In addition of providing a presentation on song writing, he’ll be playing opening and closing songs for the Biblioteca Los Mangos event sponsored jointly by Puerto Vallarta Writers’ Group and the library.
“My presentation will introduce participants to the basics and techniques of writing a song,” he says. “We will touch on music theory, keys, chords, what to keep in mind about the song, some dos and don’ts, guidelines on the craft, point of view, tempos, timing, rhythm structures, melody, chorus/verse issues, inspiration, themes, easy songs and ‘composing in pencil.’ There will be examples of songs I . . .