Tips to Stay in Shape for a Tour or Long String of Gigs I just recently survived a stretch of 17 days of singing 4-7 hours each day. And my voice was still strong! And I don't mean singing simple little mid-range tunes; no, I mean heavy stuff like tunes from Adele, Bruno Mars, Alicia...

I recently was having vocal troubles and found myself with only about 50% of my standard vocal capacity at the end of the work week (which for me is Sunday evening). I didn't understand what was the problem. I was getting enough sleep. I was singing with the same technique that has served me for...

Most people don't know this, but right before my big music video release show last September, I came down with bronchitis. It started as a normal cold, but for the past few years each time I get a cold it almost always turns into bronchitis. This has been the case with my Dad as well. Apparently...

One complaint I have often heard from singers who begin to take voice lessons is "the teacher wants me to sing this classical stuff and I want to sing [rock/jazz/metal/pop/soul/R&B/you-name-it]" While I can kind of understand this coming from a non-musician who loves to sing, I have found it disturbing when I hear this coming from...

Many times in dealing with clients or other professional musicians I have mentioned, during the process of scheduling something, that I have a voice lesson. Nine times out of ten the listener believes that I am referring to a lesson that I plan to teach. But in truth, I do not teach voice. I can...