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John C.
Nashville, Tennessee
SONGWRITING MASTERCLASS
As a Songwriter, producer, arranger and player I am on about 100 Million commercially released recordings. I teach songwriting in "masterclass" format both by having students observe and ultimately participate in my process. I write the recording as well as the song. Writing the recording implies that with contemporary technology, production is part of the composition process. Also the awareness of the audience and the listener is always a part of the process.
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J O H N C A P E K. I've been a fan of John's music for many years. He's one of the deepest, most talented and soulful writers I know and I find myself listening to his albums for inspiration and pleasure all the time. - Bonnie Raitt All these Multi-Platinum artists have recorded songs by JOHN CAPEK. ROD STEWART CHER BONNIE RAITT JOE COCKER CHICAGO ISAAC HAYES TOTO DIANA ROSS HEART MANHATTAN TRANSFER OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN AMANDA MARSHALL LITTLE RIVER BAND JOHN FARNHAM DARYL BRAITHWAITE PATTY AUSTIN SHEENA EASTON JOHN CAPEK. Contributing his arranging producing or keyboard talents SUPERTRAMP BONNIE RAITT ALVIN & GENE AUTRY & KENNY G BART SIMPSON CARLY SIMON KENNY LOGGINS LITTLE RIVER BAND CHICAGO AIR SUPPLY DIANA ROSS POINTER SISTERS TEENAGE NINJA MUTANT TURTLES TIMOTHY B SCHMIDT (EAGLES) KERMIT DAN HILL Feature films that have used songs or been scored by JOHN CAPEK. A PERFECT STORM BLOWN AWAY COCKTAIL YOUNGBLOOD BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS HEAVEN TONIGHT WHAT THE MOON SAW EXCHANGE LIFEGUARDS THE SILENCER LOCH NESS *** JOHN’S song Rhythm of my heart was the first single on ROD STEWARTS VAGABOND HEART ALBUM with Multi Platinum sales worldwide and gaining top chart and airplay success STEWART'S recent “SPANNER IN THE WORKS” album contained the single “THIS” ROD STEWART”S ALBUM “HUMAN” contains two JOHN'S songs including the single “SOUL ON SOUL” ROD STEWART’S current “THE VERY BEST OF” multi-Platinum  JOE COCKERS recent multi-Platinum album was TOP FIVE on the Euro charts containing the single "TAKE ME HOME” .... JOHN’S solo album INDABA was released to critical acclaim CHER’S ‘LIVING PROOF’ includes  “LOVE SO HIGH” THE ALICE BAND (Songs&Production) BBC-2 Radio pick of the week MERCURY PRIZE WINNER H E L I C O P T E R G I R L A L B U M FOR INSTANT KARMA UK B L A C K M I L K A L B U M TOP 10 in Prague Platinum sales HELENA VODRACKOVA TOP TEN IN PRAGUE PLATINUM SALES  *** Lesson Details *** How do you learn to Write? By Writing.......A lot under my guidance using games and exercises I have developed and utilized. We write "THE RECORDING" as well as the 'song' I have taught my method around the world including BERKLEE, NSAI, SAC, APRA, UCLA and more. *** Studio Equipment *** Logic Audio Metric Halo D/A Interface UA6176 AKG414 Mic Huge library of samples plugins and software Steinway B Grand Piano *** Specialties *** Songwriting education with a focus on invention and creativity. Piano and Keyboards. Pop music arranging and production,

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John C.
Nashville, Tennessee
SONGWRITING MASTERCLASS
As a Songwriter, producer, arranger and player I am on about 100 Million commercially released recordings. I teach songwriting in "masterclass" format both by having students observe and ultimately participate in my process. I write the recording as well as the song. Writing the recording implies that with contemporary technology, production is part of the composition process. Also the awareness of the audience and the listener is always a part of the process.
About John C.

J O H N C A P E K. I've been a fan of John's music for many years. He's one of the deepest, most talented and soulful writers I know and I find myself listening to his albums for inspiration and pleasure all the time. - Bonnie Raitt All these Multi-Platinum artists have recorded songs by JOHN CAPEK. ROD STEWART CHER BONNIE RAITT JOE COCKER CHICAGO ISAAC HAYES TOTO DIANA ROSS HEART MANHATTAN TRANSFER OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN AMANDA MARSHALL LITTLE RIVER BAND JOHN FARNHAM DARYL BRAITHWAITE PATTY AUSTIN SHEENA EASTON JOHN CAPEK. Contributing his arranging producing or keyboard talents SUPERTRAMP BONNIE RAITT ALVIN & GENE AUTRY & KENNY G BART SIMPSON CARLY SIMON KENNY LOGGINS LITTLE RIVER BAND CHICAGO AIR SUPPLY DIANA ROSS POINTER SISTERS TEENAGE NINJA MUTANT TURTLES TIMOTHY B SCHMIDT (EAGLES) KERMIT DAN HILL Feature films that have used songs or been scored by JOHN CAPEK. A PERFECT STORM BLOWN AWAY COCKTAIL YOUNGBLOOD BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS HEAVEN TONIGHT WHAT THE MOON SAW EXCHANGE LIFEGUARDS THE SILENCER LOCH NESS *** JOHN’S song Rhythm of my heart was the first single on ROD STEWARTS VAGABOND HEART ALBUM with Multi Platinum sales worldwide and gaining top chart and airplay success STEWART'S recent “SPANNER IN THE WORKS” album contained the single “THIS” ROD STEWART”S ALBUM “HUMAN” contains two JOHN'S songs including the single “SOUL ON SOUL” ROD STEWART’S current “THE VERY BEST OF” multi-Platinum  JOE COCKERS recent multi-Platinum album was TOP FIVE on the Euro charts containing the single "TAKE ME HOME” .... JOHN’S solo album INDABA was released to critical acclaim CHER’S ‘LIVING PROOF’ includes  “LOVE SO HIGH” THE ALICE BAND (Songs&Production) BBC-2 Radio pick of the week MERCURY PRIZE WINNER H E L I C O P T E R G I R L A L B U M FOR INSTANT KARMA UK B L A C K M I L K A L B U M TOP 10 in Prague Platinum sales HELENA VODRACKOVA TOP TEN IN PRAGUE PLATINUM SALES  *** Lesson Details *** How do you learn to Write? By Writing.......A lot under my guidance using games and exercises I have developed and utilized. We write "THE RECORDING" as well as the 'song' I have taught my method around the world including BERKLEE, NSAI, SAC, APRA, UCLA and more. *** Studio Equipment *** Logic Audio Metric Halo D/A Interface UA6176 AKG414 Mic Huge library of samples plugins and software Steinway B Grand Piano *** Specialties *** Songwriting education with a focus on invention and creativity. Piano and Keyboards. Pop music arranging and production,

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Teaching since 2014

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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

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SONGWRITING EDUCATION
Jan 2000 - Jan 2022
BERKLEE, SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA, NSA etc etc
I have taught songwriting and conducted workshops worldwide
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Feb 1966 - Feb 1971
RMIT
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
DRMIT CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Jan 1971
RMIT
MULTI PLATINUM AWARDS & GRAMMY NOMINATIONS
Jan 2000
RIAA, RECORDING ACADEMY
National Academy for the Recording Arts and Sciences, The
Jan 2000
The Recording Academy, known variously as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences or NARAS, is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers. The Recording Academy is headquartered in Santa Monica.

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