ProjectSAM Swing!

Jazzy film scoring library, lively big band ensembles, groovy rhythm and solo lead instruments.

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After setting new standards in film scoring with its renowned Symphobia Series and Orchestral Essentials Series, ProjectSAM now brings you Swing! - The Jazzy Film Scoring Library.

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. Available as a download or boxed product.

KEY FEATURES

  • Big band ensemble articulations
  • Separate sax and brass sections
  • Beautiful solo mute trumpet legatos
  • Rhythm section includes guitars, basses and jazz drums (brushes)
  • Greatly playable lead instruments
  • Includes tempo sync guitar and drum grooves
  • Script intelligently switches to half or double tempo
  • All sounds blend together marvellously
  • On-screen velocity and modwheel mapping info
  • Works with Kontakt Player
  • 35 GB library (uncompressed, takes up 18.5 GB on disk)

 

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.

Check for the lastest Swing Updates here.

Plus, ProjectSAM has also developed a series of tutorial videos on scoring for difference themes and genres. Click on the image below to check some of them out, including tutorials using ProjectSAM instruments such as Symphobia, Lumina, Swing! and Orchestral Essentials.

LIBRARY CONTENT

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)
  • Finger Snaps

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)

AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST: A SET OF 17 INSPIRING MULTIS

Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.
http://help.timespace.com/home/installation-guide---setting-up-a-third-party-kontakt-library

Customer Reviews

PDF FILES

Press Quotes

"Swing! is a brilliant library, that's totally unique with a light-hearted mix of styles for jazzy film score - enjoyable to work with and a very creative tool." - MusicTech (Rating 9/10)

"This is one of the best sampled acoustic instruments I've ever heard. [..] Through a combination of original recording, articulation and clever use of onboard effects, ProjectSam has managed to produce some astonishingly realistic sounding patches."- Ask Audio Mag

"Maybe it's just me, but I detect humour and irony in this Kontakt library - in a good way. Whether or not that's intentional, Swing simply makes me feel happy." - Sound on Sound (Rating 4.5/5)

Tech Specs

Product Type:

Virtual Instrument

Format:

  • Kontakt library

Product Specs:

System Requirements

Library specs Swing v1.1

  • 35.2 GB audio pool (actual recordings)
  • 18.5 GB on disk (compressed Kontakt format on disk)
  • 44.1 kHz 24 bit audio format
  • Library version download: 1.1
  • Library version boxed: 1.1

Kontakt Player requirements

  • Minimum Kontakt version: free Kontakt Player 5.5.2
  • Mac: OS X 10.9, 10.10 or 10.11
  • Windows: Windows 7, 8 or 10
  • Supported plug-in interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, Audio Units, AAX (Pro Tools 10 or higher), ASIO, Core Audio, WASAPI
  • Comes with Kontakt Player license
  • Also works with full version of Kontakt

Other information

Internet connection for content download

Compatibility notes

  • Not compatible with OS X 10.7 or lower
  • Not compatible with Windows XP or Vista
  • Not compatible with Kontakt 4
  • Not compatible with RTAS

Compatibility