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Jersey Jack
Jersey Jack
@jersey-jack
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Joined: Nov 24, 2007
Topics: 18 / Replies: 171
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Re: Lookin4 advice from veterans- Soloing

Good advice here. I would emphasize the obvious but often overlooked fact that good soloing is composing. Hum along with your playing, thinking more...

14 years ago
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Re: Who Sings?

I can't sing without a guitar in my hands! The whole lead-singer/frontman thing doesn't sit well with me. I'll sometimes stop playing the guitar, bu...

14 years ago
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Re: Am I stuck with a nasal voice?

The nasality is not the major problem, as you are not hitting and holding pitch reliably. I would start by really studying the melody--if you can, pl...

14 years ago
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Re: WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MY VOICE?!

It's very hard to tell without a sample of your singing. But I'll say this: Singing has never had, for me at least, a "normal" progress curve. I pla...

14 years ago
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Re: solo to learn in Em

Take any solo you like in any minor-key song, transpose the song to Em, record the chord progression, play it back, and, voila!...SOLO! :roll:

14 years ago
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Re: My vocal ability thus far...

On the other hand if I am being a bit too breathy, I think I'm going to have a hard time understanding how to back off on that. Is there an exercise ...

14 years ago
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Re: My vocal ability thus far...

Sounds great! While there's the occasional drift--nothing dramatic, and not likely to be noticed if one weren't focusing on vocal quality--the vocal ...

14 years ago
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Re: How do I change my vocal timbre?

This is a mystery to me as well, but it CAN be done, as there are a lot of comedian/impressionist types who can imitate a lot of different singers. B...

14 years ago
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Re: Looking for some feedback! =)

You have some instability in your voice--that is, you often drift off of a note even if you do at first hit it. This is the kind of thing that can be...

14 years ago
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Re: S.O.S

If I'm understanding you correctly, you feel you can sing well only when you're singing along with someone else. Not surprising, really: The other si...

14 years ago
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Re: New Singer sounds like Dylan/Lennon

Well, you do certainly sound like Lennon! I liked your voice quite a bit.What's with the outift??? :shock:

14 years ago
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Re: Critique Me (Lay the Smackdown)

you're not nasal, but yeah, you can hear the strain on the higher notes. I'm curious about this implied relationship between nasality and "strain o...

14 years ago
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Re: Need constructive criticism

Okay, that link worked! And it's a Radiohead song! 8) You could certainly benefit from some lessons. Tonally, your voice is fine--in fact it seems ...

14 years ago
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Re: 2009 Goals

1. Get some harmonica chops. I can play a little bit, but I always sound like an amateur.2. Learn how to solo unaccompanied. I mean by this the so...

14 years ago
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Re: Need constructive criticism

+1 on Roger Love's book--that's useful stuff!I'm still having problems accessing your material. I routinely listen to stuff on Sounclick, but the lin...

14 years ago
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