RJ Benjamin masterclass Saturday 13 January at Bothners in Claremont read all about it

RJ Benjamin’s Masterclass -“How to release YOUR music in 2018” is going to be nothing short of amazing.

RJ has worked with and produced for some of the top artists in SA including: Tamra Dey ,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 late last year.

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 to bring their music to market in 2018 ”

RJ will discuss the correct way to release YOUR music with special reference to his new album the “5th Story”

Physical copies will be on sale as well, post the masterclass.

Topics to be covered include :

Album ,EP or Single.

Physical vs Digital Distribution.

What is an ISRC code.



How do song writing splits work.

How do you get big name artists like Ziyon to appear on the album.

Session players and payment.

Mixing and Mastering.

CD Printing costs.

Sampling radio.

Turn up Music.

Press releases

There is plenty of time for a Q and A after the talk and all that we are asking is for a R50 .00 donation at the door on arrival





The master class is brought to you by TurnUp Music and Paul Bothner and Music Exchange

RJ Benjamin album called THE 5TH STORY out 11 July 2017

Please support this record by RJ Benjamin called THE 5TH STORY ….13 original tracks on the album.
In one word a “classy” record.

Album is out on 11 July with all songs available on I tunes.

RJ Benjamin to perform at Miss Namibia Pageant 2014 on Saturday night

RJ Benjamin is the guest artist for this years Miss Namibia 2014 pageant which will be held at the Windhoek County Club Resort on Saturday 2 August 2014 .

RJ’s last 12 months have been filled with loads of musical mentoring and for the 2nd year in a row he was appointed as the musical director on Mzansi Magic’s ‘Clash Of The Choirs’.
Later this year he will rejoin Idols South Africa for their tenth season as the In-house mentor.“I’ve always been passionate about unearthing talent,” he says.

RJ”s Current single “So High ” featuring CanSkylark is currently riding the charts holding down the number 4 position on the Heart 104.9fm Top 30.

In all the years of playing his music RJ has never been to Windhoek and is really looking forward to the trip. ” I have worked with Martin Myers before at the Miss SA 2010 and with Mary Reynolds at the same event and am excited to work with people like JP Willson who seems to do amazing thing with lights on shows having seem previous Miss Namibia pictures .

As far as the songs I will be doing , it will be a mix that suites the show ,but to have an opportunity to perform in Namibia at their national pageant is something I am looking forward to .

RJ plans on releasing his 5th studio album entitled ‘The 5th Story’ before the start of Idols X.

The album will feature Ziyon (formerly of Liquideep), Proverb and Cape Town based singer Can Skylark.

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