Vocal Jazz Summer Camp Features:
This year we have an amazing lineup of music industry professionals in the vocal world. They will join us this year for Vocal Jazz Summer Camp, during our daily noontime webinar, Transform Your Voice, Maximize Your Income.
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Dr. William E. Smith is an In-demand Saxophonist; Arranger; Award-winning Composer; Recording Artist; Publishing Company/Music Library Publisher for TV and Film; Recording Artist; Creator of the Podcast, Making Money in the Music Business (www.makingmoneyinthemusicbiz.com); Associate Professor, Dept of Music, Bowie State; Former Director of Music Industry, North Carolina Central University; Former faculty with Howard University, Jazz Studies. He has several music score and song placements for The Steve Harvey Show, The Carson Daly Show, Real Housewives of Miami, A PBS documentary and several independent films. Dr. Smith has a Ph.D in Ethnomusicology, and degrees in Jazz Composition and Jazz Studies. His saxophone skills have landed him in the employ of Cynda Williams and Malcolm Jamal Warner, and he has shared the stage with jazz luminaries Jon Hendricks, Wynton Marsalis, James Moody, Donald Byrd, and Gospel giants Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker and many others. www.drwilliamesmith.com
Founder of Vocal Jazz Summer Camp, Lenora is a sought-after Vocal Jazz Musician and Educator, who international renown as a Recording Artist; Composer; Arranger, Bandleader for Tribe Jazz Orchestra; Former U.S. Jazz Ambassador and Fulbright Senior Music Specialist. Founder of LenoraHelm.online; Jazz Vocal Advisory Board for Juilliard Jazz; Associate Professor, Jazz Studies; North Carolina Central University; Director, of the award winning NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Founder/Author and Program Coordinator for NCCU Teaching Artist Certificate. Lenora has seven solo recordings, the last leading her big-band, Tribe Jazz Orchestra. She is also a cofounding member of SEPIA, with Marlon Saunders. Lenora has many composer awards and fellowships, including Chamber Music America's New Jazz Works Composer's award, has presented her music and arrangements for the International Association of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC) and Jazz Education Network (JEN). Her music has been featured in the ESPN network's Black History Month specials and on radio and film. She can be heard on the recording projects of Donald Brown, Andrew Hill, Dave Liebman, Antonio Hart and has performing or touring credits with Michael Franks, Branford Marsalis, Mulgrew Miller and Ron Carter and many more. www.LenoraHelm.com
Award winning-Recording artist; Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer; Founder of The Seamless Voice studio; Teaches at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU, The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, NYC, and a former Professor of Voice, Berklee College of Music, Vocal Contractor for renown Pop artists and former singer with Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson among others. He toured as a member of Bobby McFerrin's Voicestra for many years. Co-founder of the entertainment app, ENSE. Marlon is co-founder of SEPIA, "...the afro-centric soul-jazz vocal ensemble known throughout the world for the soul-stirring lyrics and beautiful harmonies." His voice can be heard as the Calypso singer in the Disney movie Enchanted, the voice of many video games and countless TV and radio jingles as well as touring and performance credits with a Who's Who of Pop, R&B and Soul music. www.theseamlessvoice.com
Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin (aka Dr. Trineice) is an accomplished performer, teacher and scholar. The creator of Soul Ingredients®: The Methodology, a teaching methodology and system for training a singer's musical style/interpretation in African American folk-based music (i.e. jazz, gospel, R&B blues, etd.) and author of So You Want To Sing Gospel. She is on the faculty of the music departments of several universities, including Princeton University, Institute for Somatic VoiceWork™ The LoVetri Method, and Gospel Music Workshop of American. A sought after expert in vocal pedagogy for jazz, gospel and commercial music, she has authored for the Journal of Singing and has a chapter in Teaching Singing in the 21st Century. Dr. Triniece serves as Executive Director of African American Jazz Caucus, on the Board of Directors of Jazz Education Network (JEN), and a member of the distinguished American Academy of Teachers of Singing. www.drtrineice.com
Kerry Marsh is a multi-faceted vocalist, composer and arranger who has become in-demand publisher for vocal jazz ensembles. He has become a competitive supplier for all things vocal jazz and is in high demand as a commissioned vocal jazz arranger. A member of the Jazz Studies faculty at University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, under his direction the UNC Vocal Lab and Northern Colorado Voices have won six Downbeat Magazine Student Music awards with eleven more going to individual vocal students in that time. Kerry is also a member of the dynamic vocal group, Vertical Voices with his talented wife, Julia Dollison. His works for vocal jazz ensemble include comprehensive materials and arrangements to rehearse and teach music, with rhythm section accompaniment, part and minus-one tracks. Marsh has a BME from University of Kansas and a MM from University of North Texas. Marsh is a busy adjudicator and clinician, and has directed all-state jazz choirs across the U.S. He has been the vocal arranger and choir contractor for singer/songwriter Ben Folds with many symphonies across the country. www.KerryMarsh.com
As you can see, Vocal Jazz OnlineTM is offering an experience in Vocal Jazz Summer Camp with a stellar faculty with experience and accolades for you to learn with and from. It promises to be an experience unlike any other online vocal camp. Why? Because this innovative music experience allows you to participate in online with live coaching (not prerecorded videos you watch).
All LIVE activities are recorded and archived in modules you can access them online at your convenience for a lifetime! Enjoy one intense but fun week covering all aspects of singing vocal jazz. Expect to receive vocal coaching one-on-one and vocal training in solo & group settings, learn jazz concepts, music theory, improvisation.
Vocalists interested in songwriting and vocal arranging also can elect to have one-on-one coaching and group work in the virtual breakout room sessions.
All ages and levels welcome.
- 5 days of amazing hands-on instruction and guidance to learn vocal jazz or to take your vocal skills to the next level as you learn vocal jazz concepts and vocabulary.
- 5 days of content designed to teach you everything about vocal jazz, archived for lifetime access.
- Daily guest lecturer webinar series: Transform Your Voice/Maximize Your Income with live Q&A by music industry veterans in vocal pedagogy, music business, getting gigs, setting up your online presence and much more.
- Dozens of downloadable resources.
- A FREE E-book of best kept vocal secrets.
- Mentorship training from top vocal jazz coaches.
FEATURES OF OUR ONLINE CAMP INCLUDE:
- Ability to participate in an interactive live coaching webinar for the entire 5 days (no prerecorded training!)
- Lifetime access to the recordings of the live workshop on the VJSC website to watch at your convenience;
- Live access to our daily Transform Your Voice/Maximize Your Income webinar series with vocal professionals;
- VJSC Workbook with resources, exercises, PDFs;
- Mp3s of music for the exercises, backing tracks for songs;
- PERFORMING VIA LIVE STREAM DURING THE DAILY WORKSHOPS AND IN THE CULMINATING CONCERT