Coupon & course info
Course Name: Vocal Boot Camp: Riffs and Runs
Subtitle: A step by step guide to modern vocal improvisation for musicians and intermediate vocalists.
Instructor: Taught by Paul McKay, Voice Coach
Subcategory: Music Techniques
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $25 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of October 3, 2016…
Students: 1092 students enrolled
Ratings: 85 reviews
Rank: ranked #142e in Udemy Music Courses
Brief course description
Vocal riffs and runs are a skill that most of today’s top selling Pop, R&B and Gospel vocalists seem to have mastered. They’re often performed quickly and expressively. Riffs and runs add artistic flair to a vocal performance.
This program is designed to give musicians vocalists introductory exposure to riffs and runs. It begins with a brief introduction explaining, with demonstrations, the difference between a “riff” and a “run”.
The introduction is followed by a systematic, progressive explanation of the pentatonic scale and its 5 inversions. The exercises themselves are in the key of D major and the listener can choose a lower octave than demonstrated depending on his/her preference.
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Paul McKay bio
Paul McKay has worked with many of the Music Industries leading producers, songwriters and performers (Midi Mafia, Dangerous LLC., Drake, Fantasia Barrino, and Anthony Brown to name a few). High belted mixed and head voice sounds are characteristic of his style as well, as extraordinarily unique improvisation.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: Intermediate Level
Lectures: 14 lessons
Duration: 1.5 hours of video
What you get: By the end of the course, you will be able to perform many of the riffs and runs of modern contemporary vocalists
Target audience: Participants with at least moderate vocal ability will find this program useful
Requirements: Participant should have reasonable vocal ability
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons