Free membership to Samurai Songwriting comes with many benefits. This site has a wealth of songwriting information available to you. As a free member, you will have access to some of our most treasured Samurai Songwriting principles and … [Read more...]
How Do I Become A Samurai Songwriter?
To be a Samurai Songwriter, you must first dedicate yourself to The Song. As a symbolic gesture, say it out loud. "I dedicate my life to serving The Song." The Song is a powerful force. It changes people. It makes people laugh and cry. It opens … [Read more...]
What Does It Mean To Be A Samurai Songwriter?
A Samurai Songwriter is one who is a servant of The Song. The Samurai Songwriter understands the vertical and horizontal nature of his or her path. One travels horizontally on a linear path one step at a time. There is no quick and easy way to … [Read more...]
What Makes a Good Song?
First of all, we have to agree on the definition of a song. For our purposes in Samurai Songwriting, a song is an art-form and a form of communication made up of melody, harmony, rhythm, lyrics, and form -- the form of which includes a title, chorus, … [Read more...]