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Subject: Songsalive! Songnotes April 2024 🎶✍️🌸🎸 - Discover the 10 Biggest Mistakes Songwriters Make (and how to avoid them)

Hey everyone,

Greetings to all the wonderful songwriters and composers around the world! 

Welcome to the latest edition of Songsalive! Songnotes > our monthly newsletter for everything you need to know about the craft and business of songwriting. In this edition, we talk about our Songsalive! Songwriters' Workshop happening this Sunday, Shine Friday Spotlight, and member shout-outs. All below, read on!



Virtual event THIS SUNDAY April 21st, 2024 10AM PST
Join from anywhere in the world in the comfort of your home


Join us Sunday April 21st for our monthly virtual Songsalive! Songwriter's Workshop, get your songs critiqued/workshopped in an intimate, safe online environment, with songwriters from all corners of the globe.

Be Sure to RSVP under EVENTS THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT! Attend in the comfort of your home via Zoom. Participate from anywhere in the world. (* Check your local timezone here)

RSVP in Songsalive! Backstage

This event will offer a Song Critique Session + Music Industry Discussion - focusing on in-the-round song critique where Songsalive! and each other provide feedback and positive critique, sharing insights on how to take your song to the next level. Come ready with your songs for critique and feedback! 

Jai Josefs will listen & give feedback to your songs and talk about successful songwriting techniques to help you craft a hit song.

Jai Josefs is a world renowned songwriting coach. His students have gone on to successful careers in the industry and secured major label record deals, publishing deals, and thousands of placements in film and television. He has taught songwriting at UCLA and at dozens of seminars and conferences throughout North America.  His book “Writing Music For Hit Songs” has been endorsed by hit writers including Diane Warren and has been used as a text on contemporary music composition at colleges and universities worldwide. Jai has also had a successful career in the music industry as a songwriter/producer working with such well-known artists as Jose Feliciano, Little Richard, Bonnie Bramlett, and Pam Tillis, and doing projects for such companies as Universal, RCA, Motown, and Disney. In addition, his original songs have been featured in over 80 TV shows on every major network including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, HBO, and Showtime as well as in over 20 major motion pictures with such stars as Harrison Ford, Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Lange, Mark Wahlberg, and Denzel Washington.

COST: FREE for Songsalive! Members.
RSVPs and details are only available at Songsalive! Backstage for Members


Remember to submit your song in advance of the Workshop. Form on the Event sign up above.

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Members of the month

Top members of April - Continuing in the tradition of calling out our Members
who achieve the highest engagement in our Backstage are,

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top member jan 2024 Donny Grace  


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