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DSK Saxophone is the ideal Free plugin for making Afrobeats, Jazz, Soul like Burnaboy, Wizkid, Fela Kuti, Manu Dibango Masego and many others!
Afrobeats (not to be confused with Afrobeat), also known as Afro-pop and Afro-fusion, is an umbrella term describing contemporary pop music made in West Africa and its diaspora, that initially developed in Nigeria, Ghana and the United Kingdom in the 2000s and 2010s.
Afrobeats is more of a term describing the fusion of sounds from Ghana and Nigeria than a style.
Jazz is a musical genre originating in the southern United States, created in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in African-American communities. With more than a hundred years of existence, from ragtime to present-day jazz, it encompasses many sub-genres marked by a heritage of Euro-American and African-American music, and designed to be played in public.
It emerged from other musical genres, including ragtime, marching, negro spiritual and blues, and features such characteristics as frequent use of improvisation, polyrhythm, syncopation, shuffle, scat and blue notes. Along the way, it borrows many elements from American folk music and the brass band tradition3. Commonly associated with the five iconic instruments of jazz
- Clarinet and piano
Jazz also involves many different instruments, including guitar, drums, and double bass.
DSK : Top free Saxophone VST
With a fantastic sound for a saxophone imitation, DSK saxophone is the ideal ingredient to humanize your afrobeats with elegance. To add a final touch, with a bit of reverb, DSK saxophones is perfect for your Afrobeats in similar to Burna Boy, Wizkid, or the Cameroonian Tay C and also Jazz music productions.
Therefore, it could be used to produce a few tribute songs for the legendary Nigerian saxophonist and Afrobeat founder, Fela Kuti then, e thlegendary Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango.
DSK Saxophone is available in Mac and PC versions, with simple but excellent features not to be neglected :
- 2 presets : Soprano Saxophone and Tenor Saxophone
- Velocity curve
Check out the demonstration below from haitian producer, Samy beatz who shows you how nice it is to use DSK Saxophone plugin on an Afrobeat.
Download DSK Saxophones : here
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To conclude, what is your favorite plugin for Afrobeats? Tell us all in comments!
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