Intro to Bluegrass Jams

$150

Description

TERM 3, 2024

INSTRUCTOR: Dave Soleil (bio)
DAY/TIME: Thu – 7:30pm, In-person
INSTRUMENT: All

If you’ve never played bluegrass before, this is your class! This class is perfect for those interested in learning to play bluegrass music and beginning their journey as an improviser.

We will walk step-by-step through:

  • Simple bluegrass tunes at slow and moderate speeds
  • Basic chord and melodic structures in bluegrass
  • Picking out simple melodies by ear
  • Beginning improvisation techniques
  • Jam circle etiquette and survival skills

This is a multi-instrument class. Students should be familiar with their instrument and be able to play basic major chords or simple melodies. Commonly used keys are G, A and D.

Come learn about this fun, energetic and evolving genre of American music.

This class meets in person.