Recommended Books for Voice Teachers

Weekly Teaching Tip – Oct. 20, 2014
by Agata Pisko

Dear Teachers,
I am in the middle of a very intense time – workshops, presentations and concerts are all around me. I have decided to write a short Teaching Tip for today.

I have had a look at my library at home – and I will share with you a list of some books I keep using to prepare my lessons. Enjoy!

Vocal Technique:
‘Teaching Good Singing’ Dean Kaelin
‘Singing For The Stars’ Seth Riggs
‘The Voice of The Mind’ E. Herbert-Caesari

‘Vocal Performance Coach’ Oldengott/Dye/Vinicius (Deutsch)

‘Hear It And Sing It!’ Judy Niemack
‘Vocal Improvisation’ Bob Stoloff
‘Modern Rhythm and Reading Script’ Erich Bachträgl
‘Vocal Improvisation’ Michele Weir
‘Sing Your Story’ Jay Clayton
‘Jazz Piano – Handbook’ Michele Weir
‘Jazz Singer’s Handbook’ Michele Weir
‘The Real Easy Book – Tunes for Beginning Improvisers’ Chuck Sher for The Stanford Jazz Workshop
‘Scat!’ Bob Stoloff
‘Jazz Styles’ Mark C. Gridley

‘Songwriting: Essential Guide To Lyric Form and Structure’ Pat Pattison
‘The Songwriter’s Workshop – Harmony’ Jimmy Kachulis
‘The Songwriter’s Workshop – Melody’ Jimmy Kachulis (Berklee Press)

‘100 Greatest Love Songs’ Hal Leonard Publishing
Real Books – Sher Music Co.
… and many more J

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