When your tongue becomes tight and tense – it will decrease your resonance and range.
Just try these simple exercises for “unwinding” tongue root tension – just watch this video and try it yourself:
Caz Jones is a singer currently at London’s Academy of Contemporary Music.
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What a unique and interesting tone. Yet, you seems to lack power, particularly in the upper register. I would suggest you try some more “twang” based exercises to allow greater connection of the vocal cords in beyond your first passaggio. Singing the melody on more aggressive sounds like a nasal “nay” or adding a cry presence to a “muhm” sound will give you a greater sensation of this.
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