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Offline Toplayer2

Backing Tracks
« on: June 09, 2018, 01:46:20 AM »
Having professionally produced backing tracks can be a real boon for a performing musician.  I recently discovered an awesome supplier:

http://www.karaoke-version.com/

I always associated “karaoke” with cheese, but the tracks these guys produce are brilliant!!  I purchased the nine songs from “The Greatest Showman” (my favorite movie of all time).  The covers are amazingly true to the original soundtrack. Songs are $2.99 each. You can download as many remixes (minus vocal, minus piano, etc) as you like with no addrional charges. Songs are in best quality 320K MP3 format.

At first, Genos would not display the songs on the thumb drive.  This was easily fixed by shortening the file names.

For jazz musicians, another very good source for backing tracks is Hal Leonard. Search for “jazz play along”.

https://www.halleonard.com/search/search.action?_c&seriesfeature=JZPLYA

Finally, a great source for sheet music is Musicnotes.com. I ordered the nine songs from Showman as a bundle. Key signatures and arrangements line up perfectly with the backing tracks.

Joe


http://www.musicnotes.com/
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