http://www.ascap.com/versed In addition to being a legendary songwriter, Paul Williams is uniquely qualified to speak about how essential health and wellness are to one’s music career. Sober for nearly 30 years, Paul is passionate about recovery and works tirelessly to destigmatize alcoholism and addiction. His work in recovery was chronicled in the acclaimed documentary, Paul Williams Still Alive. He is a certified Drug Rehabilitation Counselor. And he co-wrote a best-selling book with Tracey Jackson called Gratitude and Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life. As ASCAP launches our new member wellness program, ASCAP TuneUp, designed to help nurture the mind, body and spirit of today’s music creator, Paul shares how recovery and attention to wellness has helped him thrive, and how others can find a healthy balance in their own lives.
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http://bit.ly/ascapexperienceYT The 2020 ASCAP Experience - the world’s premier gathering for music creators - is coming to downtown LA, April 1-3, 2020. This three-day event (formerly the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO) will immerse you in a multi-sensory experience filled with powerful performances, educational panels and events that are sure to connect you with a whole new community of fellow music creators.
The ASCAP Experience offers a holistic perspective for the modern-day professional music creator and is designed to provide all the tools you need to succeed. It all takes place in a spacious new venue in the heart of LA’s resurgent downtown. Come join your fellow music creators for an experience like no other!
ASCAP is the only member-owned performing rights organization in the United States. The 12 songwriters and composers and 12 publishers on the ASCAP Board of Directors know the needs of our music creator members first-hand, represent no outside interest group and combine deep experience and strategic vision to lead the organization into the future.. In this series of interviews, ASCAP Board members share their stories, unique perspectives and valuable advice.
From the dawn of cinema, film and music have been inseparable. And for 21 years ASCAP and the Sundance Film Festival have partnered on the Sundance ASCAP Music Café, which brings live music to the heart of the festival every year. For filmmakers seeking that perfect song for their next film project, the Music Café provides eight days of world-class music programming, specially curated by ASCAP – a world leader in protecting and promoting creativity. Here are video highlights of some of the Music Café's most memorable moments from the past two decades.