Erskine Big Band App, CURNOW 4+

Fuzzy Music, LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 1 Rating
    • $1.99



Building on the success of the (Bob) Mintzer Big Band App, this (Bob) Curnow app is a unique play-along app for iOS. What sets the FUZZY MUSIC, LLC apps apart from other “play-along” products is that our apps allow users to either SOLO or MUTE multiple instruments in the big band setting.

Please note that we use the word “users” versus “musicians,” because this app is a musical resource for ANYONE interested in music, whether they are a player or a fan. The ability to remix a finished track is fun no matter what, but indispensable for students wishing to practice or study how to best play a contemporary big band chart (and an historic Bulgarian rhythmic scheme qualifies this as a most contemporary big band chart).

What’s New

Version 1.1

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

DonRellman ,

Only 1 tune/chart? Otherwise fantastic

I love every offering in this brilliant Fuzzy Music app series. I can’t believe it isn’t more talked about, discussed, utilized extremely widely, and in my upcoming return to teaching jazz drums, I want to change that immediately.
As a not-so-young drummer in my mid-50s, I grew up playing “Music Minus One“ records by Jim Chapin and others as a great practice tool. Years later, MMO chief Irv Kratka hired me to create a play-along CD/booklet package for drummers, “Open Session With the Greg Burrows Quintet“. A lasting success, still in print over 20 years later, I feel as though MMO forged new territory and served a great purpose, butthis app, with its built-in mixer, recording capability, ability to mute or emphasize any instrument in the band, provides a challenge for jazz drummers of any level from intermediate to professional. I am a pro player and I am seriously and joyfully challenged by all of the material in all of Peter Erskine’s INCREDIBLE play-along apps. With Bob Mintzer and top-flight bands playing the parts, seriously, you can’t go wrong here. Instrumentalists of all big band instruments, and small jazz group players, owe it to themselves to purchase and doggedly incorporate this brilliant app series.

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Data Not Collected

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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Erskine Jazz Essentials Vol. 1
Erskine Jazz Essentials Vol. 2
Erskine Afro Cuban Essentials
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