About
I am an experienced guitarist looking for a lyricist to partner with. I can't seem to put pen to paper to express my ideas in an artful way and would love to find someone who has that gift. I love blues, pop, and classical guitar.
General Info
 
First Name:
Stephen
Last Name:
Westerfield
Age:
30
City:
San Francisco
Country:
United States
Songwriting Info
 
I am a:
Songwriter
Looking for a:
Songwriter, Lyricist
Preferred collaboration style:
video chat, email
Genres:
Blues, Country, Pop, Singer/Songwriter
I'm strongest at:
topline writing/hooks, melodies, chord progressions, beats/grooves
Instruments I write with:
guitar, piano, vocals, bass, other
Sounds like:
John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Ben Folds, Dave Matthews
Influences:
B.B. King, James Taylor, Dave Matthews, Steely Dan, Eric Church, Goo-Goo Dolls, Aerosmith
Songwriting is my:
part-time job, planned career
Songwriting Achievements:
Honestly, none. Musically however, I am an accomplished cellist, guitarist, and vocalist. I've won numerous performance competitions over the years, have toured internationally with the Boston Symphony, and debuted in Carnegie Hall at age 13. I've been playing guitar for several years and would like to begin a career as a singer/songwriter. I'm very passionate about reaching others through music, and my performance style is similar to artists like John Mayer and Jason Mraz. Actively seeking a lyrical partner to work with.
Personal Songwriting Goals:
1 song a month, full album by 2018.
Collaboration Goals:
publishing deal, sync placement (film, TV, video games), mainstream artist release, niche/independent artist release, just for fun