What's New

Fix for audio issues with older iOS versions

App Description

Create studio-quality Jazz tracks to your own chords in minutes with Volume 2 of the award-winning SessionBand Jazz app - the world’s only chord-based loop app.

It's the ultimate Jazz play-along and the perfect tool for Jazz songwriters – wherever you are and whatever your level of ability.

“A supremely versatile music app... the future of jazz play-alongs“ Jazzwise

“Remarkably polished“ Forbes

“Extraordinarily useful“ Jamie Cullum

With another 16,000 precision-cut, chord-based loops (included in the download) performed and produced for SessionBand by 5 of the world's leading Jazz musicians, SessionBand Jazz Volume 2 instantly converts the chords you select into great-sounding Jazz audio - wherever you are and whatever your ability.

Volume 2 includes 15 totally new and diverse Jazz styles (compared to Volumes 1 & 3), from Boogaloo, ECM, New Orleans and Cool Swing through uptempo 5/4, 7/4, Jazz Funk and many more.

And with a host of pro features like automated mixing, auto-transpose, one-touch live recording, real-time tempo shift plus Audiobus compatibility, it has never been easier or quicker to create your own studio quality Jazz - even if you can't play a note!

SessionBand Jazz – Volume 2 is a professional Jazz app - essential for anyone studying music and perfect for the Jazz musician looking for the ultimate jam session – but equally, it's simple enough for non-musicians who love Jazz to create their own great-sounding, copyright-free music.

SessionBand Jazz Volume 2 has reached Top 10 in the paid music app charts in no fewer than 64 countries since launch including USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France, Spain and Canada.

Watch the video at sessionbandapp.com


The fastest way to create real studio-quality Jazz...

• Simply pick one of 15 Jazz styles
• Choose your chords
• Stretch or shorten loops in seconds
• Build up your track in minutes
• Instantly hear your track across different Jazz styles and tempos
• Auto-transpose your entire track (not electronic pitch shift!)
• Mix your track (manual or automated)
• Adjust track tempo (+/- 15%)
• Record direct to audio
• Copy straight to other music apps (if you want to)
• Share with the world!


Get 5 of the world's top Jazz musicians playing on your tracks...

Drums – Ralph Salmins (Wynton Marsalis, Burt Bacharach, Elton John, Madonna, Robbie Williams, Quincy Jones, Michael Bublé...)
Saxes – Andy Panayi (Peter Erskine, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, Amy Winehouse, Paul McCartney...)
Basses - Geoff Gascoyne (Georgie Fame, Michel Legrand, Sting, Van Morrison, Benny Golson, Jamie Cullum...)
Pianos – Tom Cawley (Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Watts, Jane Monheit, Stacey Kent, Yaron Herman, Guy Barker, Peter Gabriel...)
Trumpet/Flugel – Martin Shaw (John Dankworth, Michel Legrand, Tim Garland, Sting, Jamiroquai...)


The ultimate mobile practice tool...

• Practice with your very own world-class Jazz quartet
• Loop markers let you focus on specific sections
• Mute / solo instrument channels (manual and automated)
• Transpose your whole track instantly


You don't have to be a musician to make great-sounding Jazz tracks and release them royalty-free...

• Simple, intuitive interface
• Audition loops as you go
• 'Track Builder' makes building a full track quick and easy
• Intuitive mixing and record functions
• Hugely educational


Detailed Product Information

• 15 more popular Jazz styles in tempo order: Slow Latin; Slow Funk; Poinciana; New Orleans; Pop Rock; ECM; Cool Swing; Jazz Funk; 6/4; Motown; Reggae; Swing; Boogaloo; 5/4; 7/4
• Tempos from 80bpm to 220bpm
• 10 chord variations for every root note in all 15 styles: maj7(9); maj7(#11); 7(13); 7(b9); 7(#5,#9); 7sus(13); m7(9); m7(b5); m(maj7); dim
• The exclusive musical content in this app is not duplicated in any of the other SessionBand apps
• All loops are offered royalty-free and can be used freely in your own works

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 15, 2014 Initial release
  • August 28, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 01, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • February 19, 2015 New version 2.0
  • February 21, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • March 13, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • April 27, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • April 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • May 07, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • May 12, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • July 27, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • July 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • August 11, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • August 21, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • August 23, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • September 04, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • September 13, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 16, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • October 05, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • October 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • November 01, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • November 05, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • November 28, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 02, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 21, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • January 03, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • February 07, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • February 15, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • February 23, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • March 20, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 08, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • November 12, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 30, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 03, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 23, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • January 06, 2017 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.3
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 16, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 20, 2019 New version 2.4
  • October 29, 2019 New version 2.4.1
  • October 29, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 12, 2019 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • January 14, 2020 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • July 15, 2020 New version 2.4.3
  • November 12, 2020 Price decrease: $8.99 -> FREE!
  • December 10, 2020 Price increase: FREE! -> $8.99

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