Dear Arrangers, Please sing your own arrangements. On stage. Repeatedly. Sincerely, Deke ...not enough for a blog? OK, I'll explain: featureimage:
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: