Vocal and Stage Essentials for the Aspiring Female R&B Singer A Guide to Technique, Performance, and Musicianship

by Terri Brinegar

Vocal and Stage Essentials for the Aspiring Female R&B Singer A Guide to Technique, Performance, and Musicianship Synopsis

Many of young women who come to Terri Brinegar for vocal lessons aspire to be a professional R and B and pop singer. Often, they know little of what is actually involved, how hard the work is, and how important it is to be a good musician and bandleader. Many may have entered the competitive world of music blindly, with very little guidance to aid them along the way. This book and its accompanying CD present Terri's unique approach to vocal technique, musicianship, gigging, working with a band, stage performance techniques, and much more. In Vocal and Stage Essentials for the Aspiring Female R and B Singer Brinegar shares with her extensive stage experience, her success as a bandleader to some of the greatest musicians in the world, her skills as a musician and songwriter, her training in classical voice, and her years as a vocal coach. Brinegar believes a strong foundation of vocal technique is necessity to success in any style of singing. She is probably one of the few teachers with both a classical background and years of stage experience singing blues and R&B. While there are many books on technique, few, if any, have been written with Brinegar's broad and comprehensive take on the contemporary music industry.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781458416537
Publication date: 1st May 2012
Author: Terri Brinegar
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 97 pages
Categories: Techniques of music / music tutorials, Soul & R 'n' B,

About Terri Brinegar

TERRI BRINEGAR graduated with a degree in classical voice from North Texas State University, and also attended the Juilliard School of Music in New York City. She is currently attending Middle Tennessee State University, pursuing her Master of Arts degree in jazz voice. She is a seasoned professional with years of stage experience in Los Angeles and Nashville, and also an accomplished songwriter with three CD's of original material to her credit, as well as a fourth CD of classical songs. Brinegar is a member of the Recording Academy.

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