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
I wish there were more space on an octavo. If there were, this is what I'd include: Thank you for purchasing this arrangement featureimage:
Last time we took a look at the first major tool you have in your arranging arsenal to start interpreting or re-interpreting a song: rhythm. That discussion centered mostly on syllable choice