What determines your Voice Type?

Have you ever wondered why your voice sounds the way it does? Think of a voice type as a series of ingredients mixed together to create a unique-tasting dessert. For singing, the ingredients combine to create a unique-sounding voice. The four common voice types are soprano, mezzo-soprano(often called mezzo), tenor, and bass. These five ingredients determine […]

Jazz Guitar(i)[ Scales & Nodes]

Love them or hate them, scales are an important tool in the improvisational vocabulary of jazz guitarists in any stage of their development. Learning to play scales and applying them to chord progressions will allow you to comfortably navigate common jazz chord changes, helping to build confidence and encourage you to explore more complex […]

Rudiments (i)

Single stroke A stroke performs a single percussive note. There are four basic single strokes. double stroke A double stroke consists of two single strokes played by the same hand (either RRorLL). diddle A diddle is a double stroke played at the current prevailing speed of the piece. For example, if […]

Analyzing Subsidiary Chords

You might have heard about subsidiary chords and you were like “OMG”…. those must be heavenly chords…… i was once in those shoes before……without taking much of your time and bore you with long talks i will like to analyse subsidiary chords and prove to you that it is nothing difficult […]

PERFORM THESE EXERCISES AS A SINGER

Singing Exercises & Scales Stand with your shoulders relaxed, arms by your side. Breath in slowly. Start with the Scales singing Ooh, Eee, Aa, Aah to each scale.   Sing one note, holding the note for as long as you can without becoming short of breath. Do NOT suck in your […]