Feels Good


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Feels Good

Smooth Jazz Groove Piano Moody Instrumental Music



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.

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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

ITNOJ

Why I Call This Track "Feels Good"

Named after my band, The Upper Room: A Gospel Jazz Band

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

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, smooth jazz, funk fusion, instrumental music, feel good music

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Genre: Funk, Jazz, Soundtrack (Television theme, Film), Funk

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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.



 

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What People Are Saying

KhanChuz - na

super hot bro. !!! keep doing what you do. you got mad skills. i'm glad your on the right side! The Christ Side! thats "how we do it". Christ side for life! Thanks for the blessing. and may God bless us both according to his will. amen!



Jonathan Ustin - na

Completely answered my question. Great demonstration of your work process. Really tight beat too. Thanks much.?



adrianothamc - na

Hi, I`m a Rapper & make a mixtape. I like your Style, your Beatz are very TIGHT! Please contact me at (mcadriano@okay.ms) I pay also for Beatz, Peace!



Icy Lee - USA

Taurus,
You've come a lllooonnngggg way since General Population :). It's been a true blessing to see where you came from to what you've grown to today. Keep up the great work. You're a definite inspiration to us all. 1

Ya Boy,
Icy Lee



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



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