Using Live for live synths as well as backing tracks

When my band play live we use Ableton Live Intro for backing tracks. I have each song assigned to a scene and then use the Enter key to trigger each song.

We have a live keyboardist who's synth has been somewhat unreliable and could do with replacing.

Is it possible to set up my Live projects with synth plugins that change settings/plugin as each scene is selected so I can give the keyboardist a USB controller and each time I hit enter to start the next song she's setup with the right sound straight away?

How would I set this up?

Thanks

Andy

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The Gifted 10 months ago | 0 comments

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    I think you can do this by using program changes. Assign program changes to the synth by setting the correct program change in each clip.
    So every time you trigger a clip, the corresponding synth will automatically jump to that program/sound.

    There are some tutorials available on the web.

    7 months ago | 0 comments

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