The BFD Jazz & Funk Collection is the fourth expansion pack for FXpansion’s BFD premium acoustic drum module. Recorded at Omega Studios, Maryland, by a new engineering and production team led by John Emrich, its sounds offer a whole spectrum of fresh flavours for your musical creations, according to BFD.
The kits are recorded in a warm, bright-sounding room, using high-end mics and preamps chosen for their transparency and accuracy. Most of the instruments in the collection are provided in stick and brushed versions, with selected pieces also played with mallets, rods and even hands. A wide range of controlled, dynamic articulations are featured. .
BFD Jazz & Funk Collection is centred around three
kits – a Slingerland, a Yamaha and a 6-tom Gretsch. Several
high-resolution hihats including ¼-open and ¾-open positions are
included along with a vast array of Sabian, Wuhan and Zildjian cymbals.
Finally, a variety of additional kicks and snares further expand your
musical possibilities: vintage classics such as a Ludwig Super
Sensitive snare, a 1970s Slingerland 32?€ kick and a restored 1940s
Leedy 26?€ kick are just a few highlights of the drums at your
The versatility of the precision instruments in BFD
Jazz & Funk Collection mean that it?€™s perfect for jazz, funk,
pop, soul, hip-hop, R&B, blues, country, fusion, folk, rock and far
55 GB of pure, detailed drums
Complete kits by Gretsch (dual kick and 6 toms), Yamaha and Slingerland
Snares include a 1973 Ludwig Super Sensitive, Pearl
Free Floating, Gregg McDonald 6×14?€, Rogers 1960s Powertone and 1950s
New brushed snare hit types: closed hits, short and long sweeps
Kicks include a 1970s 32?€ Slingerland and a restored 1940s 26″ Leedy
Comprehensive cymbal selection, with a huge range Of Sabian cymbals
Sabian 18?€ ride and Wuhan 18?€ china with sizzles, brushes and sticks
Brushed toms, cymbals, snares and hihats
Selected instruments played with mallets, rods and hands
Price and Availability:
BFD Jazz & Funk Collection is available direct from
FXpansion?€™s online store for $249 / ?‚?199 / £129, excluding local
taxes where applicable.
More information is available at the FXpansion site.