Summer, hydration and singers


Posted on Jul 21, 2013

Well we all know that proper hydration of our bodies on regular intervals is important but especially during the heat of summer- and now as we roll into the dog days of summer.  

Let’s look back at the wonderful resource from the Duke University Voice Care Center and on page 2 within the link below the topic of hydration is addressed thoroughly.

The lead sentence says so much: “Vocal hygiene” can be thought of as the care and feeding of the voice. It refers to the things we do to keep the voice healthy.

 Read on: http://www.dukehealth.org/repository/dukehealth/2010/12/22/13/57/10/0598/DVCC%20vocal%20health.pdf

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Phoebe Hunt


Posted on Jul 8, 2013

Singer-Songwriter Phoebe Hunt is far from a household name, but if the output from her debut solo album and follow-up live disc are any indication, she will go far. She is well steeped in folk, pop and bluegrass- and just an amazing overall talent.

I just love Phoebe’s vocal timbre and overall command of her mid voice and head voice which shines amongst the careful vocal arrangements in each of her tunes.

Check her out:

https://soundcloud.com/huntphoebe/04-oh-so-many-ways/s-U7uKA?in=huntphoebe/sets/phoebe-hunt-live-at-the-cactus/s-U7uKA

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