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.
- Free • Open Source
Impro-VisorDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo66 alternatives to Impro-Visor
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.
Band-in-a-BoxDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo
63 alternatives to Band-in-a-Box
- Paid • Proprietary
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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.
JJazzLabDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo17 alternatives to JJazzLab
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.
LeMMADo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo6 alternatives to LeMMA
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”.
The project looks abandoned. Last version, 0.9 alpha, released in August 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
One Man BandDo you think this is a good alternative?YesNo11 alternatives to One Man Band
- Paid • Proprietary
Transforms all (piano, synthesizer) keyboards into arranger keyboards with real time chords recognition! Creates complete MIDI music-arrangements with just simple drag and drop operations! Utilises, modifies and creates styles in Yamaha format!
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