Professional songwriter/musician with cuts in Country, Jazz, Christian and Pop markets. Also owner of a very successful indie publishing company in Nashville. Over 1700 songs recorded worldwide including songs placed in All My Children, Felicity, High Roller, Singing With The Enemy and many indie movies. B.S. in Music Education with 17 years teaching experience in public schools and currently teaching Music Publishing and Songwriting at a Nashville College.
Born and raised in New York City, Janey has achieved much success as both a singer and a songwriter. As an artist, has recorded albums for Warner Brothers/Reprise, Capitol Records and Arista Records (under the guidance of legendary music mogul Clive Davis). A Top 20 AC hit, and its accompanying music video received frequent airplay on VH-1, bringing a whole new audience. Also had a Billboard charter, making the pop charts.
Songs have been recorded by such artists as the famous blues singer Ruth Brown, Janis Ian, Eric Anderson, Dutch artist Judith, Japanese artist Maria and others. Two songs will be featured in the upcoming motion picture animated movie starring Charlie Sheen, Hilary Duff, and Eva Longoria . These songs will also appear on the film’s CD soundtrack.
Music has also been featured in TV shows such as “The Young & The Restless”, “One Life to Live”, “Rock & Roll Evening News”, “Street Shadows” and the films “Promised Land” and “White Winter Heat”.
Relocated to Nashville and has been very active in songwriting, collaborating with some of the industry’s top writers such as Gary Burr, Stephany Bentley, Liz Rose, Janis Ian, Billy Lawson, Wayne Carson to name a few.
Evaluator 11 is a pro staff-writer for a Nashville publisher and has written and released several international rock and country singles. He has a broad range of musical experience from working with country icons including Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, and T. Graham Brown; to writing, producing, and recording entire albums with touring rock bands; to writing and producing hip-hop.
Evaluator 17 has had songs recorded by Trace Adkins, Trisha Yearwood, James Otto, Reba McEntire, Andy Griggs, Vince Gill, Bucky Covington, Peter Cetera and many more. #17 has been an NSAI member and has worked closely with the organization for over 20 years. "I still remember what it was like when I was submitting songs to be evaluated"
GENRES: Country/Pop, Indie/Alternative, Americana, Musical Theatre, Rock, Jazz
Evaluator #20 was born and raised in Nashville by a CMA and Grammy-winning songwriter/producer. As such, this evaluator has a lifetime of insight into the songwriting and music business. Evaluator #20 started thier career in music at one of music row's leading music marketing firms, where they worked for 4 years before moving on to mentoring at NSAI and managing a pop prodcution studio specializing in Film/TV placements. As a songwriter, Evaluator #20 has had several cuts and writes with major label artists on a regular basis.
Most recent artist to record this writers songs are Luke Bryan, Josh Thompson, and Jamey Johnson's. Past artist that have cut this songwriters songs are Keith Anderson, Diamond Rio and John Michael Montgomery. In the beginning, prior to becoming a professional songwriter, worked in a publishing company as a tape copy person for two years. Learning the skills of songwriter one song at a time.
Evaluator #37 is a writer for well known publishing company who has cuts international cuts and written with Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Richie McDonald (of Lonestar), Amy Dalley, Bernie Nelson, Tony Stampley & Bridgette Tatum.
Touring Recording artist, and staff songwriter for 5 years. Released 2 singles at country radio and cuts by Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply), Joe Bachman, and Outshyne. Written with many artist and hit songwriters like Chris Young, Josh Thompson, and Jason Matthews.
#44 is an acclaimed songwriter, nationally touring recording artist, and multi-instrumentalist. She currently has a music video in heavy rotation on a major country music television network, and has worked with numerous artists including Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers, Bill Anderson, Chris Young, Loretta Lynn, Vice Gill and many others. She specializes in country, rock and pop.
Evaluator #56 is an Arkansas native, signed as a pro staff-writer with a Nashville publishing company, and has had cuts by a major label-recording artist and several independent artists. His songs have taken top honors in multiple songwriting competitions and he is dedicated to help develop songwriters and their craft.
Evaluator #79 is a published songwriter/artist (toured as a national act), and musician who plays guitar, piano, keys, banjo, and mandolin. #79 has written songs that have charted nationally on the country charts, including Texas charts. #79 is a melody writer and lyricist; and I have written genres from gospel to pop. I feel my greatest strength is country, being a country boy at heart.
GENERES: Americana/Folk, Jazz, Traditional Country, Blues, Rock
Spent several years as A&R Representitive at Warner Bros. Records,Worked as a touring musician with The Coasters "Yackety Yack", also a former lead guitar player for OKC Pops Symphony, Spent several years on the "business" side of music working for companies such as Tangerine Management Group, Skip Stevens Promotions, NSAI and as the VP/GM of Audium Records. Has worked closely with acts ranging from Randy Travis to the Forester Sisters.
*Attention* Before you contact the evaluations department, be sure to check out the F.A.Q. section of the website. Many of the questions you may have concerning the song evaluation process and song requirements are listed there along with other helpful information.