for Pop Singers:
Music Law Basics - Copyrights, Publishing, Business
Booking, Promoting & Marketing Your Music by Nyree Belleville
The Self-Promoting Musician: Strategies for Independent Music Success by Peter Spellman
This Business of Music Marketing and Promotion by Tad Lathrop and Jim Pettigrew
Music Business 101 by Brian Wesley Peters
The Musician's Internet: Online Strategies for Success in the Music Business by Peter Spellman
Ruthless Self-Promotion in the Music Business by Jeffrey P. Fisher
How to Be A Pop Star by Kathy Baylor
Becoming a Recording Artist by Kathy Baylor
Start and Run Your Own Record Label by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour’s Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording and Business
by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
I Don't Need a Record Deal!: Your Survival Guide for the Indie Music Revolution
by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
for Musical Theater Singers:
Making It On Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top by David Wienir & Jodie Langel
Thank You Very Much: The Little Guide for Auditioning for the Musical Theater by Stuart Ostrow
The Complete Professional Audition: A Commonsense Guide to Auditioning for Musicals and Plays by Darren Cohn & Michael Perilstein
for Classical Singers:
Nail Your Next Audtion by Janet Willliams
Power Performance for Singers by Shirlee Emmons
Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music by Angela Myles Beeching
for your Musical Spirit:
Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within by Kenny Werner
Fight Your Fear and Win: Seven Skills for Performing Your Best Under Pressure by Don Greene, PhD www.dongreene.com
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers
Yoga Sing by Suzanne Jackson
A website offering inspiration for singers and exploring the connection between singing and spirituality.
Andrew St. Hilaire - low-cost transposition, transcribing, 16 and 32 bar cuts
Tom Griep - Piano and rehearsal tracks via fax and email - Musical Theater repertoire a specialty! His newsletter is amazing!
Michael Lavine - Musical Theater sheet music source - has everything, even obscure!
Studio Referral Service - Ellis Sorkin
Free service which connects you to a recording studio in the Western states that fits your needs. Say hi to Ellis for me!
pianist, accompanist, plays all styles
Denny Martin - Nashville, TN
Full production recording studio specializing in county and contemporary Christian music. Denny's a friend who can really move your career forward. 615-361-6073
In Your Key.biz -Find many most jazz standards and many musical theater songs in any key. David Nelson can also do take-downs and custom transpositions for you at a very reasonable rate.
LARYNGOLOGISTS/ VOCAL HEALTH
Dr. Robert Andrews
Santa Monica, CA
Dr. Michael Riesberg
Dr. Robert Sataloff
Dr. Yolanda Heman-Ackah
Dr. Thomas Cleveland (singing voice specialist)
Vanderbilt Voice Center
Dr. Anthony Jahn
New York City, NY
Dr. Steven Zeitels
Dr. Benjamin Asher- laryngologist NYC
Kate Emerich (singing, speech, vocal rehab)
Dr. Steven Feinberg
Newport Beach, CA
L2Pnet.com (Live to Play formerly Singer & Musician)
www.performermag.com Northeast Performer, Southeast Performer, West Coast Performer
VOCAL INFO SITES
Just Gotta Sing! (first online store devoted to singers)
www.ncvs.org National Center for Voice & Speech
VocalSpa.com (prep for classical voice auditions)
INSTRUCTIONAL DVDs/ CDs
Funky ‘n Fun CDs (4 training CDs for pop/rock/R&B singers)
Singing with Style
SightSinging (fantastic book- I use it all the time)
Mike Campbell - Hal Leonard Publishing
Born to Sing: ABC'S OF Vocal Harmony, Music Reading and Ear Training
Developing Vocal Riffs by David Marcelle (CD for R&B singers)
Jazz Singer's Handbook & Vocal Improvisation by Michelle Weir
Guitar Lessons DVD
Learn to play guitar using Legacy Learning Systems beginner guitar dvd program.
Michael Ferraiuolo - voice coach - NY - commercial styles
Howard Richman - Supportive Skills for Singers, Los Angeles, California
Learn to sing harmony, sing on pitch, self-accompany, piano skills, songwriting, read music, music theory, how to count, jazz/blues scales and everything else to make you a better musician.
Amy Lyndon - Cold Reading Classes for Actors - Los Angeles
Joel Asher - Acting Training - Los Angeles
Robert Marks - New York City Vocal Coach, Musical Director, Accompanist
Shelley Lynn Johnson
Acting for Singers Coach- Musical Theater & Opera - San Francisco
Bass, Guitar, Piano Lessons in Santa Clarita, CA
Body USA - private personal fitness training in Sherman Oaks, CA
I've been with Jerry for years!
MISCELLANEOUS GREAT STUFF
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The Hula Honeys - if you're ever on the East Side of Maui (Haiku, Paia, Kahului) on a Monday night, you MUST check these gals out at the Hana Hou Restaurant in Haiku. Great songs, blend and artistry. Say Lisa from LA sent you!