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Old Ambo and Collectables

There’s a new jazz gig coming up!!! Run by Lyndon from Empire Organics Go to www.facebook.com/theoldambocafeandcollectibles Starts March 20th 2015!!! Howard St, Nambour 6.30pm

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The Lost Art of Singing

Once upon a time, we sang. We sang till our hearts content. We sang with each other. We sang the stories of life and death, and war and peace. We sang stories of our daily existence and of our nightly dreams. Once upon a time, we performed under moonlight and sang about the stars. We […]

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Tips for Letting Go…

 Allow the possibility that you actually have  a great voice. (YOU DO!) Allow the possibility that all your attention on ‘getting it right’ or ‘sounding good’ is blocking you from just experiencing the fun of singing and therefore blocking your natural ability. Try singing without any expectations other than singing for the pure joy of […]

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Tips for Undoing ‘Bad Habits’

Sometimes we need to remind our bodies of it’s ability to sing naturally. Often we have set up ‘bad habits’ which inhibit our ability to have sound flowing freely from our instrument (our body). Here are some things I ask people to do to help realign the body’s already existing ability to sing freely… This […]

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Technique or Natural Ability?

Natural Ability! There are techniques to allow your voice to open more, but everything you’ll ever need to allow your singing voice out is already available to you. I never teach ANYTHING that your body doesn’t already want to do instinctively. Why work against nature? You already know how to sing. 🙂

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Everyone Can Play Piano

Everyone Can Play Piano…. I am always changing my approach to teaching as I am constantly looking for the most simple way to make singing and music accessible. In regards to piano, I am running lessons based on what you, the student want to learn, and not the traditional approach of learning notes etc (unless […]

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Everyone Can Sing!

The voice and its functions are very natural to us. One of the very first things we probably ever did upon arrival was take a breath and wail. This very natural and almost automatic function is one we actually never need to consciously create. It happens. We breathe. We make noises with our throat. We […]

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Following Your Dreams

Do you have a dream? Have you always wanted to be a singer? So, are you pursuing it? Why not? Do you believe that you’re not good enough to do it? Sadly, I hear this all the time. So many people who have always wished they could sing but for one reason or another have […]

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Brisbane Jazz Club Gig

Hello! On January 19 2013, I had the pleasure of playing with my fellow jazz-lovers at the Brisbane Jazz Club. What an amazing venue – run by volunteers and so caring. We packed out the place and had an awesome time. Zac Sakrewski, Angus Hall, Matt Luff, Malcolm Wood and I were joined by my […]

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The Energetics of Singing – How Attitude Affects Your Vocal Range

I’ve been giving singing lessons for about 10 years now. What I have discovered is that one of the major things that affect our singing ability is our attitude! Singing is a form of communication. With all types of verbal communication, the listener receives many other messages as well as what is literally being said. […]

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