Cool Party Trick: Break Glass with Your Voice

Back in 1972, the makers of Memorex cassettes ran a famous commercial that featured Ella Fitzgerald singing so powerfully that she was able to shatter a glass. But was she singing live or was it a recording of her?

Impressive–not. Here’s how you can do it, too.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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