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A Jazz Funk piece I performed on the Akai EWI USB Wind controller along with electric piano on the Akai MPK mini and sampled drum loop. Every patch except drums is the Korg M1 - I used Patchmans' M1 modified patches for wind instruments (http://www.patchmanmusic.com/akai.html). First track I've put out using my EWI MIDI instrument - feels much more like performing!
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Uploaded: Jul 21, 2012 - 11:56:52 AM
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2012 - 11:56:52 AM Last Played: Aug 04, 2019 - 03:49:16 AM
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Akai MPK mini, Akai EWI-USB Wind controller
Logic 9, Korg M1 Legacy edition
PaulaMunk said 2588 days ago (July 21st, 2012)
I think
I don't have the correct outfit on to get into this groove. It recalls a time when bell bottom pants, polyester, bright colors and thick soled shoes with clunky heels were the rage. Love the brass.
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oldlibmike said 2588 days ago (July 21st, 2012)
No Fro
...and I don't have sufficient hair to cover my shoulders or fashion into a fro! Thanks for listening. I think the Korg M1 sounds blend very well. Not as realistic as some other software modeled instruments, but fun all the same. I'm still trying to transfer trumpet skills to the MIDI EWI, but so far its been a blast!
Check out my latest song called Parabola
abzwork said 2588 days ago (July 21st, 2012)
Yes...the funk is alive n kickin'..colorful and flava-ful ride...love that solo work ny friend..big bounce in the drums brings smiles...:):):)peace
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oldlibmike said 2588 days ago (July 21st, 2012)
Thanks for the kind words. The EWI is so much fun - I love playing the riffs on something other than a keyboard. Lots of fun to put together the harmonies piece by piece. I'm amazed how good the Korg still sounds.
Check out my latest song called Parabola
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Name: Michael Taylor
Location: Bethlehem PA United States
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Got into MIDI with an early Soundblaster AWE-32 and Cakewalk and later rediscovered with my Apple and Garageband and now with Logic 9 and Akai EWI. Musical influences in no particular order: Steely Dan, Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Beatles, Je... [see more]

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Funk is a distinct style of music originated by African-Americans, e.g., James Brown and his band members (especially Maceo and Melvin Parker), and groups like The Meters. Funk best can be recognized by its syncopated rhythms; thick bass line (often

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