Two of the most common questions when it comes to songwriting are a) what is songwriting, exactly? and b) how can I become a songwriter? In this article, we will answer both of these questions so that you can get started on your path to success and happiness.
Writing a song can be either the most difficult or easiest thing you do, depending on how you approach it and how creative you are.
The 10 songwriting tips below can help make writing a song a bit easier.
There are a lot of aspiring singers and songwriters out there, but when it comes to actually sitting down and writing a song, many people just don't know where to start.
This is Jon Griffin, and I am here today to talk about a concept that most rock guitars probably won't know about. If you've studied a lot of jazz you may be familiar. But they're called kernel chords. At least that's the way I was taught. They're very simple. They're just chords with the root, the third, and the seventh of minor, major, or dominant.
I worked this little guitar arrangement of When You Wish Upon a Star for my friends son a few years ago. It's not too difficult if you have some experience, but there are a few stretches and techniques you may need to practice.