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5th Jan 2016 18:52 - 8 years ago
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Description : This may be a first for Looperman and one or two of you may even like it (but I doubt too many more will.) This is a New Orleans or Dixieland style jazz track and I don't believe I've ever heard this style here. Dixieland is one of the oldest styles of jazz in America (although they didn't call it this back then) and it's still quite popular in New Orleans. I had the pleasure of playing this style at Seville Quarter, Pensacola, FL., back in my younger years. I did this track for my 93 year old Uncle John, who loves Dixieland. Hope you like it.

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If you have time take a listen and give ScottB55 some feedback.

silverman
silverman 8th Jan 2016 20:21 - 8 years ago
Love it and it sounds so authentic ... it's the real deal!
I've heard quite a few New Orleans funeral tunes in this kind of style but usually heavier on the bass drum because it's for a march.Keep telling myself I've gotta go out and buy some of this stuff and then forget. Thanks for the reminder.
This really does sound like the real thing and what a great ending! Faved and downloading now.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks alot, Silverman. Glad you like it and enjoy the download.

Cheers,
Scott
justlooking75
justlooking75 7th Jan 2016 16:17 - 8 years ago
Outstanding my friend, just wow man.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Wazzaap JL75,

So glad you like it and took time to comment.

Cheers,
Scott
midiman007
midiman007 7th Jan 2016 15:42 - 8 years ago
Wow really cool. I like the brass. I must say this is the first Dixie land I am here on here.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks alot, James. Glad you like it. This one was a bit time consuming.

Cheers,
Scott
joecramer
joecramer 6th Jan 2016 22:22 - 8 years ago
This is maybe not realy my style but it sounds fantastic real.
I came here to listen how Dixiland will sound on looperman and i have to say - it sounds great -
Nice composition. I always had the feeling of - could it be that i know that? - Realy well played and nicely mixed.

Good one.

stay tuned
joe
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks alot, Joe. I appreciate you checking it out even though it's not your style.

Cheers,
Scott
Eighteen
Eighteen 6th Jan 2016 18:55 - 8 years ago
Haha it sounds so cute and happy,
I like it man! :D
never heard anything like this before.
regardless, u get my vote! :D

~Eighteen
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks alot, Eighteen. Actually, this style has been around about 100 years; probably one of the oldest American styles.

Cheers,
Scott
toastedavalanche
toastedavalanche 6th Jan 2016 16:03 - 8 years ago
Wow, you've really captured the genre's joyful feelings of nostalgia. I bet uncle John will be tapping away to this with a grin on his face. I know I was :)

TA
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 6th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Many thanks for your complimentary words, TA. It's really appreciated.

Yeah, unk has always been polite when listening to my music and he would say, "that's nice," but he actually liked this track.

Cheers,
Scott
Orlando51
Orlando51 6th Jan 2016 00:20 - 8 years ago
I bet uncle John must have been very pleased when he heard this one, the same way as I am!:)This is just fantastic and so damn rare thing to hear here on Looperman. This dixieland is full of genuine charm and deserves 11 out of 10 !:)

Compliments and respect_____Orlando
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 6th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks allot, Orlando. I really appreciate your kind words. I'm actually surprise; upon writing this, there is actually 4 fav'd and 4 downloads! That's more than I would have expected. Maybe there's hope for it, afterall!

Thanks again, my friend.

Cheers,
Scott
theHumps
theHumps 5th Jan 2016 20:46 - 8 years ago
Whoa, Fantastic!!

I've been working on a dixieland type style with some rock thrown in for a few months. This one is more authentic though. I am a fan of dixieland and have a few greatest hits cd's. It's energetic and full of power.

You really managed to put this song in a specific time period, great job with the arrangement and instrument selection and performance. The horns are great and the banjo sounds cool as well. Way cool vocals and crowd noise.

Great job Scott, going to dl and fav, thanks!

Wayne
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thanks so much, Wayne. I really appreciate your kind words. I look forward, and will be watching for your Dixieland track. Your music is very creative and I always click on it when I see it.

Cheers,
Scott
Danke
Danke 5th Jan 2016 20:37 - 8 years ago
Brilliant!

Special moments in Looerman...thanx for that Scott...that final minute is simply outstanding...:-)

Hat's off to Uncle John...long live with Dixieland...

Handshake, Danke
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Thank YOU, Mr. Danke! So glad you like it and also the final minute. I wanted to simulate a crowd chanting, so I just recorded myself about 8 time and changed the pitch and off-set each track slightly.

My uncle heard it for the first time today and he liked it. He was real good friends with Turk Murphy back in the day.

Cheers,
Scott
musiclover38
musiclover38 5th Jan 2016 19:56 - 8 years ago
Love it! One of the things I've picked up on here on looperman, is that every genre has it's own crowd. Im with this crowd :-)

Thanks for this. Fav'ed

- Søren

P.S. would love to do some guitar on this sometime. Can I tinker with it?
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Jan 2016 - 8 years ago
Hey Soren, glad you like it.

You're right... Every genre has it's fans. I skip all the rap and hip-hop and usually the heavy metal unless I know the person. My styles are mostly jazz and funk. On occasion I'll do some rock and pop if I find some nice vocals to work around. I also work with Musicante here with some other styles.

Sure, play around with it if you like.

Cheers,
Scott

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