World-class brass instrument is pure Hollywood magic for all Hollywood, CA (August 30, 2011) – EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual software instruments, is now shipping both the Diamond and Gold Editions of Hollywood Brass, a massive virtual instrument that features unprecedented sound quality and the brand new PLAY 3 playback engine for the very latest in performance and control. Based on the flagship Diamond Edition, Hollywood Brass Gold Edition is designed to bring the best professional scoring tools within the reach of any composer.
The second installment in the Hollywood series, Hollywood Brass is an epic achievement, once again combining the talents of top producers Doug Rogers, Nick Phoenix, and Thomas Bergersen, and engineered by award-winning Hollywood veteran Shawn Murphy. Recorded in place at EastWest Studio 1, widely regarded as the "best brass recording room in the entire world", Hollywood Brass is designed to work seamlessly with Hollywood Strings (and the upcoming Woodwinds and Percussion) for the ultimate in virtual Hollywood scoring. “Hollywood Brass is the most powerful, realistic and extensive brass library ever created. There is a focus and ease of use in this Virtual Instrument that is unprecedented,” said producers Doug Rogers, Nick Phoenix and Thomas Bergersen. “Once you experience Hollywood Brass, you will see that this is EastWest's finest creation to date.” Hollywood Brass Gold Edition was designed to run on most music creation computer systems, and the system specifications are consistent with most other EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP products. The Gold Edition is 16-bit, with one mic position (main) and includes all articulations found in the Diamond Edition. Upgrades to Hollywood Brass Diamond Edition can be done at any time. The Gold Edition ships on DVD. EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Hollywood Brass Gold Edition is now available for $595 MSRP ($495 introductory offer until September 30, 2011). For complete product information, demos, and ordering information, visit
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