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Susan Anders
Nashville singer, songwriter and vocal coach Susan Anders has coached thousands of professional and budding singers in all contemporary vocal styles: rock, country, jazz, musical theater, R&B, and folk. Her technique is an effective, comprehensive method designed for the non-classical singer, tailored to work with your style of music. That means, for example, that if you sing gritty blues rock you will not come out of voice lessons sounding like a Broadway singer--or vice versa!

Singing with Style Singing with Style
Jazz Vocal Warm Up, Singing Technique & Vocal Style Singing Lessons
A 3 CD set with almost four hours of material that teaches good singing technique as you sing a vocal warm up using eleven jazz standards. Then Singing With Style takes you to the next step and teaches you how to stylize all of those songs with ornaments, licks, scat singing, and more. All of the essentials of good voice technique are covered, followed by extensive vocal stylizing lessons.

Three CDs of eleven jazz standards played by a jazz trio (piano, bass and drums). The Vocal Warm Up Section includes the songs with vocals and instructional introductions. The Vocal Style Section includes the songs with more stylized vocals and instructional introductions. CD #3 has the same songs minus the vocals so singers can work "without the training wheels." These tracks without vocals can be used as a jazz vocal warm up, or for practicing different vocal style concepts.

In the Vocal Warm Up Section you'll learn about correct breathing and posture, how to warm up correctly, increase your range, improve your intonation (pitch), build control, build resonance, and improve your tone, volume and vocal endurance. Singers diction, the mix register, safe belting, articulation and vibrato development and control are also covered.

In the Vocal Style Section you'll learn phrasing, improvising, ornaments (licks and fills), pentatonic runs, scat singing, interpretation, melodic variation, vocal texture variations, and all the other vocal licks you've heard singers do but couldn't figure out. Though jazz songs are used to teach these elements, they are essential for all contemporary styles including pop, rock, R&B, country, and blues.
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Harmony Singing by Ear - CD's Harmony Singing by Ear
A step-by-step approach for learning to sing parallel and other harmonies above and below a melody. This program includes OVER NINETY .mp3 tracks. That's more than three hours of instruction, music and guide vocals. Vocal Coach Susan Anders has successfully used her method for over twenty years with pop, R&B, folk, rock and country singers.

Though much of Harmony Singing By Ear focuses on the how-tos of parallel harmonizing above and below a melody, singers will also learn about call-response, blue note, chromatic and block chord harmonies. Music tracks without vocals are also included so singers can practice their parts "without the training wheels". Plus, there are supplementary sections including exercises to build one's harmonizing skills and advice on how to polish harmony parts. The songs range in style from pop to R&B to folk to modern rock to jazz.
Vocal Ranges Melodies: F# to A - Alto / high tenor
Upper Harmonies: A to C alto / soprano
Lower Harmonies: D to C baritone / tenor / low alto
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Singing Live Cover ImageSinging Live: The Performing Skills Guidebook For Contemporary Singers
by Susan Anders
Whether you're singing at open-mic nights & karaoke bars, playing large gigs, auditioning for American Idol, want to join a band, or have never performed at all, everything you need to know is covered in this book. You'll learn how to:, Develop expressive, natural gestures and stage moves that are right for your musical style, Do well at auditions like American Idol, Handle stage fright, Have great mic technique, Prepare for a performance vocally, physically & mentally, Build a repertoire & pace a set, Get what you want at a sound check, Develop great stage patter ...and much more. Singing Live is filled with information and exercises to help you discover your individual performing style and polish your performing skills. The Singing Live method will work for you whether you sing pop, R&B, country, folk, rock, jazz or any other contemporary style.
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Book CoverThe No Scales, Just Songs Vocal Workout : Baritone/Soprano Version
by Susan Anders
The original innovative vocal warm up and voice training method consisting of pop, rock and jazz songs from the 1940s-90s that gradually increase in difficulty--no scales, no arpeggios...nothing but songs. The songs can be sung with the lyrics or with the recommended vocal warm up sounds. Since it's release, thousands of singers throughout the world have used the workout to develop and/or maintain their vocal technique and strength. Includes: Two CDs of 17 fully produced songs. Disc 1 includes the songs with vocals and instructional introductions. Disc 2 has the same songs without vocals. Disc 2 also has a section on how to stylize the songs once they are mastered. 72-page updated 5th Edition guidebook including detailed vocal technique information, song lyrics, vocal warm-up tips, troubleshooting hints, vocal stylizing ideas, glossary, study tips and more. Sing the Warm-up Set to loosen up, breathe correctly, increase your range, and to build control, resonance and better tone. Sing the Workout Set to increase your volume, vocal endurance, sustenance, belting ability, and pitch dexterity. Beginning singers can sing through the workout at their own pace to learn how to sing correctly and to develop good vocal technique and strength. Experienced singers can skip the instructional intros and use the workout as a vocal warm-up to build and maintain their vocal technique and strength.
Range: Alto/Bass version: Eb-D (almost two octaves). Baritone/Soprano version: Ab-G (almost two octaves)
Songs: Unchained Melody, Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), Save the Best for Last, Sunny Came Home, Young at Heart, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), All of Me, Angel From Montgomery, Willow Weep For Me, Since I Fell for You, Walk Away Renee, Centerpiece, I'll Stand by You, Dark End of the Street, Crazy Baby, Wade in the Water, Can't Help Falling In Love.
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The No Scales, Just Songs Vocal Workout : Alto/Bass/High Tenor Version
by Susan Anders

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The No Scales, Just Songs Vocal Workout, Vol. Two: Alto/Bass/High Tenor Version
by Susan Anders

Range: Alto/Bass version: Eb-Eb (two octaves). Baritone/Soprano version: Ab-Ab (two octaves)
I Hope You Dance, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Don't Know Why, I Can See Clearly Now, Dear Prudence, Cry Alison, Get Here, Tracks of My Tears, One Of Us, Why Don't You Do Right? You're Still the One, Thank You (Dido), Sunday Kind of Love, You Gotta Be, Summertime, Ms. Celie's Blues (Sister), I'm Beginning To See the Light
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The No Scales, Just Songs Vocal Workout, Vol. Two: Baritone/Soprano Version
by Susan Anders
Range: Alto/Bass version: Eb-Eb (two octaves), Baritone/Soprano version: Ab-Ab (two octaves)
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The No Scales, Just Songs Vocal Workout, Vol. Two: Expanded Version
by Susan Anders
The follow-up to Susan's popular original vocal workout, Vol. Two uses the same teaching format with eighteen new songs and a new, longer guidebook. This expanded version includes all four Alto/High Tenor/Bass and Baritone/Soprano CDs. Vol. Two has the format and level of difficulty as Volume One-- that means Volume One is not a prerequisite for Volume Two. Individual Alto/High Tenor/Bass and a Baritone/Soprano versions are also available. Beginning singers can learn how to sing correctly and develop their voices by singing through the workout at their own pace, with or without the guidebook. Experienced singers can skip the audio singing lessons and use the workout to warm up and maintain their vocal technique and strength. Volume Two Expanded Version includes: Four CDs of 18 fully produced songs and audio singing lessons. CD #1A includes vocals and instructional introductions in alto/bass range. CD #2A has the same songs without vocals followed by a section on how to stylize the songs, all in alto/bass range. CD #1B includes vocals and instructional introductions for the same 18 songs in baritone/soprano range. CD #2B has the same songs without vocals followed by a section on how to stylize the songs, all in baritone/soprano range.76-page guidebook including detailed vocal technique information, troubleshooting hints, and vocal stylizing ideas for each song, as well as chapters on dealing with colds, allergies, the environment, and aging voices. Sing the Warm-up Set of ten songs to loosen up, breathe correctly, increase your range, and to build control, resonance and better tone. Sing the Workout Set of eight songs to increase your volume, vocal endurance, sustenance, belting ability, and pitch dexterity. Songs: I Hope You Dance, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Cry, Alison, Get Here, Don't Know Why, Tracks of My Tears, One Of Us, Why Don't You Do Right? You're Still the One, Thank You (Dido), Sunday Kind of Love, You Gotta Be, Summertime, I Can See Clearly Now.
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The Just Songs Vocal Warmup for Kids
by Susan Anders
Available as MP3 or on CD format. The first CD provides clear instructions with easy to follow warm up songs which are performed using sounds instead of lyrics. The timeless folk, older pop and silly songs that parents will know and can sing along to with their children. Lyrics are included in the 2 CD package notes so easy to sing along to the backing tracks on the second CD.
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