“I worked with [Steven] long before anyone had heard of Maroon 5. But I didn’t know how good he was until recently. Since we’ve had a #1 hit, we’ve been touring nonstop, and that schedule really takes a toll on your body. Anyone that knows our music knows the extremes of range I have to […]
“You are not in Coachella anymore. Welcome to the fucking Badlands!” That’s what Halsey declared on Saturday night (Apr. 16) at the Indio festival, after explaining to her crowd that Coachella’s dry setting recalled her own retreat into the desert to find herself. Yet Halsey’s Coachella set was not an escape, but an arrival. The […]
Yep! 2016 is on its way. There’s no mistaking it. And absolutely everyone’s sounding the call. Here comes 2016!! I can’t open my email, turn on the TV (don’t do that too often) or listen to the radio without getting an earful. And really it’s kinda fun. I am definitely getting into the spirit! And […]
My name is Ben Mauro. I play guitar and sing in Lionel Richie’s band. I have also toured with Kelly Clarkston and Britney Spears. I am currently on a European Tour with Lionel Richie. I began studying with Steven Memel for a little over one month before this tour and it completely changed my abilities […]
This is a testimonial from the wonderful Juliana Barillaro who I met through the Music Immersive. She’s been working with me for some time now and we had really great success. She has made 3 recordings and is working on her first video right now. We worked on vocal technique, performnce, songwriting, music theory, voice […]
This is Belbel from Melbourne, Australia, who studied with me for the lat year and a half through skype. I met her through the Music Immersive, a part of the Hollywood Immersive. She didn’t have any formal training but had a desire to become a singer/songwriter. Find out what she has gotten out of the […]
This is the second video we made while working with participants of the Music Immersive, which is part of the Hollywood Immersive. This is the second of 3 clips of some of the sessions at “The Alley.” In this particular video I’m working with Joanna Gorton and Celeste Isabella.
It was a very gratifying time working with participants of the Music Immersive, which is part of the Hollywood Immersive. This is the first of 3 clips of some of the sessions at “The Alley” I’ll be posting. In this particular video I’m working with Rose Willow from Melbourne on her song “Paris”
My student Scilla’s new song “Champagne and Sugar” has won several US and international awards like the Silver Award for at the Vocal/Jazz Category at the 29th Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest and was a Commended Entry for the Jazz/Blues category at the UK Songwriting Contest 2013. It has also been featured on the Women of […]
Check out the reasons why your brain does tricks on you when you have to perform in front of an audience.