Singing and Your Brain

There are some amazing new discoveries being made about the brain and singing. Researchers can measure brain function in real time with magnetic imaging technology. New findings about the role of neurotransmitters, neural networks and brain systems are coming out at an amazing rate, ushering in a new era of understanding of how we think.…

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Tribe and Singing

A student came in after the holidays absolutely glowing. It turns out that she had gone to some year-end parties that she usually dreaded, but this year there was singing. Her voice was in a new place where she could really enjoy singing with others and having fun, and she spent hours singing and making…

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Jamie Lynn Noon’s “Like a Meteor” – Hollywood Music In Media Award Nominee

The John Scott School of Voice is overjoyed to share the news that our valued student Jamie Lynn Noon’s industry accolades get better and better! Let’s all congratulate her on this, her latest peer-to-peer recognition. “Like a Meteor,” a stellar track from Jamie Lynn Noon’s forthcoming release, is a prominently featured nominee in the 2010…

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High Praise About the JDSMethod: Gabriel Weiner Chimes In

The John Scott School of Voice JDSVoice.com is pleased to share even more great feedback about the innovations in vocal study, mastery, and instruction that we continue to provide as we coach and assist our students, helping them to excel and improve as vocalists in terms of career longevity, technique, and overall singing enjoyment. Check…

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Free Voice Lesson: Strengthening the Mix: JDSVoice.com – John Daniel Scott

Free Voice Lesson: Strengthening the Mix: JDSVoice.com – John Daniel Scott

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A New Vocal Method – by John Scott – JDSVoice.com

Have you ever had your voice lock up as you’re singing a song? Do you hear singers who sing easily through their full range and wonder what is holding your voice back? Have you ever felt your voice getting tired and scratchy after a night of singing? Most people have the same problems with singing,…

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Alternative Country Rockers In The House: The Real Nasty Band

The Real Nasty Band is an: “utter sonic delight…” – (SF Gate/The San Francisco Chronicle) The John D. Scott School of Voice (JDSVoice.com) is happy to announce they’ve got a blazin’ alternative country-rock power trio in our midst–The Real Nasty Band! Critically acclaimed in both mainstream and underground circles, The Real Nasty Band realizes that…

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Your Vocal Cords and the Balance Point

The primary goal for the JDS Method of Singing is the even blending of the chest voice and head voice. You should be able to move back and forth between these registers with a seamless, fluid blend, without any flips or cracks. The key to achieving an even blend of chest voice and head voice…

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New Series on Vocal Technique

In my new vocal technique (15 years in the making), I describe five control systems of the voice: Vocal Cords, Larynx, Pharynx, Air Control, and Outer Muscle. The Larynx system comes first, and you can read about it here in my first article on the systems. Having a stable larynx is the key to expanding…

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The Next Big Thing At Disney: Amber Lily

Reprint from Disney Info Net: Hey fans, For those who may not know Amber Lily then let us introduce her to you. Amber Lily was born January 18, 1997 near Los Angeles California but has lived and gone to school most of her life near San Francisco. Amber Lily first sang for an audience at…

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