Loopmasters Freddie Jaochim Jazz Hop Classics Review

Alex Holmes brings the lights down low before firing up Freddie Jaochim’s Jazz Hope Classics pack. Here’s what he thought…

jazz hop classics

Price £34.95 (folders available separately)
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Jazz Hop Classics key features

  • Soul/jazz instrumental hip hop loops & hits
  • 1.05 GB worth of 24-bit/44.1 audio
  • Wav + Rex, Apple Loops + Rex, Ableton, ReFill formats
  • 360 audio files, 31 MIDI files
  • 73 Patches for EXS24, Kontakt, HALion, NN-XT, SFZ & Kong

This new pack from San Diego-based producer Freddie Joachim includes a mellow collection of loose hip-hop beats and an array of dusty bass, flute, horn, strings, grand piano, Rhodes, guitar, and Moog riffs.

There’s a mixture of hardware and software sources, leading some of the loops to sound a little too clean and underproduced to our ears, but luckily, the majority of the pack is well written and performed, with a warm, textured finish. Of particular note are the characterful and varied guitar riffs, the well-played keys with nice progressions and the loose and vibe-laden drum grooves.

Also included are a mixed bag of bass, FX and musical one-shots, plus some varied and well-chosen drum hits. To accompany these, you get 73 sampler patches, including some pre-made drum kits, plus a handful of MIDI files taken from the main loops.

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