Secrets to Songwriting - Part 2 - March 27, 2021

Ever wonder how you can make your songwriting better?
Want to know the "Secrets" of Successful Songwriting?

What’s the difference between a song that you and your friends like and one that can connect with a worldwide audience?  

In the previous class, Jai provided insights into the specific techniques successful hit writers use to create their songs that reach millions worldwide. In this workshop he will first review and expand upon those techniques. Then, using a series of before and after examples, he’ll demonstrate how you can immediately start incorporating them into your own writing.

The first five songwriters to sign up can also choose to have one of their own songs critiqued and used as an additional example. (Note: It is not necessary to submit a song or to have taken Part I to benefit from this workshop).

"I was a relative beginner when I started working with Jai, and today I am an award winning full time writer and performer with regular placements in TV shows and movies. If you’re looking to strengthen your songwriting abilities, whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, Jai is your guy." Patricia Bahia – Grand Prize Winner WCS International Song Contest

My band went from playing small local gigs to having an international distribution deal with a major label and opening for hit acts. I attribute this primarily to how much my songwriting improved studying with Jai.” Jeffry-Wynne Prince

Don't wait: space is limited and will fill up fast! Sign up today to reserve your seat. Pre-registration is required. 

(Rescheduled from January)
Saturday, March 27th from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     $35
Sign up Here to Reserve your seat!

This class is an online, virtual workshop hosted in Zoom. A link will be sent to registered participants only 24 hours prior to the class.

Bananas At Large
1504 4th St
San Rafael, CA 94901


Jai Josefs is a world renowned songwriting coach who has taught songwriting at UCLA, and at dozens of seminars and conferences throughout North America. Many of his students have gone on to successful careers in the industry and have secured major label record deals, publishing deals and placements in film and television. His book “Writing Music For Hit Songs” has been endorsed by hit writers including Diane Warren and is used as a text on contemporary music composition worldwide.

He has also had a successful career as a songwriter/producer in the music industry working with such artists as Jose Feliciano, Little Richard, and Pam Tillis, and doing projects for such companies as Universal, RCA, Motown, and Disney. His original songs have been featured in over 70 TV shows on every major network including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, HBO, and Showtime as well as in over 20 major motion pictures with such stars as Harrison Ford, Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Lange, Mark Wahlberg, and Denzel Washington.

He currently coaches songwriters privately and leads workshops right here in Marin. To find out more, visit his website at

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