James discusses his approach for teaching and gives us an introduction to the most important part of your instrument, the vocal chords.
Learn basic breathing techniques for singing. James shows you a great exercise involving a book. No reading required!
Vocal Technique Demo1:44
James demonstrates keeping the neck relaxed while doing all the 'work' with your belly.
James gets you going with some exercises and introduces the different ranges in which the male and female voices occurs. This is also called Passaggio.
James goes into the fundamentals of the hard rock type of singing called screaming. He gives you exercises involving the Pharyngeal voice to achieve this type of singing without harming your voice.
This is it. If you're serious about your singing, or are just looking to improve your technique for singing live or production demos, this series by American Idol coach James Lugo will show you what you need to do to get a powerful, controlled singing voice perfect for Rock or Pop music.
This intimate and sometimes crazy collection of tutorials will take you deep inside James's vocal lair where you'll watch him drill and grill both male and female students, running his techniques, bringing out the best in their voices and yours.
The series also includes 2 MP3 practice collections, one for male singers and one for females. If you practice along with these, James promises your voice will improve drastically. And since they're MP3's you can practice anytime and place you'd like. Just load them into your MP3 player and you're studying with James!
James Lugo is noted as being one of the best Rock and Pop vocal coaches out there. See why and get your voice in shape... Enter the vocal asylum today.
Submitted 4 months ago
I could notice my voice change by just following the video.
This is a great course. I learned a lot, and if you apply and practice what James teaches here I am sure anyone can get great results. Personally, I noticed my voice changing and being "lighter", easier to sing just by going through it once. Of course, I need to practice and make it more unconscious before I master it but it certainly worked great. The only thing missing is some practice videos as this course explains and then just gives quick exercise examples (which are good enough to understand but there are not enough to practice).
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Game Designer
Submitted 4 months ago
Great so far
Im no singer, but James seems to know his stuff.
I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools
Submitted 1 year ago
James is a great teacher. I highly recommend this short instructional guide to singers.
I am a: Student
Submitted 2 years ago
Great Vocal program
This is a great vocal program. I would not rely on it as a main source of vocal training, but it is a great add on.
I am a: Student, Hobbyist, Beginner
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