(Berklee Guide). Learn to improvise in jazz, pop, rock, gospel, and R&B, in this user-friendly guide to vocal improvisation. Regardless of your level of musical training, these discussions, exercises, and games will give you technical knowledge and confidence to improvise expressively and effectively, within a singing group or as a soloist. The accompanying CD provides demonstration and sing-along tracks for practice. You will learn icebreaker exercises, groove-based improvising ideas, how to use essential scales and modes for building express solos, scat and other "instru-vocal" techniques, and group improvisational skills.
With demonstration cassette. The emphasis is on ear training, vocal-ease, memorizing chord changes, scalar language, articulation, and much more. The goal is to have the vocalist understand the instrumental structure over which he or she sings. With or without a musical background, the singer will profit.