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Sellaband's Gisel de Marco

The fourth of July is a big day in the United States. For most Americans it is a day of hot dogs, apple pie, homemade ice cream, outdoor band concerts and fireworks. There are also a few people who recognize the day as commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence and signaling the birth Continue reading →

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Angela Carole Brown … a Pro By Any Other Name

Yesterday I had the pleasure of recording one of my all-time favorite singers. I’m finishing up the SolidTube tracks and we will begin mixing the album in a few days. While in Vienna, I had Mandana sketch out the background vocals but another voice will really add some meat to the tracks. And I know Continue reading →

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Healing Your Hearing…WHAT?

One of the first questions I ask a voice student is, “What is the first thing you do in order to sing a note?” The answers range from, “Breathe from my diaphragm” to “Stand up straight” and open my mouth.” But I think that I’ve heard the right answer only once. The first thing a Continue reading →

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Vocal Fatigue…Part 3

First things first. Before jumping into a series of vocal exercises that could easily harm more than help a singer experiencing fatigue, it is important to root out the cause of the problem. Again, keep in mind that every singer is different, with a unique instrument, and with a unique set of demands to be Continue reading →

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Vocal Fatigue Part 2

So…to continue a discussion of vocal fatigue. There is a good possibility that I may go off on a bit of a rant but I’ll try to stay on point long enough to give some advice on conquering fatigue and rehabilitating the vocal mechanism. I find it important, however, to take a quick left turn Continue reading →

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"Why is it Important to Know This Stuff?"

I had an interesting voice lesson recently. While I was running off at the mouth (as I often do) on the subject of voiced and unvoiced consonants, My student asked a very astute question…a question that frequently goes unasked. “Why is it important to know this stuff?” she asked me. My very first reaction was Continue reading →

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