Vocalize with Joy Askew
Joy Askew's vocal technique guides the student through awareness, freeing up the voice for maximum flexibility in any style. With years of touring and studio experience, Joy has tested and honed the exercises learned from her own vocal studies in NYC to bring her students a unique method and training that really works! This method is focused. Without gimmicks and will keep the voice healthy. • Learn to fully support your voice with a proper breathing technique! • Discover how to free a trapped voice by "feeling it and seeing it". • Increase your chest-voice range and the ability to sing out, up and down with power! Joy Askew was the keyboard player and featured vocalist with Joe Jackson for many years and can be heard on recordings by Jackson. She also toured as singer/keyboardist with Peter Gabriel, Jack Bruce, Rodney Crowell and Laurie Anderson, appearing in Anderson's movie "Home of The Brave." She has released 6 solo albums to date and sung on successful TV & radio commercials. Her songs and singing have also been heard in several films and TV shows. As well as teaching privately, Joy continues to give Voice Performance Workshops in colleges, schools and performance spaces in the UK, Europe and New York. The ranges in these exercises are just guidelines. Work within your own comfort range. If you feel yourself straining stop! Don't go any higher.There is no substitution for an actual lesson with a qualified teacher.