In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

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Stephanie Nakasian
It's not on the Page!

Defining Jazz
Elements Of Jazz Style
Vocal Technique Ideas
Improvising And Scat - Getting Started
Examples Of Re-Interpreted - Getting It To Swing
Summary / Conclusion
Exercises Presented In The Accompanying CD

How to integrate jazz and to jazz rhythm into chordal and solo repretoire. An exciting an innovative guide to learning to sing jazz. Stephanie Nakasian is listed in the Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz as one of the world's leading jazz singers. She first came to international attention in the mid-80s when she sang and toured with the vocal jazz master Jon Hendricks and Company - her "vocal jazz apprenticeship." She teaches jazz voice and vocal jazz improvisation at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. She has directed and coached vocal jazz ensembles and gives numerous workshops each year to schools and conferences. Find out things like Why an 8th note is not an 8th note, or Where are the hidden rests? A great resource for any jazz singer. Includes sample CD with practice exercises.. "All musicians (singers and instrumentalists) will sharpen their rhythm skills through this instruction." Dr. John Kuzmich, Jr. Jazz Educators Journal (IAJE)

Item code: 6329B | Book & 1 CD | $34.95 add item to cart
Vocal Jazz  | 131 Pages | Spiral-bound | 8 x 11

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