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Episode 248 - Creative Goals and Success

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

Release Date: 01/04/2022

Episode 280 - A Cappella 101 with Rob Dietz show art Episode 280 - A Cappella 101 with Rob Dietz

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks with arranger, vocal percussionist, and author Rob Dietz about his latest book, "A Cappella 101," and how vocal techniques and an understanding of how your voice works will help singers develop their voices. Episode Highlights: Rob talks about his experience and how it inspired his latest book Vocal drumming explained How understanding formants and vowels will help you create contrast in textures and tone The importance of groove, feel, and articulation        To learn more about Rob Dietz, visit: robdietzmusic.com To learn more about John...

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Episode 279 - Slow Down! show art Episode 279 - Slow Down!

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about how trying to keep up with the information coming at us in a continually speeding up world can be overwhelming and distract us from truly connecting with our voices and creativity. Episode Highlights:  We are in a modern world where it is constantly speeding up, and the rate at which we are navigating all of this fast information affects us all  Slowness nurtures attention, and how speed shatters it How slowing down while you practice your singing can bring together mind-body awareness  Distractions are everywhere, and how to get clarity and...

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Episode 278 - Non-Conceptual Singing show art Episode 278 - Non-Conceptual Singing

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about how concepts and judgment can hold us back from truly experiencing our voices and that learning to let go and embrace being in the moment will enhance our singing and our performance. Episode Highlights: What are you truly experiencing when you are singing? How labeling or trying to define moments can take you away from the actual experience How to bring more of "being in the moment" into your vocal practice and performance Letting go of pre-conceptions  To learn more about John Henny, his best-selling books, courses, John's Singing School, and the...

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Episode 277 - Music Career Reality with Jeffrey Lee Campbell show art Episode 277 - Music Career Reality with Jeffrey Lee Campbell

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks with world-renowned guitarist and author Jeffrey Lee Campbell about his experiences touring with Sting, among others, and his journey as a professional musician. Episode Highlights: Jeffrey talks about his passion for music and how his feelings of "music or bust" drove his career How touring as a musician is both amazing and, at times, overwhelming Not every musician is cut out to be a performer on tour   What it takes to be a musician at the professional level To learn more about Jeffrey Lee Campbell, visit: To learn more about John Henny, his...

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Episode 276 - The Power of Humility show art Episode 276 - The Power of Humility

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about how humility and accepting the twists and turns in life and our singing journeys will help us to grow and experience more.  Episode Highlights: There are times in life when circumstances force you to be humble Resistance to reality can hold you back Success is not a straight line and sometimes not what you think it will be Openness and flexibility can lead you to new opportunities  To learn more about John Henny, his best-selling books, courses, John’s Singing School, and the Contemporary Voice Teacher Academy, visit: johnhenny.com

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Episode 275 - The High Cost of Criticism show art Episode 275 - The High Cost of Criticism

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about the fear of criticism and how to re-adjust your mindset to be able to put yourself out there to share your knowledge and talents. Episode Highlights: How the fear of criticism holds people back from sharing their knowledge  Understanding how social media can feed off of negativity and how to navigate through this to use the platforms in a positive way How to appreciate your own unique gifts Not all criticism is bad   To learn more about John Henny, his best-selling books, courses, John's Singing School, and the Contemporary Voice Teacher...

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Episode 274 - Vocal Endoscopies With Kerrie Obert show art Episode 274 - Vocal Endoscopies With Kerrie Obert

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks with Kerrie Obert, a Speech-Language Pathologist, singing voice specialist, and voice teacher, about endoscopies and the insights about the voice she has found.  Episode Highlights: Kerrie talks about her journey in developing a deeper understanding of the voice through her experience with endoscopies Vocal folds are only part of the equation when making sound The pharynx and pharyngeal walls explained  Why diagnostic terms are complex To learn more about Kerrie Obert, and her new book, go to: To learn more about John Henny, his best-selling books,...

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Episode 273 - Don't Miss Your Breakthroughs show art Episode 273 - Don't Miss Your Breakthroughs

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about mindset around major vocal breakthroughs and how arriving at our "big" goals is a good thing, but only focusing on big wins can cloud our daily awareness with "small wins" and the important steps we take daily in our vocal growth.  Episode Highlights: How breakthroughs can lead to a feeling of plateau  How being present in the moment with your voice "as it is today" can better your results overall  Not all breakthroughs are monumental, and how micro-breakthroughs are just as important Deliberate practice explained To learn more about John...

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Episode 272 - Singing and Weight Loss with Jeff Alani Stanfill show art Episode 272 - Singing and Weight Loss with Jeff Alani Stanfill

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks with Jeff Alani Stanfill, an accomplished vocal coach, and singer, about how weight loss can affect someone's singing voice.  Episode Highlights: Jeff talks about his musical journey and how his health played a part in his decisions around weight loss John and Jeff share similar experiences of how, as they began to lose a certain amount of weight, they noticed changes in their voices After weight loss, compression of the vocal cords and alignment of breathing support can change due to the physical changes in the body The importance of continuing to work on...

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Episode 271 - Getting Back to Basics show art Episode 271 - Getting Back to Basics

The Intelligent Vocalist with John Henny

In this episode, John talks about how breaking down your vocal study to the core elements and getting back to basics can solidify fundamental vocal techniques and essentially lead to better singing. Episode Highlights: Dialing down the difficulty level to isolate and focus on core elements of singing can reinforce good habits Breaking down "Air, Cord, and Vowel" Journalling and how it can help you tap into more awareness of your voice Something even as simple as a "hum" can isolate imbalances To learn more about John Henny, his best selling books, courses, and the Contemporary Voice Teacher...

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In this episode, John talks with Tracee Theisen-Henny about setting goals, accountability, and how to break through overwhelm to be a "productive creative."

Episode Highlights:

  • The new year can be stressful with setting goals and resolutions for the creative mind
  • Making accountability positive
  • The “now,” “next,” and “necessary” list
  • Celebrating the gain over the gap
  • Organize and edit to keep moving forward

Contact Tracee at [email protected]