Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Pete Wernick and Gilbert Nelson
Fri., Sept. 27 10am-12pm
Sat., Sept. 28 10am-12pm
Raleigh, NC IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival
Tuition: FREE! Register now for prep materials!
Assistants: Leigh Nelson, Dee Rosser, Kevin Slick, Ron & Nancy Perry, Susan West, Leslie Dare, other Wernick Method teachers, coaching small jams in the lobby of the Raleigh Convention Center.
You must register to participate.
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.
About Pete Wernick and Gilbert Nelson
Pete is the originator of Banjo Camps and Bluegrass Jam Camps, and creator of many bestselling bluegrass books and videos. Along with performing nationwide/worldwide with Hot Rize and others, he is dedicated to helping people learn the joys of playing bluegrass.
Gilbert has been a regular on the jam scene for 30 years, with a passion for jamming, performing and teaching a variety of instruments. Gilbert’s teaching is action packed and always encouraging, emphasizing fun and success.
Friday, Sep. 27 - Saturday, Sep. 28
Fri. Sep. 27th: 10am - 12pm
Sat. Sep. 28th: 10am - 12pm
2 E South St
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601