How to Learn Singing “Cheek to Cheek” from Frank Sinatra

How to Learn Singing “Cheek to Cheek” by Frank Sinatra

“Cheek to Cheek” is a classic song by the legendary Frank Sinatra known for his smooth and rich vocal style. Learning to sing this song requires understanding the unique vocal techniques that Sinatra used to create his signature sound. In this article, we will break down the song and provide practical advice on how to learn and master it.

Analyzing Your Voice and Voice Type

Before diving into learning “Cheek to Cheek,” it’s essential to understand your own voice. Take the vocal range test provided by Singing Carrots to determine your vocal range and compare it with famous singers. Knowing your voice type will help you understand which techniques to focus on.

Vocal Techniques Used in “Cheek to Cheek”

One of the key vocal techniques used by Sinatra in “Cheek to Cheek” is belting. Belting is a powerful and resonant singing technique that allows you to produce a strong and sustained sound. Sinatra’s use of belting adds depth and emotion to the song.

Other Popular Songs that Use Belting

Steps to Learn and Sing “Cheek to Cheek”

  1. Take the pitch accuracy test to ensure your pitch is on point.
  2. Start by listening to Sinatra’s rendition of “Cheek to Cheek” to familiarize yourself with the melody and phrasing.
  3. Practice the song’s melody using the Vocal Pitch Monitor tool to visualize your sung notes on a virtual piano.
  4. Work on your breathing technique by taking deep breaths from your diaphragm. Check out the Farinelli Breathing exercise video for guidance.
  5. Focus on proper articulation to ensure clear and precise delivery of the lyrics. The Finger Bite articulation exercise can help improve your clarity.
  6. Experiment with different vocal dynamics to bring out the emotional nuances of the song. Sinatra was a master at adding subtle variations to his singing that create a captivating performance.

Resources for Learning and Practicing

  • Use Singing Carrots’ song search feature to find songs that match your vocal range and difficulty level.
  • Explore the vocal ranges of famous singers to understand how they approach songs and discover techniques used by other artists.
  • Consider enrolling in Singing Carrots’ educational singing course to learn essential singing theory and practical tips.
  • Track your progress using Singing Carrots’ progress statistics feature to monitor your singing improvement over time.

Remember, learning to sing “Cheek to Cheek” like Frank Sinatra takes time and practice. Enjoy the process and embrace your unique voice as you bring this captivating song to life.