Recently someone commented on one of my blogs that they would like to know how to write a song without an instrument. You would think that because there is music involved, it would be next to impossible to write a song without any musical “ability”.
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Well, even if [...]
There are a number of things to consider when you decide that your song is ready to be recorded. As a songwriter, you want the best representation of your song; a recording that makes it stand out without creating too many distractions or losing focus.
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I started writing songs when I was about 12, but it wasn’t until I was almost 20 that I took my first songwriting workshop. It was an 8 week course, facilitated by a fellow named Fred Booker. Fred was a real character and a great teacher, who was born in Chicagoand [...]