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In LA – The Psychology of Producing Hit Songs

You are cordially invited to NARIP’s

The Psychology of Producing Hit Songs

on Thursday, February 24, 2011

in Los Angeles

Three hit-makers speak to our group during this special session about the psychology of hit songs, how they bring out the best in their clients and develop artists.


The producer’s role is vital in finding, shaping and guiding talent in the studio, and from there ultimately into the marketplace. Get an insider’s peek at the economic and artistic realities of the fastest-changing, hottest business in the world and don’t miss this intimate and interactive learning experience with two great music producers.

GUEST SPEAKERS (scroll down for speaker profiles):

Roy Braverman, Record Producer, Bravermania, NARIP Audio Advisor (Silver Microphone, Golden Reel and multiple Emmy award-winner)

Joshua Grange, Producer, Songwriter (kd lang, The Dixie Chicks, Beck, Dwight Yoakam)

Joe Solo, Producer (Macy Gray, Fergie)


Thursday, February 24, 2011

6:00 p.m. – Registration and networking

7:00 p.m. – Program begins

8:15 p.m. – Break

9:30 p.m. – Program ends


Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps

A&R, Artist Development and Marketing Executives

Record, Distribution & Music Publishing Executives

Music & Entertainment Attorneys

Anyone seeking placement opportunities in games.


SAE Institute
6565 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(across from Cat & Fiddle, between Highland & Vine)

Click here for map.
Major cross streets: Sunset & Cahuenga


$20: NARIP Members

$40: Non-members



Congratulations! You made a wise choice, and you’ll enjoy this NARIP program. Because you are registering for the program, we offer you the MP3 recording for only $20 more (regularly $39.95), a savings of $19.95. Please select the “Premium Ticket” option below if you’d like to add the MP3 to your order.


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Roy Braverman, Record Producer, Bravermania, NARIP Audio Advisor

Roy Braverman’s life revolves around the world of music and sound, and he has achieved creative and technical excellence in diverse disciplines. He has played keyboards for a number of bands including The Captain & Tennille. Mr. Braverman’s own library of songs (which he has written, performed and produced) have received critical acclaim, and his technical expertise has garnered him awards including a Silver Microphone, several Golden Reels, multiple Emmy awards and a host of nominations. His company Bravermania showcases his talents and an impressive network of industry experts capable of taking on any facet of sound, music, video and multimedia and polishing it to perfection. With his expertise in the latest sound technologies along with his creative skills, Mr. Braverman understands the marketplace and how to set any project in the best possible sound, and can offer insight on how to create and produce music of superior artistic and technical value.

Joshua Grange, Producer, Songwriter

Joshua Grange is a producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles.
He has played, recorded and toured with artists such as kd lang, The Dixie Chicks, Beck, Dwight Yoakam, Victoria Williams, The Jayhawks, Stephen Malkmus, Mandy Moore, Rachael Yamagata, Shannon McNally, Tristan Prettyman, Lucinda Williams, Miranda Lambert, Robert Randolph, Ryan Adams and Charlotte Gainsbourg. His latest credits include co-writing, co-producing and recording the new single from kd lang’s recently released greatest hits record “Recollection”, as well as co-writing several tracks from her latest full length record “Sing It Loud”, including the lead single “I Confess”. The album is due for release April 12, 2011 on Nonesuch Records. Joshua is currently a member of kd lang’s touring band, and also tours regularly with Dwight Yoakam and The Dixie Chicks. For more info visit

Joe Solo, Record Producer, Songwriter, Composer

Solos production credits include Fergie, Macy Gray, Atlantic, MTV, Epic, HBO, Paramount, NBC, Universal, Sony, Apple, Famous Music Publishing, CBS, Killer Tracks, Fox Sports Music, BMG, Hasbro Games. Composer & Songwriter credits include songs heard on One Tree Hill, The OC, Major League Baseball, Dancing with the Stars and others. You may have heard Joe speak at ASCAP’s “I Create” Expo, The Songwriter’s Guild of America, Expression College of Digital Arts, Billboard’s Film & TV Conference, The Producer’s Conference and other industry events. Endorsements include by Gibson, Apogee, Spectrasonics, Yamaha, Propellerheads, RME, Seymour Duncan, Overloud, MOTU and Antares.



Joe Solo

Joshua Grange


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Date Feb 24, 2011
Event In LA - The Psychology of Producing Hit Songs
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