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TO DO NOTHING IS VERY DIFFICULT

 The true goal of studying and practicing technique is to have it all become automatic…….At that point, you can just breath and sing.
Some feel that technique and singing with feeling are somehow at odds with eachother but when applied…

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OUTLIERS

Here is copy of an email I sent to a voice teacher of mine after reading a few things that really pertained to what we have spoken about in class regarding the importance of consistent quality practice. Goes way beyond…

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HOW NOT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL PRO MUSICIAN

I’ve worked with probably hundreds of professional and amateur musicians of every level. And it never ceases to amaze me the vast variation of personalities, professionalism, perspectives on what is and is not acceptable, professional, etc. So at least…

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SONGWRITING CONCEPTS

Rules can be broken. But need to know rules before you can.Can break to get some effect, do for a reason.Know the parts of a songs structure and the purpose of each.CH, Verse, Bridge, Solo, intro, development, intro, outro, etc.Take…

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GET TO THE CHORUS, DON'T BORE US!

Way too often I hear original songs that start off real cool then somehow loose the listener, they are kind of run on or go nowhere. So here is my take on the “Chorus”. As I see it, verses are…

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