I am an experienced lyricist with many songs being currently performed. Have been a gigging vocalist/rhythm guitar player for many years. I am strong on lyrics, weak on writing melodies. Would like to find collaborators for this purpose. I'm easy to work with, creative, and open to most genres.
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Interview with Islandwriter
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My usual and preferred method is to provide lyrics for a musician to interpret. I have also listened to melodies and developed a sense of it, or allowed my creative side to form emotions from it.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Many, really. Neill Young, Bob Dylan, The Doors, REM, and more.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a small, in-home setup. I primarily provide lyrics.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Having been a writer all of my adult life, primarily poetry, I bring a sense of emotion to a song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Most types
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Neil Young.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Deeply personal. Accessible.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 50 plus years.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: 4 guitars and a good amp!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Just finished a wonderful collab, ready to start another.