How to flip jazz samples into beats

Have you ever wanted to make a beat using jazz samples?

In the tutorial video above, veteran producer and songwriter Trinity dropped by the Splice YouTube channel to showcase how to flip smooth jazz samples into hard-hitting beats. While many of her tips are applicable to any DAW, she uses some powerful tools and features unique to Studio One such as Sample One and Melodyne integration to spark her creativity throughout her beat-making process. If you’d like to try these out yourself, for a limited time, new users can get Studio One+ for free for three months after starting a Splice subscription.

If you’d like to experiment with the jazz samples Trinity used, be sure to also check out the full sample pack from the Signature label on Splice Sounds.

What was your favorite tip from Trinity? What other production styles and DAWs would you like to see us cover next? Let us know in the comments section of the video, and subscribe to the Splice YouTube channel for more tips, tutorials, and insights.


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February 13, 2024

Harrison Shimazu

Harrison Shimazu is a composer, content strategist, and writer who’s passionate about democratizing music creation and education. He leads the Splice blog and creates music as Namaboku.