Songlab

Songlab

by Alex Forbes

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Overview

Created exclusively with and for teen musicians, this hands-on, step-by-step program uses insight, enthusiasm, and humor to teach teens how to brainstorm ideas, craft effective lyrics, and put those lyrics to music.

An award-winning and Billboard-charting songwriter and teacher, Alex Forbes has taught dozens of teens via her Manhattan workshops and coaching sessions how to turn their thoughts and feelings into incisive, evocative songs. Her music has also been heard in feature films and on television shows like MTV's smash teen docudrama, The Hills.

Chapter by chapter, Alex goes through the basic elements of the craft, including song form and dynamics, lyrics and melodies, chord construction, and killer hooks. Filled with lots of fun exercises to strengthen your abilities and your confidence, Songlab is the ideal teen's guide to making your songwriting dreams come true!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161598184
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication date: 10/04/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Alex Forbes has numerous Billboard chart-topping singles, over seventy-five releases, and millions of album sales under her belt. Her songs range from rock to dance to straight-ahead pop, but her specialty is writing instantly catchy melodies and lyrics that capture the essence of life in strikingly vivid ways. Alex’s songs have been placed in many feature films, television shows, and Off-Broadway shows, and she has worked with some of the music world’s most renowned writers and producers.

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