GRAMMY Camp instructor, composer, and music director, Leslie Drayton, imparts his knowledge and wisdom for new vocalists to build a basic repertoire. Before jumping into live gigs, he talks about the array of tunes and organization one needs to find success in any given genre. Variety, emotional involvement, and creativity are essential to making tunes your own, but just the tip of the iceberg. There is more to singing than learning the basics of the song, such as transferring them into your own keys or diving into the song emotionally to translate that to the audience. By learning tunes, organizing your compilations and staying focused, Leslie’s guidance will provide new artists with a good starting point towards being a successful performer.
Age Group: College and up.