Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Jeff Burke
Mondays, March 4-April 22 6:30-9:00pm
Berwyn, IL Friendly School of Folk Music
All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming the first class!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Singing not required, but encouraged and taught.
Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.
Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught.
Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam.
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)
The sooner you sign up, the sooner you’ll receive the student study materials for the camp. Click on ‘Tickets’ above.
Jeff Burke has been performing on mandolin, guitar, and banjo since 1999–a sought-after sideman who’s toured the U.S. and Europe with a variety of acoustic and bluegrass acts. A certified Wernick Method teacher, he has hosted bluegrass jamming classes in several states, including at the John Hartford Festival in Bean Blossom, IN and the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. His down-to-earth teaching style and positive approach to learning music have endeared him to students far and wide. Jeff splits his time between Nashville and Chicago where he currently offers jamming classes as well as private instruction.
Monday, Mar. 04 - Monday, Apr. 22
Mon. Mar. 4th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Mar. 11th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Mar. 18th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Mar. 25th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 1st: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 8th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 15th: 6:30pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 22nd: 6:30pm - 9pm
6731 Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, Illinois, 60402