Category: Songwriting

Another song “Changes”

Here is another song I wrote and recorded. Its mainly about getting older and watching your child become an adult. My friend played drums to my tracks and I thought it would be a demo for us to all learn…

The Major Scale and Writing a Song with it!

The Major Scale – The Major Scale is a pattern of 7 notes repeating on the Octave, which is the first note again. To make the major scale use the pattern of WWHWWWH from any note. What that means is…

Songwriting – Part 3 – A Ballad – 6/8 “Given My Heart”

A Ballad – So Ive been writing a ballad for my girlfriend wife, Heather. Shes always been supportive and I wanted to push past my insecurities and write a tune inspired by her faith in me. I figured it would be…

Songwriting – Part Two

The Song- In my last post I talked about the negativity that our brains can put on the creative process. In this post I will try to begin to break that cycle and head towards the goal of finishing a…

Songwriting – Part One

Songwriting is a personal challenge for most budding musicians. It seems there are two camps or types of musicians. “Writers” that have written tunes since day one and “players” that have never written a note. The “writers” may not be…