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Our Creative Colleagues

Credit: http://www.coos.be/   We know our teachers and staff are passionate about their day jobs, but for some, this is just part of their musical journey. Many of them have multiple irons in their musical fire, including writing and recording their own music. It is…

Songwriters – Working With Other Musicians

Since Neil has so wonderfully helped us all understand the power and influence of arrangements, I am certain that when you write a song you envisage a lot more than just you at the piano and microphone. Working with other musicians can really allow your…

Songwriters – Promoting & Releasing Your Songs

  So, you’ve just spent hundreds of “man hours” writing, recording, mixing, mastering, and stressing! Now what? Now, my friends, the real work begins. There is a certain order to releasing a song, and having released 4 CDs myself, there are lots of things I’ve…