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How to Harmonize Using 6ths.   (Continued from Theory For Singing Harmony Part 2.)   In the ongoing quest to understand how to harmonize with our voices,  it’s time to talk about the...
In my last blog, I showed you how to name notes easily and shared the formula to create the major scale.  In this blog, I want to talk about “intervals.”   An interval in music is the...
Though it can seem that some singers just have a gift at finding harmony parts, all singers can benefit by knowing at least a bit of music theory: so harmony singing can be more than just getting...
You’re working on your latest song- you’ve got a good melody, chords, lyrics but now it’s time to sweeten the sound with background vocals.  Though harmonizing comes naturally to many, for...
Have you ever thought that “you have a problem with your breathing”? Obviously, you are breathing since you are still conscious and not gasping for air on the floor. So what do you think “problem...
Giving your vocal performance ‘everything you got’ may be the biggest mistake of your career.   Though it’s totally understandable that you want to expose and express your talent to the max, the...
Well, it’s that time to get your scarves out of storage and cradle a hot, steaming mug of your favorite tea and wonder how you’re going to get through this winter without succumbing to colds or the...
 One of the great pleasures in life for songwriters is playing one of their songs with a full band backing them up:      hearing the drums emphasize the backbeat and breaking...
Not that there aren’t exceptions, but people like to feel good.  If they are going out to dinner, generally they like to order food that will make them feel good.   When they get the check...