Rob Diets and his book A Cappella 101

Episode 280 – A Cappella 101 With Rob Dietz

In this episode, John talks with arranger, vocal percussionist, and author Rob Dietz about his latest book, "A Cappella 101," and how vocal techniques and an understanding of how your
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Episode 279 – Slow Down!

In this episode, John talks about how trying to keep up with the information coming at us in a continually speeding up world can be overwhelming and distract us from
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Episode 278 – Non-Conceptual Singing

In this episode, John talks about how concepts and judgment can hold us back from truly experiencing our voices and that learning to let go and embrace being in the

What Causes a Nasal Sounding Voice?

A nasal sound in singing could result from the singer wanting to add a particular color or tone to their singing. It could also be more pronounced due to a
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Episode 271 – Getting Back to Basics

In this episode, John talks about how breaking down your vocal study to the core elements and getting back to basics can solidify fundamental vocal techniques and essentially lead to
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Your Path to Better Singing

Whether you are a beginner singer or an established professional vocalist, this topic will come up throughout one's vocal journey: "How to get better at singing." Putting all of the pieces
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Episode 269 – If Not Now, When?

In this episode, John talks about our relationship with time and how to re-evaluate where we are with our singing to then be able to take steps to reach our
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Episode 268 – Extreme Vocals with Aliki Katriou

In this episode, John talks with Aliki Katriou, who has extensive knowledge of classical technique, and contemporary styles and is world-renowned for her expertise with "extreme" vocals, about what singing