Category Archives: Vocal Coaching

Tip no 9: The truth about singing: What makes Tina Turner a great singer?

Tina Turner’s voice is about transforming raw emotions into the singing voice.  Like every iconic singer Tina is well familiar with vocal techniques and no doubt she uses them in full. However, the tone of her voice is projected in … Continue reading

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Tip no. 8: The truth about singing: What inspired us to sing and how do we do it?

We are often evoked by feelings of pain, agony, and rage when we listen to certain styles of music. On the other hand we are evoked by feelings of love, peace and harmony when we listen to different styles of … Continue reading

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Tip no. 7: The truth about singing: What is an emotional voice? The ‘vibrato’.

When you hear a song sung in a trembling voice it might sound strange to your ear but in most cases it is projected that way in order to create a special effect. This effect is called vibrato which comes … Continue reading

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Tip no. 6: The truth about singing: How to gain the confidence to sing and how to lose it?

Singing can be terrifying for some, but at the same time it could be exhilarating.  People say it feels good to sing, “I am inspired by it and would like to do it again”. So what stops us expressing our … Continue reading

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Tip no. 5: The truth about singing: why can’t we sing properly?

#479720035 / gettyimages.com Although singing is a natural way of using your voice, most people can’t sing properly for the simple reason that they don’t pronounce the words in the correct way. To sing means to project and to project … Continue reading

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Tip no. 3: Take the third step, teach yourself to follow the tune

Let’s move on to the song ‘New York, New York’, which was made famous by Frank Sinatra and sung by Alicia at the opening of her duet with Jay-Z. The tune is stretched on a wide range of notes that … Continue reading

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Tip No. 2: Take the second step, teach yourself how to beat the rhythm

Back to the song New York Empire State of Mind, (which was mentioned in my first tip) Jay-Z joins Alicia Keys rapping along with the tune.  Notice that the rap fits in exactly within the frame of the song.  Both, … Continue reading

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First Series – Tip No. 1: Take the first step, teach yourself how to Hum

I’d like to share with you a few tips on how to start singing from scratch. You can also practice it at home and make substantial progress. When you’re listening to music on your radio or iPod/phone try humming along … Continue reading

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