Alternatives to Band-in-a-Box for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    • better user interface. many similar facilities to BIAB. Guest • Jun 2018 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • MMA

    “MMA—Musical MIDI Accompaniment” is an accompaniment generator. It creates MIDI tracks for a soloist to perform over from a user supplied file containing chords and MMA...

    • MMA is free. It runs on (among other platforms) linux. I have it running on my $35 Raspberrry Pi. The data file of chords (and, optionally, melodies, and song structure (repeats!), is text but pretty easy to follow. Type in the chords, the repeats, some melody or solo licks, choose styles (and substyles) and a quick run will generate a MIDI file. A free Biab alternative! Guest • Apr 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • After trying it out, I should be able to describe it. Guest • Feb 2019 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Produces backing tracks to play over. Guest • Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Frescobaldi

    Frescobaldi is a LilyPond sheet music text editor. It aims to be powerful, yet lightweight and easy to use. Frescobaldi is Free Software, freely available under the...

    • create sheet music not accompaniments Guest • Dec 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

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

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Aria Maestosa

    Aria Maestosa is an open-source (GPL) midi tracker/editor. It lets you compose, edit and play midi files with a few clicks in a user-friendly interface offering...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Harmony Assistant

    Harmony Assistant is an unbeatable software for computer-assisted music composition and editing. Its harmonizing capabilities enable the composer to build quickly and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Melody Assistant

    Melody Assistant is dedicated to music writing, printing and rendering. Easy to use, Melody Assistant offers a user-friendly interface and powerful capabilities. Now...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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