of sun and fun. Again, I will pass the kind feedback on to Averie. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  4. GramoChopin
    GramoChopin on Fri 26th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    This actually isn't that bad for a two year old ! ha Hope all is well SB. Least she put a little effort into it, the clashing notes are expected for a two year old. Oh well. lol Maybe she can come back on it when she gets older. Good work so far. Catch you around

    Gramo/Neo

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Neo. She thinks she is Liberace when she sits down at the piano, haha. I am trying to teach her the basics of piano, and she is getting the concept a little. We'll keep trying and having fun. As always, your support is greatly appreciated. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  5. Coopy
    Coopy on Thu 25th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    u are are a great musician.

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Ah, thanks Coopy. You are too kind. Averie is the real musician of the family. Grandpa is just an old hack who loves to tinker with various toys. As always your support is greatly appreciated. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  6. danbo
    danbo on Wed 24th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    love this. it makes me thinking to Patrick Henry with his re-building of the 9th symphony of Beethoven!
    Good job !

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Danbo! This was definitely a proud moment for me, especially since she was only two when she recorded it, haha. As always, your kind feedback is greatly appreciated. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  7. centralsdev
    centralsdev on Wed 24th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    hey i found a really clean and nice play as the first two secs listen here, i hope you ike it lmk if i should change anything at the name.
    https://www.looperman.com/tracks/detail/168103

  8. beerling1970
    beerling1970 on Mon 22nd Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    I like it mate lol seriously :)

    Steve

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Steve, we had a lot of fun recording this one. She loves music, not just listening but also participating, so it makes me one proud grandpa. Thanks for stopping by to give this one a listen. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  9. Tumbleweed
    Tumbleweed on Sun 21st Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    well...I know that if Papa has anything to do with it Avarie will be one of those shining musicians that we can listen in awe to.....must have been a proud moment Bear...and what a great souvenir to have.....bravo Averie....I am cheering....Ed

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Hey Ed, thanks so much for the kind feedback. It was a great moment for both Averie and her grandpa for sure. When I put the music to her recording she looked at me like, "Is that the best you got?" hahahahaha. Anyway, next song up for Papa and Averie will be a guitar number. She likes to wear the guitar slung low like Keith Urban and plays it like a bass guitar, really funny stuff. Hope all is well up your way Ed. Again, our thanks for the kind feedback.

    Bear

  10. soundhound
    soundhound on Sat 20th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    Teaching my Grandson to play guitar, sounds very much like this
    only his fingers are not tough enough yet...hahaha.... :)
    Let her hear this 10yrs from now and look at, the expression
    on her face...It will be worth moment 100x over...

    She did great...You just OK...Just joking...Don't you love it
    when a plan comes together...

    Peace...TG.

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    I'm definitely going to have her listen to this one when she's a little older, haha. She thinks she's pretty good right now, hahahaha. Next song with her will be on guitar....I bought her a pink Strat when she was born. She loves to wear it low like Keith Urban and then pound the hell out of it like it's a bass guitar. Pretty funny stuff. Anyway, it's great to pass this obsession of ours on to the grandkids (just like my grandpa did for me). I'll pass the kind words along to her TG. Thanks so much for taking the time to listen and comment. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  11. PatriciaEdwards
    PatriciaEdwards on Wed 10th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    Mr. Bear I was listening to this at work, and I thought, hmmm is there something else on my computer playing! LOL. Then I looked up and read the description, good thing too. It's been 2 years already!!!

    Good job Averie! Oh, and Mr. Bear. :-)

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Hahaha, thanks Patricia! I can see where you would shake your head a bit if you didn't read the description....you probably thought the old Bear had a stroke or something, hahaha. Anyway, she will be 3 the end of July and she has a little brother on the way who will arrive the end of August. And man is Papa excited!!! Anyway, I hope all is well with you and that success has found you like you so richly deserve (I looked for you at the Grammy's but was disappointed to not hear them call your name). I hope you have a great summer. Thanks so much for stopping by to listen to Averie's work. She will be excited to hear what you had to say.

    Bear

  12. Mosaic
    Mosaic on Sun 7th Jun 2015 - 4 years ago

    Hey Bear

    Mate hope you are keeping well my friend, loving this, showing some talent already at 2 yrs, hopefully it will be something she is interested in when little older, My granddaughter is just over one, since I can not play a thing she wont be making tunes with me unless she adapts to using loops, I'm a little jealous that you get to share this with your granddaughter something you excel at making music...adding this to favs because it is so sweet, hearing this from a youngster...Peace n Respect dear friend...Mosaic..

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Hey Mos, thanks so much. It is a lot of fun to have her start to experiment with real instruments. I think the next thing we record will be something on a guitar. That should be fun, haha. Hey, maybe when your grand daughter is a little older you can both learn an instrument at the same time....that could be a lot of fun for both of you. Anyway, I will pass your kind feedback along to Averie. Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  13. promenade2239
    promenade2239 on Sun 31st May 2015 - 4 years ago

    haha this is fun! now I feel a bit jealous of her talent as I started my formal musical education relatively late (I was about 11) haha.

    Some of these piano chords sound very cool:) Great start!

    thank you for sharing this lovely little piece.

    all the best, alex

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Alex, thank you so much. When I tell her one of Looperman's best keyboard players liked her work, she's going to be pretty excited!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a great comment. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  14. RichieWinn
    RichieWinn on Fri 29th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Hi Barry

    Well I can't think of a better way to spend time than with your daughter at the piano! I'm sure she enjoyed the whole process and it certainly shows potential. Look forward to the next tracks.

    Best

    Richie

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Richie. Averie is our first grandchild, and having her interested in music is a gift beyond belief. Next time I'm going to see if we can't get her to do something on the pink Strat I bought her, a little drop D tuning should make for an interesting session, haha. I appreciate the kind words and will make sure she hears them as well. Thanks so much for stopping by to listen and comment. I hope all is well.

  15. StaticNomad
    StaticNomad on Fri 29th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Ha - this is a bit of fun.

    Surely this is the youngest ever musician to feature on the Loop. Am I right?

    Would almost need to be a baby to beat the record.

    End result is not at all bad, though helped by your added classier elements.

    Let's just say the "wrong" notes are all intentional and she's really an accomplished free jazz player.

    Let's hear her do drum 'n' bass next.

    Also, what are her track reviews like? Surely she can manage a "nice track bro", right?

    I sometimes wonder if that type of review is mostly written by 2-year-olds...

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Static. I think Averie just might be the youngest to post on here. I know Joe's daughter posted a couple of songs and she was 5 or 6 I think when she did it. And Slap's son Alex was around 10 or 11 when he made his debut.

    It was a great and proud moment for me when she sat down on the old bench and played for over a minute, quite an accomplishment for someone with a "not so long" attention span. I think her next track will be something rock and roll. I bought her a pink Fender Strat, so I think drop D tuning will work well for her, hahaha. I'll pass your kind words along to her. As always, your time and cohesive feedback is greatly appreciated. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  16. Orlando51
    Orlando51 on Thu 28th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Haha, Barry...very very sweet! She might become virtuoso in a few years.:)...Compliments to her and her papa!:)

    Cheers_____Orlando

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Orlando from both Averie and her papa, haha. She is grandpa's joy that is for sure. And the fact she likes music makes things even that much better. I will pass your kind words of encouragement along to her. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  17. silverman
    silverman on Thu 28th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Has she joined this place yet?

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Hahaha, no she's not a member yet, but Looperman is one of her favorite places to listen to music. Thanks for giving this one a listen. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  18. danke
    danke on Thu 28th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    First but surely not the last...imagine what she will create at the age of 4, 6, 8...starting with the jazz tune like this...incredible future...

    Papa is proud a bit? :-)

    With appreciation, Danke

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Danke and thank you from Averie as well. She loves to pound on the keys and she's starting to pound on her Fender Strat now too. So maybe her next number will be a guitar song, haha. It was great fun to do this, and papa is one proud grandfather. As always, thanks for stopping by to listen and comment. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  19. jamid
    jamid on Thu 28th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Wow very interesting and peculiar.
    Well done
    Jamid

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Jamid. She likes to pound on the keys, and also likes to wail on guitar, so I thought maybe it would be fun to record her, and then put some music to it. The guitar is the next project. As always, thanks so much for stopping by to listen and comment. I hope all is well.

    Bear

  20. silverman
    silverman on Thu 28th May 2015 - 4 years ago

    Great stuff!!!!

    ShortBusMusic
    Reply by ShortBusMusic

    Thanks Silverman! She's a natural, at least she thinks she is, haha. It's always fun to stoke the fires of a budding musician, even if she's only 2. As always, your time and kindness are appreciated. I hope all is well.

    Bear

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