Learn some of the key ingredients to write a "hit" song
Gain information about the journey of songwriters in the modern music business world
Get feedback on your "wanna-be-hit" songs and vital information about what it takes to be a professional songwriter in 2018
Calling all songwriters: you are invited to join acclaimed hit songwriters/performers/producers/business peeps Harriet Schock and Jud Friedman for an intimate, fun and educational night of song critiquing and "real world" information about the journey of songwriters in the modern music business world.
Each writer will have 15 minutes to play one or two songs max and get individual feedback and suggestions from Harriet and Jud. Please be prepared to tell us what your intended purpose is for the song and/or demo; e.g. to pitch to a singer, to pitch to film and TV, for yourself to perform as an artist, or otherwise.
Light refreshments will be provided.
JUD FRIEDMAN is a multiple Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe nominated songwriter/producer of hits including RUN TO YOU by Whitney Houston from “The Bodyguard” film and musical; FOR THE FIRST TIME by Kenny Loggins, from "One Fine Day"; I DON’T HAVE THE HEART by James Ingram (#1 on the Billboard Hot 100); and numerous other songs recorded by artists such as Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles, Chaka Khan, Rod Stewart, Ray Charles, Oleta Adams, Toni Braxton, Leann Rimes, Tina Turner and many more. www.judfriedmanmusic.com
Jud recently built launched qWaqq, a unique streaming app which allows music lovers to discover the great unreleased songs of the songwriters behind their favorite hits and artists, which are unavailable on other streaming sites: https://qwaqq.com, App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1126378908.
HARRIET SCHOCK wrote the words and music to the Grammy-nominated #1 hit, "Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady" plus many songs for other artists, TV shows and films, including “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking,” and PBS children’s series, “Jakers, the Adventures of Piggley Winks” that airs in over 30 countries. Her songs have been recorded by Helen Reddy, Johnny Mathis, Smokey Robinson, Manfred Mann, Roberta Flack, Lee Greenwood, Carl Anderson, Nancy Wilson, The Partridge Family, The Little Mermaid and many others. As a solo artist, she has released seven albums. She has provided songs/score for 4 Henry Jaglom films, wrote the book Becoming Remarkable for Songwriters and Those who Love Songs and teaches songwriting in L.A. and online around the world. For six years, she has hosted the singer/songwriter showcase SNAP (Sunday Night at the Pavilion). www.harrietschock.com.
Come with your written songs in any form and get feedback from experts
Harriet Schock School of Songwriting
Harriet Schock wrote the words and music to the Grammy-nominated #1 hit, “Ain’t No Way To Treat A Lady” plus many songs for other artists, TV shows and films. She co-wrote the theme for “Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks,” currently showing in 30 countries. She and her band were featured in Henry Jaglom’s film “Irene In Time” performing 4 of Harriet’s songs. She also scored three other Jaglom films and starred in “Just 45 Minutes from Broadway.“ Jaglom’s recent film, “The M Word,” features Harriet’s song “Bein’ a Girl,” performed on camera at the end of the film. Karen Black wrote the play, “Missouri Waltz,” around five of Harriet’s songs, which ran for 6 weeks at the Blank Theatre in Hollywood as well as in Macon, Georgia. In 2007, Los Angeles Women in Music honored Harriet with their Career Achievement and Industry Contribution award. Harriet teaches songwriting privately, in classes and a popular online course by private email.