Mandolin Cafe News

New Music
Builder News
Special Events
Bill Graham

News Search

NOTE: you are viewing old, archived Mandolin Cafe News articles. Our news has relocated here.

JamBuddy iPhone Application

By Mandolin Cafe
May 5, 2009 - 9:00 am

Email article Email article  Printer friendly Printer friendly

JamBuddy screen shot

JamBuddy screen shot

JamBuddy is a new software application from iTunes and developer Charles Dumont, creator of MandoChords, released in November, 2008.

JamBuddy is an accompaniment tool for musicians to use during practice sessions or just for fun. It will play the chord progressions for a tune at whatever tempo you want while you play lead breaks over them.

50 popular tunes are included with the application and you can add as many more as you like. You can select either mandolin or guitar accompaniment. JamBuddy will keep playing all night and never complain that you are hogging the spotlight.

Adding chord progressions is easy. You enter the chord you want played for each beat. In 3/4 time for one measure of G you would enter three G chords, which will be played boom-chuck-chuck.

Languages: English

Released: April 12, 2009

Software requirements:
Compatible with iPhone and iPhone Touch
Requires iPhone 2.2.1 software update

Eastman MandolinsMorgan MusicAcoustic Music CompanyThe Music EmporiumKentucky MandolinsEllis MandolinsWeber MandolinsMandolin World HeadquatersThe Mandolin StoreD'Addario StringsJustStrings.comElderly Instruments