February 26th, 2016
This is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com.
Today's topic is the Power of Getting To The Point. Listen to this podcast episode to learn to focus in on your messages, and make your central point clear for strongest songs, scripts, and vocal performances. You'll learn several exercises, featuring the 5 question focusing strategy asking... What? Who? Why? Where? and How?.
Also covered is the subject of word count... how many words or lyrics are enough? How can you concisely write wordy songs?
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If you’d like help with singing or speaking performance focus and impact, my vocal training method has a whole third cornerstone devoted to that very area. Check out 'Power, Path and Performance' training, available at www.JudyRodman.com in vocal lessons and on CD courses.
February 16th, 2016
is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com. Subscribe to this podcast at iTunes and don't miss an episode... and please leave a review there, too! REVIEWS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED!
is the importance of artist development, and contains my interview with an
expert in the field: PCG Nashville’s Bernard Porter. Listen to this podcast episode for tips to greatly increase your chances
of success in the music business, and become a well-rounded, happier human
being in the process. Subjects covered in this episode
- Areas typically missing in ‘artist development’ that
can sabotage the successful breaking of new artists
- Traits in a singer that turn Bernard off;
signalling that singer may not ever succeed in the music industry.
- Whether it is important for a singer to be a
- The vital importance of an artist to be able to
'own' the stage with presence and performance skills.
- The difference vocal training can make to a
recording and performing artist.
- The impact of persistence, dedication and even
sacrifice required for the potential for the artist to succeed.
- Ways even those without a lot of financial means
can still find the money, heart, and effort to invest in training and
preparing for a music career.
- How PCG Artist Development works uniquely to grow
artists in different dimensions, and what the byline of the company 'the
science of artist development' means.
- The brand new arm of the company that is offering
training to everyone, even those who can't afford to enroll in the primary
PCG program. (A little disclaimer… I am proud to be the author of PCG
Online's vocal coaching courses, in the company of other instructors I
highly respect authoring courses which include songwriting, auditioning,
music theory, live performance. )
Links mentioned in this podcast include:
More on Bernard Porter and PCG:
PCG Nashville is recognized as
America’s leading career/artist development organizations, working with
established and new emerging artists. A
successful business entrepreneur, Porter has spent his career developing and
securing high profile joint ventures within both corporate and private sectors,
guiding them in all phases of creative media, production, marketing and
national product launches. In addition, he has served as an entertainment
consultant to many record labels, broadband networks, major artists, large
corporations, state tourism boards as well as to specialty venues, including
the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Simon Mall properties, Dave & Busters
and Marriott Hotels. Porter was instrumental in signing Jason
Aldean to Broken Bow Records and has a long history of high level
Note: I provide vocal
coaching services for many PCG clients, and have a video vocal training course
published at PCG Online.
February 8th, 2016
is the audio version of the blogpost you can find at AllThingsVocal.com.
is singing studio vocals with live stage magic. Listen to this podcast
episode for tips to get the power, passion, authenticity and sheer vocal magic of your live stage performance into the final vocals you have to deliver in the austere environment of the vocal booth.
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podcast at iTunes and don't miss an episode... and please leave a
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If you’d like help
with studio vocal performance, here are links to products and services discussed in the podcast: