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1Chart for creating charts in Nashville Numbering System

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Ukiah Bass, Jan 25, 2016.


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  1. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass Supporting Member

    May 10, 2006
    I'm interested in feedback on this iOS product:

    1Chart – Create & Share Nashville Number Charts on the App Store

    Vendor website is 1Chart

    I'm especially keen to learn if there is a decent archive of country/outlaw/honky tonk/classic country in this format. Just getting involved in a country project and there's 60 songs to learn w/more on the way. Mainly interested in the progressions, stops, etc.

    Thank you!
     
  2. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2004
    NE CT
    Seems kindof pricey. I don't use NNS but do chart out songs as RTF files that fit the iPad screen and just use DropBox (free) to display them. One could do it in NNS the same I think? An example:

    What Was I Thinkin' - Dierks Bentley (F)
    |x|x|
    Intro: |F|Db|Eb|Bb|
    Verse(Intro) Verse |C|C CCx|
    Chorus: |F Bb| x4 |C|Eb' Bb-|
    Intro Verse Verse |C|C CCx| Chorus |F|
    Solo: |G|Bb F|G|Db Eb|F|F|
    Verse Verse |Ab|Db|C|C Cx|
    Chorus: |F Bb| x4 |C|C|Eb' Bb-|
    Intro Verse Verse(fade)
     
  3. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass Supporting Member

    May 10, 2006
  4. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I write out the notes as I am learning new stuff. Even the Young Country tunes we do. Once I have them memorized, I never view my notes again. I utilize the numbering system when explaining to others, seems to work for those moments.

    BEST THING however is when a song comes on the radio after I've 'learned' it. That's where I listen and refine my version to as closely resemble the original.
     
  5. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass Supporting Member

    May 10, 2006
    Forgot I have iReal Pro on my iPad. Since that allows for instant transposition (and since it appears I'll be creating many charts on my own!), I think I'll stick with the app I know and use that. There are some country songs available in this format but this appears to be a DIY project. And I bet there's a ton of songs lurking out there on session players' iPads! :D
     
  6. PartlyDave

    PartlyDave

    Dec 28, 2003
    Salem, OR
    I am totally into 1Chart. It's a great app for Charting out chord progressions, formats and little rhythmic notes. Very quick and easy to use for basic songs you may have some familularity with.
     
  7. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass Supporting Member

    May 10, 2006
    I discovered that iReal Pro lets you switch back and forth between standard chords and Nashville Numbering with one click. Also lets you switch keys. And it plays back chord progressions, letting you boost or lower volume or remove virtual instruments. What it doesn't do is chart "little rhythmic notes."
     
  8. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2011
    I use Cowboylyrics. Com for tabs because they have such a big catalog.
     
  9. PartlyDave

    PartlyDave

    Dec 28, 2003
    Salem, OR
    Yes, iReal is a great app for practicing and communicating jazz charts.
     
  10. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Seems like a great tool for those who rely on the number system. Me personally, I prefer chord charts. I agree.......kinda pricey.
     

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