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EASTWEST Hollywood Pop Brass $399

CHOICE AWARD 9/10

The sample-library market is an area that feels like it has simply exploded in recent years, with EastWest being a key part of a charge towards high-quality titles at sensible prices. While the company has always garnered a great reputation for cinematic libraries, it has also released some excellent libraries in other musical styles, with the most recent being Voices Of Soul. This pack brought us a vast range of vocals ripe for soul-and-popbased exploitation. Hollywood Pop Brass could easily be seen as the musical complement to Voices Of Soul, although its vast array of hornsection stylings is perfect for many other genres.

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I’m a versatile trombone player and have played in several jazz and commercial bands. I’ve also been known to arrange for brass and even to do so electronically, helping to make things sound

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