Jazz Singing: Developing Artistry & Authenticity

Catalog# SPR-P0-2512
Composer Diana R. Spradling (Author)




The book vocal jazz artists have been waiting for! Finally, here is a substantial definition of what vocal jazz artists actually do physically and vocally. The findings are based on over three decades of teaching and almost four years of acoustic research including a study of 20 jazz artists from the first generation of modern jazz singers.

  • Learn 9 different uses of vibrato.
  • Learn how to practice and execute appropriate vowels, diphthongs and text treatment so as to sound more authentic.
  • Study 10 common elements of 6 complete transcriptions of scat/improvised solos that can improve your artistry and authenticity as a jazz vocalist.

Written by Prof. Diana Spradling (Syracuse University, Western Michigan University)

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