Singing a syllable to the left

Jeff Berlin has a tendency to cause quite a stir. He has very strong, sometimes controversial opinions about music instruction and the learning process. He has written for Bass Player magazine and founded the Players School of Music.

This video is a hilarious testament to his musicianship. There are plenty of bass players who can’t sing the National Anthem and play it simultaneously. Ever fewer can shift the lyrics one syllable:

1 comment to Singing a syllable to the left

  • Wow. He’s actually only displacing the lyrics, though, right? I remember I had a composition/couterpoint professor who suggested exercises like this . . .

    Thanks for the post!

Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>