Hi there, this is Ross here from New Zealand.
I am a double bass player and as such like most bass players need to change Key to a song that a singer wants to sing to.
I usually can watch the guitar player and can follow the chords as I go. But have a question about Key changes
On Monday night I need to play bass on the classic Otis Reading "Dock of the Bay" song from the original Key G to that of Bb. Singers are a female & male vocals and they want it in Bb. Guitarists can change to this Key by moving the capo up 3. I can usually follow a capo but sometimes (in this case) it does my head in to try and mentally add 3 semi-tones up for each chord. A double bass fingerboard is actually curved (to allow for a bow) so no straight capo fits this instrument.
I can watch the Chordify chords in original G and can change the Key to Bb but of course the music track stays in the original key G. If I change the Key in Chordify to Bb I can download the new chords to Bb and print them off so this is good. But of course I cannot play along as the track stays in G.
So essentially my question to you all out there is ... How can I use what software there is out-there to play an original song, or a cover copy, but change the Key so I can then play along with it ?? Preferably at a "free" cost for the limited amount of time I may use it at this stage.
Any help would be great. Kind regards from Ross
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