Michele Weir: Jazz Singer's Handbook - The Artistry and Mastery of Singing Jazz

Michele Weir: Jazz Singer's Handbook - The Artistry and Mastery of Singing Jazz

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The Jazz Singer's Handbook provides an inspiring and practical window of insight into the world of professional jazz singing.

Section One: 'The Artistry' - explores the creative and expressive possibilities in jazz singing such as communicating emotion through text, personalising the song, phrasing, elements of styles and rhythmic grooves.

Section Two: 'The Mastery' - provides critical information necessary in the preparation for performance such as repetoire development, writing a lead sheet, transposing, organising a gig book, rehearsing a rhythm section and understanding jazz styles.

The CD includes sing-along tracks for you to perform standards songs, many transposed for both male and female voices. You can hear the recorded examples of these tunes too, so that you can improve faster.

The Jazz Singer's Handbook' takes the beginner right from the basics and covers important ground that is sometimes overlooked. Certain standards are recommended which is great for singers who are new to jazz. Also includes theory tips, transposing pointers and advice about leading a band. Beginner level.

Bk/CD, 96 pages