Wayne Chase is the author of
half a dozen reference works
on musical and lyrical technique.
Chase has worked as a music scholar, record producer, session player, recording engineer, and instructor in songwriting, music production, the music business, and recording arts. He invented the "Chase chart," a visual method of chord progression analysis, which first appeared in his book, How Music REALLY Works!, 1st Edition.
He is also the developer of Song Audition Matrix, a process for quantitatively auditioning the musical and lyrical technical characteristics of songs to determine their quality and probability of having a significant emotional impact on audiences.
Chase is an expert in the identification, measurement,
and analysis of emotional meaning in language and other
media. He invented a related
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field. His expertise in this area informs the lyrics section
How Music REALLY Works!, 2nd Edition.
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