The Ultimate Guide to Singing

US TC-Helicon announces new book for vocalists      31/01/14

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TC-Helicon has announced the release of what they describe as a ground-breaking new book -The Ultimate Guide to Singing: Gigs, Sound, Money & Health. They tell us that, for the first time, leading experts from across the industry have come together to deal with every aspect relevant for today's singers, covering everything from essential aspects of vocal technique and health to choosing a mic, running a sound system, mastering vocal effects and even how to grow one's fan base and achieve an unforgettable vocal connection in live performance and recording. Here's the details in their own words...

Leading Experts
The contributors to "The Ultimate Guide to Singing" have, between them, 92 Grammys and Grammy nominations, 193 books, 1,772 albums and nearly 300 Million YouTube views. A host of famous artists including Kimbra, Beardyman, Joey Belladonna and many others join forces with leading doctors, surgeons, producers, coaches, technologists and social media experts for the most comprehensive and user-friendly manual yet produced for today's singers.

Focused Actions

There are 18 chapters packed with information for singers to assist in promoting their voice, developing their technique, improving their health, mastering their live or recoded sound and dealing with money and marketing.  Each action has been specially crafted to be relevant and easy to digest.

Real FAQs
The book contains 187 Frequently Asked Questions – real questions asked by real singers of rock, pop, soul, metal, jazz – all contemporary genres. Each question has been carefully matched to an expert in the field so that singers have at their fingertips insights on everything from rescuing their voice to promoting their music.

The Ultimate How-To Manual for Singers

With 18 information-packed chapters, focused actions and myriads of questions answered by leading experts, The Ultimate Guide to Singing promises to be the leading resource for singers who want to develop their voice and their career.

Jeannie Deva, Celebrity Voice and Performance Coach, says, "In an ever-changing industry, to succeed, singers and bands have to know HOW. This book is IT."

Mary Hammond, Leading educator and vocal coach for Coldplay and many other star acts, says, "Finally: a book which will help you on ALL levels to be the singer you've always wanted to be."

Shlomo, World Loopstation Champion and Guinness World Record holder, says, "Most singing books I've read have been annoyingly out of date, but I'm excited to have this modern 'vocalists' bible' to refer to whenever I'm facing a real day-to-day problem as a professional voice artist."

Main Features

  • Focused Actions: 18 information-packed chapters with specific insight on moving ahead with all aspects of singing and career
  • Questions Answered: Experts from across the music industry respond to 187 questions from singers
  • Over a 100 professional contributors with 94 Grammys and Grammy nominations, 193 books, 1,772 albums and 280 million YouTube hits
  • Survey results from over 1,000 singers on what works (and what doesn't) for performance, technology, gear, creativity and health
  • Easy-to Read Contributions:  Actions and FAQs have been crafted into brief, relevant and focused chunks for busy singers

Pricing and Availability:

Available now in Paperback and eBook formats

$24.99 US-CN / £15.99 / €19.50

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