Bluegrass Harmony Singing with Jenny Lester & Friends by Jenny Lester. For Vocal. Technic. Bluegrass. Multiple Levels. DVD. Duration 95 minutes. Published by Learn Roots Music (MB.JLDVD03).
Ever wonder how to put together the vocal parts in bluegrass 3 part harmony singing? In this very intimate lesson, Jenny Lester puts her band mates through the paces of finding their harmony parts. They very generously comply in an honest, open-hearted session that takes you right into what could easily be one of their private vocal practice sessions. Soon you will be practicing lead, tenor and baritone singing, each on it's own and then with the other 2 parts through this instructional DVD. In this lesson, Jenny takes two songs (Friends Like You and The River, Mother Nature and Me) and touches on the following techniques for good harmony singing; --finding a good harmony note by learning how to find the root, 3rd and 5th of the chord you are singing over --basic harmony theory for singers --octaves --tips on when and when not to use vibrato --blending and tone --harmony singing with men and women --singing consonants with a group --the tenor and baritone parts that make basic bluegrass harmony --closing off with harmonies to Will The Circle Be Unbroken --and more.