Songwriting Coach and Mentor

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Jai Josefs welcomes you to the Jai-Jo Music web site. 
If you’re serious about becoming a great songwriter, you’ve come to 
the right place. Let renowned songwriter and songwriting coach Jai 
Josefs help you take your songwriting to a new level.

Watch this brief testimonial from Jason Brawner, songwriter/producer whose credits include Carrie Underwood, Hilary Duff and American Idol


Songwriting is an art – but its also a craft. As songwriters we all have internal muses that inspire us with melodies and lyrics that convey feelings and stories. But professional songwriters know that inspiration is only the first step, and it takes a thorough knowledge of the craft to edit what our muses give us into a finished product that can successfully impact thousands or even millions of people.

Jai has been successfully helping songwriters take their writing to a new level for over three decades through his nationally renowned SongShop as well as his private coaching and educational CD’s. Come look inside and see how Jai can help you realize your full potential as a songwriter. To contact Jai directly about working with him, email



Latest News – Fall 2019

On November 9 and 10 Jai will be a featured presenter at the annual MUSIC EXPO in Emeryville, which also features music makers who have worked with acts like Third Eye Blind, Childish Gambino, and even the head of programming at Pandora. On Saturday Jai will present a brand new workshop called “How to Turn a Song into a Hit Song” and on Sunday he will lead the first ever open-to-the-pubilc version of SongShop  Don’t miss this amazing and reasonably priced opportunity to immerse yourself in music with Grammy winning industry pros for the weekend. Details and tickets can be found here:

And on Saturday October 19, the next cycle of Jai’s ongoing SongShop begins in Marin County. There are currently no spaces available, but the next cycle will begin in February and registration opens in January. So email Jai here at the website if you want to become part of this awesome songwriting family.

Finally, check out Jai’s newest educational video called “How to Write Melodies Like the Pros. ” Learn the differences between how a developing writer approaches writing a melody and how a pro does. It’s available on this website here:

Have a great fall and winter, and may your songs get better and better and reach a wider and wider audience. Write on!