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Would Alive Drumming include this extra rhythm?

If we don't already include a particular rhythm, we would like to work with a drummer to include it.  This involves making high-quality audio recordings of the drumming at multiple tempos including multiple shots and fills used in turnarounds.   The audio recording will be analyzed to identify where the various aspects occur and the preference level of each occurrence.   This is the basis for Alive Drumming to incorporate additional rhythms into their Song Rhythm Tracks.    If you are a drummer and have a rhythm you'd like to be represented please email <a href="mailto:feedback@alive-drumm

Song, “I Love Paris” – http://hearthis.at/1784976/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/8i3x1x16a16a16b8echachadry110variation3of8allmix/ This Song Rhythm Track has an 8-bar intro', 3 choruses of a 48-bar AAB form ("16|16/16") with an 8-bar ending using a Cha Cha rhythm, performed at 100 bpm. As supplied on the “Jazz and Blues Sampler”, Apple iOS App. https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1344104865 For more #backingtracks, check out #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com

Alive Drumming Releases 3.0 – The Giant Panda release of Song Rhythm Tracks

The Giant Panda, "User-Requests" Release - 3.0

The community asked; Alive Drumming listened.

  • SetList Sharing - Share your setlists in a similar way to sharing tracks
  • Search for SetLists - Download an entire album of tracks shared by others. Very handy for your rehearsals.
  • All samplers now can be downloaded as setlists.  Simply perform a setlist search for any of these names, "Afro-Cuban Salsa", "Jazz and Blues", and "Classic Country Music".  You will then receive all the track definitions (in the "deferred" state) where you can then choose, at any time, to download any of the tracks.
  • Reworked Search - More stable + Allows for more functi

“Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can’t be taught.” – Paul Desmond view

"Writing is like jazz. It can be learned, but it can’t be taught." - Paul Desmond
Timing, rhythm and phrasing are all essential parts of our musicianship.  They need to be learnt.   Never miss an opportunity to play with other musicians - to experience their music.  In your woodshedding saturate yourself with great rhythms. Enhance your #musicpractice with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com artists views, Musicianship

Song Rhythm Tracks audio is dry! Will Alive Drumming, or can I, add reverb?

Alive Drumming's Song Rhythm Tracks are supplied without reverb' (aka "dry"). We are working on making our iOS app Apple inter-app audio (IAA) compliant.  When ready, you will be able to use other, 3rd party app's to add reverb' to the audio.  See this Youtube video for some of them in action.   Alive Drumming, iOS App - Song Rhythm Tracks

Song, “How High The Moon” – https://hearthis.at/1785022/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/4x32a1a2jazzolderdry100variation5of8allmix/ Jazz Standard tune, “How High The Moon“,  an older style Jazz rhythm at 100 b.p.m. 4 Choruses of a 32-bar A1A2 form (16|16) Check out the “Jazz and Blues Sampler“, https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1344104865   Try some #jamming with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com

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What’s Alive Drumming’s policy on privacy?

Alive Drumming takes personal privacy very seriously indeed.  We are totally committed to proactively protecting the privacy of our customers by not storing any personal information unless it is absolutely required and should that be the case, it will always be protected by strong encryption.  We will never sell, or otherwise disclose any personal, private or confidential information we hold on others. Our mobile Apps do not pass any information to our servers other than the (i) details of the audio track when requested, and (ii) the rhythm, and form of a song shared by pressing ‘share’.

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