GIFTS FOR SINGERS

Below are gear and gift recommendations, some from YouTube videos of mine. It’s meant to be educational, as well as a gift guide.

Whenever I release a new “Gifts for Singers” video, it will be added here. 

Use the Table of Contents to take you directly to categories of interest.

 

Table of Contents:

1. Vocal Development Gifts - Singer-Athlete Online Membership:

Know someone with singing aspirations?

Give the gift of singing greatness. Purchase either a 6- or 12-month Singer-Athlete online membership, which includes the 8-week Singer Starter Course, or a 6-month membership that includes six online lessons with me.

Members have access to a vast library of vocal workouts and members-only blog posts and video tutorials to build their skills and grow their knowledge for as long as they are members.

A coupon code will be sent directly to the recipient’s email address (or to you for forwarding later).

6-Mo Membership w/8-week Starter Course:

12-Mo Membership w/8-week Starter Course:

6-Mo Membership w/6 30-min online lessons:

2. Newbie Singer Stage Gear:

Shure SM58 Mic. https://amzn.to/2NFyX9X

Neumann KMS105 Mic. https://amzn.to/2Lc9zdZ

Bose L1 PA (No built-in reverb, so you’d need something like the Mackie mixer below to add reverb. Also, to use this as a main speaker and monitor, you’d have to set it up behind you, so both you and the audience can hear it).  https://amzn.to/2zCi6Af

Bose S1. https://amzn.to/2PuFQkF

Fender Passport Venue PA. https://amzn.to/2MJTv5r

Fender Event (I didn’t discuss this one in the video. It’s a smaller version of the Venue. Also a solid unit. No phantom power) . https://amzn.to/2MMmG7O

Behringer Europort PA. https://amzn.to/2ZLYwMU

Mackie PROFX 4-Channel Mixer. https://amzn.to/2zGBUTo

Behringer Eurolive Stage Monitor. https://amzn.to/2ZDkC87

Nady PM-200A Personal Monitor. https://amzn.to/2MNdAHQ

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3. For Fronting a Band:

  1. Mic stand with removable boom, good height, and it’s strong enough to hold a heavy mic: https://amzn.to/2YoG4Jl
  2. Mic stand tray with cup holder: https://amzn.to/2ykA9u9
  3. Shaker/tambourine mic stand attachment: https://amzn.to/2LKBMKs
  4. Twist shaker: https://amzn.to/2SISsTj
  5. Rhythm Tech Live shaker: https://amzn.to/2LIedCd
  6. Rhythm Tech tambourine (there are cheaper tambourines on Amazon but I caution you to only purchase one with a rounded handle. Your hand will thank you at the end of the gig): https://amzn.to/3304MDB
  7. Meinl cowbell: https://amzn.to/2SMjhGe 8) Meinl cowbell beater: https://amzn.to/2LKpmSV

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4. Karaoke Resources:

Karafun offers a monthly option or a two-day party pass to access their entire karaoke song library. 
 
 
Karaoke-Version allows you to further customize backing tracks and download them. 
KaraFun
Karaoke Version
Ion Audio Block Rocker Plus: 

A 100w speaker with mic and bluetooth.

Innopow Dual Wireless Mics:

An affordable wireless mic system.

iPad/Tablet Stand:
Choose one that fits your device.

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5. Songwriting/Soloing Gifts:

Okay, so you have an aspiring singer/songwriter on your shopping list, and you want to help this person get the ball rolling on their dream. Or maybe you’re the aspiring singer/songwriter and you want to drop Santa a hint. Either way, here are 4 gift ideas for you to consider.

1) Songwriting lessons  https://onlinewithjudyfine.com/vocal-development/#dcoptions

2) DIY PDFs.   https://onlinewithjudyfine.com/music-theory-songwriting/

3) Band in a Box

For Windows https://amzn.to/31SSI5a

For Mac   https://amzn.to/2WtfcZy 

Not for R&B beats type songwriting. 

4) Beats Songwriting 

Beats Video 1: https://youtu.be/6tS33zQ7D9k 

Beats Video 2: https://youtu.be/5BcMXYwjYAM

Beats Website: www.sfrbeats.com

5) Musicnotes

6) Book recommendations

The Chord Wheel.   https://amzn.to/2WpiGMm

Emotion Thesaurus.   https://amzn.to/32VrcVX

Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting.    https://amzn.to/2MXWnu8W