LinuxBand Alternatives

    LinuxBand is described as 'front-end for MMA (Musical MIDI Accompaniment). Type in the chords, choose the groove and LinuxBand will play a musical accompaniment for you. It’s an open source alternative to Band-in-a-Box'. There are four alternatives to LinuxBand for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Band-in-a-Box. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try JJazzLab. Other great apps like LinuxBand are iReal Pro (Paid) and Genius Jamtracks (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 26, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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.


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      iReal Pro offers an easy-to-use tool to help musicians of all levels master their art. iReal Pro simulates a real-sounding band that can accompany you as you practice, and also lets you collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference.
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      Genius Jamtracks is a play-along app with an impressively realistic sound and feel to help you build your repertoire, your jazz vocabulary and master polyrhythms. “ Genius Jamtracks is easily the best play along app out there! " Paul Bollenback.
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