“Wow, this book is fantastic! It´s like taking a core music course that has everything you need to become a well-rounded, versatile musician”
- Bob Stoloff, Former Associate Professor at Berklee College

A Method For Vocalists

by Chris McNulty

VOCALIST AS A COMPLETE MUSICIAN

Utilizing tetrachords as a tool for integrating theory, ear training and improvisation

Singers! Have you ever wanted to feel more equipped to nail every scale and chord shape on call? See a set of chord changes and quickly recognize what scales to use to help you improvise more freely and confidently? This methodology provides a set of resource tools which allow for greater freedom and accuracy in vocal jazz improvisation. Doing this work will also increase your knowledge of theory, enhance your composing and reading skills and most importantly empower you to become a more complete and independent vocal musicians.

 
 

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VCM Workshops

Workshops presented by award winning jazz vocalist Chris McNulty

  • On location workshop

    Teacher & Educators Workshop

    Introduces a unique teaching device and learning tool to help students integrate theory, ear training and improvisation and includes and introduction into the use of tetrachords.

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    On location workshop

    Professional Vocalists Workshop

    Have you ever wanted to hear more accurately, improvise more freely and increase your knowledge of theory? 
    This workshop provides an all-in-one method which can be applied across all 12 keys.

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    On location workshop

    Music & Vocalist Student Workshop

    Help to integrate theory, ear training and improvisation. Recognize how to pitch and hear every scale and chord shape utilizing just six tetrachords. Develop a deeper understanding of harmony.

LATEST ALBUM RELEASE
ETERNAL

Chris McNulty’s seventh release, Eternal (Palmetto Records), finds her in collaboration with gifted orchestrator, Stephen Newcomb and pianist-arranger, John Di Martino. The result is an exquisite melding of chamber ensemble and jazz quintet.

In The Press

Review highlights from Chris Mcnulty's last album, Eternal.

““Exquisite....McNulty applies poignant jazz chops to the vocal, while accomplishing the impossible, the expression of her story through
song....making listeners rethink the meaning of why we love jazz.”


— Blaine Fallis, All About Jazz

July 2015 ★★★★★

 
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