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Barry, Billy and Bowie: Three B’s of Summer Singer-Songwriter Reading

by Scott Anthony Andrews Co-Chairperson of the Regina Regional Writers Group of the Songwriters Association of Canada Summer, a time for reading and reflection. During vacation, I packed my e-reader with books about three songwriters that shaped my youth—and that

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Final 4×4: Knitting Together 2 Songs

Week 4: Songwriters Association of Canada Summer 4×4 Challenge: Final Challenge I really enjoyed the SAC 4×4 Challenge, and am soon off on vacation; I will not have access to piano or guitar. So, I really tried to pull something

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Co-writing on Relationships

Week 3: Songwriters Association of Canada Summer 2016 4×4 Challenge Co-writing on the theme of relationships The Love that Once Lived Here Here is the Soundcloud Link: https://soundcloud.com/scottanthonyandrews/loveoncelivedhere-scottanthonyandrews-briansmythmp3 I was pleased to co-write a song with Brian, who has been

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Our Story Began in these Seats

Challenge 2 of the 4X4 SAC Songwriting & Blogging Challenge 2016 Lyrics and Storytelling By Bryan Potvin Challenge: Write a song that tells a story. It can be in any genre. This is a very lyrically driven song that heavily

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2 Chords: 1 Song

Challenge 1 of the 4X4 SAC Songwriting & Blogging Challenge 2016 Great to see so many songwriters back, and awesome to meet so many new ones.  I really, really enjoyed the last challenge, SAC 2015. From that Challenge, I recorded

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From Cathedral Village Arts Festival to Regina JazzFest 2016!

I really enjoyed performing in Cathedral Village Arts Festival (aka CVAF). The 5×5 Gala was a spectacular event, indeed. I have to say my favorite was the first and final events. Act 1 was entitled Drum & Dance with African

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Mr Bob Boyer, the “Carousel of Life”…and my new song

I am so pleased to be participating in the Cathedral Village Arts Festival (CVAF) this year!  I wanted to write a song that somehow captures the theme, “Paint the Town” for its 25th Anniversary.  I thought one way I can

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Running Away with the Stars!

I wrote a new song,  “Running Away with the Stars” and got to perform it with jazz trumpeter, Vlad Osatiuk, from the brass quintet Flow Brass. “Running Away with the Stars” was written in celebration of the 30th anniversary of

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It is Festival-Applying Time…

Music outdoors… music in the sunshine …music in the rain…. I have applied to several festivals, nothing like playing music in the midst of Mother Nature in Spring/Summer. Currently, there are so many interesting Music Festivals around Canada. Despite recent

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Thanks Mr. Jason Blume! My Head is Full of Songs

My head is full of music. My head is full of songs. My head is full of lyrics. My head is full of songwriting techniques. My head is full. I attended a Songwriting Master Class 2016  with Mr. Jason Blume.

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