19th January 2007
SONiVOX MI has announced the release of Broadway Big Band, a new HALion Player based sound library produced by Fable Sounds and distributed exclusively by SONiVOX. Broadway Big Band is a virtual instrument for musicians, composers, and producers looking for a state of the art collection of big band brass, woodwinds and rhythm section instruments with flexibility for any style of music.
Broadway Big Band weighs in at 100 Gigabytes and delivers a huge array of big band instrument articulations, velocity layers, multiple takes and multiple mic positions. Moreover, the Broadway Performer performance tool allows users to harness this huge collection in order to get their music to recorded track quickly and easily.
Broadway Big Band highlights:
- 100 Gigabyte Library featuring big band brass (trumpets, trombones), woodwinds (alto, tenor, bari, soprano saxes, clarinet), and rhythm section instruments (upright bass, banjo, ukulele, drumkits, xylophone, Latin percussion).
- Huge selection of articulations, velocity layers and multiple takes.
- Multiple Microphone Recordings.
- Recorded Note Transitions - every note transition up to Major 9th in both directions.
- Broadway Performer Performance Tool - allowing you to quickly play and select articulations.
- Musical Performance – instruments and performances with character and versatility.
Broadway Big Band has an MSRP of $2,295 and will be available at the end of January for Windows and Mac OS X in VST, DXi, Audio Units and ReWire formats. Intel-Mac support will be available soon.
With the release of Broadway Big Band, SONiVOX kicks off its new "Get heard" promotional campaign. Among other things, "Get heard." will allow musicians and composers to enter songs and tracks that use MUSE and have them posted on the SONiVOX website for world-wide exposure (subject to approval by SONiVOX). Entries will be judged by their in-house panel of sound experts on a periodic basis, and composers of winning entries will receive free products from the SONiVOX catalogue.