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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.
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Artist: Michele Weir
Length: 37:41

 

Description: Part two (2 of 3) of this scat singing overview series focuses on the construction of melodic lines that balance your creative inspiration with a sense of structure to build intelligent lines that tell a story, and engage the listener. Specific exercises in motivic development, patterns and the bebop language 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: Paraphrasing the melody, Motivic development, Patterns, Phrase lengths, Bebop content, 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.