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Workshops and Songwriting Interview

London Songwriters 2014 workshops got off to a superbly busy start on January 12th and February 9th. The themes for the collaborations were ‘Faith’ and ‘Hope’ respectively and the songs written in 90 minutes were universally excellent. The songshares were … Continue reading

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Beatles Day…continued

Following on from my last post my best friend’s older sister Barbara has confirmed that it was ‘Another Beatles Christmas Show’ that I saw sometime between Christmas and New Year 1964, so I would have been 5, soon to be … Continue reading

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Beatles Day

I saw The Beatles live at The Odeon Hammersmith, London. I am reminded of this fact as yesterday was designated Beatles Day in The States…50 years since the group played the Ed Sullivan show. According to my mum the support … Continue reading

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2013…

…was a year of big changes and a lot of time devoted to organising London Songwriters. We ran 14 meetups throughout the year including some that were oversubscribed by as many as 20. The membership has grown to around 1200. … Continue reading

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2012…

…was a busy year! I started it by submitting the History Of Song module presentation video for my MMus course and then continued straight into a series of enjoyable and successful collaborations with some  highly talented writers for the next … Continue reading

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America

Here I am in LA waiting in a queue for the Taxi Road Rally registration. It should be an interesting and hopefully fruitful three days of seminars and networking. After a couple of further days in LA we will be … Continue reading

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Major Projects….

Hard to believe it’s been three months since my last update but that’s what songwriting Masters Degree course deadlines, impromptu day trips to Munich for the Champions League Final and 18-day holidays to Provence do! It was a rush to … Continue reading

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Publishing

What a busy month! I attended a number of industry events, one of which led to an offer to publish one of my songs. Four days later I also received another offer for a different song, which resulted from a … Continue reading

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Networking

I attended a masterclass hosted by City Showcase at the offices of PPL in London on Wednesday. I didn’t know what to expect but it was great to be sat with 25 other songwriters in a room with a panel … Continue reading

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Bath Spa MMus…

I spent last week at Corsham Court attending a series of introductory lectures for the latest module of my Master’s degree in Songwriting. They were full of useful information from Davey Ray Moor, Joe Bennett, Richard Parfitt, Jez Ashurst, Caryl … Continue reading

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