Every jazz musician knows that you can't get good
unless you play with good musicians, but you usually can't play with
good musicians until you're good. With MiBAC JAZZ you can break this
musical catch-22 and play along withing a swingin' jazz combo on any
tune you like, any time you feel like it.
"What's great about MiBAC's rhythm section is
how much it sounds like the real thing."
"the comping is excellent...The ability to mix and match styles so
flexibly, coupled with the variations included, gives you a hefty
measure of musical expressiveness."
Electronic Musician Magazine
"The program produces very authentic sequences, and does so much
more quickly than one could enter the parts with a MIDI keyboard and
"excellent musical feel, printing and chord options, this is
a wonderful tool for developing jazz improvisational skills. Nice
American Music Teacher Magazine
"MiBAC Jazz represents a breakthrough in jazz
sure to have an impact on this and future generations of
David N. Baker, Indiana University
"My saxophone never sounded better, with the new backup
band. I just wanted to let you know I'm thrilled to have this great
asset in my music arsenal... Kudos, and keep up the good work!"
"I earn my living singing and playing and your program is
the BEST practice and performance aid to come down the pike."
IT'S AS EASY AS 1-2-3!
1. Type in the chords. MiBAC JAZZ is so easy to
use, you'll feel at home with it right away. And its screen appearance
is so like a lead sheet, you'll hardly notice the difference.
2. Click the "Write" tool. It's fast! You can write a
12 bar blues with 40 choruses in seconds. Each chorus will have
different drum patterns, bass lines, piano comping rhythms, and piano
3. Click the "Play" tool and play along. The music
you hear sounds incredibly live and natural, because all of the rhythms
were played in by real musicians, not generated by mathematical
12 Jazz Styles: 4/4 and 3/4 ballad, swing, and fast bebop; rock
shuffle, bossa nova, samba, slow 12/8, two beat, and a four chord per
measure ballad swing. Mix the styles of each instrument anywhere in the
Export Standard MIDI Files and open
your song in a sequencer to record additional tracks, or in a notation
program to print out the parts.
lead sheets in written or
Flexible Song Forms - Each song can have a 16
measure introduction, a 16 measure coda, and a chorus of up to 96
measures. The chorus can be repeated, and songs can be up to 480
Flexible Playback - Play in any key, at any tempo. Play
multiple songs to practice a set. Silence any measures to practice the
entry and exit of fills. Change drum kits in any measures. Humanize
rhythms. Write bass pedals; move the bass line ahead of or behind the
beat. Use with transposing instruments; the playback key can be
different than the chords displayed on the screen.
MiBAC JAZZ REQUIREMENTS
MACINTOSH: 68k: System 6, 7, 8, 9;
MIDI synthesizer capable of generating piano, bass, and drum sounds.
MACINTOSH PPC: MacOS 8, MacOS 9; serial or USB MIDI
interface. Supports OMS, FreeMidi, and QuickTime.
WINDOWS: Win95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP.
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