30 Day Singer Jazz Style For Beginners TUTORIAL
While every jazz singer has their own unique tone and style, there are a few common elements we can practice to embody traditional jazz vocal style. Here are some common styles: swung rhythm, smooth, easy tone, gravelly, even choppy tone, smooth, effortless tone, and last, we have vibrato & embellishment. With each lesson in this series, we’ll take a jazz standard to practice with.
Join Camille for a warmup focused on chromaticism, another important element of jazz music!
Here are the lead sheets for the songs discussed in this tutorial:
“Let Me Call You Sweetheart” lead sheet PDF: https://library.indstate.edu/about/units/rbsc/kirk/PDFs/sm1910_let.pdf
“By The Light Of The Silvery Moon” lead sheet PDF: https://levysheetmusic.mse.jhu.edu/collection/145/108
“It Had To Be You” lead sheet PDF: http://www.tanglinclub.org.sg/hosted/Choir/It%20Had%20To%20Be%20You.pdf
- 1: Welcome
- 2: Warmup
- 3: Swung Rhythm
- 4: Smooth Easy Tone
- 5: Vibrato & Embellishment
- 6: Conclusion