A ONE-OF-A-KIND MUSIC PROGRAMME BASED IN LOS ANGELES

about
us

Global Image Music is a one-of-a-kind music programme based in Los Angeles, offering real-time songwriting experience for aspiring writers and music producers.

Founded by multi-platinum selling British-American songwriter James ‘JHart’ Abrahart, our 7-day intensive programme draws on an experienced roster of internationally-acclaimed music professionals, from major label A&R executives and artist managers, to award-winning music producers, engineers and top-line writers.

Global Image Music prides itself on establishing an accessible platform for the highest standard of music-making in an increasingly competitive landscape, in which avenues into a lucrative career in writing and producing music are frustratingly scarce. Whether you’re a songwriting student at Music College, or someone who mixes beats in their bedroom, Global Image Music will provide you with all the relevant tools you need to pursue a professional career in writing and producing music.

RECORD YOUR ORIGINAL MATERIAL AT A HISTORIC LA RECORDING STUDIO

the programme

We ensure that every student benefits from the latest music techniques and resources, including bespoke one-on-one tutoring from a member of our established writing clique.

The programme will take you behind the doors of the globe’s most decorated record labels, through the historic corridors of the Grammy Museum, as well as an exclusive opportunity to record your original material at the legendary Capitol Studios in the heart of Hollywood.

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1-2-1 mentoring from one of our multi-platinum songwriters
  • Talks from leading major label A&R executives
  • Observation of a writing session
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of a major label
  • Group writing sessions at Capitol Studios
  • Visit to the Grammy Museum
  • A songwriting showcase of your original material

our
team

Global Image Music is committed to offering the next generation of aspiring writers and producers real-time working experience alongside relevant music professionals in today's music industry.'

JHART

James ‘JHart’ Abrahart is a British multi-platinum selling songwriter and producer, widely regarded as one of the sought after top-line writers of his generation.

He is recognised for his work with artists like Justin Bieber, Usher, Jason Derulo, Little Mix, Trey Songz, Cee Lo Green, Martin Garrix & Paul Oakenfold amongst others, and his output has amassed over 5 million sales worldwide. His track ‘Take You’ was featured on Justin Bieber’s 2012 album Believe, which reached No.1 in 16 countries, including the US and the UK.

In 2011 James was offered a publishing deal with Universal Music Group at the age of 22. Since, he has cemented his position in the American music scene as one of the most influential young writers at this time; in 2013 he was awarded the coveted Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary music, awarded to foreign-born artists who have shown creative promise. James cites Dianne Warren, David Foster, Rodney ‘Dark Child’ Jerkins, Brandy and Dallas Austin as major influences on his music.

BRETT
MCLAUGHLIN

Brett Mclaughlin is a multi-platinum selling songwriter signed to Sony/ATV music publishing. Originally signed to EMI Music Publishing by industry heavyweight Jon Platt at the age of 22, Brett is now an accomplished writer with placements all over the world.

Recently Brett has worked with artists such as Becky G, Hot Chelle Rae, Jojo, Troye Sivan, Darren Criss and many more. Aside from writing full-time, Brett also teaches college courses on Popular Songwriting and Artist Development at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California.

These classes are based on curriculum that Brett not only teaches but wrote specifically for Musicians Institute. Brett earned his Bachelors in Vocal Performance and Music Business at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

SKYLAR
MONES

Skylar Mones is an American songwriter, record producer, and engineer. Skylar’s professional music career began in 2010 doing remixes and engineering sessions for Flo Rida, Adam Lambert, Diggy Simmons, and Rihanna.

He started having commercial success as a writer and producer overseas in 2012 writing and producing songs for Winds, Diachi Mura, and TVXQ as well as his first Gold record for Ivy Quainoo for her second single “you got me”.

He currently lives in L.A. and is executive producing the debut album for After Romeo (Sony) as well as writing for various international and domestic acts.

our
expertise

Our hand-picked team boasts a wealth of real-time songwriting experience, with credits for some of the biggest names in chart music, such as...

Rihanna, Usher, Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, Little Mix, Trey Songz, Pitbull, Olly Murs, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Darren Criss, JoJo and more.

TUTORING FROM ONE OF THE GLOBE’S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER WRITERS