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Put A Better Band In Your Box With
Norton Music's User Style Disk #7
For Band-in-a-Box

Variety IS the Spice of Life

This is another all request disk. I keep a note pad on my desk, near the phone. Whenever somebody requests a particular style, I write it down. The styles that get requested most frequently get written next. This disk represents what you have been asking for.

Norton Music Style Disks have been recommended in Keyboard Magazine, Electronic Musician Magazine, The Micro Computer Journal, Music & Computers Magazine, Jazz Times Magazine, on the internet , the McGraw-Hill textbook, Multimedia Literacy by Dr. Fred T. Hoffstetter, and by word of mouth in over 75 different countries by musicians like you.

This may be my best style disk to date. Band-in-a-Box keeps getting better, allowing me to write better styles.

The best way to describe what is on this disk is to list the styles and post the demo songs. So here we go: Click the Demo link to listen the an MP3 demo.
Note: The audio MP3 files were recorded using Band-in-a-Box and the Edirol VSC3 Virtual Sound Canvas synthesizer. They were encoded at a low bit-rate and in mono so they will download fast, even for those with a dial-up connection. The low bit-rate results in low fidelity, but you will still be able to hear all the parts, and you won't have to wait long for the music to start. In most cases the demo plays only a few bars of the A section, a few bars of the B section, and the ending. In other words, what you hear is only a fraction of what you get.

    Suggested musical applications for each style are written in RED:

  • 70's Disco 0 (#70Disc0.sty): For 70's Disco tunes like "I Love The Night Life" and many others with Synth Bass, Piano, Muted E. Guitar and Strings. Get out that three piece double knit suit and those Danskins, and let's boogie under the mirrored ball
    mp3 demo POP - DISCO/DANCE - CCM

  • 70's Disco 1 (#70Disc1.sty): Another style for 70's Disco tunes like "Boogie Fever"
    mp3 demo DISCO/DANCE

  • 80's Funk 1 (#80Funk1.sty): Great for 80's Funk, Dance, Fusion, and Funk Jazz tunes
    mp3 demo FUNK - FUSION - JAZZ - DANCE - JazzROCK - R&B - smoothJAZZ - CCM

  • 80's Funk 2 (#80Funk2.sty): A little busier than #80Funk1.sty Also a great style for 80's Funk, Dance, Fusion, and Funk Jazz tunes with Slap Bass, Chorus Piano, Clavinet and Synth Brass
    mp3 demo FUNK - FUSION - JAZZ - DANCE - JazzROCK - R&B - smoothJAZZ - CCM

  • 8 Beat 1 (#8Beat_1.sty): A moderate 8 beat that works for Pop Rock and British Rock with Fingered E Bass, Overdrive Guitar, Distorted Guitar and Soundtrack patch. Change the instruments and use it for modern C&W. Sounds a little like U2's With or "Without You"
    H.D.mp3 demo ROCK - POP - CCM

  • 8 Beat 2 (#8Beat_2.sty): Another moderate 8 beat that works for Pop Rock and British Rock, (change the instruments for modern pop C&W). Sounds a little like John Waite's "Missing You"
    H.D.mp3 demo ROCK - POP - CCM

  • 90's Dance 1 (#90Danc1.sty): For 90's and 00's Dance tunes, like those by Madonna, Luther Vandross, Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey, and many others with Bass, Clav, Syn Brass 1 and Syn Brass 2
    mp3 demo DANCE - smoothJAZZ - CCM

  • 90's Dance 2 (#90Danc2.sty): For more 90's Dance tunes, a little busier than #90Danc1.sty with Slap Bass, Clav, Poly Synth Pad and Synth Brass
    mp3 demo DANCE smoothJAZZ - CCM

  • Beguine (#Beguine.sty): Smooth Latin style with Bass, Piano and 2 Guitars for Beguines and fast Rhumbas like "Begin The Beguine", also does chalypso rock tunes
    mp3 demo LATIN - LatinROCK

  • Blues Waltz (#BlWaltz.sty): This classic style with E.Bass, B-3 Organ, Jazz Guitar and Muted Guitar also works for 6/8 R&B songs like "Always and Forever", and "Natural Woman"
    mp3 demo R&B - ROCK - POP - GOSPEL - CCM

  • Bossa 2 (#Bossa_2.sty): A very gentle Bossa Nova. Works with bossas, some 60's pop Bossas, Latin jazz and light Latin rock tunes
    mp3 demo LATIN - POP - LightROCK

  • Burlesque (#Burlesq.sty): This heavy, triplet based R&B style works for rock, C&W, blues and some jazz like "Night Train" and "That's Life"
    mp3 demo R&B - ROCK - JAZZ - C&W - GOSPEL

  • Chalypso 2 (#Chalyp2.sty): 50's - 70's favorite revived in 90s - 00s C&W. Gentler than the #chalyps.sty (on disk 2) sound's a little line Frankie Avalon's "Venus".
    mp3 demo ROCK - LATIN - LATIN JAZZ - C&W - SmoothJAZZ - CCM

  • Clavinet Funk (#Clavnet.sty): Reminiscent of 70's Stevie Wonder and other Clav-Funk tunes
    mp3 demo ROCK - POP - CCM

  • John Cougar (#Cougar.sty): 1970's heartland rock (sounds like like "Hurts So Good") with Fingered E Bass, Clean Guitar, Steel Str. Guitar and Overdrive Guitar
    mp3 demo ROCK - POP - modernC&W - CCM

  • Fusion 7 (#Fusion7.sty): An 80's - 90's, cool, 6/8 fusion style with Bass, Rhodes Piano, Muted Guitar and Bow Glass Pad
    mp3 demo JAZZ - smoothJAZZ - FUSION - jazzyPOP

  • Gospel 2 (#Gospel2.sty): No kicks, and more versatile than the #gospel1.sty (on disk 3) this one is great for country, R&B and rock, too. This one sounds a little like Billy Joel's, "River of Dreams" featuring Ac. Bass, Ac. Piano, Steel Str. Guitar and Sax Section
    mp3 demo GOSPEL - POP - ROCK - C&W - CCM

  • Jump Blues (#JumpBlu.sty): Great Louis Jordan / Louis Prima, Cherry Picking Daddies, etc. shuffle

  • New Age 3 (#NewAge3.sty): An arpeggiated, new age and new jazz style done in a 6/8 tempo featuring Fretless Bass, Ice Rain synth, Acoustic Guitar and Sweep Pad. This style is an evolution of the 16 beat new age styles on disk 2
    mp3 demo FUSION - SmoothJAZZ - POP - CCM

  • New Age 4 (#NewAge4.sty): This 16 beat will also work for soft rock tunes like "Sailing"
    FUSION - SmoothJAZZ - POP - SoftROCK - CCM

  • R&B Syncopated 8ths (#RB8Sync.sty): A 60's R&B style with syncopated 8th notes on the electric bass line, two guitars and sax section ... a little like like the bass line of "Knock On Wood", and others
    mp3 demo R&B - ROCK - GOSPEL - CCM

  • Reggae 4 (#Reggae4.sty): This one is done in straight 8ths with horns like Bob Marley's "Exodus"

  • Reggae 5 (#Reggae5.sty): Lighter and 16th note based with Fretless Bass, Chorus Piano, Steel Str Guitar and Jazz guitar licks in the background, works for Reggae Jazz, too
    mp3 demo REGGAE - SmoothJAZZ - POP/ROCK

  • Rhumba - Swing (#Rhu-Swg.sty): The A section is a rhumba, the B swings.
    JAZZ - OldROCK

  • Salsa 3 (#Salsa_3.sty): 80's-90's-00's Afro-Cuban, Puerto Rican salsa with Bass, Piano, Trumpets and Trombones
    mp3 demo LATIN - LatinJAZZ - POP

  • Salsa 4 (#Salsa_4.sty): 80's-90's-00's Puerto Rican, Afro-Cuban salsa with Acou Bass, Bright Piano, Trumpets and Trombones
    mp3 demo LATIN - LatinJAZZ - POP

  • Samba 3 (#Samba_3.sty): This one sounds like those wonderful, up-tempo Stan Getz with Charlie Byrd or Luis Bonfa jazz sambas from the 60's with Bass, Steel String Guitar, Nylon String Guitar and Sax
    mp3 demo LATIN - JAZZ - POP

  • Tango 2 (#Tango_2.sty): An almost percussion-less Tango like the kind played in "Evita". This style is closer to an Argentine Tango than a North American ballroom Tango with Bass, Bandoneon, Guitar and Strings.
    mp3 demo LATIN - LatinJAZZ - POP - SmoothJAZZ

  • Texas Swing (#TXSwing.sty): Also called Western Swing, Bob Wills influenced, also great for 90's-00's retro C&W
    C&W - CountryROCK - CCM

  • When A Man Loves a Woman (#WenAMan.sty): For those great R&B and Rock ballads with Fretless Bass, Piano, Jazz Guitar and Hammond Organ
    mp3 demo R&B - ROCK - GOSPEL - CCM

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Norton Music's Better Band Style Disks for Band-in-a-Box
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Disk #2
Disk #3
(All Request)
Disk #4
(Rock - From Top40 to Hard)
Disk #5
(Jazz - From Big Band to Fusion)
Disk #6
(Country, Retro Rock & Crossover)
Disk #7
(All Request)
Disk #8
(All Request)
Disk #9
(Jazz & Blues)
Disk #10
(All Request)
Disk #11
(All Request)
Disk #12
(8 Beats, 16 Beats & Ballads)
Disk #13
(All Request)
Disk #14
(Mix & Match Mega Styles)
Disk #15
(Super-Styles of the Super-Stars)
Disk #16
(Mix & Match Mega Styles for Jazz)
Disk #17
(All Request - All EXPANDED)
Disk #18 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Styles of the Korg PA80 Vol.1 - 8Beats)
Disk #19 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.2 - 8Beats and 16Beats)
Disk #20 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.3 - Mostly Ballads)
Disk #21 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Styles of the Technics KN7000 V.1 - Variety)
Disk #22 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Technics KN7000 V.2 - Variety)
Disk #23 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.4 - Mostly 3/4, 6/8 & 12/8)
Disk #24 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.5 - Dance, Trance, Techno)
Disk #25 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Technics KN7000 V.3 - Country)
Disk #26 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.6 - Latin American)
Disk #27 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.7 - European Styles)
Disk #28 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.8 - Rock & Roll)
Disk #29 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.9 -
Smooth Jazz, Fusion & Jazz Rock)
Disk #30 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.10 -
Nashville: Country & Country Rock)
Disk #31 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.11 - Pop, Rock & Motown)
Don't want to purchase and entire style disk? SINGLE STYLES are available here
Roy Hawkesford and Sherry Mayrent Style/Arrangement Disks for Band-in-a-Box
RH Disk #1    RH Disk #2    RH Disk #3    RH Disk #4    RH Disk #5    RH Disk #6    RH Disk #7
Sherry Mayrent's Klezmer Style/Song disk for Band-in-a-Box

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