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How to Apply Vocal Technique to Songs warm up technique Mar 25, 2022

I’m going to be short and straight to the point today, or at least, as short and straight to the point as I can be.

 

Question:

Do I have to warm up?

What are warm ups good for?

How does warming up help my singing?

Why do singing teachers always make us make all these weird noises?

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Phrasing for Singing phrasing for singing Mar 14, 2022

 The word 'phrasing' gets thrown around a lot, but what is it, and what does it mean for us as vocalists? How do we work with it? What do we work on it with? What effects change in phrasing?

Allow me to explain.

The example below is the beginning melody of the song 'Every Breath You Take'...

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Welcome to the New Jeff Rolka Website general musing Mar 04, 2022

Hello and Welcome!

For those of you who have been members of the newsletter for a long time, thank you for being around to witness these transitions. This, I hope, will be a major upgrade.

The new website, and your credentials, was fully switched to yesterday, and as I type this today, everything...

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