Jason Mraz spends time in New York City’s Central Park with friends Jon Marro and Jaymay, discussing his songwriting process and sources of inspiration. “Searching for a melody for me, is a bunch of scatting, oohing and ahhing, making sounds and syllables and random shapes. Then through that, I see what those shapes are trying to say and what words start to come out, and I try to make the whole thing really organic. I rarely sit down with a pen and paper first. I have to kind of know the avenue those words are going to be traveling down. Once I get the melody then I’m able to break away and start crafting lyrics to that melody.” Watch the clip via YouTube below.
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