These recorded lessons are equivalent to taking a Master Class with Jason Blume. They come with creative exercises and/or valuable resources to help you place your music.
WRITING HIT MELODIES (77 MINUTES)
Writing A Capella; Including Fresh Rhythms In Your Vocal Melodies;
Ways To Incorporate Melodic and Rhythmic Repetition
Contrasting Your Sections; Using Unexpected Melodic Intervals;
Appropriate Range; Post Choruses; Non-Lyric Vocal Hooks;
Chords; Rewriting Melodies; Rewriting Demonstration
Hands on Creative Exercises
Writing GREAT Lyrics (68 Minutes)
Effective Titles And Concepts; Great Opening Lines
How to Lead Listeners to Your Title; Creating A Lyric Palette
3 Steps To Evoke Emotion; Using Action; Incorporating Imagery; Adding Details
Including a Time and Place; Writing Effective Lyrics That Don’t Tell Stories
Crfating Lyrics That Lend Themselves To Catchy Melodies
Conversational Versus Poetic Lyrics and Clichés
Be Real—But Serve Your Song
Avoid Preaching—Unless You’re Writing Gospel
Avoid Redundancy; The Lyric Test
Includes handouts and exercises to incorporate these tools into your songs.
Taking Care of Business (74 Minutes)
How to "Sell" and Publish Your Songs
Understanding Single Song Contracts and Staff-Writing Deals
How to Collect Performance and Mechanical Royalties; Licenses
Understanding Holds; Do You Need a Copyright?
How to Pitch Your Songs; Should You Hire a Songplugger?
Introduction to Placing Your Songs in TV & Film
Resources for getting your songs to recording artists,
film/TV music libraries, & music supervisors
Placing Music in TV & Film (72 Minutes)
Includes a downloadable "Work for Hire/
Musicians' & Vocalists' Waiver" Agreement
How to Place Your Songs with Music Production Libraries
Lyrics, Styles, & Tempos That Work Best
Understanding Music Clearance
The Role of Music Supervisors & Music Editors - and How to Get to Them
Placing Songs in Commercials
How Songs Earn Money from TV and Films - and How Much, & More.
$20 FOR EACH LESSON
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