The art of the performing songwriter

Dean Friedman on the art of the performing songwriter

July 3, 2019 in Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019, Tips & Techniques

In this extract from ‘The Songwriter’s Handbook’, the chart-topping recording artist expounds the importance of producing an authentic live performance…

SongFest 2019

Discounted tickets for SongFest 2019 in Wareham and Crewe

June 4, 2019 in Events, Festivals, News

Songwriting Magazine is proud to be sponsoring ‘a micro-music-festival that celebrates really good songs and the folks who write them’…

Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019 edition out now

April 30, 2019 in Features, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

Our latest issue features Kiefer Sutherland, Ashley Monroe, Chris Difford, Howard Jones, Tim Burgess, Nile Rodgers, Fiona Bevan and more…

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’12 Songs’ by Dean Friedman (Album)

September 19, 2017 in Music

More than 40 years since the release of his debut album, this American singer-songwriter is still serving up the goods…

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The Week In Review (5 – 11 June)

June 11, 2017 in News

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our SongsOfTheWeek playlist and Classic Of The Week…

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Dean Friedman to teach songwriting in France

May 2, 2016 in Events, News

The quirky 70s singer-songwriter will again operate his four-day residential summer workshops, with one-to-one tuition, at a farmhouse in Carcassonne…

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Dean Friedman writes The Songwriter’s Handbook

September 23, 2015 in News

The 70s hit songwriter completes a book evolved from seminars and workshops conducted across several years at venues like LIPA…

Interview: Dean Friedman

May 5, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The US songwriter of 1977 Top 20 hit ‘Ariel’ explains his idiosyncratic approach and his upcoming songwriting course in France…