Singing Guide: Benji Cowart
Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources
Benji Cowart is an accomplished singer and songwriter. His soulful voice has been heard on the radio and in concerts all over the world. In this article, we'll explore Benji's unique vocal style and look at some practical tips and Singing Carrots resources for learning to sing like him.
Benji's vocal style is characterized by his smooth and powerful voice with a touch of raspiness. One of the hallmarks of his sound is his use of "twang." Twang is a vocal technique that involves narrowing the pharynx and raising the larynx to create a bright, ringing sound. To develop this technique, try out this How to Twang Exercise video from Singing Carrots.
Another key aspect of Benji's sound is his use of vibrato. Vibrato is a slight oscillation in pitch that adds warmth and character to a singer's tone. Check out these Singing Carrots videos on developing vibrato: Beggars Bounce and Diaphragm Bounce.
Benji also uses good breath support to produce his powerful sound. This article on Breath support explains the importance of breath control when singing.
To sing like Benji, it's important to learn how to connect your chest voice and your head voice seamlessly. This is sometimes called the "mixed voice" and it's the area where your voice transitions from chest to head voice. Check out these Singing Carrots videos on voice registers and the vocal break: Voice Break and Mixed Voice.
Benji has also written and performed many songs that showcase his unique voice. If you're looking to sing like Benji, you might want to start by learning some of his songs. Singing Carrots offers a Song search tool that allows you to search for songs by vocal range, difficulty, and genre preference.
In summary, here are some practical tips and Singing Carrots resources for learning to sing like Benji Cowart:
- Develop your twang technique with this How to Twang Exercise video.
- Work on your vibrato with these videos: Beggars Bounce and Diaphragm Bounce.
- Focus on good breath support with this article on Breath support.
- Learn about voice registers and the mixed voice with these Singing Carrots videos: Voice Break and Mixed Voice.
- Use Singing Carrots' Song search tool to find songs by Benji Cowart and other artists to practice your singing skills.
With a little practice and the help of Singing Carrots' tools and resources, you can learn to sing like Benji Cowart and develop your own unique vocal style.