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Garritan Libraries announced that the new Jazz & Big Band collection is now shipping. Jazz & Big Band Library offers a complete collection of instruments to create realistic-sounding jazz and big band arrangements.
It features over 50 individual instruments including: a comprehensive saxophone collection (16 different saxes), 5 trumpets (with various mutes plus a scream trumpet), 5 trombones (with various mutes), a complete rhythm section, guitars, a Steinway jazz piano, vintage electric piano, acoustic and electric basses, vibraphone, Latin percussion and more.
The Jazz & Big Band Library features innovative programming for expressive control, dynamics, vibrato control, tongue techniques, slur articulations, jazz shakes, doits, falls, air sound, valve/key clicks, ensemble building from individual instruments, and more.
Garritan Jazz & Big is now available for an introductory price of $259. Powered by the Native Instruments Kontakt Player, it will work on a single computer and/or laptop, Mac or PC platform, Standalone, or plug-in for all major sequencers (VST, DX, AU, RTAS), runs in RAM and works with major notation programs.