Imagine if you could pinpoint which exercises are the best and most effective for YOUR voice. While all of the exercises are useful by themselves, this exclusive video will show you how to truly understand which ones are the best for you!
In 1991 Jim Cole began practicing harmonic singing after hearing recordings of the Tibetan Gyuto monks and David Hykes and the Harmonic Choir's Hearing Solar Winds. He was astonished and fascinated to discover the haunting otherworldly sounds he heard were produced entirely by human voices. Within a year he was turning people on to the wonder of harmonic singing, teaching others as he continued to learn, and gathering an ever-changing group around him. Asian throat singing was never really a public art, developed instead by solitary wandering herders communing with nature and by monks deep in meditation. Jim's group likewise experienced the focus and peace that can come from harmonic singing…
One of America's most renowned bluegrass musicians imparts wisdom and advice based on decades of experience playing in bands from Bill Monroe an d the Blue Grass Boys to Old And In The Way. With Peter Rowan's help, you'll improve your lead singing and establish an authentic bluegrass guitar sound. Peter's invaluable tips on breathing, phrasing, vocal improvisation, and his exercises to increase your power and range, will help you excel as a lead singer. His guitar accompaniment techniques show you how to back up your singing wiht a strong sense of time, add bluegrass style bass.
On this disc Christian Lindberg joins the Taipei Chinese Orchestra in a programme of works for trombone and Chinese orchestra. The disc also includes one of his own works for the orchestra, inspired by the poetic sounds of the Chinese instruments: The Wild Rose. Also by Lindberg, Kundraan was originally composed for trombone and chamber orchestra but was re-arranged for this disc. Yiu-Kwong Chung has here adapted a famous aria from the Peking opera Cursing General Cao Cao into a striking piece in which the solo trombone is supported by the traditional trio of Peking Opera (clapper and drum, descant fiddle and lute) and orchestra.
Since Trilok Gurtu is not a vocalist, it's difficult to know what to expect from a CD that contains a lot of vocal tracks. Broken Rhythms proves you need only expect something great and you will not be disappointed. The music is both very Indian and very contemporary without falling into the genre of Bollywood or Bhangra.