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The Ojai Retreat’s “Inner Circle” Songwriting Event is an incredible weekend opportunity to learn from, co-write with, and even perform alongside some of the music industry's top songwriters in an exclusive and inspiring setting at the Ojai Retreat.

The final guest writer participants will be drawn from a pool of the following, (pending final availability).

Featured VideoCo-Writing Songs with Alan Roy Scott

Alan is a top Hollywood songwriter and music producer, who brings a 20-year career in the music business to enrich Greenstar's digital culture project. His career began with Screen Gems-EMI Music and with a division of Motown, where he was involved with Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder.

Among the many artists who have recorded his songs are Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, Roberta Flack, The Allman Brothers, Sheena Easton, The Neville Brothers, Pat Benatar, Patti LaBelle, The Pointer Sisters, Rick Springfield and Johnny Mathis.

Alan teaches Co-Writing Songs: The Art & Business of Collaboration.

“When you tune your guitar in a different way, it lends itself to a new way of looking at your songwriting.”Sheryl Crow
“Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young.” Aristotle
“Sometimes an unexpected chord change can be the difference between a good song and a great song.”Gary Talley
“Sometimes they work, and sometimes they just won’t. Sometimes you get hung up on them. When that happens, you just throw it back, and maybe come back to it two or three weeks later.” Loretta Lynn