Singer’s Guide to Powerful Performances provides insider information that every singer needs in order to create an unforgettable performance. Drawing from over four decades of work with top performers in every musical genre, celebrity voice and performance coach Jeannie Deva has written a groundbreaking book which includes hundreds of linked video examples and numerous practice tips and techniques including 55 innovative exercises.
"Jeannie Deva has created a fantastic book that provides invaluable information, tips and techniques for the modern vocalist; in fact, the modern artist. It is a great resource for bettering your craft. I highly recommend that you check it out." - David Frangioni Music Technologist, Digital Audio Specialist [Aerosmith, Rolling Stones, Shania Twain, Sting, Capitol Records]
Whether you’re a beginner or professional, you’ll gain insights and tools to achieve greater levels of excellence. Deva covers every facet of how to make your songs come alive and confidently deliver powerful performances. Its 23 chapters and 230 pages include how to:
- Achieve vocal strength and endurance Resolve stage fright and performance anxiety; Connect with your audience; Develop vocal embellishments and vibrato; Blend choral and backup vocals; The eight essential elements to learning a song; Take advantage of your own style; Infuse each song you sing with your own unique interpretation; Win auditions and contests: band, musical theater, televised and Internet; Fashion your performer image; Create a sensational set list; Effectively practice and get things done; Successfully work with your band or accompanist; Use mic technique to sound your best; Find the best mic for your voice; Command your stage sound and equipment; Care for and maintain a healthy voice; Best singer foods; Deva’s singer-gear reviews, recommendations and much more!
“Jeannie Deva is one of the nation’s most respected voice and performance coaches. Through Singer's Guide to Powerful Performances she offers many insights for vocalists who are striving for excellence." - Dale Kawashima, Music Publishing Exec who has worked with Michael Jackson, Prince, Sony Music and Motown Records
“Jeannie Deva's Singer's Guide to Powerful Performances is the bible for all singers! It's like having your own personal singing guru with you all the time. She has packed this unbelievable book with every bit of ammunition a singer can use to succeed. It’s super fun to read and every page of the book is a gold nugget.” - Deedee O'Malley, LA Music Award Singer/Songwriter of the year, Lilith Fair Winner, Three Time Winner of The John Lennon Songwriting Contest
“I’m thrilled to see a book for singers, which covers a breadth of essential topics from vocal warm-ups to insights on cutting edge technology. Jeannie Deva has given aspiring vocalists everywhere the gift of a relevant and readable guide as they journey toward new heights.” - Gregory A. Barker, Commissioning Editor, Voice Council Magazine
“Jeannie is a wealth of energy and wisdom. Bottom line up front: “Singer’s Guide to Powerful Performances” is a must-have book for any singer; a boot-camp for vocals and vocal performances.” - Ken Gonzales, Editor in Chief, Founder Vocals Magazine