Whenever I talk to people about The Sing-Off who are in the know about a cappella, one question invariably arises: “so how much of the arranging does the music team actually do?” The answe featureimage:
When I'm not performing with Gentleman's Rule, I'm arranging. When I hear a song on the radio, I think of ways the song can be done by voices only.
I'm frequently asked to look over an arrangement and offer my thoughts. I find an alarming number of my responses contain the same comments, the same thoughts. featureimage:
Thinking Outside the Box For Repertoire (or how I learned to stop parroting Top 40 music and start innovating)Posted by db1bulldog on 10/23/2012
If you listen to a fair amount of a cappella music (and if you’re reading this, you likely qualify), you probably know that the “mainstream” of most American a cappella is often a “lamestream” of r