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Swing!


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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Reviews & 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)

Product videos

Scoring tutorials featuring Swing!

Music demo sequencer videos

Video review by composer Guy Rowland

Overview

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

  • Big band ensemble articulations
  • Brass section mutes and solo instruments
  • Beautiful solo mute trumpet legatos
  • Sax ensemble articulations
  • Rhythm section includes guitars, basses and jazz drums
  • 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
  • Native Kontrol Standard support
  • 35 GB library (uncompressed, takes up 18.5 GB on disk)
1.2 update
Swing! has just been updated to version 1.2, offering microphone output routing, various fixes and improvements as well as an refreshed design. This is a free update for all registered Swing! users.
 
Native Kontrol Standard support
Swing! supports the Native Kontrol Standard, which means full integration with Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol and Maschine hardware and software.

 

 

Swing! list prices: €299 (ex 21% VAT) / €361.79 (inc 21% VAT) / $359
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Product details

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)

Inspiring Multis

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.

Download full articulation list



Library specs

  • 37.0 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: 1.2
  • Library version boxed: 1.1

System requirements

  • Minimum Kontakt version: 5.5
  • Mac: OS X 10.11 or higher
  • Windows: 7 or higher
  • Minimum CPU: i5
  • Supported plug-in interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Works with Kontakt (full version) and Kontakt Player (free version)

DOCUMENTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Make sure to go over the frequently asked questions on the Swing! F.A.Q. page.

Compatibility notes

  • No support for OS X 10.10 or lower
  • No support for Windows XP or Vista
  • Not compatible with Kontakt 4
  • Not compatible with RTAS

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)

Inspiring Multis

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.

Download full articulation list



Library specs

  • 37.0 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: 1.2
  • Library version boxed: 1.1

System requirements

  • Minimum Kontakt version: 5.5
  • Mac: OS X 10.11 or higher
  • Windows: 7 or higher
  • Minimum CPU: i5
  • Supported plug-in interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Works with Kontakt (full version) and Kontakt Player (free version)

DOCUMENTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Make sure to go over the frequently asked questions on the Swing! F.A.Q. page.

Compatibility notes

  • No support for OS X 10.10 or lower
  • No support for Windows XP or Vista
  • Not compatible with Kontakt 4
  • Not compatible with RTAS

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)

Inspiring Multis

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.

Download full articulation list



Library specs

  • 37.0 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: 1.2
  • Library version boxed: 1.1

System requirements

  • Minimum Kontakt version: 5.5
  • Mac: OS X 10.11 or higher
  • Windows: 7 or higher
  • Minimum CPU: i5
  • Supported plug-in interfaces: Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
  • Works with Kontakt (full version) and Kontakt Player (free version)

DOCUMENTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Make sure to go over the frequently asked questions on the Swing! F.A.Q. page.

Compatibility notes

  • No support for OS X 10.10 or lower
  • No support for Windows XP or Vista
  • Not compatible with Kontakt 4
  • Not compatible with RTAS

   

Differences between Swing! and Swing More!


 

With a shared library concept, recording location and interface, Swing! and Swing More! complement one another perfectly. Both libraries offer 100% unique content with zero sample overlap. So what sets both libraries apart? If you have to choose between both volumes, the following overview shows you the most important differences. 

 

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Jazzy strings Swing More!
   
Swing piano Swing More!
Jazzy vibraphone Swing More!
   
Legato trumpet section Swing More!
Muted trumpets Swing!
Solo legato trumpets Swing!
   
Solo legato saxophones Swing More!
Saxophone tutti ensemble Swing!
   
Drums with sticks Swing More!
Drums with brushes Swing!
   
Jazz guitar Swing More!
Electric & fretless bass Swing More!
Upright bass Swing!
Acoustic guitar, manouche guitar Swing!
Lapsteel, pedal steel Swing!
   
Banjo, mandolin, ukelele Swing More!
Accordeon, harmonica Swing!

 

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