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Shane Barrett





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Producer (Music);Promoter;Song Pusher;Songwriter


Guitar; Keyboards


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Apr 12, 2019

Shane Barrett


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Shane Barrett pitches songs from clients' catalog(s) to artists, producers, managers, A&R and others. Shane Barrett has been able to draw upon his extensive knowledge and experience to offer guidance, helpful tips, song commentary, and career direction for those seeking to establish themselves within the Nashville Music Community. He formed Shane Barrett Music, LLC, which includes independent songplugging for various clients, music consulting services, and producing of independent artists.

Originally  from Cincinnati, Ohio, Shane Barrett moved to Nashville in 1985. After  graduating from Hillsboro High School, he attended Belmont University  and graduated with a Music Business degree in 1991. Barrett played  guitar and sang background vocals with several touring acts after  college, including Lacy J. Dalton.

In  1994, Barrett joined MCA Records Nashville, starting in the mailroom,  and moving up to the A&R Dept. in 1996. He then worked as A&R  Manager for famed producer and MCA president Tony Brown and eventually  signed two acts to the label, Shannon Lawson and Jessi Alexander.

Shane  Barrett left MCA in late 2002 to start his own company, Shane Barrett  Songs, LLC. He served as independent songplugger and music consultant to  TAXI and a handful of music publishing companies in the Nashville  market.

From  January 2006 until May 2010, Barrett worked as Nashville Creative  Director for Canadian-based publishing company, ole Songs, Inc.

In  July 2010, Barrett formed Shane Barrett Music, LLC, which includes  independent songplugging for various clients, music consulting services,  and producing of independent artists. Shane Barrett currently resides  in Nashville, TN with his wife, Melissa Solomon Barrett, who also  assists in pitching and securing cuts for clients of Shane Barrett  Music, LLC.

Shane Barrett

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