Feels Good

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Feels Good

Original, Smooth Jazz, Groove, Piano Moody Instrumental Music 98 bpm

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Original, Smooth Jazz, Groove, Piano Moody Instrumental Music 98 bpm

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The Story Behind "Feels Good"

Genre(s): Easy Listening, Funk, Soundtrack (Television theme, Film), Piano Music
Mood(s): Chill, upbeat, Happy
Tempo: Mid-Tempo 98 BPM
Other Descriptions: piano, strings, preview, smooth jazz, riding music, feel good music

Smooth James Smooth Jazz

My love for contemporary jazz and Smooth Jazz has grown a great deal over the years and I have started to think of it as "Grown-Man HipHop". Smooth James is my collection of jazzy, piano moody instrumental music and it isthe start of a different musical path for me.

This Memorial Day weekend was great. The weather was beautiful. Plus, we celebrated our daughter's first birthday with a pretty big party for a 1-year-old. Some family flew out here to Cali from Alabama. With all of that, I got to thinking, "Man, it sure feels good."

That's when I turned on my DAW, started Reason, sat at the keyboard and put together this nice little "feel good" track. This is feel-good music for a nice ride along the PCH (or a nice long stretch of scenic highway, wherever you are) on a sunny afternoon.

I just wanted a "playful" piano over a steady acoustic guitar rhythm, upright bass and simple, head-knoddin' drum beat. I added some strings (cellos and violins) for an added feel-good effect.

I hope you feel good after listening to this one!

Oh, yeah! Please remember that I'm a drummer not a pianist, guitarist, bassist, cellist or violinist.

Enjoy!

- Taurus :-) 5/30/2006

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What I Used to Make "Feels Good'"

I used my Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a keyboard controller for Propellerhead Reason. I connect the DJX keyboard to my PC via a MIDI cable. Inside Reason, I use the NN-XT Advanced Samples for the Grand Piano sounds.

MUSIC Type

instrumental, smooth jazz

MUSIC Use Suggestions

background, commercial, advertisement, ads, road trip

MUSIC Tempo

94bpm (Medium 81bpm - 110bpm)

MUSIC Themes

driving, road trips

MUSIC Moods

Positive, optimistic, bright, carefree, happy, joyful, inspirational, uplifting, satisfied, contented, upbeat, punchy, quirky, relaxed, laid back, lazy, peaceful, calm, romantic

Instruments

drums, percussion, bass, keyboard, piano, strings, cello, viola, violin, upright bass, string section, horns, horn section, trumpets

Keywords: feels good, smooth james, original, smooth jazz, instrumental music, feel good music

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Original, Smooth Jazz, Romantic, Piano Moody Instrumental Music 96 bpm

 

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What People Are Saying

Jonathan Ustin - na
Completely answered my question. Great demonstration of your work process. Really tight beat too. Thanks much.?
B. - germany
you are really talented greetz from germany
Zulu Kain (ZK) - na
Word up Man of God, Your flow is hot man, I listened to the sample of ya "To All the Soldiers" Track and I felt ya immediately. Aye Imma hit you up for a colab sometime, but until then. Keep reppin Christ, and live life to change lives. Peace, ZK
Randy Lovett - na
Hey James, my name is Randy Lovett I first stumbled across your instrumentals late 2007 while working in Ohio. I just recently recieved an email for moody music and couldnt believe you were there. I couldnt remimber your name to get to your sight. i had been wanting to hear those instumentals all this time. Your tracks are very inspirational. Your are very talented. What are your greatest accomoplisments from your talent? Who have you been able to meet and work with? Hope to hear back soon, Peace...Randy
Eddie Konczal - na
Beautiful version of "Mary Did You Know" - great job!
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