- 1Working With Singers: Goals & Expectations14:21
- 2Accompanying Singers: Melody, Harmony & Bass15:14
- 3Piano Accompaniment Techniques: Adding Fills18:18
- 4Taking Solos & Ending The Tune18:46
- 5Transposing For The Jazz Musician21:00
- 6“Summertime” Simple Voicings09:43
- 7“Summertime” Advanced Accompaniment14:44
“How To Accompany Singers” is a vocal accompaniment taught by Lyndol Descant – a singer, jazz pianist, and composer – based out of Brooklyn, NYC. Lyndol shares a wealth of insight from her extensive musical education and also from her experience performing on the NYC jazz scene.
This course will teach you:
— How to work with singers to achieve their best performance.
— What chords and voicings to play underneath a singer.
— When (and when not!) to play the melody.
— How to start and end the tune when working with vocalists.
— How to take a solo, and how to accompany a singer’s scat solo!
— How to transpose songs to find the right key for every voice.
— Exercises and drills to develop your ability to sing and play.
Jazz Standard Singing Tutorials
The theory and concepts are applied to the famous tunes "Autumn Leaves", "Summertime" and "Body & Soul". Learn to sing and play over these classic jazz standards.
A Unique Insight Into Vocal Accomapniment
Lyndol gives a rare and unique insight into the art of accompaniment from the perspective of both the singer and the jazz pianist. To create this course, we were specifically looking for a teacher who could sing and play jazz piano. Lyndol is a master at both of these arts.
Whether you sing and play yourself, or if you want to learn to accompany others, this step-by-step course is packed with actionable tips and insight to take you to the next level.