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BackupBand Alternatives

BackupBand is described as 'Real-Time auto-arranger/accompaniment software' and is an app. There are five alternatives to BackupBand for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Impro-Visor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BackupBand are Band-in-a-Box, JJazzLab, LeMMA and One Man Band.

This page was last updated Mar 9, 2020
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Real-Time auto-arranger/accompaniment software.

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  1. Impro-Visor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Impro-Visor (short for “Improvisation Advisor”) is a music notation program designed to help jazz musicians compose and hear solos similar to ones that might be improvised. The objective is to improve understanding of solo construction and tune chord changes.

  2. Band-in-a-Box

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Band-in-a-Box is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program. You can hear and play along to many song ideas and go from "nothing" to "something" in a very short period of time with Band-in-a-Box as your "on demand" backup band.



  3. JJazzLab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JJazzLab is a free Midi-based application which automatically generates backing tracks (a musical accompaniment) for any song. It’s a jam buddy to have fun improvising, learn new stuff or just practice your instrument. It’s also a great tool for teachers.

  4. LeMMA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LeMMA is a simple GUI “front-end” written in Python for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment – also written in Python). Just enter the chords, select the grooves and press “Play”.

    Discontinued

    The project looks abandoned. Last version, 0.9 alpha, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  5. One Man Band

    • Windows

    Transforms all (piano, synthesizer) keyboards into arranger keyboards with real time chords recognition!

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