Learn to sing classic songs by Jimmy Webb as both soloists and background singers in preparation for an end-of-quarter student performance. Sing Jimmy’s classic hits “Wichita Lineman,” “Up, Up and Away,” “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” and more. The instructor will share information on proper vocal technique, stage presence, and interpretation while also helping students find the lyrics, appropriate keys and sheet music. Students are welcome to bring their favorite Jimmy Webb songs to sing via lyrics, sheet music, and tracks. A
professional accompanist will play for the class. Open to all levels.
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 pm
1/9 – 3/13 (10 weeks)
Clif Payne $450
Clif Payne (voice)
Evershift recording artist, international concert vocalist, and vocal coach, Clif studied jazz with legendary educator David Baker at Indiana University and Speech Level Singing vocal technique with Chip Hand and Rober Burnley in LA. Recording projects include a collaboration with former Kurt Elling music director Laurence Hobgood. His debut solo album — Welcome To My World — was released In 2016. Discovered by Bobby McFerrin, Clif has performed or recorded with Freda Payne, Bobby McFerrin, Bill Champlain, Lenny Williams, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Norman Connors, Harvey Mason and has opened in concert for Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis and Dionne Warwick. Clif has shared the stage with Dianne Reeves, The Commodores, Lionel Richie, Lakeside and Shelia E. clifpayne.org