Episode 36, What Makes it ‘Jazz’ Singing? Micah Barnes & Gene McDaniels

Micah Barnes, Toronto jazz singer and voice teacher, talks about what makes a vocal a jazz vocal.  Also the late Gene McDaniels demonstrates singing ‘inside the changes’.

You’ll hear some of the singers who inspired Micah Barnes.

Also a non jazz singer with a jazz singer’s authenticity.

I also play a couple tracks from Micah Barnes “New York Stories” cd.

And finally, one example of an opera singer attempting to sing the blues.  Right!

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