Acid on the Larynx?

If acid is coming up in your esophagus, how does it irritate the vocal cords, given that they are in the wind pipe?

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The Case of the Disappearing Vocal Power

Martina was auditioning for agents and sending demos ‘out there’ but was getting no positive feedback.

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Creating Your Life Purpose as a Performer

It’s time to realize that we do not need to be passive in our search for meaning –says Eric Maisel

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The Case of the Poor Ear

Jamie was developing a warm and lush timbre but his intonation fell very short of the mark.

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Can You Perform with a Raging Fever?

“Dr. Jahn: I don’t have time to be sick – I gig 6 nights a week! But here I am with a temperature (102), sore throat…”

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Share Your Music in a Better Venue – 5 Steps

Know how to speak about yourself, about your strengths, and about your assets –says Eric Maisel

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How Soon Can I Sing After Surgery?

“Dr. Jahn – I have some gigs coming up and want to know what kind of voice rest (total?) I need before I can sing !”

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The Singer Who Needed to Grow Up

Gina, 23, had been a big fish in a small pond; then she came out to sea!

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The Ideal Work Out for a Singer?

“Dr. Jahn: I have a group of friends who are “fitness freaks” and each into something different – one swears by pilates another weightlifting…”

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Recording Vocals & Proximity Effect – Tips

Wes Maebe shares some tips for all vocalists from the studio.

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To Compress or Not to Compress…

Within the same second, singers may jump from a subtle phrase to a needle-pegging, engineer-torturing high note -says Bill Gibson

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Songwriting & “Late Deciding”

Beethoven sometimes took decades to make his musical decisions! -says Eric Maisel

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The Case of the Forgotten Lyrics

Lyle was a young, gifted singer-actor who would often delete entire lines of verses.

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Hemorrhoid Cream on Your Throat?

“I heard a coach say that you can apply an anti-inflammatory ointment such as a hemorrhoid cream right on the outside of your throat??”

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The Whole Truth About Water and Singing?

Dr. Jahn, everyone always says “drink water well before your gig” – but it always feels good to drink water as I’m performing! So I am wondering if this is not the whole truth!

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The Case of the Pitchy Voice

Sabrina was carefree and wild on stage but was struggling with the vocal precision required in the studio.

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Trust Yourself More

For the sake of your performances and your life, please be on your own side –says Eric Maisel

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Nailing the High Notes

This week we’re looking at how to secure the top end of your vocal range.

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I Want My Raspy Morning Voice to Stay!

What is happening in the morning with my cool, raspy sound , and is there a way to sustain this voice for performances?

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Creating Great Online Content

This week we’re looking at how to make your online content stand out from the crowd.

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Speech Vs. Singing?

This week we’re exploring if/how the speaking voice impacts upon singing?

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Your Favorite Vocal Tech

This week we’re exploring the exciting world of vocal tech.

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Finding The Right Coach

This week we’re looking at vocal coaching, and how to find the right teacher for you.

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Singing with Star Quality?

This week we’re exploring what gives a singer that ineffable X-factor.

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Bouncing Back?

This week we’re looking at how best to move on from a gig that didn’t quite go the way we planned it.

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What’s the Deal with the Tongue?

“I think I understand that my throat and neck should be relaxed when singing – so what is the deal with the tongue?”

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The Secret To Vocal Success?

This week we’re exploring the mysteries to singing success in this industry.

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The ‘Right’ Song For You?

This week we’re exploring repertoire & how to select the songs that work best for you.

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The Follies of Feedback

This week we’re exploring the frustrating issue of feedback and what we can do to solve it.

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Old Soul?

I don’t think you have to experience everything you write about to make it believable -says Sarah Bella

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