The Octave Jump in Mel Torme’s Christmas Song

The octave jump in Mel Torme’s Christmas Song, which comes up numerous times throughout the song can be sung with ease, providing there is a strong foundation in the chest register.


This is a fundamental basic requirement for Bel Canto singing and it is fairly easy once this has been established.  There are no shortcuts to learning Bel Canto technique.  It is an organic process than takes some time to develop but the rewards are tremendous.  If you love to sing, singing with ease is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself.  With a solid Bel Canto singing technique, you will be able to sing in whatever style you want for as long as you want.