How to Create Your Own Dynamic Backing Tracks using JJazzLab

JJazzLab is a free and open source automatic backing tracks generation app for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It generates play-along songs (musical accompaniment) for any song and any style. It comes with option to read Yamaha style files, plugins support, rhythmic accents, builtin synth based on FluidSynth, midi editor, Bar annotations, reader window, Export to audio .mp3 and .wav file.


Download JJazzLab [Windows,MacOS,Linux]

How to install JJazzLab on Ubuntu

Download the JJazzLab app in the .deb file format from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below JJazzLab apt install command.

sudo apt install ./Downloads/jjazzlab*.deb


sudo apt install ./Downloads/jjazzlab_4.0.2-1_amd64.deb

Here “jjazzlab_4.0.2-1_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name. You can change above command based on your file name. After the successful installation, run below command to open and start creating automatic backing tracks.


In this way you can easily create music for any song and any style.

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Install JJazzLab via Flatpak:

You can also install JJazzLab using below flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub org.jjazzlab.JJazzLab

And open it using below command.

flatpak run org.jjazzlab.JJazzLab

If you don’t have flatpak and flathub then install using below link and restart your system.

Install flatpak and flathub on Ubuntu

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