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Singing while playing guitar

Hi everyone! I am a singer/songwriter and play shows. People have told me that I sing a lot better when I'm not playing guitar at the same time. Other than practicing a lot, are there any tips anyone can offer on how to project my voice more while playing guitar?


  • blondiewalesblondiewales Posts: 470Pro
    Hey. I have a live act where I play guitar and sing. Learn the singing part and the guitar part well independently, then learn what vocal note goes with which beat on the guitar. For a great test, try playing and singing to a drum track or click track. Remember that the goal is to internalize the melody and rhythm so that it feels natural when you're performing. If you're having fun and feeling the pocket, the audience will love it.
  • RadiantdivideRadiantdivide Posts: 22.0 PRO
    Thank you! I will try that!
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