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Every two weeks The Naked Vocalist will delve into the world of singing with industry experts, questions from listeners and specialist episodes. The topics are wide and range from singing technique, style, health, performance, teaching and careers. Hosted by VIP authorised instructors Chris Johnson & Steve Giles, the podcast holds nothing back and aims to give valuable and cutting edge techniques and advice helpful to singers at any stage of their development. Hopefully you will enjoy the series and find it useful. Please do leave us a star rating and/or review if like the show. Thank you!

Every two weeks The Naked Vocalist will delve into the world of singing with industry experts, questions from listeners and specialist episodes. The topics are wide and range from singing technique, style, health, performance, teaching and careers. Hosted by VIP authorised instructors Chris Johnson & Steve Giles, the podcast holds nothing back and aims to give valuable and cutting edge techniques and advice helpful to singers at any stage of their development. Hopefully you will enjoy the series and find it useful. Please do leave us a star rating and/or review if like the show. Thank you!
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Every two weeks The Naked Vocalist will delve into the world of singing with industry experts, questions from listeners and specialist episodes. The topics are wide and range from singing technique, style, health, performance, teaching and careers. Hosted by VIP authorised instructors Chris Johnson & Steve Giles, the podcast holds nothing back and aims to give valuable and cutting edge techniques and advice helpful to singers at any stage of their development. Hopefully you will enjoy the series and find it useful. Please do leave us a star rating and/or review if like the show. Thank you!

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Episodes

Episode 55 - Robert Sussuma | NOT Warming Up | Body Awareness | Feldenkrais

9/3/2018
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Welcome vocal coach and Feldenkrais practitioner Robert Sussuma. Let's delve into why warming up isn't necessary and why really knowing yourself is HUGE! This episode is packed with quotes, books recommendations and gems for all teachers and singers to get hold of! Join us for all of our podcasts at https://www.thenakedvocalist.com/

Duration:01:09:16

Episode 54 - KJ Rose | Want To Be An Awesome Live Performer?

6/20/2018
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Today we bring you KJ Rose, singer and creator of The Rose Effect - Artist Development & Performance Coaching. She has a fantastic energy so makes for a great listen if you get a chance, you invest in her investment for sure! Most recently, KJ was the on-camera performance coach for Kelly Rowland's BET show "Chasing Destiny" and Khloe Khardashian's E! Entertainment show "Revenge Body". She coached Disney Channel’s Laura Marano from the hit show "Austin & Ally" and worked with Disney talent...

Duration:00:59:40

Episode 53 - Cathrine Sadolin on CVT | Constriction | Vocal Modes

5/7/2018
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Cathrine Sadolin is among the leading voice researchers in the world. Her research across all vocal styles, combined with her own experiences as a professional singer, has inspired innovative thinking within the field. She is the mastermind behind advanced singing techniques, useful for instruction within all musical styles. Author of Complete Vocal Technique (CVT), creator of the Complete Vocal Institute and the CVT app, she talks to us about twang, what it even is, and whether we should...

Duration:01:08:39

Episode 52 - Vocal Process On Forward Placement | Vocal Registers | Tilt

3/2/2018
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Welcome to todays episode with Vocal Process’s Gillyane Kayes and Jeremy Fisher. They are long-standing coaches in the worldwide community, authors of This Is A Voice, and the brains behind the App Stores successful vocal app, The 1 minute Warm Up. Gillyanne comes from the professional classical singer background and has trained, and had a career, in that field. Jeremy’s experience is around the accompanist, performance and ensemble coach, so as a team they cover all bases! Expect some...

Duration:01:19:12

Episode 51 - Dr. Meribeth Dayme on Core Singing | Posture | Energy Fields

10/21/2017
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On this 51st episode we have Dr. Meribeth Dayme talking us through voice training with the ancient, the old and the new techniques to get the best experience in singing. Stick to the end, as Dr. Dayme has a generous offer for you! Visit the full supporting blog and website here: http://www.thenakedvocalist.com/

Duration:00:49:14

Episode 50 - Gym Voice | Chest Voice | Mixed Voice

7/3/2017
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Welcome to The Naked Vocalist singing podcast. Whether you are a pro singer, novice, a performer or a vocal coach, there's something in here for you. For the supporting blog and extra info, please visit: http://www.thenakedvocalist.com/podcast And please share us! We'd love to reach more people. Website: http://thenakedvocalist.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/tnvquestions Snapchat: nakedvocalist Twitter: http://twitter.com/tnvquestions Instagram:...

Duration:00:56:18

Episode 49 - Jeanie LoVetri On Belting | Functional Training | Somatic Voice Work

6/7/2017
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Welcome to The Naked Vocalist singing podcast. Whether you are a pro singer, novice, a performer or a vocal coach, there's something in here for you. For the supporting blog and extra info, please visit: http://www.thenakedvocalist.com/podcast And please share us! We'd love to reach more people. Website: http://thenakedvocalist.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/tnvquestions Snapchat: nakedvocalist Twitter: http://twitter.com/tnvquestions Instagram:...

Duration:00:54:38

Episode 48 - Extend Your Vocal Range | Extreme High Notes

4/9/2017
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It's a big topic today. Extending your vocal range, especially the super high notes! We'll take you through everything from the science, the physiology and the application of the exercise. You also get to see us must it right up as well! Click and listen.

Duration:00:58:32

Episode 47 - Connect To Your Material | Breath Of Fire! | Elissa Weinzimmer

2/27/2017
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Welcome to The Naked Vocalist singing podcast. Whether you are a pro singer, novice, a performer or a vocal coach, there's something in here for you. For the supporting blog and extra info, please visit: http://www.thenakedvocalist.com/podcast And please share us! We'd love to reach more people. Website: http://thenakedvocalist.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/tnvquestions Snapchat: nakedvocalist Twitter: http://twitter.com/tnvquestions Instagram:...

Duration:00:57:29

Episode 46 - Denosh Bennett on Success in Background Vocals

1/20/2017
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Timestamps: Denosh Bennett - background/backing vocalist to the stars. 6.30 The Mariah Carey dance audition that led to a wealth of opportunity 17.10 Have you heard any vocal myths along your way? 19.45 Vocal health and aeroplanes? 23.10 What skills do you need to be a background vocalist? 24.00 A tip for learning lyrics 31.37 Where do you go to find background vocal work? 37.32 Some transatlantic translations 41.35 Listener question: how do you manage to swap and change vocal...

Duration:00:49:20

Episode 45 - Karin Titze Cox, speech pathologist | Muscle tension in singing | Is whispering really bad?

12/16/2016
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Time stamps: 7.37 Should extrinsic muscles be used in singing? Should we be disengaging as much as possible? 14.42 Does whispering make you more hoarse? What does the science say? 19.10 How can I find out more about formants and harmonics? Why should I? 27.45 Why are some singers vibrato fast and some slow? Can you change it? 32.54 Karin listens to a listener's voice and gives her verdict 45.20 The PAVA organisation and the vocal tract simulator 53.29 The premier of Dr Ingo Titze's...

Duration:01:06:37

Episode 44 - Vocal warm ups and strategies for a 'slow to warm' voice

11/30/2016
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Welcome to The Naked Vocalist singing podcast. Whether you are a pro singer, novice, a performer or a vocal coach, there's something in here for you. Today we are giving you our best strategies for warming up your voice, particularly for those who feel they are slow to get going or suffer from morning voice. For the supporting blog and extra info, please visit: http://www.thenakedvocalist.com/podcast/44 And please share us! We'd love to reach more people. Website:...

Duration:00:54:17

Episode 43 - High Larynx Or Low Larynx?

10/16/2016
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This is a big argument between voice teachers, and it's been raging on for centuries. What should you do with your larynx? Who's right? Let us take you through the pros and cons so you don't get caught up in the cross fire. Supporting blog available here.

Duration:00:38:55

Episode 42 – Singing Through A Straw… It Will Change Your Life!

10/5/2016
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You DO NOT want to miss this. Straw singing is taking over the world, but you need to do it right. Let us show you how and give you the science behind this revolutionary singing essential. Timestamps: 1:02 Music from Emma McGrath 3:05 Fact and Myth 7:30 No-one over the age of 55 filled out our survey 9:19 Why is the straw really really good for singers? 21:05 What is the straw good for? 23:47 What do you do with the straw to become a vocal legend? Welcome to The Naked Vocalist...

Duration:00:46:22

Episode 41 - A Game Changer: Tongue Placement

6/29/2016
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Yes, that piece of muscle in the middle of your instrument can be a right pain in the neck (actually though). It's position is important for physiological reasons as well as acoustic reasons, and hence it's effect on the voice is massive! It's knowing what to do with it however. Let us guide you through the world of tongue tension release, and placement for optimum power and resonance. It's what elite singers do, so why not get on the elite bandwagon.

Duration:00:46:28

Episode 40 – Choir Voice Training | The Dreaded Voice Break

5/30/2016
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Timestamps: 0:58 Music from Keith Daniel Washo www.youtube.com/user/KeithWashoMusic 9:13 Chris talks about breathing techniques in Switzerland 10:04 Steve talks about his new project: www.singfinity.co.uk 15:11 Listener question: why am I losing my voice when I sing with my choir? 32:45 Listener question: how do I teach an adolescent male through the voice break? 40:26 Video of the week - MRI scanner singing Pop or 'contemporary' choirs are all the rage these days. They create a...

Duration:00:41:50

Episode 39 - Singing Supps | Vocal Rehab | Gareth Malone

5/18/2016
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Today we're on about singing supplements... do they work? All those sprays and lozenges. What's the deal? Also, a listener question is featured: how do you coach someone back from a vocal operation or injury? It's a cautious approach and needs considering. Tune in for more chatter, and bit of fun, and some interesting finds on YouTube!

Duration:00:43:50

Episode 38 - Getting Confident + A High Note Helper

4/29/2016
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Timestamps: 1:26 Music from Rebel Rae 2:08 Request for reviews 4:06 A homage to Prince 5:26 How do I become more confident? 22:36 Step by step confidence strategy 33:40 High note helper CONFIDENCE. Everyone wants it. No one has it. Or so it seems. That's our listener question today! So we delve into the why's and how's of getting more of the stuff. We also sneak in a high note helper for all those wanting to nail the big ones. This strategy is centred around occluded exercises. So...

Duration:00:44:13

Episode 37 - Laryngitis Problems | How To Choose A Voice Coach

4/20/2016
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6:25 We learn a little bit of Chinese 11:30 What are you doing for world voice day? 13:37 What is Laryngitis and how much does it affect singers? 33:35 What should I look for in a vocal coach? Today we discuss laryngitis! If you're a singer you would, for sure, been scuppered by this pesky little monkey. Where does it come from? What to do if you have a gig AND whether or not you should you sing on it? (The answer to that is no by the way... we didn't want to leave that one open ended)....

Duration:01:02:50

Episode 36 - Are People Born To Sing? | Healthy Vibrato | Singing Tips On Snapchat.

3/25/2016
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Today we discuss the much asked question: are people born to sing? In true Naked Vocalist style we batter the subject to death. 'Passion', mindset, environment and genetics all play a role in the answer to this question and, more importantly, becoming a vocal legend. We also have a listener question about vibrato. How does one make it healthy? We add some tips on finding it, if it doesn't exist in the first place! Lastly, we've gone Snapchat crazy. Dishing out the vocal love all over the...

Duration:00:35:25