Swing!

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Swing! playfully brings together the worlds of jazz and film scoring with lively big band ensembles, a groovy rhythm section and an awesome set of solo lead instruments.

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Description

Swing! is a brilliant library, that's totally unique with a light-hearted mix of styles for jazzy film scores - enjoyable to work with and a very creative tool.

- Music Tech Magazine

After setting new standards in film scoring with its renowned Symphobia Series and Orchestral Essentials Series, ProjectSAM now brings you Swing! – The Other Film Orchestra.

Swing! playfully brings together the worlds of jazz and film scoring with lively big band ensembles, a groovy rhythm section and an awesome set of solo lead instruments. It offers you an incredibly diverse collection of sounds that blend together marvellously. If you compose for film, animation, games or advertisements, Swing! will undoubtedly lighten up your working day.

Key features

  • Tutti big band ensemble articulations
  • Brass and sax ensemble articulations
  • Rhythm section including guitars, bass and jazz drums
  • Beautiful lead & solo legato instruments
  • Tempo sync grooves and fills
  • Inspiring Multis
  • Easy output routing of mic channels
  • NKS support featuring Light Guide and KK control
  • Works with free Kontakt Player

1.2 update

The latest Swing! update, 1.2, offers microphone output routing, various fixes and improvements as well as a refreshed design. This is a free update for all registered Swing! users.

Native Kontrol Standard support

Swing! 1.2 also supports the Native Kontrol Standard, which means full integration with Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol and Maschine hardware and software.

 

Videos & Demos

Teaser Video

Music Demo Sequencer Playback

Instruments

Lead instruments

  • Big Band Legato
  • Trumpet Harmon Legato
  • Trumpet Harmon Cup Legato
  • Nylon Guitar (full range)
  • Manouche Guitar (gypsy-style, melodic range)
  • Accordion 8-Stop
  • Accordion Musette
  • Harmonica
  • Toy Piano
  • Whistle Ensemble

Big band ensemble
Recorded as ensemble

  • Big Band Unison
  • Big Band Tutti
  • Big Band Tutti Wide Octaves
  • Big Band Chords (set of 3)
  • Big Band Gestures
  • Big Band Bonus Material

Sax section
Recorded as ensemble

  • Sax Ensemble Unison
  • Sax Ensemble Chords (set of 5)
  • Sax Ensemble Gestures
  • Sax Ensemble Bonus Material

Brass section

  • Trumpet Section Mutes
  • Trumpet Section High
  • Trumpet Solo Harmon
  • Trumpet Solo Harmon Cup
  • Trombone Solo

Rhythm section

  • Strum Chords Manouche Guitar
  • Strum Chords Nylon Guitar
  • Strum Chords Ukelele
  • Double Bass (newly recorded, different from Lumina)
  • Fender Precision Bass
  • Jazz Drums (brushes)
  • Fingersnaps

Other instruments

  • Lap Steel Single Notes
  • Lap Steel Maj6 Chords
  • Pedal Steel Maj Chords
  • Pedal Steel Phrases
  • Low Ensemble featuring Trombone
  • Low Ensemble featuring Contra Bassoon

Tempo sync grooves

  • Jazz Drums Grooves (3 tempo sets)
  • Manouche Guitar Grooves (4 tempo sets)
  • Nylon Guitar Grooves (3 tempo sets)
  • Ukelele Grooves (1 tempo set)

Inspiring Multis

Recording location

Swing! was recorded in 2 different locations: the concert hall that was also used for the Symphobia and Orchestral Essentials Series (3 mic sets) and a smaller studio environment (2 mic sets). The location chosen depended on the instrument, musical context and usability.

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Testimonials

Swing! is chock full of great instruments. Essential stuff we have wanted for a long time; as well as things you didn't know you needed until they created them.

- John Debney (The Jungle Book, Iron Man 2)

Swing! is a brilliant library, that's totally unique with a light-hearted mix of styles for jazzy film scores - enjoyable to work with and a very creative tool.

- Music Tech Magazine

Library specs

Recording location Concert hall / Studio
Mic positions 3 / 2
Audio pool size 37 GB (18.5 GB on disk)
Audio format 44.1 kHz 24 bit
Current library version 1.2
Kontakt Player license Yes
NKS support Yes
Copy protection Serial number activation

System requirements

Kontakt version 5.5.1 or higher
Mac macOS 10.9 or higher
Windows Windows 7 or higher
Minimum CPU i5
Minimum RAM 6 GB
Supported plug-in interfaces Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
Internet connection Required for activation

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