A Cappella Pop: A Complete Guide to Contemporary A Cappella Singing

A Cappella Pop: A Complete Guide to Contemporary A Cappella Singing

by Brody McDonald (Composer)

Paperback(New Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739086278
Publisher: Alfred Music
Publication date: 09/03/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Deke Sharon vi

Introduction viii

How to Use This Handbook xiii

Getting Started

Chapter 1 What Are We, Anyway? 16

Chapter 2 The Audition 21

Chapter 3 So What Do We Sing? 26

Chapter 4 How to Structure Your Rehearsal 32

Chapter 5 Rehearsal Techniques 38

Chapter 6 Turkey Bacon 46

Chapter 7 Practice vs. Rehearsal 53

Refining

Chapter 8 The Balancing Act 58

Chapter 9 Planning Your Set List 62

Chapter 10 Your Visual Plan 68

Chapter 11 What to Wear? 75

Specializing

Chapter 12 Vocal Percussion joke Moulton 80

Chapter 13 What About the Bass? Trist Curless 102

Chapter 14 The Solo Vocalist Nate Altimari. 107

Performing

Chapter 15 Moving to the Stage 118

Chapter 16 Booking a Gig 121

Enhancing

Chapter 17 Live Sound for Pop A Cappella John Gentry 130

Chapter 18 Microphone Technique 143

Chapter 19 Effects (FX) Pedals Christopher Given Harrison 147

Growing

Chapter 20 A Cappella Meets PR 156

Chapter 21 Creating the Culture 163

Chapter 22 Pop A Cappella in the Classroom Alex Phan 169

Chapter 23 The Feeder Program 174

Chapter 24 Making A Recording Freddie Feldman 178

Chapter 25 The Sing-Off 192

Acknowledgments 201

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