Articles by Rachel Bennett
Lyle was a young, gifted singer-actor who would often delete entire lines of verses.
Sabrina was carefree and wild on stage but was struggling with the vocal precision required in the studio.
Hazel’s function band insisted that she deliver the covers in a fairly rigid arrangement, so she was tense and nervous right from the outset!
Linda was talented but her voice became “thin” and “reedy” in public – she needed an infusion of presence.
Cheryll had a great voice and powerful original songs but was in danger of singing only in the shower -says Rachel Bennett
Alice, 43, was about to discover that her wobbly voice had little to do with age…
Markey, 22 years old, was making his singing too hard for himself – and failing to hit higher range.
He had settled into a “sleepy and breathy” sound but Mike wanted to liven up his act…
The Case: The one-dimensional voice The Singer: Lianna, 25 years of age, working as a legal PA and doing open mic slots on the London circuit For you? Do you ever find you want to more effectively make the sounds that you hear in your head? Case Summary: Lianna was getting great feedback about her […]
The Case: A very tense jaw The Singer: Larry was 23 years old, in his final year of a three-year undergraduate course in contemporary music; he was presenting five songs for his final showcase. For you? Anyone who has to locate an area of tension and reduce its effects. Case Summary: Larry had begun to […]