The greatest vocal coach in the world will help you get the voice you want. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine, and any number of reality talent competitions, your vocal presence has never been more necessary for success or more central to achieving your dreams. Roger Love has over 30 years of experience as one of the world's leading authorities on voice. Making use of the innovative techniques that have worked wonders with his professional clients, Love distills the best of his teaching in SET YOUR VOICE FREE, and shares exercises that will help readers bring emotion, range, and power to the way they speak. This updated edition incorporates what he's learned in the last 15 years as the Internet and talent competitions have completely changed the role your voice plays in your life. These are the new essentials for sounding authentic, persuasive, distinctive, and real in a world that demands nothing less.
Roger Love, vocal coach of the Beach Boys, the Jacksons, Chicago, and Hanson, among many other singing superstars, and voice coach to celebrity speakers such as John Gray, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, and Anthony Robbins, reveals in this book and CD package the secrets to getting the singing or speaking voice you want. Now you can love the sound of your voice on your answering machine or be ready to speak or sing in front of any size audience with absolute confidence. Anyone can achieve a powerful speaking voice or beautiful singing voice with Roger Love's simple techniques. Love helps the reader set personal vocal improvement goals and find and eliminate all recognizable flaws. He introduces the revolutionary concept of middle voice and asserts that by mastering it, you can connect to incredible parts of your voice you have never used before. Love promises that almost anyone can navigate smoothly through several octaves without pressure or strain, and he shows how and why that will improve the quality of your,life. Love's approach is comprehensive. He offers breathing exercises and a step-by-step practice routine. By listening and following along with the CD and practicing at your own comfort level, you will learn the techniques Roger Love has used successfully with his world-famous clients, whose achievements provide inspiration throughout the book. Love encourages readers to personalize his lessons to fit them into individual schedules and lifestyles, and focuses on finding a personal style of singing or speaking that is right for you. His easy and enjoyable program will enable you to speak or sing fearlessly and deliver a message powerfully and effectively. For over twenty years, Roger Love has been helping to build some of the most successful talents in the entertainment and business worlds. His work with artists in the studio has resulted in nearly 100 million album sales worldwide.
The greatest vocal coach in the world will help you get the voice you want. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine, and any number of reality talent competitions, your vocal presence has never been more necessary for success or more central to achieving your dreams. Roger Love has over 30 years of experience as one of the world's leading authorities on voice. Making use of the innovative techniques that have worked wonders with his professional clients, Love distills the best of his teaching in SET YOUR VOICE FREE, and shares exercises that will help readers bring emotion, range, and power to the way they speak. This updated edition incorporates what he's learned in the last 15 years as the Internet and talent competitions have completely changed the role your voice plays in your life. These are the new essentials for sounding authentic, persuasive, distinctive, and real in a world that demands nothing less.
Most people hardly ever think about their voice ... but that needs to change! Why? Because if your speaking voice actually sounded better, you could dramatically improve the quality of your life. Internationally renowned vocal coach Roger Love has proven that thousands of times over the years with some of the most famous and successful people in the world. He says,?Life is all about communication ... the things you say to yourself and others. You can talk to yourself without making a sound, but when other people come into the picture, you eventually have to open your mouth and let sound c.
Written to save careers one voice at a time through scientifically proven methods and advice, this resource teaches people how to protect and improve one of their most valuable assets: their speaking voice. Simple explanations of vocal anatomy and up-to-date instruction for vocal injury prevention are accompanied by illustrations, photographs, and FAQs. An audio CD of easy-to-follow vocal-strengthening exercises—including Hum and Chew, Puppy Dog Whimper, Sirens, Lip Trills, and Tongue Twisters—is also included, along with information on breathing basics, vocal-cord vibration, and working with students who have medical complications such as asthma, acid reflux, or anxiety.
Science is beginning to prove what ancient cultures fully embraced: your voice can become one of the most powerful agents of transformation in every facet of your life. Free Your Voice offers you the liberating insights and personal instruction of music healing legend Silvia Nakkach, whose four-decade immersion in the voice as a creative force makes her a uniquely qualified educator. With co-author Valerie Carpenter, Silvia shows how to reclaim the healing potential of your voice (regardless of training or experience) through more than 100 enjoyable exercises that are steeped in spiritual tradition and classical vocal technique and backed by the latest science. Free Your Voice invites us to “savor a banquet of our own divine sounds” as we practice breathwork, chant, and other yogic techniques for emotional release, opening to insight, and much more. Supplemented by 32 downloadable digital audio tracks offering Silvia's guidance through many of the exercises, here is a definitive resource for implementing the voice as an instrument of healing and fulfillment, exploring: How to develop a practice of breath and voice, performed with consistency and imagination, where sound designs its own landscapes through the expressive power of the voice A series of sonorous yogic practices that involve subtle movements and the sustained focus of the mind in sound A gentle path for developing a voice that is fully embodied, uniquely expressive, and played like a fine musical instrument Invocatory words and ancient seed sounds that deliver explicit spiritual information for expansion of consciousness and well-being A beginning repertory of mantras and chants from many cultures that you can build on and share as you deepen your practice Techniques for vocal improvisation to engage your singing imagination and enrich your musical offerings How to foster confidence and kindness toward yourself as a vulnerable chanteur of the universal song How to cultivate singing as a spiritual practice for yourself and to serve a larger community “With regular practice,” writes Silvia, “vocalizing, singing, and chanting become an ordinary miracle that effortlessly leads you to a sense of self-confidence, compassion, and Love Supreme.” Free Your Voice is your guide to discovering, opening, and revealing the full potential of your own voice.
Have you ever heard your voice played back on a tape recorder? The first time you heard it, you probably said, “That's not me.” The following thought was probably, “Do I sound like that when I talk?”And, the third silent thought was,“Better do something about it quick!”But, what to do? How do you start improving your voice? The best solution is to take lessons from a voice teacher. This, however, costs money and takes time, both precious commodities. If your career is in the acting profession, this is the only solution. But, if you are not directly connected with the entertainment world, you will not want to go to such lengthy measures. Having a good speaking voice is an asset in any profession, and nothing is more revealing about your personality than your voice. What does the voice do? It reveals all the emotions inherent in man: anger, frustration,happiness, contentment, etc. Actually, the impression you make on other people is not done with words, but how you speak them. The most important word in the human language today is “communication.”Without it, enemies are made, friendships broken, business lost. When the phone was invented, the bulk of communications was taken from the hands and given to the voice. Yet, while children are taught their grammar and ABC's in school, the art of elocution is ignored. Now, you have reached a point in your life when you realize something is missing, and, being a mature person, you naturally want to correct this lack.“Do it yourself”has become the national password, so your problem is finding a book that is easily understood, practical, and interesting. Look no further, you are holding it in your hands. This book was written by a woman who has made her living by properly using her voice. Marjorie Hellier, actress, singer, lecturer and tutor with twenty-five years' experience in the handling of voices of every age and type, vividly describes her individual (and successful) approach to the art of voice control. Marjorie Hellier has set down all the pertinent facts necessary for improving your voice, and has done it in such a delightful manner, you will find yourself eager to improve. With her simple instructions and illustrations, it will take only a short time for you to notice a remarkable change in the quality of your voice. If you don't believe it, go back to that revealing tape recorder after you have thoroughly digested and applied the principles taught in this book, and hear the pleasing changes with your own ears.
A celebrity voice coach offers tips, techniques, and exercises to enhance the natural voice to improve persuasiveness and confidence in business and personal situations.
'Find Your Voice - The No. 1 Singing Tutor' is the fully revised and extended 2nd edition of this classic, best-selling singing book. 'Find Your Voice' is the ultimate user-friendly guide to singing and the voice for singers of all styles and abilities. In this extremely approachable and practical singing tutor book you will discover how to: breathe properly, develop a sound singing technique, unlock the potential of your voice, audition and perform successfully, develop the perfect practice regime and warm up your voice effectively. The author, Jo Thompson, is one of the UK's leading vocal coaches, drawing on over 25 years of teaching experience. She combines the benefits of a classical training with extensive experience in TV, film and the music industry. Artists she has worked with include James Morrison, John Newman, Craig David, George Ezra, Jessie Ware, Elly Jackson, Ellie Goulding, Ella Eyre, and the Overtones.
What do Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole and hundreds of other professionals have in common? They have all studied voice with Hollywood's leading vocal coach, Seth Riggs. You can learn to sing like the pros with this complete program for training the voice.
(Schott). Tona de Brett, internationally renowned singing teacher, presents her teaching material, worked through with stars of rock, jazz and musicals who seek help with their voices. Tona de Brett deals with the various aspects of voice-production through a wealth of exercises and examples. The working in the Studio section by Tom West will help singers prepare for the recording studio. This book includes special exercises: Warming up * Breathing technique * Intonation * Interpretation * Articulation Tona de Brett has taught, among others: Adam Ant, Basia, Tears for Fears, Dido, Annie Lennox (Eurythmics), Paul Hardcastle, Tanita Tikaram, Bananarama, Richard Parfitt (Status Quo), Rick Astley, Andy Summers (Police), Jonny Rotten (Sex Pistols), Seal, Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson (Jobs for the Girls), Paul Young, Martine McCutcheon, Billy Contents: Introduction * Part one: Learning to Sing: Must I learn to Read Music? * Practice makes Perfect * Breathing Exercises * Your Body * Your Dreams * Aural Awareness * Musicianship * Vocal Register * Imitation * Karaoke * Strain * The Microphone * Personality * Preparing to Perform * Performance * Choosing a Teacher * Part two: Basic Exercises: Exercises 1-14 * Part three: Vocal Flexibility: Exercises 1-9 * Word Exercises * Studio work: Sound Engineers * Multitrack Tape Recorders * Studio Microphones * Effects * The Recording Session * Performing in the Studio * The Recording
"WHAT DO THESE CELEBRITIES HAVE IN COMMON? eminem * papa roach * the jacksons * the beach boys * def leppard smashing pumpkins * matchbox 20 * en vogue * motley crue * phish robbie robertson * poison * scorpions * tyra banks * billy idol * iggy pop * wilson-phillips * cinderella * sex pistols * al jarreau * bernie taupin * the 5th dimension * three dog night * chicago * earth, wind & fire * alicia silverstone * xzibit * mary kate & ashley olsen * john & rebecca romijn-stamos * lisa marie presley THEY ARE JUST SOME OF THE STARS who have unlocked their talents and reached their highest potential with vocal trainer ROGER LOVE! LET AMERICA'S #1 VOCAL COACH transform your singing voice with the 10-step approach that makes vocal mastery fun, entertaining, and rewarding! ROGER LOVE SHOWS YOU HOW TO: * master the art of breathing * conquer stage fright * sing hit songs with his unique program, Lovenotes * put the whole package together: your sound, your look, and your moves GET READY TO SING LIKE THE STARS!"
Ten years of infertility issues culminate in the destruction of music therapist Zoe Baxter's marriage, after which she falls in love with another woman, Vanessa, and wants to start a family; but her ex-husband, Max, in the grips of an anti-gay pastor, stands in the way. Includes a CD of songs created for the novel. (This title is being re-listed in Forecast). 1.5 million first printing.
Tia lives with her mom in a high-risk neighborhood in New Orleans and loves singing gospel in the Rainbow Choir with Keisha, her boisterous and assertive best friend. Tia's dream is to change the world with her voice; and by all accounts, she might be talented enough. But when a shooting happens in her neighborhood and she learns the truth about the crime that sent her father to prison years ago, Tia finds she can't sing anymore.
Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age–and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (“I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare”) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a modern American classic that will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read. From the Paperback edition.
YA. Fantasy fiction. This is the stunning conclusion to the epic "Pellinor" series, four books telling an extraordinary tale of another world. The "Singing" follows the separate journeys of Maerad and Cadvan, and their brother Hem, as they desperately seek each other in an increasingly battle-torn land. The Black Army is moving north and Maerad has a mighty confrontation with the Landrost to save Innail. All the Seven Kingdoms are being threatened with defeat. Yet Maerad and Hem hold the key to the mysterious Singing and only in releasing the music of the Elidhu together may the Nameless One be defeated. Can brother and sister find each other in time to fight the Nameless One, and are they strong enough to defeat him? In this title, "Lord of the Rings" meets "Ursula Le Guin", for a new generation.
Performers of all ages and abilities will gain valuable insight into the mechanics, psychology and physiology of singing. The accompanying CD - in Jennifer's own voice - captures a conversation about her ideas and journey, as well as exercises that will help you discover and release your true and best instrument.

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