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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hit songwriter with over 25 years of experience writing and co-writing songs that have topped the Billboard charts with recordings by award-winning country, pop and Christian artists. Brings a wealth of life experiences to co-writes along with a music background in performing, music theory, piano and guitar.  Has extensive relationships with publishers, producers, hit songwriters and label executives in Nashville, TN that allow for placement opportunity. Catalog includes over 300 schedule A songs.  Passionate about creating songs with a message to inspire and using gifts to bring glory to our heavenly Father.

Skills
  • Professional singer songwriter
  • Extensive performance background
  • Dedicated
  • Classical music education

Self-motivated

Detail oriented

Work well independently or collaboratively

Pianist and guitarist

Work History
Freelance Singer Songwriter, Current to Current
Singer SongwriterCity, STATE,
Continuing to develop my songwriting craft by writing alone and co-writing with Nashville songwriters, pitching songs to artists, publishers, label executives, recording demos and maintaining my own catalog and publishing company.

Staff Songwriter, 08/1998 to 08/2005
Famous Music PublishingCity, STATE,
Full time co-published staff songwriter.  Wrote, co-wrote, pitched songs, and recorded demos of original songs that included top country Billboard hits and cuts recorded by award-winning country and Christian artists.  Created a catalog of over 300 original songs.

Freelance Singer Songwriter, 1993 to 08/1998
Singer SongwriterCity, STATE,
Developed the craft of songwriting by writing alone and co-writing with Nashville songwriters and artists. Pitched songs to artists, label executives, producers, manager and publishers.  Performed original songs at numerous writer's nights including the Bluebird Cafe.  Produced demos of original songs at Nashville recording studios.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Music Education, Expected in 1983 to University of Minnesota - Minnesota,
GPA:
Accomplishments

BMI Certificate of Achievement Award for Songwriter/ Publisher "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" Trace Adkins (1998)

BMI Certificate of Achievement Award for Songwriter/Publisher "I Would've Loved You Anyway" Trisha Yearwood (2002)

BMI Million-Air Awards for Songwriter/Publisher recognizing one million performances for Country Award-winning hits "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" Trace Adkins (2003) And "I Would've Loved You Anyway" Trisha Yearwood (2003)

BMI Songwriters Festival Key West Florida. Performed original songs in venues in Key West Florida. (2008-2013)

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School Attended

  • University of Minnesota

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance Singer Songwriter
  • Staff Songwriter
  • Freelance Singer Songwriter

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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