BRING ON THE SWING.
In big band land, swing is king. And this collection of EZkeys MIDI has plenty of it to go around.
The horns may be the most easily identifiable ingredient in the often busy sonic landscape of a traditional big band arrangement, but the unsung hero of the melodic rhythm section is undoubtedly the piano. This EZkeys MIDI pack was inspired by the timeless musical legacy left by the likes of Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and the many other players and band leaders who immortalized the piano as an unquestionable component in the big band format. From the frail harmonics of a subtly struck open chord at the top of the octaves to the thunderous impact of a percussive pattern at the low bass range, the piano has a voice like no other. It literally covers the entire dynamic and expressive scope – melody, harmony and rhythm. This collection of EZkeys MIDI sets out to do just that: give you a broad palette of big band-inspired song structures across all tempos, feels and styles that apply.
Piano MIDI inspired by traditional big band music
Performed by professional session player
3/4 and 4/4 in straight and/or swing feel with tempos ranging from approx. 110 BPM to 236 BPM
Categorized in A, B, C and ‘Endings’ sections