In this episode, Sara welcomes bass player and singer Kristin Korb. Korb is well known in the jazz world for her performance as well as her standing as an educator. Korb is currently directing the jazz vocal department at the University of Southern California. Here she and Sara rap about how important it is as a singer to LISTEN to what the other musicians are doing.
In this episode, Sara welcomes New York pianist Randy Ingram to the show, and together they teach you how to sing and play rubato, or out of time.
In this episode, Sara tells a “singer joke”, and talks about why singers get a bad rap. She talks about the difference between the way instrumentalists think an the way singers think, and why singers have to think intervallically.
In this episode, Sara answers a viewer’s question about how to sing an exercise, by starting in the lower range and then switching to the upper range. Sara shows you approximately where in your range you will switch registers. Enjoy!
In this episode (actually taped a while ago and lost until now in the digital hole that is my computer), Sara takes a question from a student: “Can singers circular breathe?” Check it out to get the details…
In this episode, Sara shows you how to transpose, or change the key of a song.
In this episode, Sara helps you figure out how to use the knowledge of your range to pick an appropriate key for a song.
In this episode, Sara explains how to find your range. This will help in the future when you need to pick a key, transpose a song, write a lead sheet/chart…all sorts of things.