Japanese and Koreans work long hours. They get very little time off, including weekends. Their lives are stressful and they need a good way to fight that stress. That’s where karaoke comes in.
Tip number 7 in the Top 10 Tips to Better Performing is all about adding your own style to a previously existing song. It isn’t unheard of to borrow songs for your set, but it’s important you put a little personal twist on it to make it your own.
Here’s a improvisation guide with a few thoughts from the staff of the Dallas School of Music and the publishers of dlp Music Books.
The holiday season is a time for numerous music events, late nights, and celebrations. Here are 9 tips to avoid a hoarse voice during the holidays:
Since he burst onto the New York City club scene in the early 2000s, singer and pianist Tony DeSare has earned rave reviews as a standard-bearer for a new generation of young jazz musicians
You have two choices: sing at the tempo the rest of your band is currently playing, or force the band to change their tempo. The video below will give you a singer timing tip that is a very simple solution to fix the band’s tempo.
The ability to play fast, clear staccato notes is dependent on tonguing technique. To practice this technique, brass and woodwind players typically use their instruments. However, this means the players’ lips are subjected to pressure from the mouthpiece, requiring the musician to use multiple mouth muscles. This does not allow the player to focus on tonguing. The Staccator works by concentrating on the tongue muscle, in order to build its strength so the player may learn to control their tongue muscle better. Created by professional trumpet player Chris Cigolea, Staccator has been endorsed by Chase Sanborn and music instrument retailer Long & McQuade.