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Canadian Recordings gives artists the tools to get to where they want to be by showing musicians what to do with their projects: What steps to take, when to take them, planning, design and implementing marketing, executing media and promotional ideas.

Canadian Recordings will spend the time needed to turn your visions into a reality.

He provides artists with consultations and offers concrete solutions to your projects. Here are some topics addressed in his consultations:

1. EPK and press kit
2. Graphic and web design
3. Photography and video production
4. Marketing plans for your music, loans and grants
5. Business and showcase/performance/event planning/touring
6. Digital distribution, printing and duplication
7. Career consultations and on going coaching
8. ARTIST ASSESSMENT PROGRAM:

Mr. James' Artist Assessment Program is a one-on-one sit down with you and your project to undercover the origins of your work and goals. He will then help you design a practical plan of moving forward and getting to the next level of you career. Contact Davey James for more information about the Artists Assessment Program.

Here Are A Couple Of Questions To Help Us Start The Process Of Learning More About You And Your Project:

1. What is your relationship with music or your current project?
2. Do you use different kinds of music to help aid with your writing?
3. What piece of music would best represent your current project?
4. What are your favorite groups and albums (growing up and today)?
5. What music instruments do you play, or would you like to play?
6. Do you have a set way of getting the music that you listen too? Ex: a. record store b. download c. friends d. radio

Knowing that artists' recordings are the life and breath of their music the following is a list of achieved objectives and outcomes:

• Having a body of recorded music
• Develop a creative and original sound
• Work with a producer with fresh ideas
• Help with songwriting
• Set of recorded well-written songs
• Achieving their dream of making a great recordings
• Rediscovering the fun and love in the recording process
• Find new meaning in the their music and sound
• Putting their heart and soul to recordings

The following are some keynote speaking and discussion subjects:

• Creativity
• Achieving Success in your Music Career
• Spirituality in Music
• Ending Patterns of Negative Performing
• Defining rhythm and how to achieve solid rhythm
• Performing and improvising techniques
• 21st Century Music Marketing
• How to get your Music up and working for you
• Change and evolution in the workplace
• Integration of Love and Music
• Helping others express themselves and achieving their goals

The following are some keynote speaking and discussion subjects:

• Creativity
• Achieving Success in your Music Career
• Spirituality in Music
• Ending Patterns of Negative Performing
• Defining rhythm and how to achieve solid rhythm
• Performing and improvising techniques
• 21st Century Music Marketing
• How to get your Music up and working for you
• Change and evolution in the workplace
• Integration of Love and Music
• Helping others express themselves and achieving their goals

The following are lessons clients have learned in the passed:

• Learn new improvising techniques
• Transmitting energy to an audience
• Spirituality in performing
• Discovering another dimension in music
• Building a relationship with sound
• Explore the universality of soundmaking and listening
• Being able to conduct a music score
• Perform with any kind of band, artist or songwriter
• Effortless performing
• Forging connections between thinking and feeling
• Learn to listen

The following are services offered:

• Music and sound for commercials, jingles, TV broadcasts, feature and short films, videos, games, internet and websites
• A professional multi-track digital and analog recording studio
• Voiceovers, sweetening and music scoring
• Composition for bands, artists and songwriters

The following are points addressed in the lessons, clinics and master classes:

• How to read rhythm and keep solid time
• Learn the appropriate sitting posture and the right way to hold drumsticks
• Cover the basic drum rudiments
• Introduce drumming to different styles of music
• Work on developing control and strength
• Build three, four and five way coordination
• Understand many types of drum set beats and rhythms
• Study the historical perspective of the style of music you like
• Learn good practice techniques through repetition
• Read syncopation, triplets and compound meters
• How to play in a performance setting
• Rolls, fills and soloing concepts
• Creativity and how to express yourself making art

The following are concepts musicians leave with after their lessons:

• Learn how to build your own instrument
• A solid foundation in percussion techniques
• Perform in percussion ensembles
• Understand how to perform with a drum kit player
• Discover world rhythms
• How to play a rhythm on anything
• Keep solid time
• Explore different cultures of music
• Learn the oral tradition of non-western performance and practice
• Achieving space and how not to over play
• Learn to create and free yourself in rhythm

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