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STRIIIINGS Tutorial

UJAM STRIIIINGS Explained®

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    How It Works

    Get a quick snapshot of the overall interface and general STRIIIINGS workflow.

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    How To Play STRIIIINGS

    See how the Style Phrases are laid out, learn about the Chord Recognition function, hear the effect of Bass Note Inversions and additions to the Standard Voicings, and discover how the Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheels are used for real-time performance control.

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    Customizing & Saving Presets

    Explore ways to transform the factory presets, and then save them as new recallable presets.

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    Timing

    Learn the differences when triggering in Note and Beat Sync modes, and hear how Beat Sync compensates for the naturally slow attack that occurs with string instruments, as well as how the Micro Timing adjustments in STRIIIINGS affects the placement of the notes within the actual phrases.

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    Key Switches

    Discover new workflows and considerations to keep in mind when working with Key Switches to trigger STRIIIINGS Style Phrases.

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    Real-Time Control

    Watch as MIDI hardware Knobs, Sliders, and Pedals are mapped, and used to control STRIIIINGS sound shaping parameters for the purposes of sound design.

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    Using STRIIIINGS in Your Own Music

    Explore a couple of ways to use STRIIIINGS in your own songs and productions.

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    STRIIIINGS in Action

    Last but not least, see and hear a short arrangement built up from a piano sketch that incorporates four different instances of STRIIIINGS combined.

Product Overview


Eli Krantzberg brings you in-depth UJAM STRIIIINGS video tutorials! Learn everything you need to know about UJAM STRIIIINGS' features and functions, including how to use them creatively. You'll also see it in action, being used in a production and arrangement. These videos are for new UJAM STRIIIINGS users.

Eli starts by welcoming you and then explains the layout of the main UJAM STRIIIINGS interface and general workflow, followed by how the Style Phrases are laid out. Then learn about the Chord Recognition function, and hear the effect of Bass Note Inversions including the additions to the Standard Voicings, for total chord control.

Throughout the rest of the videos Eli teaches you how the pitch bend and modulation wheels are used for real-time performance control, customizing and saving presets, the differences when triggering in Note and Beat Sync modes, working with key switches to trigger STRIIIINGS style phrases, and real-time control of MIDI hardware knobs, sliders, and pedals by mapping them accordingly. To wrap up the video series, Eli shows you how to use STRIIIINGS in your own music, as well as create a short arrangement, built up from a piano sketch that incorporates four different instances of STRIIIINGS.

For more info on what these detailed UJAM STRIIIINGS tutorials show you, and how you can start using it fast and easy, read the individual UJAM STRIIIINGS video descriptions on this page. Learn how to add the glorious sound of real strings to your songs and productions now... Watch "UJAM STRIIIINGS Explained®" today!


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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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Date published: 2021-03-06
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