It’s possible to find dynamism with your vibrato.
Jono McNeil discusses the differences between diaphragmatic and laryngeal vibrato – along with some practice exercises in this video.
Caz Jones is a singer currently at London’s Academy of Contemporary Music.
My Reaction to This Week's Singing Competition Entry
Spencer Lord - Riptide (Cover)
Spencer, you have a distinct sense of style and confidence. Yet, you seem to experience quite a bit of tension whenever you access the upper peaks of the melody. Watch your changes in posture and facial expressions when accessing these notes. To avoid these unnecessary supports, consider practicing singing these notes at a quieter volume, lying on the floor in a semi-supine position. This will ease the need to over-compression or contort your neck.
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Jono McNeil has established an exciting position in the UK music scene as a contemporary/pop vocal coach, whilst also singing with an impressive array of artists such as Michael Buble, Nelly, Lemar, Josh Groban and Jocelyn Brown, to name a few. Heading up the vocal department at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM), developing some of the country’s most exciting new talent, he has also worked, both coaching and scouting on two seasons of BBC’s hit programme, The Voice.