Singing Guide: Steve Lawrence

Singing Guide: Steve Lawrence

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

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Steve Lawrence is an American singer known for his powerful and versatile tenor voice. Lawrence got his start in showbiz as a child actor, but soon turned to singing as his primary passion. He rose to fame in the 1950s as part of a popular singing duo alongside his wife Eydie Gormé, and has since carved out a successful solo career.

One of Lawrence's most unique vocal techniques is his ability to effortlessly transition between his head voice and chest voice. This technique can be heard in his rendition of "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," where he seamlessly shifts between his light and airy head voice and his full and powerful chest voice.

If you want to learn to sing like Steve Lawrence, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, it's important to analyze your own voice and determine your vocal range. Singing Carrots' Vocal Range Test is a great tool for this. Once you know your range, you can start to work on your transition between your head and chest voice - something that Lawrence seems to do almost effortlessly. Singing Carrots' Pitch Training is a helpful resource for practicing this skill.

Another important aspect of Lawrence's singing is his strong breath support. This is something that can be developed with regular practice - try Singing Carrots' Farinelli Breathing exercise to get started. In addition, it's essential to focus on proper posture and an open throat when singing. Singing Carrots' article on How Posture Affects Your Singing and the Open Mouth & Throat article can provide helpful tips.

Finally, to add some personality to your singing, consider incorporating Lawrence's use of vibrato. Check out Singing Carrots' Singing with Vibrato article and Beggars Bounce video for more on this skill.

By following these tips and using the helpful resources provided by Singing Carrots, you can begin to develop your singing skills and learn to sing like Steve Lawrence.

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