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Sing for your ears

Ear logic is the driving force of my life – perhaps of yours as well. I hope the word logic does not put you off: I don’t mean it in an academic sense of logic, but in the sense of “making sense.” Music is ear logic, pure and simple. When not pure and simple it is not music but noise.

Nowhere is ear logic more in evidence than in the singing voice, where the connection to the here and now is exposed, relished, binding.

When is the last time you sang, whether alone or in a group? Try it….

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