A little talk with the great italian singer Eleonora Bianchini and why a professional like her, ranked 4th italian jazz singer, a stable duo with Enzo Pietropaoli, great career, winner of a merit scholarship at Berklee College, came having lessons with me. What did she found in our work, why it was important to her. [...]
I intentionally call it contemporary now, meaning that now his technical statement is something that gives answers to this precise historical and artistic moment. I call his precise statement the first ten vocalises of his method, and what he really wants in them. My teachers had misunderstood how to do them and they all said [...]
Last year The Guardian published this article about the always more actual question of how to make voices last and careers last and why they used to be longer and now not anymore. It is a question that had become without that I was searching for it also central in my work of vocal coach and [...]
Eleonora Bianchini's Surya arrived to me a morning, I opened the mail and it was there with those beautiful words of Eleonora on our work in the cover. I started listening to it in a loop of three days after which I wrote to Eleonora. I told her it was a bit soon for Italy [...]
One thing is to say that the larynx must be in a low position and another thing is to say that there must be a downward movement of the larynx. In bewteen these two things an entire universe.
Your voice is a horse, it has the courage, the freedom, the beauty, the crazyness, the heart; and as horses the fears, the shyness, the sudden scares and the sudden leaps. Us is the jockey, the rider that can train and understand the specific horse we have inside. We cannot change the horse but we [...]