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Jazz & Big Band 3

Virtual Instrument by Garritan

Express Yourself

The award-winning Garritan Jazz & Big Band library is the first virtual software instrument library that truly captures the distinctive jazz sounds, ranges, and techniques of authentic jazz and big band groups. Express yourself with this unique collection of trumpets, trombones, saxophones, keyboards, basses, and rhythm sections.

The Unique Sounds of Jazz and Big Bands

Garritan Jazz & Big Band 3 features the jazz sounds, ranges, and techniques required to make your music swing with the authenticity of a real jazz or big band group. The Jazz & Big Band 3 sampled sound library integrates the uniquely powerful and high-performance ARIA Player.

Comprehensive Collection with Over 60 Instruments

  • Sixteen different saxophones ranging from a diminutive sopranino saxophone to a large subcontrabass saxophone
  • Brass instruments with various mutes and additional release effects such as kisses, falloffs, doits, half valve and shakes
  • Jazz rhythm section with percussive techniques for piano and guitar, electric and acoustic bass, electric piano and drum kits

Building Ensembles

  • Build your jazz ensembles and big bands one instrument at a time, exactly as you wish. Create solos, duos, jazz trios, quartets, jazz ensembles, or a full big band.
  • Ensemble Manager contains a collection of pre-configured instrumental combinations for your convenience.

Instrument List

16 SAXOPHONES

  • Sopranino saxophone, Mezzo Soprano sax, 2 Soprano saxophones, (1 straight, 1 curved), 3 Alto saxophones, C Melody saxophone, 4 Tenor saxophones, Baritone sax, Bass saxophone, Contrabass saxophone, Sub-contrabass saxophone, plus derivative ensemble instruments.

6 TRUMPETS (with mutes)

  • 5 Bb Trumpets (all with extended range, one with extreme range) open and with straight mute, cup mute, Harmon mute, and bucket mute, Flugelhorn, plus derivative ensemble instruments

5 TROMBONES (with mutes)

  • Including 4 Tenor Trombones and Bass Trombone open and with straight mute, cup mute, Harmon mute, and bucket mute, plus derivative ensemble instruments

ADDITIONAL WINDS

  • Piccolo, Alto Flute, C Flute, Bb Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tuba, Harmonica, plus derivative ensemble instruments

KEYBOARDS

  • Steinway B grand piano, Vintage electric piano, Jazz Accordion, Rock Organ

GUITARS

  • 2 Electric guitars, Acoustic guitar, Banjo

BASSES

  • 2 Upright acoustic basses, 2 Fretless electric basses, 2 Fretted electric basses

DRUM KITS

  • Classic Stick kits, Fusion Stick Kit, plus separate instruments (kick, snare, toms, hi-hat, cymbals), Brush kit (with controllable stirs) plus separate instruments

PERCUSSION

  • Vibraphone (hard and soft mallets), Wide variety of percussion including Latin percussion, bongos, congas, timbales, wood blocks, shakers, bells, whistles, etc.

Ensemble Presets

  • Big Band Rhythm Section, Big Band Rhythm Section Lite
  • Fusion Quartet, Fusion Quartet Lite
  • Jazz Piano Trio, Jazz Piano Trio Lite
  • Jazz Quintet, Jazz Quintet Lite
  • Jazz Sextet, Jazz Sextet Lite,
  • Sax Section, Sax Section Lite
  • Trombone Section, Trombone Section Lite
  • Trumpet Section, Trumpet Section Lite, Trumpet and Trombone Section, Trumpet and Trombone Sections Lite
  • Vibraphone Quartet, Vibraphone Quartet Lite
  • Accordion Trio, Accordion Trio Lite
  • Rhythm & Blues Band, Rhythm & Blues Band Lite
  • Funk Rhythm Section, Funk Rhythm Section Lite
  • Big Band #1, Big Band #1 Lite, Big Band #2, Big Band #2 Lite, Big Band #3, Big Band #3 Lite, Big Band #4, Big Band #4 Lite

Proudly Powered by the ARIA Player Advanced Instrument Engine

The Garritan Jazz & Big Band 3 sound library is proudly powered by the ARIA Player. No need to purchase a separate sampler.

System Requirements

Windows®

  • Microsoft Windows 7 and 8, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 required)
  • Core 2 Duo CPU or later recommended
  • 2 GB RAM recommended. There is a direct correlation between the amount of available RAM and the number of sounds that can be loaded.
  • 3.5 GB of free hard drive space
  • Hard drive speed of at least 7200 RPM recommended
  • Monitor with 1,024×768 resolution or higher
  • A professional sound card compatible with ASIO
  • Internet connection for download version, updates and online registration
  • DVD-ROM drive required for boxed version installation

Macintosh®

  • Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.9
  • Mac Intel CPU (PowerPC not supported)
  • 2 GB RAM recommended. There is a direct correlation between the amount of available RAM and the number of sounds that can be loaded.
  • 3.5 GB of free hard drive space
  • Hard drive speed of at least 7200 RPM recommended
  • Monitor with 1,024×768 resolution or higher
  • A sound card compatible with Core Audio
  • Internet connection for download version, updates and online registration
  • DVD-ROM drive required for boxed version installation

Optional

  • A MIDI interface may be required if you are using a MIDI keyboard. Many keyboards now use USB.
  • The ability to assign controllers within your keyboard, music program, or sequencer is recommended.
  • High-quality speakers and amplifier, or high-quality headphones

NOTE: Garritan Aria Player products do not currently work in Pro Tools 11 (64 bit AAX)

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