You can’t sing what you can’t hear
I’ve heard this from a number of places. Certainly there is a time in your practice room to just try stuff… But mostly you don’t sing what you don’t hear in your mind first. In other words…you don’t wing it…
You got 2 things you need to practice… 1) Musicianship 2) Muscle Memory Musicianship is how you get your songs to sound like the singers you are trying to emulate. It is the rhythm… Volume… Style… All in the context of a song…
OK… Exercises can be helpful. They help you work on certain issues… If you working on falsetto… Well then create an exercise to help you get to it.
OK…I am practicing singing a couple of runs from Sam Cooke’s gospel standard Wonderful. As I am singing however, sometimes I notice that all of the notes are not clearly hit. Cooke often does very fast runs that is easy to gloss over when attempting to sing them. But doing that gives you a muddled […]
Still working on the first riff in the song wonderful. I had my first lesson with RnB Singing Lessons and the riff he heard I am still having a hard time recognizing. At any rate, I am soon to start singing with Sam on the album. But one thing that I am finding is that […]
OK… So when I was learning how to play harmonica, someone suggested that I grab hold of the amazing slow downer to slow down a background part so that I could play with it. Well, RnB Singing Lessons suggests using that Amazing Slow Downer with singing. So I cracked out the Amazing Slow Downer with […]
So I have begun voice lessons… About a year and a half ago I started learning guitar from the excellent Justin Sandercoe online lessons. Over that time I have picked up harmonica as well. But as I posted my videos some have said that I had a decent voice, so I decided to take voice […]