Classes for Vocalists Courses


Vocal Tech 1

An introduction to the basic rudiments and the four vocal positions used in singing. Building the mask voice. Exercises to Read More

Vocal Tech 3

Eliminating vocal faults. Students sing in all 4 vocal positions: neutral, cry, belt, and overdrive. Emphasis on overdrive. Adding stylistic Read More

Rehearsal Sessions

This class is designed for advanced vocal students who have a large repertoire of songs and are working towards a Read More

The Vocal Showcase

In this class, students will have the opportunity to rehearse and launch a professional show hosted by the Nashville Jazz Read More

Master Class

A class focused on special topics or skills, led by a master NJW instructor. Topic will vary with the instructor.

The Voice Lab

Focusing on natural voice and conversational phrasing, students will learn from diagnostic techniques to evaluate performance and correct common vocal Read More

Uptempo Tunes for Vocalists

Study and perform up-tempo tunes, which all vocalists need for their sets, including “Avalon,” “Lover Come Back To Me,” “Cloudburst,” Read More

Get in the Pocket

This is an essential class for the intermediate to advanced vocalist or instrumentalist. With a drummer as the only accompanist, Read More

The Blues

Study and perform different elements and styles of the blues with such songs as “Kansas City” and “Route 66.” You Read More

The Blues – Part 2

Study and perform different elements and styles of the blues with such songs as “Bring It On Home”, “Everyday I Read More

Ballads – Part 1

Study and perform famous jazz ballads, including “For All We Know,” “Body And Soul,” “Spring Can Really Hang You Up Read More

Ballads – Part 2

Study and perform famous jazz ballads, including “My Old Flame,” “Too Late Now,” “Autumn in New York,” “Dedicated to You,” Read More

The Art of Phrasing

Students will explore speech level singing, back phrasing, singing over the bar line, and balancing long and short phrases. Students Read More

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