Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers is the founding editor of Acoustic Guitar and author of Rock Troubadours (a collection of conversations with Paul Simon, Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, and more) and The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour’s Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording, and Business. Rodgers won a grand prize and an annual Lennon Award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his song "Fly" from his solo CD Humming My Way Back Home. He lives outside Syracuse, New York, where he writes and edits for Acoustic Guitar, reports on the music scene for NPR’s All Things Considered, and hosts the monthly Words and Music Songwriter Showcase.
- Seek Out Feedback When Writing Songs
- Try Using Loops in Your Songwriting Process
- Rework an Existing Song
- Jeff Tweedy’s Word Games
- Experiment with Sound
- Blues/Rock Chord Changes
- Using Familiar Songs as Songwriting Templates
- Kaki King's Stage Guitars
- Use the Flat VI Chord in Your Blues Rock Songs
- Pete Seeger: How Can I Keep from Singing?
- Live Online Concerts at Folk Alliance International