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In this short course lyricist and singer Imogen Ryall explores the art of writing great lyrics and vocalese. 

The course will include...
Analysis of master lyricists such as Gene Lees, Eddie Jefferson, Joni Mitchell, Jon Hendricks, Norma Winstone, Al Jarreau and Neville Potter... Writing for various compositional structures including vocalese, through-composed and standard form...
Finding sources of inspiration, use of imagery and object writing.

Small writing tasks will be set with time allotted in the class for tutor and peer feedback.

Strictly limited places allows time and space to monitor your individual progress and provide feedback to help your personal development. 

Includes free downloads

All classes are recorded and are available for you to review and study

£80 for four 1hr classes over six weeks

This course is suitable for
intermediate players

For more information about your tutor please visit

Course Schedule

Session 1
Saturday 15 January 10:30am 
Session 2 
Saturday 29 January 10:30am
Session 3
Saturday  12 February 10:30am
Session 4
Saturday 26 February 10:30am