Tom Bocci

Tom Bocci

Title: Music Supervisor, Producer, and Publisher
Genres: Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Americana, Soundtracks
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Bio: Throughout his thirty-five year career Tom Bocci has enjoyed working in all the major areas of the Music Business, beginning… read more

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song: Join the Dance!
artist: Cindy Tuttle

genre: Latin - Salsa
stats: playlists: 1 | song plays: 268
General Overview
What Genre is most appropriate for this song?
Latin

What is an appropriate title for this song?
"Join The Dance!"

What artist does this song most remind you of?
Gloria Estefan

What best describes the subject matter of this song?
Good - Dance

What era does this song fall under?
1990 - 1999

What best describes the mood of this song?
Happy - Joyful

Song Analysis
Quality of Lyrics
4/5

Quality of the Hook
4/5

Quality of the Verses
4/5

Quality of the Chorus
4/5

Quality of the Breaks
5/5

Quality of Instrumentation
5/5

Quality of Arrangement
5/5

Quality of the Melody
5/5

Quality of the Chord Progression
5/5

Quality of the Instrumental Hooks
5/5

Marriage Between Chorus and Verse
4/5

Marriage Between Music and Lyrics
4/5

Instrumentation
Quality of the Instrument/Sound Selection
5/5

Quality of the Lead Performances
4/5

Quality of the Meter
5/5

Quality of Piano
5/5

Quality of Keyboards
5/5

Quality of Guitar
5/5

Quality of Bass
5/5

Quality of Percussion
5/5

Quality of Brass
5/5

Quality of Other Instruments
5/5

Quality of Intro/Opening Line
4/5

Vocals
Quality of the Vocal Pitch
4/5

Quality of Vocal Phrasing and Performance
3/5

Quality of Vocal
4/5

Production
Quality of Recording (Techniques)
5/5

Quality of Mix
5/5

Originality of Song
4/5

Overall Rating
4/5

Quality of the Title
5/5

General Comments

Greetings Cindy,
Thanks for returning for a review. First, let me congratulate you for trying a new song genre that is out of the comfort zone of the previous work you have submitted to me. Everything about the celebratory melody,your rhythmic vocal,and the bouncy arrangement suggest an expression that totally agrees with you.

The opening instrumental and scat-singing set a up delightful mood for the listener to move to. Opening with the chorus is a good move structurally, but let me offer a lyrical suggestion that might make a difference, since the chorus is repeated many times. You want each word of a Latin song to fall naturally off the tongue. Try this, "I hear the music and the drums that are beating, My heart can't wait to get out on the floor,Come join the dance and follow the rhythm,It's a world only you can explore". Having a strong rhyme in the chorus will make it more memorable.

Both verses work well as does the first bridge.But the outro should be "It's a world only you can explore"(three times), followed by a slow fade of "Dance, Dance follow the rhythm, Dance ,Dance follow the song...". For my ears this is preferable to an abrupt ending.

Cindy,I hope you try these lyrical changes that won't make your vocal sound as rushed as it is now in those spots.


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Artist's Submitted Question:

Hi Tom. Where do you think I could submit this song?Thanks for your time.

Cindy

Pro's Answer/Comments:

Dear Cindy,
This track definitely signals a growth in your songwriting. I'm proud of you for your efforts. The most logical way to get this song out into the world would be through a interested publisher or an active music library specializing in Film and TV placement.


Quote From Pro:

Everything about the celebratory melody,your rhythmic vocal,and the bouncy arrangement suggest an expression that totally agrees with you.


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