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Michele Weir (Scat Singing 1: Rhythm, Syllables & Articulation)

Michele Weir (Scat Singing 1: Rhythm, Syllables & Articulation)

Scat Syllables, Inner Rhythm, Articulation, Syllable Pairs, Double Time Feel, Etc.
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Artist: Michele Weir
Length: 32:09

 

Description: In part one (1 of 3) of this scat singing overview series, Michele takes you through key aspects of the use of rhythm, syllables and articulation to achieve an authentic jazz sound. Special attention is paid to developing a strong sense of inner rhythm and the development of a syllabic repertoire. Specific exercises in the class will help you build skills and provide a method for continued practice. This class is designed for beginning and intermediate level vocal improvisers, but can be useful for all. (No theoretical knowledge required.)

Topics Covered: Feeling inner rhythm/groove/pocket, Scat syllables, Articulation, Syllable pairs, Double time feel, How to practice
Michele Weir (Scat Singing 1: Rhythm, Syllables & Articulation)

Michele Weir (Scat Singing 1: Rhythm, Syllables & Articulation)

Scat Syllables, Inner Rhythm, Articulation, Syllable Pairs, Double Time Feel, Etc.
Michele Weir (Scat Singing 2: Melody)

Michele Weir (Scat Singing 2: Melody)

Paraphrasing the Melody, Motivic Development, Patterns, Predictability & Surprise, Phrase Lengths, Bebop Content, Etc.
Michele Weir (Scat Singing 3: Hearing the Changes)

Michele Weir (Scat Singing 3: Hearing the Changes)

Singing the Changes, Chord Types, Chord Progression Basics, Understanding Key Centers, Navigating the Progression, Etc.
Michele Weir

Vocals, Arranging, Piano

Websites:
www.michmusic.com

 

Credits:

 

Arrangements performed by: The Manhattan Transfer, New York Voices, The Swingle Singers, The Boston Pops, Beachfront Property, M-Pact, and many others.

Books: Vocal Improvisation (Advance Music), Jazz Singer’s Handbook (Alfred Publishing), Jazz Piano Handbook (Alfred Publishing)

iOS App: ScatAbility

Published Arrangements: MichMusic.com, Hal Leonard, Alfred Publishing, Shawnee Press, SMP Publications, UNC Jazz Press, and others.

Visit Michele Weir and Artist Page.