Category Brighton East Sussex Career Advice for SIngers

Why are R’n’B Vocals so challenging?

To fully explore the commonly used vocal techniques in R’n’B, we first need to understand how the larynx works. The licks of R’N’B use the pentatonic scale. The agility required for this scale is already less familiar than the major scale. On top of that the singer needs to nimbly stretch the vocal folds to […]

How to use Theory for your Singing & Songwriting

Quick tips on how to get theory working for you in your songwriting…

Why singers get more work if they work on knowledge of harmony

Broadening your palette of vocal sounds can make you money as a session singer. Working with a producer to aim for the sound that he/she wants is a skill in itself. Top session singers are those that are able to provide many different aspects to their voice. Your ability to sing backing vocals is one of […]

Brighton Singing Lessons – tips on Mic use

Microphone Technique Tips I have been teaching singers for quite a while and it is a common occurrence that singers can be almost intimidated by the sound of their own voices being amplified. Stemming from this perhaps, there can also be quite a bit of confusion about how to use a microphone to get the […]

Learn how to Sing in Brighton!

Hi my name is Chip Jenkins… I am a singing teacher at Chichester University in the UK, and the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Sussex Vocal Academy and previously the Academy of Contemporary Music. I set up Brighton Singing Lessons as I  teach singers and voice users in both private & group vocal lessons.

Video from Brighton Singing Lessons

New video up on you tune about breathing and the diaphragm from Chip Jenkins (Brighton Singing Lessons)

Singers in Brighton – Promote yourselves on our site!

SInging students from Brighton Singing Lessons encourage each other to raise their game…

Motivation in your Singing Career

As being a compelling performer & vocalist is not all just about doing singing exercises all the time, you sometimes need to take stock of where you are heading in your career. So, I am giving away a free weekend personal development course so you can actually make your dreams happen. It is run by Christopher Howard, […]

Singers – Writing charts for your musicians!

Singers! If you are trying to run your own band and wish to save rehearsal time, this little nifty link can really help… http://www.blanksheetmusic.net This is a super useful link of you need Blank Sheet Music for use with your band. Once all the musicians have a chart, it is so much easier to get everyone […]

Get Theory Working for your Songwriting

Quick tips on how to get theory working for you in your songwriting… from Brighton Singing Lessons.