About The Author

Randy Klein is an award-winning songwriter, composer and pianist with 4 Emmy Awards, 2 Gold Records, winner of the BMI Harrington Award and a fellowship from the Hall Center of the Humanities at the University of Kansas. His recorded songs span many musical genres including: R&B, pop, jazz, classical song cycles, children’s educational songs, novelty, special material, musical theatre, solo piano improvisation recordings, duo, and choral music. His works have been performed on radio, TV, the internet and in major concert venues throughout the world to great acclaim.

He is an experienced music educator, conducting master classes to students at major universities on songwriting and other musical subjects. He is an active songwriting coach at SongU.com. His song evaluations are sought after by major songwriters, and he has a worldwide list of students.

As a songwriting coach, he enhances a songwriter’s ability by teaching them how to specifically listen to their songs in an objective and creative way. It is this approach that is the basis for The Quickstart Guide To Songwriting.