The internet and software are making printed fake books seem quaint. I have five (or six) printed volumes of the Hal Leonard “Real Book”. I have other printed collections of
It’s been almost 3 years since I wrote about software for creating chord and scale diagrams. I’ve recently been using software for this task that didn’t exist back in 2011.
I used Band-in-a-Box (BIAB) for years and loved it – mostly. But I hadn’t upgraded since BIAB 2007. That version is on an old Windows XP laptop of mine that
I’ve been looking for a good replacement to Band-in-a-Box. The gold standard for automated accompaniment software is Band-in-a-Box from PG Music. You type in the chords to your song, select the style
I recently reviewed iPad apps for musicians. I’ve also mentioned Android apps I use on my smartphone such as gStrings, a chromatic tuner I always have with me, as long
I don’t have any trouble transposing a simple tune with C, F and G7 chords into most any other key. When I was younger I used to be able to