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At his Music City studio students learn vocal techniques of the stars.
"I use T-E-M-P-S. Technical, emotional, mental , physiological and spiritual" explains Manning.
Brett Manning has been perfecting voices for over 20 years.
is multi factorial, not just vocal chords, posture, nutrition it's all
of these combined into one great singer" he explains.
Manning has worked with major singers like Miley Cyrus, Hayley Williams and Taylor Swift.
"It kinda embarrasses me to name drop but I have to say I just feel
Blessed I've been able to work with these people" says Manning.
They all come to Manning because he's the best.
Known world wide as the man behind "Singing Success", the best selling
vocal program in the world. Used by tens of thousands of singers and
coaches in more than 100 countries.
"The way you warm up is the way you are going to sing. So train the muscles in a way you can not fail" says Manning.
knows a thing or two about talent shows. He was a judge on season one
of "Can You Duet" and has coached many Idol hopefuls, like Kayla
Nettles, who made it to hollywood last season.
"Before every performance I would warm up with Bretts cd in the car and it helped me with the entire process" says Nettles.
But beyond the contestants, Mannings techniques are also used by our newest idol judge, Keith Urban.
"I got to coach him through his first record. I said you don't sound like anyone that is why you will be big" says Manning.
Monday, January 14 2013, 09:47 PM CST
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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