Jazz Singing: Developing Artistry and Authenticity
The book vocal jazz artists have been waiting for! Finally, here is a substantial definition of what vocal jazz artists actually do physically and vocally. The findings are based on over three decades of teaching and almost four years of acoustic research including a study of 20 jazz artists from the first generation of modern jazz singers. Learn 9 different uses of vibrato. Learn how to practice and execute appropriate vowels, diphthongs and text treatment so as to sound more authentic. Study 10 common elements of 6 complete transcriptions of scat/improvised solos that can improve your artistry and authenticity as a jazz vocalist.
Sound Music Publications
Citation for published book
Spradling, Diana R., and Justin. Binek. Jazz Singing : Developing Artistry and Authenticity / Diana R. Spradling. 1st ed. 2007. Print.
Spralding, Diana R., "Jazz Singing: Developing Artistry and Authenticity" (2007). All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors. 586.