Janie is available for song critique and consultation. Whether you desire to become a professional songwriter and have your songs pitched on Music Row, or you are an aspiring artist who writes your own material, Janie can give you guidance and direction on what it takes to have a commercially marketable song.
Janie West is a 30 year veteran of Nashville’s Music Row where she has worked in creative capacities including Artist and Repertoire (A&R) at a major record label and as Creative Director at several music publishing companies. She started Janie West Music in 2005 to work independently with music publishing companies, songwriters and developing artists.
Songwriters Janie has worked with over the years include Allen Shamblin, Tommy Sims, Randy Goodrum, Jim Lauderdale, Judson Spence, Rob Mathes, Lisa Drew, Jim Weatherly, Monty Holmes, and many others.
Janie has secured recordings with artists including Garth Brooks (“Leave A Light On” from “The Ultimate Hits” collection), George Strait (“Troubadour,” “House of Cash”), Reba, Rascal Flatts, Ronnie Dunn, Kenny & Dolly, Keb Mo, Trisha Yearwood, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Travis, Bryan White (“Love Is The Right Place”), Tracy Lawrence, Kenny Rogers, Ronnie Milsap, Mark Wills, and many others.