Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Gilbert Nelson
September 7 – 10, 2021
Tuesday – 2-6pm
Wed/Thur/Fri – 10am-6pm
Assisted by Leigh Nelson and Dee Rosser, and others!
Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center
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.
Gilbert Nelson 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, providing a safe and supportive learning environment while still finding ways to stretch comfort zones and bring students to a higher level of musical maturity. Gilbert leads his own band “The Jam Town Grass” as well as coaching other groups in musicianship and stagecraft.
Tuesday, Sep. 07 - Friday, Sep. 10
Tue. Sep. 7th: 2pm - 6pm
Wed. Sep. 8th: 10am - 6pm
Thu. Sep. 9th: 10am - 6pm
Fri. Sep. 10th: 10am - 6pm
The Jubilee Retreat
822 E Main St
Abingdon, Virginia, 24210
Cost: 400 - 400