Jamila Ford
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Jamila Ford

Jamila F.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I love to teach and I want to work with you!

Learn to sing, improve your singing, or maintain your singing chops with me! I believe that with effort, focus, and commitment to their own process, anyone can become a better singer. Join me for fun and engaging singing lessons!

Singing can help you:

Gain confidence.
Expand your life by improving your voice.
Increase the power and size of your voice.
Learn to sing.
Grow your range.
Sing efficiently.
Develop your technique.
Define your singing goals.
Find your unique voice.
Learn powerful breathing techniques.
Learn to maintain a healthy voice.

I’m a professional singer with over 20 years experience live, on stage, and in the studio, and have a BA in music and vocal performance from UC Riverside. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional singer, I would be honored to be apart of your singer journey. I also host a weekly podcast called The Working Singer podcast where career singers discuss their full time careers.

About Jamila F.

I’m a professional singer, songwriter and recording artist. I graduated from UC Riverside and have a BA in Music with an emphasis in vocal performance.

I have over 20 years experience singing live on stage and in the studio. I have recorded and self released four records and lent my voice to the recordings of many other artists. I've toured as a background singer and worked as a session singer. I also host a weekly podcast called The Working Singer where career singers discuss their full time careers.

Students can expect to make weekly progress, learning to sing in a healthy and efficient way no matter their style of singing.

Some of the musical styles I regularly teach: Pop, Jazz, Soul, R&B, Classical.

Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional singer, I would be honored to be a part of your singer journey.

My goal is to help you gain confidence, sing safely and efficiently, grow your range, find your unique voice, and increase the power and size of your voice.

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Patrick
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Jamila's a good listener and could help anyone from a novice, like,myself, to someone whom is more classically trained.

Posted Apr 27, 2020
Dee
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Highly recommended! Jamila offers guidance that translates well for someone like me who does not play any instruments and does not have any experience distinguishing notes. I learn something new each time I attend a lesson. Though I have been singing at karaoke bars for years, in the car, and at home, I am now gaining a better understanding of how to sing in a more consistent way and work with melodies to bring out the best in my voice. Jamila has given me a lot more confidence in my vocal abilities. My goal is to branch out from karaoke in bars and be able to sign up for an open mic night with live instrument accompaniment instead of using karaoke vocal guidance.

Posted Apr 25, 2020
Sarkis
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Jamila was gentle at turns, and assertive as that need arose. I’m both uplifted, and informed. There are things I’ve learned I didn’t know I needed, or even did not know could be known. It is these subtle passages per lesson that have aided my growth immeasurably. Thanks, Jamila!

Posted Apr 25, 2020
Margaret
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My voice has greatly improved. I am acquiring an operatic voice. I can sing higher.
She is a gifted teacher.

Posted Apr 25, 2020

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Experience

Lead and Background
Jan 2017 - Present

Pretzel Logic Steely Dan Tribute

Background Singer
Feb 2014 - Feb 2014

Seal

David Bowie Tribute Show

Background Singer
Mar 2012 - Aug 2012

Melody Gardot

Toured US, Canada, and Europe

Education

Vocal Health & Science
Oct 2019 - Dec 2019

Be A Singing Teacher Online Training

Music
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001

UC Riverside

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