UPCOMING EVENTS

ALL 3rd SATURDAY WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

Previous events

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

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Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

25th ANNUAL ARIZONA SONGWRITERS GATHERING - SAT, JAN. 29, 2022

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Glendale Public Library, 5959 W. Brown St, Glendale, AZ

**The Gathering will take place on Saturday, January 29th 2022, and there will be workshops, song circles, food on site, and much more. It is a great opportunity to meet other songwriters, attend a workshop, or attend a song critique session, so please plan on being there!

Flier: https://azsongwriters.org/files/1155067/2022%20AZ%20Songwriters%20Gathering%20Flier Schedule: https://azsongwriters.org/files/1155066/2022%20AZ%20Songwriters%20Gathering%20Schedule

Hear Guest Speakers and Educational Presentations Including: -Get Your Songs Into Film, TV & Ads presented by Michael Laskow, Founder & CEO of TAXI, the World's Leading Independent A&R Company -Songwriting Dynamics with ASA Co-founder Jon Iger, Les Scott,Randy Brown & Rhonda Hitchcock-Mast -The Changing Face of Children's Music with Michael & Patty Silversher -Deep Dive: Current Trends in Pop Songwriting with Emmy Winning Producer Steve Parrish & Randy Brown -Things I Wish I Knew When I Started with Platinum Producer Otto D'Agnolo -There's a Song in There Somewhere with Award-Winning Western Singer-Songwriters Dan McCorison & LeeLee Robert -New Songs that Sound Old with Odie Piker -Managing Your Inner Critic & Other 'Voices' Inside Your Head with JoAnn Braheny -Song Critique Session with Randy Brown & Les Scott

The 2022 AZ Songwriters Gathering will be on January 29, 2022 from 10AM-4:30PM at the Glendale Public Library (5959 W. Brown St. Glendale, AZ 85302) and is FREE!

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

ASA Monthly Songs in Progress Meeting

 —  —

Join us for our monthly songs in progress meeting! Song critiques will be provided by Jon Iger and Randy Brown. Also, a songwriting lecture, provided by Randy Brown!

** ZOOM CRITIQUES: (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

WE HAVE A NEW, EASY WAY TO RSVP and UPLOAD YOUR SONG and LYRICS!!

1) Click link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Nx9L_izRWCFwH_b1gNwJqSSKckCAPL2hh0we5silP0E/edit?usp=sharing

2) Sign into your Google account ***If you don't have a Google account, create one here: https://www.google.com/account/about/

3) Fill out the form

4) If you want to upload a song, add your music (.mp3 or .wav) and lyrics (.docx or .pdf) (lyrics are mandatory) 5) Click Submit

**Need help using the new submission form, click the link below for an instructional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwMU2m8Vc0k (Problem or questions, contact: briannewmanoriginals@gmail.com)

BMI Metadata March

For songwriters, the road to getting paid for our songs begins when we register for a PRO. But did you know that this initial step also generates the codes that identify you and your work?

Click Here to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qsAA4kEHScykIUlB4WDyWA

YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THE FEB. 20 ZOOM MEETING!!!

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Zoom

ASA ZOOM MEETING! 3rd SATURDAY WORKSHOP February 20, 2021, at 1pm MST

YOU MUST RSVP TO GET THE ZOOM MEETING LINK!

RSVP: Jon@IgerMusic.com

The February 20 Saturday Workshop will start at 1pm.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION FOR FEBRUARY MEETING!

The MECHANICAL LICENSING COLLECTIVE "YOUR ROYALTIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE"

with SPECIAL GUEST, MAURICE RUSSELL MLC HEAD OF RIGHTS MANAGEMENT

MLC PRESENTATION and Q&A: 1pm - 2pm

**The Mechanical Licensing Collective was designated by the United States Copyright Office, and created by U.S. music publishers and songwriters (backed by the National Music Publishers’ Association, the Nashville Songwriters Association International and the Songwriters of North America), as a new entity to license and administer rights under the Music Modernization Act which was signed into law in 2018. The law ensures that the mechanical rights of songwriters and music publishers are properly licensed and royalties fully paid by digital services, and it improves how those royalty rates are determined. It also establishes a publicly accessible mechanical rights database to ensure accurate, transparent copyright ownership information. (From the article, “Mechanical Licensing Collective Names Kris Ahrend As Ceo”, written by Jessica Nicholson that appeared in MusicRow, January 15, 2020.)

Randy Brown and Jon Iger will be hosting the meeting.

Randy and Jon have taught songwriting at the MIM (Musical Instrument Museum), and have had songs placed in many movies and TV shows. Jon has also had major label cuts on MCA and Capitol Records.

** ZOOM CRITIQUES:

**Zoom Critiques of "Songs in Progress" will begin after MLC Presentation and go until about 3:30pm (We’ll get to as many songs as time permits.)

To submit a song for critique, go to: Chelseaslinks.com/asa

*Your song should be on: dropbox, soundcloud, or youtube. **GOOGLE DRIVE HAS BEEN REMOVED BECAUSE IT WAS NOT WORKING WELL! *Lyrics are mandatory: You can copy/paste or type your lyrics in the comments at http://Chelseaslinks.com/asa _____________________________

Chelsea Robson will be facilitating the meeting again. We've had a record number of writers attend our Zoom meetings! We hope you can join us this month for another great session!

To participate, you’ll need to download the Zoom app at https://zoom.us/download on your computer, cell phone or iPad.

SIGN-IN DETAILS for February 20 Zoom meeting! The day of the event, please sign-in a few minutes early prior to 1pm so we can all be ready to go.

**Very Important: Be sure to keep your microphone muted unless you are speaking to the group. If the microphone is not muted it will cause feedback.

There is no charge to participate in the Zoom Meetings

ARIZONA SONGWRITERS MINI-FEST 2021

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ARIZONA SONGWRITERS MINI-FEST 2021 **** Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10AM - 5PM Event Website: https://gplsongwriters.weebly.com/ Register Here: http://glendaleaz.evanced.info/signup/calendar

** For the safety of our performers and patrons, the 2021 Annual Arizona Songwriters Gathering will be a virtual event.

.....Held by Arizona Songwriters Association and the Glendale Public Library.​.....

This year, the Arizona Songwriters Association and the Glendale Public Library are proud to present Arizona Songwriters MINI-FEST 2021, a virtual lineup of songwriting experts and enthusiasts from across the US.

Featuring special guests:

DR. MICHAEL HARRINGTON, Expert Witness in high-profile copyright infringement cases.

TESS TAYLOR, President of NARIP (National Association of Recording Industry Professionals): marketing music to film & television.

Over forty videos of original songs were submitted and will be scheduled throughout the day. Live and pre-recorded lectures and performances will be offered in this virtual format. Enjoy the fun with us!

​Further details and a list of more guest speakers to be announced soon!

Please contact Ivy if you have any questions: ijarvis@glendaleaz.com For more information on the event, visit: https://gplsongwriters.weebly.com (*Check out last year's schedule at this link to see what could be in store for this year.)

Event Website: https://gplsongwriters.weebly.com/ Register Here: http://glendaleaz.evanced.info/signup/calendar

NSAI Phoenix January Meeting

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Happy New Year Fellow Songwriters!

· Our January NSAI Phoenix Chapter meeting will be on our usual 3rd Tuesday of the month; January 19th, 6:00 to 8:30 pm. This meeting will for peer-to-peer song feedback.

· If you (hopefully) plan to join us and present a song for feedback, please fill out the two links listed below. The first link is for Song Submission and Song Consent. Please upload an .mp3 and a .pdf or word .doc lyric sheet for your song. If you prefer, you can copy and paste your lyric into a window of the form. Please submit your files no later than Sunday January 17th at 6:00 pm. There is quite a bit we have to do with your files to get ready for the meeting, so please honor the submission deadline. Files submitted after the deadline may not receive peer critique at the meeting. Thanks for your cooperation.

https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/phoenix-az-song-submission-form-chapter-meeting

· The 2nd Link is the Chapter Meeting Sign-In and Song Consent Form. This Form is only for our Chapter Attendance Report with the Home Office in Nashville. (it is a little redundant with the first form, but headquarters is refining the entire website, and the need to for two forms should be going away as part of that effort) Both forms MUST be filled out and submitted please.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1x2DCFCBE6jR6kwSX58bidW7jW4QL33B-DbYb_BDvTNc/edit

If you wish to attend the meeting, but do not plan to submit a song, then you only need to complete and submit the Chapter Meeting Sign-In Sheet Form, and check the box No, in response to "Do You Plan to Submit a Song?"

· You will be sent an email with the Zoom meeting invitation, with meeting ID and password. For security reasons, please do not share the meeting ID and password information. Please sign-in a few minutes prior to 6 pm, so that all attendees will be ready to go.

· We have been getting new members affiliating with the chapter, which is great. Also, there are a number of members affiliated with the chapter that we rarely see, and we MISS YOU. Try dropping in the meeting and catch up with what is going on these days. Maybe get inspired, maybe find some new cowriters, maybe get that missing little bit that will turn the song you are working on into the next mega smash, maybe tap your expertise to help your fellow chapter members to bring their song to that same level. So, we really hope to see you online at the Chapter Zoom on Tuesday, January 19th at 6:00 pm.

· Please Note: NSAI is now implementing its long-standing policy for non-members. All non-members must pay a $15 fee after attending two meeting for free. Below is a link to the Chapter Visitor Payment Form to submit before attending the meeting.

https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/nsai-chapter-meeting-attendee-non-member

The NSAI policy for the Song Feedback session is to give priority to current NSAI Members. If we have additional time, we will try to accommodate non-member songwriters for critique. Non-members are initially allowed to attend two free meetings.

· Finally, we want to make all of our non-member attendees aware of the free Sneak Peek NSAI Membership and list of membership benefits. For more information, check out the NSAI Website at the link below.

https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/

Songs In Progress Workshop

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Zoom - Please RSVP to Jon@igermusic.com

Meet with Arizona Songwriters Association members and hosts Jon Iger and Randy Brown, to get constructive feedback on your song, finished or not, BEFORE you go into the studio! Perform it live or bring a CD or work tape. This is a FREE opportunity and a laid back atmosphere. Randy and Jon have taught songwriting classes at the MIM (Musical Instrument Museum), and have had songs placed in many movies and TV shows. Jon has also had major label cuts on MCA and Capitol Records.

If you are bringing a song to be reviewed, please bring extra copies of your lyric sheet (10 to 20). There's a better chance for more feedback when everyone ​can see the lyrics.

For more info email Jon at: Jon@IgerMusic.com

Songs In Progress Workshop

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Zoom - Please RSVP to Jon@igermusic.com

Meet with Arizona Songwriters Association members and hosts Jon Iger and Randy Brown, to get constructive feedback on your song, finished or not, BEFORE you go into the studio! Perform it live or bring a CD or work tape. This is a FREE opportunity and a laid back atmosphere. Randy and Jon have taught songwriting classes at the MIM (Musical Instrument Museum), and have had songs placed in many movies and TV shows. Jon has also had major label cuts on MCA and Capitol Records.

If you are bringing a song to be reviewed, please bring extra copies of your lyric sheet (10 to 20). There's a better chance for more feedback when everyone ​can see the lyrics.

For more info email Jon at: Jon@IgerMusic.com

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