In this Jazz Vocals class for young students, we will focus on the preparation for Conservatory entrance exams. Jazz vocal technique, phrasing, scat singing, jazz harmony, ear training will be the main elements that we will focus on. We will explore your voice and its needs, in order to quickly and effectively develop the vocal technique, using a flexible combined methodology based on classical principles and CVT elements. On the other hand, we will also deepen into the development of the musical elements of jazz music, such as timing, phrasing, articulation, interpretation of the jazz standards and scat singing.

More details about the “work in progress” or this class:

* Vocal Technique:

– Management, support-control or breathing for singing. – Development of vocal tone, range and volume. – Mastering the use of the vocal color palette by shaping the vocal tract. – Control of dynamics and frequencies of the voice. – Looking inside the larynx and getting to know the anatomy of the vocal instrument. – Understanding the way that the voice “works” as part of the human body. – Acquiring the method for “healthy” singing. – Vocal coaching: the direct application of the technique to the song, as far as sound, articulation, stylistic expression and homogeneity of the voice are concerned.

* Jazz Phrasing & Vocal improvisation (scat singing):

– Swing feel: analysis of the eight triplet feel. –  Total grasping of the terms “time” and groove. – Understanding the form and absorbing the harmonic progression of the piece. – Rhythmic phrasing & Syncopation management. – Improvising the melody. – Mastering the jazz language, vocabulary & vocal improvisation (scat singing). – Rhythmic & melodic fluency, richness and accuracy. – Developing the vocalist’s personal jazz style, cultivating his / her creativity and reinforcing his / her self-confidence and freedom of expression. – Obtaining the ability to improvise on any given melody, over any harmonic progression or rhythmic context.– Achieving to be in a creative “interplay” within the jazz combo.

What you need to know

The lesson is especially for young people
You get lessons
The lessons are in the house choir
Costs are € 40 per 60 minutes, € 35 per 45 minutes


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