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Modern Jazz Essentials: New style and flair for Groove Agent

Modern Jazz Essentials is an expansion for Groove Agent which delivers all the detail and complexity that modern jazz drumming is renowned for. Featuring ten modern jazz Styles for Acoustic Agent drum kits, it allows you to quickly create sophisticated rhythms, exploring in depth the subtly nuanced playing of today’s outstanding contemporary jazz artists.

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Top Features

  • 10 modern jazz Styles for the Acoustic Agent drum kits in Groove Agent.
  • Each Style is featured in a VST preset, which comes with a dedicated mixer setting.
  • Styles can also be used as MIDI Grooves in your favorite DAW.
  • Grooves cover a range of different tempi and time signatures.
  • Each Style includes main parts, intros, endings, and fills.
  • Easily explore and embrace the subtle nuances of modern jazz drumming.
  • Quickly create sophisticated drum tracks.
  • Inspired by outstanding contemporary jazz artists.
  • An almost infinite resource for creating backing tracks, inspiring new compositions, and improvisation.
Acoustic Agent
Preset Name Sub-Style Signature Tempo
Grey to green Modern Jazz 12/8 140
Smash something Modern Jazz 4/4 220
Suitableness for less Modern Jazz 6/8 108
Big time small space Modern Jazz 7/8 112
An arabian sunset Modern Jazz 6/4 120
Frame of mind Modern Jazz 4/4 117
The jazz samurai Modern Jazz 12/8 171
Unintentionally hillarious Modern Jazz 4/4 100
All those resonances Modern Jazz 4/4 135
Into the bargain Modern Jazz 4/4 81


Modern Jazz Essentials is an expansion pack for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 Acoustic Agent.

Groove Agent 4 is available for purchase as VST instrument for VST 3, VST 2 and AU compatible host applications. Groove Agent SE 4 is included in Cubase Pro, Artist and Elements from version 8 and later and also in Nuendo 7 with NEK.  Groove Agent SE 4 from previous Cubase versions is not supported.

Expansion packs for Groove Agent

Upgrade your Groove Agent library with Steinberg's VST Sound Instrument Sets for more loops and sounds in your favorite style.

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