Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Bob Altschuler using the Wernick Method*
Mondays, Oct 23- Nov 20
Voorheesville (near Albany), NY Old Songs
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Sep 23!
Bob Altschuler performs and records on banjo with Thirteen Feet of Bluegrass, Three Quarter North and Shine Hill Road. His picking has been heard on National Public Radio and on radio and TV commercials. An in-demand instructor since the 70s, he has headed the bluegrass beginner track at Banjo Camp North since 2003. Bob has been featured in publications such as Banjo Newsletter and Mel Bay Banjo Sessions.
*Wernick Method Classes teach real bluegrass jamming!
Hands-on learning in large and small groups
Learn many bluegrass standards
Gentle tempos! Mistakes expected!
Full ground rules and etiquette of typical jams
How to lead songs and how to follow new songs
How to find melodies, fake solos, sing harmony
Ear skills taught and emphasized, as in real bluegrass
Reading skills not needed or used
Group and individualized instruction on backup skills
Understanding, low-pressure, time-tested teaching
Monday, Oct. 23 - Monday, Nov. 20
Mon. Oct. 23rd: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Oct. 30th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Nov. 6th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Nov. 13th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Nov. 20th: 6pm - 9pm
37 S. Main St.
Voorheesville, New York, 12186
Cost: 160 - 160