To Sign with a Publisher or Not? | Songwriting Workshop



Over the last 30+ years, Don has written over 100 songs in the Christian/Gospel music industry. In this video, Don gives a great perspective to one of the more popular questions facing songwriters today. Also, find out who/what Don attributes much of his success to. Want to learn more about Songwriting? Check out our Songwriting Workshop playlist here: http://bit.ly/1Vdqv3e. New videos posted every week! Subscribe today so you never miss a video: http://bit.ly/1In0KIP read more

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Seneca – Independent Songwriting and Performance



Whether you are a beginner or seasoned musician our program will focus on improving and honing your skills while building a portfolio of original work. Your studies will include lyric and songwriting, studio preparation, performance, vocal skills and musicianship, as well as music theory and practice. Special emphasis is placed on studio preparation, entrepreneurial skills and musicianship. read more

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Songwriting: The Process of Collaborating



Rudden+Bridge | Songwriters

Collaborating on their very first song, ‘Calling [March, 2012]

Producer/Songwriter, Stephen ‘Beanz’ Rudden and Singer/Songwriter, Loz Bridge found each other on LinkedIn after Beanz posted a ‘call to action’ to gifted and talented musicians to join him in a collaborative music venture. Loz drove up from Bristol to meet and work with Beanz in his Hertfordshire-based home studio in the hopes of creating something amazing. This isn’t about one person and their songwriting gift, it’s about a collective of musicians and/or singers working together to create something magical. read more

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Adele interview on songwriting



Adele interview on songwriting.

Adele discusses songwriting at the 2008 BRIT Awards.

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Hillsong Interview: Songwriting



Don Chapman from WorshipIdeas.com talks with “Mighty to Save” songwriters Reuben Morgan and Ben Fielding about songwriting.

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Berklee College of Music Guitar and Songwriting Audition



This was my audition for Berklee Collage of Music in Boston for guitar and songwriting. Both are original tunes. If you have any questions about the audition, please feel free to ask it in the comments below and I will get back to you as soon as I can! Thank you for watching! read more

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Simple Songwriting with EZKeys by Toontrack



Want to write your own trance melodies or deep house chord structures and you don’t know how to play piano or own a midi keyboard? Then let EZKeys do it for you with clicks of the mouse. Or if you already program your melodies with your mouse, then you may find EZKeys is a quicker way of getting that perfect melody right from the start. read more

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Arthur Sullivan’s Songwriting Technique – David Owen Norris



As the musical half of the great Gilbert and Sullivan operetta-writing partnership, Sir Arthur Sullivan was behind some of the most memorable songs in English, but what were his secrets?
Professor David Owen Norris outlines Sullivan’s approach to writing his songs. read more

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HOW TO WRITE A SONG: Tip #1 Start With a Title



Songwriting 101 with Robin Frederick: Watch these step-by-step videos and learn how to write memorable songs that listeners will love. Use your song title as your guide, then develop your lyric and melody. The videos are based on my songwriting books and eBooks. Check them out at Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Robin-Frederick/e/B002BOC46Q/ read more

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New Orleans Blues Piano and Songwriting Technique with Jon Cleary



In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Blues pianist and songwriter Jon Cleary delivers a seminar in the history and tradition of the New Orleans blues piano style to an audience at Loyola University, New Orleans. He discusses major figures like James Booker, Professor Longhair and Jelly Roll Morton, and places their work in the larger context of the musical traditions of the Caribbean rim. He also shares his thoughts on songwriting technique, on managing your copyrights, and on collaborating in the studio with “name” artists.

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