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(@jwmartin)
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I was learning Average White Band's "Pick up the Pieces" on bass and decided I wanted to record a cover of it. First, I tried to use some VSTs to duplicate the saxophone and trumpet, but the free versions just didn't sound right. I let it sit for a while and found some old school synth VSTs a couple weeks ago. I decided to embrace the fact that I wasn't using all "real" instruments and really do my own version of the song. I changed the rhythm guitar to a piano and the sax and trumpet to synths. Of course it is not as good as the original, but I think it turned out pretty good. Let me know what you think.

http://soundclick.com/share?songid=8474120

Edited the url. Soundclick decided to be difficult.

Bass player for Undercover

 
Posted : 13/12/2009 5:04 pm
 Taso
(@taso)
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i don't know the original, but your version sounded sweet. jamming to it would be a lot of fun, too.

http://taso.dmusic.com/music/

 
Posted : 14/12/2009 5:08 am
(@rparker)
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Sounds like the funk to me! Good job! 8)

Roy
"I wonder if a composer ever intentionally composed a piece that was physically impossible to play and stuck it away to be found years later after his death, knowing it would forever drive perfectionist musicians crazy." - George Carlin

 
Posted : 16/12/2009 4:30 am