Trineice Robinson-Martin gathers together key information on gospel music history, vocal pedagogy, musical style and performance, and its place in music ministry. So You Want To Sing Gospel covers such vital matters as historical, cultural and spiritual perspectives on the gospel music tradition, training one's voice, understanding the dynamic of sound production, grasping gospel style, and bringing together vocal performance with ministerial imperatives.
Trineice Robinson-Martin holds a doctorate of education and specializes in contemporary commercial music voice pedagogy. She is the creator of Soul Ingredients (R), a teaching method for developing a singer's musical abilities in African American folk based music styles such as jazz, gospel, R&B, and blues. She currently teaches private voice lessons and directs the Jazz Vocal Collective Ensemble at Princeton University; teaches in her private voice studio in Lawrenceville, NJ; serves on the national faculty of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc.; and is the Executive Director of the African American Jazz Caucus, Inc.
Chapter 1 What is Gospel Music? Chapter 2 Singing Gospel and Voice Science- Scott McCoy Chapter 3 Vocal Health and the Gospel Vocal Athlete- Wendy LeBorgne Chapter 4 Gospel Voice Pedagogy Chapter 5 Gospel Styles, Performance Practices, and Improvisational Tools Chapter 6 Gospel in Context Chapter 7 Notes for the Professional Chapter 8 Audio Technology-Matt Edwards Glossary of Terms Appendix Vocal Intensity Chart