Posted in Vocal performance, Articulation, vocal training, throat, vocal strain, vocal stamina, Judy Rodman, vocal lessons, Recording Artist, Stage Vocal Performance, High Notes, Pushed Breath, Vocal coach, All Things Vocal, middle voice, vocal warmup, background singer, Chris Stapleton on Jun 22nd, 2016 Comments
This is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com.
Today's topic is a study of the voice of Chris Stapleton. Listen to this podcast episode to discover lessons singers can learn from this iconicly successful voice.
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Subjects covered in this episode include
- Maintaining flexibly tall posture
- Lightening middle voice mix for rich, strain-free sound
- Pulling instead of pushing for power
- Drop technique for effect
- Find a great background singer
- Give the voice access to movement
- Support the ends of lines
- The importance of active facial language
- For increased power, back off pressure, add passion
- Avoiding vocal health perils of the road
- Don't be afraid to do it your way
- Make music that makes the world a better place.
Links mentioned in this podcast include:
- CBS Morning's Saturday Sessions performance of "Fire Away"
- NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert performance of "The Difference Between Whiskey and You"
- Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake duet on 2015 CMA
- Vocal Stamina for the Road
- Judy Rodman vocal training