Category Brighton Learn to Sing

Need to advertise your Singing in Brighton?

Do you Need to Design a Poster about your Singing or Music? This is an awesome free app to help you publicise your singing! You can email this out to fans & prospective clients.. Check out this very quick little video I rustled up for you HERE

Breathing Exercise – Singing Lessons Brighton

Breathing Techniques Today you can start with a warm up, designed to check that you are breathing correctly, and this will also help you to focus on your tone production. Lying on the floor breathing excercise This is an ideal opportunity for you to learn how to judge your own breathing and gain smooth control […]

Singers Checklist

Years ago I made up this checklist to assist singers with absorbing new songs. I did this as I had some students who had to learn vast amounts of songs for covers gigs etc. I am now sharing it with you in case it helps you with your singing?  How many bars’ introduction? It is as […]

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 […]

Singing for the sake of the song

A producer I have worked with said that a good singer needs to have the ability to tune in to what is needed for the song style, and be able to provide the right sound, whatever it may be. So what does that mean? Well, I have had the occasional session where I have had […]

How to use Theory for your Singing & Songwriting

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

Breaking down vocal licks, ornamentation, and embellishments

To enable yourself to be more comfortable with vocal licks, keep things as flexible, light and fluid as you can. Dissect the phrase you are working on by slowing it down and dividing it up into easy chunks Note down the visual ‘shape’ of the phrase Aim for precision by including all of the notes at […]

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 […]

Session Singing & getting your voice fit for different styles…

When you consider your vocal technique, it must always be top priority to learn how to use your voice and also improvise so that you can obtain top results. When you work as a singer in a recording context, or perform live on your own, or work as a session singer on tour, this will […]

How can you avoid Explosive Consonants when singing?

The most explosive consonants to watch out for are b, p, d, t, k, and g. There are ways to sing these consonants without having a sudden explosion of air & I would suggest that for those of you who are gigging, it is pretty important to get to grips with this. B – Simply […]