Need Jazz Drums? Futureman’s Got Your Back

Jazz EZX features drum samples from Roy “Futureman” Wooten. Toontrack’s line of drum samples isn’t new to the Grammy award winner who has used Toontrack samples on his “Drumitar” for years. Recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, Tenn., the samples for the Jazz EZX are all about dynamics. Toontrack Music–makers of the software EZdrummer, which songwriters worldwide have been using for years to beef up their recordings and demos–has just extended their line to the world of jazz with the new Jazz EZX extension. Continuing in the tradition of all EZdrummer packs that come equipped with tracks from legendary drummers from various genres, Jazz EZX features drum samples from Roy “Futureman” Wooten. Toontrack’s line of drum samples isn’t new to the Grammy award winner who has used Toontrack samples on his “Drumitar” for years.

Recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, Tenn., the samples for the Jazz EZX are all about dynamics. Futureman’s unique approach to percussion and jazz led to particular attention to the dynamics of the instruments and an emphasis on mic placement. All EZX expansion packs can be used in conjunction with Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 2.0 and the MIDI used with their EZplayer pro.

The EZX line is a great tool for songwriters in need of quality drums. For songwriters who don’t have space or time to deal with a full drum kit, the programs are a great addition to home-based recording studios as well as being one more “instrument” to play with when experimenting in samples.

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