Jetset Extra report: Jordan Rudess and Uri Nieto demonstrate the latest must-have music creation apps.

Here's a list of some of Jordan's favorite music apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

JR Hexatone Pro ($9.99) from - The first-ever music creation application that bears Jordan's name. Jordan states, "JR Hexatone specializes in sound sequences that are perfect for the Drum-n-Bass, Glitch, Techno, and electronic scene. For hard rock and heavy metal beats to jam to, I like a program called Thump." ($3.99) from

FourTrack ($4.99) for the iPhone and StudioTrack ($9.99) for iPad from -- Trey Anastasio of Phish stated in Rolling Stone Magazine, "I'm obsessed with this FourTrack recording app -- a super powerful studio in your pocket. I can record basically anywhere."

Looptastic (Free to $14.99) from - Jordan states, "This suite of apps allows you to mix together a variety of cool loops and loop sets without a lot of effort, and add a wide array of cutting-edge effects, some of which I helped them create. It's the best way to get a lot of cool sounds and loops happening quickly from a very user-friendly, easy, and fun environment."

Music Studio ($14.99) from -- Jordan states, "Music Studio is a very powerful and serious App that is almost like having Apple's Garage Band on your iPhone. For anybody who's traveling, this is the most serious, must-have, all-in-one music app."

GuitarStudio and iShred ($4.99) from - "And not to leave out guitarists," Jordan says, "there are a lot of guitar apps, but these two are so easy, fun, and clear that will have you up and running quickly, and the sampled guitar sounds are excellent."

Bebot from, now only $1.99.

ThumbJam, which Jordan calls "a total joy," from, $8.99.

Trope and Bloom from at $3.99 each.

Ocarina from at $.99.

Pianist Pro from at $4.99.

InstantDrummer apps from at $2.99 each.

Beyond iOS, check out:
Jordan Rudess: Keyboard Wizdom video tutorial from, at only $19.50.





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