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Cassandra Wilson Kicks Off the Season at PAC SUNY Purchase College NY

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Ms. Wilson's voice is the feature here and she did not disappoint, but despite a generally pleasing performance, it was a bit disappointing that Ms.Wilsons' voice was not highlighted more and that band, however good, was more in the background.

Tower of Song

Tamsin Smith | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

It is the essence of fullfillment and release, fun and power, simplicity and profoundity all rolled into one tight syllable. To SING may be both the root and the flower of the most personal and most communal thing that we do.

Why I Want To Sing The National Anthem

Nicole Vesey | Posted 06.24.2012 | Books
Nicole Vesey

This entry is part of a contest by HuffPost Books and The Buried Life. Click here to read more about it. My name is Nicole Vesey, and I'm 20 years o...

Singing Lessons: Singing and Breathing

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

For the singer to master diaphragmatic breathing or "abdominal breathing," as well as intercostal breathing and back breathing, it is first vital to understand what the diaphragm looks like and how it functions.

Interview With Star Vocal Coach, David Stroud

Ruth Gerson | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

A singing teacher to the stars, David Stroud was commissioned during the American Idol Season 8 tour as a vocal teacher for touring idols. His latest creation is a voice instruction app called VocalizeU.

An "Open Door" Collaboration: India.Arie and Idan Raichel

Modiba | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Modiba

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Ava Luna Plays Glasslands For CMJ

Turnstyle | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Seher Sikandar/Turnstyle News See a photo gallery of Ava Luna's CMJ showcase on Turnstyle>> By: Seher Sikandar Here's a band that is...

I'm in a Band in NYC... and You Can Be, Too

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

If you told me I'd be playing onstage with a band at The Cake Shop on the Lower East Side, I'd say you'd lost it. Playing rock and roll on stage was never on my bucket list.

Alex Chilton DEAD: Box Tops, Big Star Musician Dies Days Before SXSW Show

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Alex Chilton, the singer and guitarist who had a No. 1 hit as a gravel-voiced teen with "The Letter" and went on to influence a generation of musician...

CDs: Willie Nelson's New American Classic

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Some of my favorite albums of all time were recorded by artists well past their prime. Willie Nelson's American Classic can be added to the list.