You say you want to become a professional singer. Where do you start? Is it really possible to make a living doing what you love? With over 25 years of experience as a professional singer, Jaime Babbitt has been there, done that, and knows the drill. In this book, Jaime looks at everything involved with having a career as a singer and offers you her first-hand experience. She applies a Zen approach to her invaluable tips on singing, gigs, marketing, and the professional singer's lifestyle. You'll realize your goal of becoming a successful working singer and how your voice, body, connections, technique, and attitude all help you every step of the way. Whether you're a pop superstar in the making, a stone-cold rocker, a Broadway baby, an R&B diva, or a jazz crooner, Working with Your Voice helps you become the singer who's great at whatever they do---and who knows how to do it all ."Anything you want to know about singing is in this book. Jaime Babbitt shares her vast knowledge of every aspect of how to be a pro singer." ---Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, award-winning and world renowned songwriting team "Jaime Babbitt is one of the best singers I've ever heard. She knows the artistic side of her profession, and in this book she shares everything the up-and-coming session singer or recording artist would ever need to know about getting started and about staying in the game." ---Jimmy Webb, Grammy(R) award-winning, singer-songwriter/composer, and Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
A sampling of the world's greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replac
This perfect "how-to" book includes chapters on posture, breathing, vocal cords, tone, vowels, consonants, intonation, and phrasing. A must-have manual for voice teachers and students, group voice classes, and choral directors at any level."For the student of choral music and singing at any level who is searching for introductory material or basic information about the voice, this book is one way of filling the bill."
- Choral Journal
Singers will enjoy being in the spotlight while performing solos from this outstanding collection of popular favorites, new and old. Features 10 contemporary settings by some of Alfred's top arrangers, including Jay Althouse, Alan Billingsley, Lisa DeSpain, Mark Hayes, Greg Gilpin, and Larry Shackley.
Titles: Ain't Misbehavin' * Don't Rain on My Parade * Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree * Forty-Second Street * Home * Home Sweet Home * I'll Stand By You * It Had Better Be Tonight * Johnny One Note * Theme from New York, New York.
Four little birds consider what life is like "out there" beyond their nest as several feathered friends plus a troupe of Squirrel Scouts stop by to offer conflicting words (and songs) of advice. Finally, a wise old Owl explains that "life is what you make it to be" and a high-flying Eagle offers a pep talk that inspires the birds to spread their wings and soar Super cute with a great growing-up message. Approximately 40 minutes. Recommended for grades 2-7. Enhanced CD includes reproducible PDF files of Student Pages & Cover Art. Please visit alfred.com/tweet to view free instructional choreography videos.Titles: Tweet * Singing Practice * I Wonder What It's Like * The World Is Cuckoo * Scary Things * Be Prepared * Song of the Dove * The Woodpecker Rap * Life Is What You Make It To Be * The Eagle's Song.
Before you know it, the holiday season is upon you . . . and it's time to perform Never fear, Holiday Partners is here This collection features new and favorite partner songs and easy beginning 2-part arrangements to cover every one of your seasonal celebrations. Sing one, sing two, sing a few The Teacher's Handbook includes reproducible song sheets. Enhanced CD includes performance tracks, plus reproducible PDF files of student pages and cover art. Titles: Auld Lang Syne * Deck the Hall and Decorate * Dreidel, Dreidel * Follow That Wondrous Star * Go, Tell It on the Mountain * Jingle All the Way * Lullaby on a Silent Night * Over the River * Pat-a-Pan * Peace I Leave with You.
Alfred Music is excited to present this superb collection of vocal solos exclusively for female voices. From a touching American folk song to dramatic seasonal portraits of autumn and winter, you'll find something for everyone in this wonderful and varied collection. A perfect choice for studio and stage.
Titles: Autumn * The Moon * Mother, Please Explain * Music Speaks * Oh, No * Poor Boy * Remember My Song * Shooting Star * Why Does the Willow Tree Weep? * Winter Song.