Craig Bartock is a member of the legendary rock band ‘Heart’ and has been touring with them since 2004. Craig has been a music business professional for over thirty years and has written, arranged, produced and performed for some of the biggest names in music. While being proficient at keyboards, guitar and vocals, he can also engineer and produce any style of music. He has worked with such legends as Blondie, Nikki Sixx, Tina Arena, and currently the lead guitar, songwriter, and co-producer for the legendary band Heart.
Craig’s work with Ann and Nancy Wilson is quite well known and respected. He has established himself as a very successful collaborator and producer in the world of Rock. Equally as important is his work on the pop side with younger artists like Brie Larson, Aly and AJ as well as his TV scoring work which includes such shows as Brothers and Sisters, Dexter and Burn Notice to name just a few.
- Nature of the music business
Past and present
Make the most of what is
Where is the music business going
Be realistic – learn your craft
- Craig talks about his career and his choices
Songwriting, production and performance
- On songwriting
- Personal expression
The need to be creative
Writing for the listener
- Be ready for every opportunity
- The story behind Craig joining the band ‘Heart’
- A master class on music production
- Worthy Craig Bartock Comments & Quotes
“Don’t thump your nose up at certain types of music because you don’t think that it’s viable, at least try to understand why its popular.”
“I don’t have pants tight enough to be in a rock band!”
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