How to Sing Valerie Amy Winehouse Cover Tori Matthieu Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy
Hey guys welcome back again to Ken TamplinVocal Academy, where the proof is in the singing. I'm here with my amazing student, Tori Matthieu,and we're doing takedowns of different songs today. We're going to do Amy Winehouse.The song's called Valerie. We'll do it first. We'll talk about it after, likewe always do. Let's rock! Amy Winehouse. Whooh! Nice job, girl! Man, that was good.Thank you. All right, so basically, we're doing a lotof different stuff, from Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouseâ€¦ And what's interestingabout this is not so much that we're just doing a bunch of cover songs, but it's howTori finds herself in the song, and actually
represents that art with her own touch, herown flair, but to be able to sing in a lot of different styles, because what this doesis to give you a lot of tools for your toolbox for singing. So, we're going to be working upon, actually, some original material, too, so be watching out for that. Anyway, this is KenTamplin Vocal Academy. If you like what you see here, please like and subscribe to mytutorials. Also, I have a killer course, you can check it out here. It's called â€œHowTo Sing Better Than Anyone Elseâ€� and I have a singer's forums. It's free. There areover 6000 members you can join at Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy, and just come by and say hi,and get your vocal questions answered. So,
until next time, Tori Matthieu, Amy Winehouse,Valerie, and Rock!.
Singing Lessons For Beginners The 5 Laws Of Singing Learn Singing with Ken Tamplin
Hey, Guys! Ken Tamplin from Ken Tamplin VocalAcademy and I'm here to talk about the Five Laws of Great Singing.First: SUPPORT. What is thaté Everyone talks about support. â€œDiaphragmatic Supportâ€�.It's actually your whole abdominal cavity, not just the diaphragm, and it's when wetake a breath, we take a breath like this: Our stomach, when we take a breath in goes(stomach comes out). When we breathe out, we push down, kind of like we're going tothe bathroom. . or doing a situp. Let's do it againâ€¦ inâ€¦ outâ€¦ and we push down.And we use this as the engine that drives our â€œcarâ€�. It's the most important part, which is Diaphragmatic Support, or Abdominal
Support. Second: Vowel Placement. The ONLY sound thatTruly Grows the Voice is a Bright Ping, or a Bright Timbral Sound. It's not â€œhuuuuuh,huuuuuhâ€� or a froggy sound. It's a real bright AH! It's the LAH!! AH!!! Like the wants to see your tonsils in the back of your throat. So the throat should be OPEN.It's called Open Throat Technique. And the tongue should be completely flat to the baseof the jaw, to keep any stricture away from the back of the throat, like this. â€œLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!â€�So that you can tell â€œLAAAAAAAH!â€� that it's completely open, it's very bright,and that brightness, or that PING is truly
the only real sound that grows the voice.Third: Air Management or Breath Management, Breath Control. I'm not going: â€œHAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!â€�and killing you with sound. I'm controlling my air, I'm using my diaphragm to do allmy work, it's the engine that drives my car, and I'm holding back my air and lettingresonance take over because my wellplaced vowel sound of â€œAHâ€� the way I just didit, â€œLAAAAAH!â€� is able to resonate and relax into the sound.Fourth: Stress Management or Stress Relief. I didn't go â€œLAAAAAH!â€� I don'tfreak out and actually close down on my body and tense up. What I do is I relax to thesound. â€œLAAAAAH!â€� I relax to the sound
so that I can use my diaphragm to do all mywork for me. It's my muscle, the engine that drives my car, that relaxes this openthroat technique. Finally, Fifth: The Psychology of Singing.If you freak out, and you worry about the high note, because you don't know how toget there. It has to do with the way you relax and think about the notes themselves, in orderto be able to get into good vowel placement, and understanding how to build chest, headvoice, and a mixed voice inbetween, to get you through the passagio, which is the passageway,from â€œLAAAAAAAAAAHâ€� to get through that passageway to provide you the ability to singseamlessly, endtoend, with a lot of notes
that you can control if you apply these factors.Thank you for joining me.