BMI affiliated published songwriter since 1979
Producer/engineer and A&R for Captain Blue Records since 1980

Instructor at DeMelfi School of Music since 2005


Music production and instruction

Songwriting instruction

Learn to write songs fast with limited musical skills using music technology

Track Writing

Need music for your lyrics?  Bring it all together fast with track writing.  Track writing instruction using Cubase or co-writing collaborations.

Music theory instruction

Understand the language of music

Guitar instruction

Learn to read both tablature and standard notation, improvisation

Functional keyboard instruction 

The many uses of the piano keyboard in modern music composition techniques

Voice instruction & coaching

Learn how to take care of your voice, train for pitch and rhythm accuracy, dynamic control and expression

Recording, Editing, mixing & mastering in the digital domain

Microphone types and placement, tracking audio and midi, sound manipulation, plug-ins

Music production

Create massive instrumental arrangements using loops and a keyboard

Music production for licensing

Preparing your music for licensing in various formats, meta tagging.  Includes leads in the licensing industry.

Hire a producer

Hire my services with my equipment or yours for an hourly rate.  Get your music on ITunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more


Taylor Sappe Music Production & Instruction