Impact Soundworks has released Django: Gypsy Jazz Guitar, a sample library for Kontakt featuring three individual guitar instruments - acoustic lead, acoustic rhythm, and electric lead.
Designed to capture the playing style of Django Reinhardt and the musical style of gypsy jazz (a.k.a. gypsy swing, hot club jazz, or jazz manouche), Django: Gypsy Jazz Guitar is now available for $149 as a bundle with lead/rhythm components available separately starting at $79.
Lead Guitar Features:
- Recordings of all frets on all strings.
- Customizable pick and fret behavior (neck position).
- Sustain picking, hammer-on/pull-off and glissando playing.
- Harmonics, octaves, slides.
- Finger, fret, dirty note and string noises with adjustable volume and occurrence.
- Adjustable attack / pick offset time.
- Virtual analog modeled effects rack.
Rhythm Guitar Features:
- Individual chord strums in all 12 keys.
- 12 chord types, such as major 6, M/m7, diminished, augmented, etc.
- Multiple types of strums (short, long, sustained).
- One-click stereo double tracking.
- Pattern builder and playback mode.
- Select chord+key via keyswitch OR multi-key detection.
Library Walkthrough: YouTube.com/watch?v=H8peQjLACWA
Django: Gypsy Jazz Guitar is available now as a three instrument bundle for $149. The lead & rhythm parts can also be purchased separately: $99 for the lead guitars, and $79 for the rhythm guitar.