B4 II Virtual Organ

B4 II Virtual Organ


Total Run Time: 0.7 hrs

Tim Carmon, an experienced keyboard player, drummer, vocalist, producer and graduate of the Duke Ellington School of Arts, demonstrates how to use B4 II Virtual Organ software.

Topics include

  1. Introduction to the B4 II
  2. Manual View
  3. Organ View
  4. Expert View
  5. Preset View
  6. Setup View

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In this B4 II Virtual Organ tutorial, Tim demonstrates how to use the B4 II software that emulates the classic Hammond B3 and its rotary speaker cabinet. With a new and improved interface and more authentic sound, this virtual organ has award-winning performance. You will be exposed to an extended array of features like B3 drawbars, vibrato, chorus, tube distortion and rotary speaker cabinet that make this a versatile tool.

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Course outline

Chapter 1: Introduction to the B4 II (10 min)

  1. Overview of Features
  2. Set-Up
Chapter 2: Manual View (2 min)

  1. Overview
Chapter 3: Organ View (10 min)

  1. Organ,Tube Amplifier,Cabinets,Microphones,Other Controls
Chapter 4: Expert View (7 min)

  1. Tone Wheel,Percussion and Vibrato,Reverb,Treble and Bass Rotor
Chapter 5: Preset View (5 min)

  1. Built in Presets,Audition,MIDI File Player,List and File Operations
Chapter 6: Setup View (4 min)

  1. Audio Input – Using the B4 as an effects module – Manuals,Transpose,Key Split,MIDI Channels

Presenter Info

In addition to playing keyboards, multi-talented Tim Carmon is also known as a drummer, vocalist, and producer with credits that range from albums to film arrangements to live performances. He is a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of Arts. A few of the artists he has worked with include Eric Clapton, Babyface, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Queen Latifah, Marcus Miller, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Gladys Knight. B.B. King, Jamie Foxx, Earth, Wind and Fire, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock and Mary J. Blige, Most recently, Tim contributed arrangements and playing piano/keys for the major motion picture “Dreamgirls” where he worked with the production team, The Underdogs, and he is also lending his musical talents to the revival of “Lady Sings the Blues”, the autobiography of Billie Holiday. He has a number of production credits to his name including Vibes “Knock Me Off My Feet” and Solid Rock Christian Choirs “Live in D.C.”. Tim worked with Eric Clapton on MTVs Unplugged and joined Erics touring band for the 1998 Pilgrim Tour and recently Tim was on the road with Eric for the 2006/2007 World Tour as well as Claptons Crossroads festival. Tim’s Phunky Boy Productions is currently working with a stable of artists on upcoming releases and projects for film and television. In addition, Tim has also been working on his debut as a solo recording artist with a soon-to-be-released album project.