It’s time to realize that we do not need to be passive in our search for meaning –says Eric Maisel
Jamie was developing a warm and lush timbre but his intonation fell very short of the mark.
“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…”
Know how to speak about yourself, about your strengths, and about your assets –says Eric Maisel
“Dr. Jahn – I have some gigs coming up and want to know what kind of voice rest (total?) I need before I can sing !”
Gina, 23, had been a big fish in a small pond; then she came out to sea!
“Dr. Jahn: I have a group of friends who are “fitness freaks” and each into something different – one swears by pilates another weightlifting…”
Wes Maebe shares some tips for all vocalists from the studio.
Within the same second, singers may jump from a subtle phrase to a needle-pegging, engineer-torturing high note -says Bill Gibson
Beethoven sometimes took decades to make his musical decisions! -says Eric Maisel
Lyle was a young, gifted singer-actor who would often delete entire lines of verses.
“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??”
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!
Sabrina was carefree and wild on stage but was struggling with the vocal precision required in the studio.
For the sake of your performances and your life, please be on your own side –says Eric Maisel
This week we’re looking at how to secure the top end of your vocal range.
What is happening in the morning with my cool, raspy sound , and is there a way to sustain this voice for performances?
This week we’re looking at how to make your online content stand out from the crowd.
This week we’re exploring if/how the speaking voice impacts upon singing?
This week we’re exploring the exciting world of vocal tech.
This week we’re looking at vocal coaching, and how to find the right teacher for you.
This week we’re exploring what gives a singer that ineffable X-factor.
This week we’re looking at how best to move on from a gig that didn’t quite go the way we planned it.
“I think I understand that my throat and neck should be relaxed when singing – so what is the deal with the tongue?”
This week we’re exploring the mysteries to singing success in this industry.
This week we’re exploring repertoire & how to select the songs that work best for you.
This week we’re exploring the frustrating issue of feedback and what we can do to solve it.
I don’t think you have to experience everything you write about to make it believable -says Sarah Bella
The more you can train yourself to speak in short, crisp, powerful sentences, the bolder and braver you will become -says Eric Maisel
This week we’re exploring the perils of over-rehearsal.