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     with JEFF DAYTON
         WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018     6:30pm - 9:30pm

     Jeff Dayton    
    The Listening Room Phoenix
    4614 N 7th St., Phoenix
(The Listening Room Phoenix shares its home
    with Mazvo Auto Car Care Center on the
    west side of 7th Street south of the traffic light at E. Highland Rd.,
    set back from the street at 4614 N 7th Street, Phoenix.
    *Additional parking is available on E. Meadowbrook Road,
      only steps from The Listening Room Phoenix.)


Jeff Dayton is one of Music City’s busiest as a touring artist, session
guitarist and songwriter. Originally from MN, he lived in AZ from
1979 to 2000 and earned his music degree from ASU, scored a
#1 record at KNIX, appeared on Hee Haw and Nashville Now and more.
His Jeff Dayton Band was voted Best of the Decade’s Best by the editors
and readers of New Times. They opened concerts for about two dozen
major artists and while performing with Merle Haggard, the Judds and
Alabama, he was discovered by Glen Campbell and became his bandleader
and guitarist for the next 15 years.
       Jeff has lived in Nashville since 2000 and tours nationally with his
Salute to Glen Campbell and American Troubadour shows. He is a longtime
member, supporter and friend of the AZ Songwriters Association.
       Jeff has released 12 CDs of his own, the latest being two 2017 releases,
Live My Truth and The Glen Connection.
    ** If you want Jeff to listen to a song, please bring it on CD,
ipod, ipad or cell phone and have a Lyric Sheet.

        *One song per writer, please.
    Jeff says: You can bring songs for me to pitch to a Texas writer Artist
who will be recording early summer, think Jason Isbell meets Lyle Lovett
and Guy Clark.  Also, songs for Sarah Darling and Kenny Chesney.
    * Purchase tickets online at: www.THELISTENINGROOMPHOENIX.COM
       Tickets will also be available at the door.



        SATURDAY APRIL 7, 2017 - FREE EVENT!
        Glendale Library, 5959 W Brown St, Glendale

        Fervor logo
        As they approach the 30th Anniversary of Fervor Records,
CEO Dave Hilker and COO Jeff Freundlich wanted to give back to the
community. They have organized the Music Business Summit for the
local scene in which musicians will learn about management, public
relations, how to get their music placed in film and on TV, and more.
But the event is for anyone interested in a career in music, from
public relations to producing records.

        "We’re not teaching out of a textbook," Hilker says. "We’re
talking about the real world and what we’ve learned after close to
30 years in the music business."

        The Summit is broken into several panels in which industry
professionals will talk about various topics intended to arm musicians
and anyone interested in a career in music with the knowledge it requires.

        Summit schedule

        12:30 p.m. - Keynote: Is the Sky Falling on the Music Business?
        1 p.m. - What the Hell is a Music Publisher?
        2 p.m. - Managers – Who Needs Them?
        3:15 p.m. - Licensing Music in Television and Film
        4:15 p.m. - The Relationship Between PR and Journalism

        *For more information:

        *To read AZ Central article about the Music Business Summit
click link below:


West Valley Country Music Association
    west valley CMA

Designed to encourage all levels of songwriting talent

Songs will be judged on
Originality, Lyrics, Music and Marketability

The top 15 finalists will be invited to showcase their songs at the
annual WVCMA Songwriter’s Showcase on April 15th.
The top 3 finalists will receive award trophies and a chance to
have their songs critiqued by reputable Nashville Music Publishers.
The First Place Winner will also receive a One-Song Recording
Session at a local studio and FREE admittance to the First Annual
WVCMA Songwriter’s Workshop in the fall of 2018!

For entry forms and details, contact:
Phone 623-512-0607

    ...SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018...



         SATURDAY, April 21, 1pm to 4pm

        Glendale Public Library
         (In the LARGE meeting room)
        5959 W. Brown St., Glendale, AZ 85302  
 (Southwest corner of 59th Avenue & Brown Street, between
        Olive Avenue and Peoria Avenue)

        Hosted by
        RANDY BROWN and JON IGER    
    Randy Brown    Jon Iger
                   The 3rd Saturday Workshop Dates for 2018
        Saturday - April 21
        Saturday - May 19
        Saturday - June 16
        Saturday - July 21
        Saturday - August 18
        Saturday - September 15
        Saturday - October 20
        Saturday - November 17
        Saturday - December 15
Meet with Arizona Songwriters Association members and hosts
Jon Iger and Randy Brown, to get constructive feedback on your song,
finished or not, BEFORE you go into the studio!
Perform it live or bring a CD or work tape.
This is a FREE opportunity and a laid back atmosphere.
Randy and Jon have taught songwriting classes at the MIM
(Musical Instrument Museum), and have had songs placed
in many movies and TV shows.
Jon has also had major label cuts on MCA and Capitol Records.

If you are bringing a song to be reviewed,
please bring extra copies of your lyric sheet (10 to 20). 
There's a better chance for more feedback when everyone ?can see the lyrics.
         For more info email Jon at: