CALENDAR

Redwood City WIP

Online

Redwood City Chapter Online WIP through Zoom - Sundays, 4:45 and 6:30.

Tap into the hive’s creative and supportive feedback of your work in progress. Space is limited to 6 songwriters per meeting so please RSVP/ASAP:) to mona@momusic.org.

We need musical healing now more than ever!

2021 dates January 10, 4:45 and 6:30 February 7, 4:45 and 6:30 March 7, 4:45 and 6:30 April 11, 4:45 and 6:30 May 16, 4:45 and 6:30 June 13, 4:45 and 6:30

Contra Costa WIP

Online

Come Join Us ONLINE! Members and Non-Members welcome Play your song (live or recorded) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community.

Please bring your own lyric sheets and kindly email Laurazucker212@gmail.com to let her know you will be attending!

Song Evaluation with Preston Glass

Online

Preston Glass is an American musician, songwriter and producer. Glass is the winner of six BMI Awards. He has also worked several famous artists such as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Kenny G, Natalie Cole and Earth, Wind & Fire. Glass started off his career in music during the late seventies as a staff writer for Philadelphia producer Thom Bell. He eventually began working alongside Narada Michael Walden. Glass played on Aretha Franklin's 1980 album Aretha and Stacy Lattisaw's 1981 LP Sixteen. He later produced Johnny Gill and Stacy Lattisaw on their 1984 LP Perfect Combination and played on Teena Marie's 1984 album Starchild. Glass also performed on Patti Austin's 1984 self titled album, Aretha Franklin 1985 LP Who's Zoomin' Who? and Whitney Houston's 1985 self titled album. He then produced Kenny G on his 1986 LP Duotones and George Benson on his 1986 album While the City Sleeps... As well Glass performed on Stacy Lattisaw's 1986 LP Take Me All the Way, Aretha Franklin's 1986 album Aretha and Whitney Houston's 1987 LP Whitney. He later worked with Earth, Wind & Fire on their 1987 album Touch the World and Jennifer Holliday on her 1987 LP Get Close to My Love. Glass then produced George Benson on his 1988 LP Twice the Love, Kenny G on his 1988 LP Silhouette and George Howard on his 1989 album Personal. He also composed on Diana Ross' 1989 LP Workin' Overtime and Natalie Cole's 1989 album Good to Be Back. Glass later produced Warren Hill on his 1991 LP Kiss Under the Moon, performed on Tevin Campbell's 1993 album I'm Ready and produced Kirk Whalum on his 1993 album Cache.

Receive valuable feedback for development AND have the possibility of your song being one of 2 selected to compete in our FINALS this July. 3 songs from our FINALS have the opportunity to play at our Sunset Concert during the Annual Conference in September.

Previous winners may submit only if space is available.

$10 PURCHASE YOUR SPOT HERE https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/store 15 SPOTS AVAILABLE SUBMIT YOUR SONG to poppy@westcoastsongwriters.org WCS Members only, one song only, attach your MP3/song file and paste your lyric into the body of your email. In subject line put: Preston Glass Evaluation. Please do not send links as we have to upload the songs. Deadline to submit is no later than March 5th. RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR JOIN HERE: https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/membership

San Francisco WIP

Online

Songwriters are invited to our Zoom event for San Francisco WIP “Works In Progress” ZOOM meeting will start at 6:45pm to check in, mingle (virtually of course) and be ready to start at 7:00PM, so please be onZoomline and ready. Play your song live (on Zoom) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community. Each session will accommodate up to 8 participants. To attend you must register for the ZOOM meeting. To register please email Gerald Mullarkey metaphoric69@yahoo.com ahead of time, preferable the day before. Include your name, email, WCS membership status, and a copy of your song lyrics. JOIN OR RENEW: https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/become-a-member Thank you!

South Bay WIP

Online

Songwriters are invited to our Zoom event for West Coast Songwriters South Bay “Works In Progress” ZOOM meeting will start at 6:30pm to check in, mingle (virtually of course) and be ready to start at 7:00PM, so please be onZoomline and ready. Play your song live (on Zoom) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community. Each session will accommodate up to 8 participants. To attend you must register for the ZOOM meeting. To register please email Mike Simpson (mssbwip@gmail.com). Include your name, email, WCS membership status, and a copy of your song lyrics. JOIN OR RENEW: https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/become-a-member Thank you! Mike