In this video, Lari shares what you need to know and be aware of when performing with an accompanist. Lari goes into how to best prepare yourself for this type of singing situation, and how to take a leadership role in a rehearsal or a gig with confidence.
- In this lesson and the next lesson,…we're going to be talking about working with other musicians.…The situation where as a singer,…you aren't playing an instrument,…you are just there singing, and you're working…with someone who's going to play with you.…A piano player who's playing for an audition for you.…Or a guitar player who's playing a gig with you,…and you are singing with their accompaniment.…
A lot of these principles apply if you are also playing,…and just working with an additional musician.…But I especially want to talk about the leadership role…that you play as the singer when you are working…with side-men, that's the kind of generic term,…side-men or side-women, that we use to refer…to the musicians that a singer would hire…or collaborate with on a job, on a show, or in a rehearsal.…
So many of you are already familiar with this situation,…you work with musicians and you do rehearsals,…and you do gigs already. For some singers,…this is kind of an intimidating prospect.…If you haven't worked or collaborated…
Note: This course was recorded and produced by ArtistWorks. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
- The power belt
- Interpreting lyrics
- Working with an accompanist
- Performing with a group of other musicians
- Exploring emotional expression as a singer