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One Step Closer …

Yes, we’ve begun!  I had a pre-production meeting with producer Marco Delmar to discuss my CD project.  We’ve agreed not to rush through this, so we are going to begin with 3 of my songs.  Of course, one of those songs will be the tune that received Honorable Mention from the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest —…

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Thanks To SAW Friends

This is a quick shout out to thank the folks at SAW – in particular, the SAW Songwriter’s Toolbox – for helping me with recommendations on producers and their network of songwriters who were helpful in their turn. I especially want to express my appreciation to the following folks for sharing so much of their time…

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SAW Toolbox December 2010

Went out to the SAW Songwriter’s Toolbox session this past Saturday.  It was another good one.  The guest artist this time around was Karyn Oliver, a singer/songwriter whose song Candy Dish is being recognized with an award in the Mid-Atlantic Song Competition.  Toolbox leader Kevin Dudley then took us through a discussion of internal voice v. external voice. …

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Your Eyes Demo

Here is a link to where you can listen to a rough demo of my song Your Eyes* that is being recognized by the Mid-Atlantic Song Competition.  As I mentioned in my last post, it’s a sweet love song.  Also remember that I haven’t had my songs professionally recorded yet.  So what you hear will be a home…

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Arielle’s Song

As I said in a recent post – you never know when or how inspiration will strike.  But it’s my firm belief (in my brief career writing songs) that inspiration strikes more often while you are living your life than when you shut yourself away to “focus on songwriting.”  Although, obviously, you have to actually…

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A Piquant Song?

So, I was working on some lyrics tonight.  I’ve got a new song project that I’m very excited about.  One of the words I was looking to rhyme was “weekend.”  It just happened to be part of a verse in which food was mentioned – breakfast foods, in particular.  Anyway, I swear I came up with…