This weekend RJ Benjamin presents two things on Saturday 4 May at the Radisson Red Hotel at the V and A Waterfront.
a Masterclass from 12 -2pm and them he does a show at 8pm that night with his good friend Chad Alexander playing his original music and hits over the 5 albums he has released.
RJ’s dear friend Chad Alexander has an impressive body of work having worked with artists including RJ Benjamin, Ziyon, Donald ProVerb, Bongi Mavuyana Zola 7 Pebbles Nothende, Kabelo & Zwai Bala (TKZee)
RJ Benjamin’s Masterclass is entitled -“How to MAXIMISE YOUR music as an independent artist”
RJ has worked with and produced for some of the top artists in SA including: Tamra Hey, Lira, Ziyon, Proverb to name but a few.
He also spent the better part of 2017 producing and writing songs with New York based and Grammy nominated Artist Jann Klose in Johannesburg .
In the midst of all that RJ put out the album the 5th Story in late 2017.
Asked why do a masterclass RJ reply was quick and crisp “If the older artists are not passing on Knowledge we have a problem .I have always loved teaching and sharing knowledge and attendees ,will have practical tools to use once they leave
Topics to be covered include
Album, EP or Single.
Physical vs Digital Distribution as well as streaming
What is an ISRC code.
How do song writing splits work.
Session players and payment.
Mixing and Mastering.
CD Printing costs.
There is plenty of time for a Q and A after the talk.
Booking for both events is via Quicket
Masterclass from 12 noon to 2pm is R50
Show with Chad Alexander at 8pm is R120.00