Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Barry Mitterhoff using the Wernick Method*
Mondays, Apr 3-May 22 7-9:30PM
Rumson, NJ Private residence
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Mar 3!
Barry Mitterhoff has played bluegrass mandolin professionally for over 40 years, appearing in 49 states and 18 countries. He has toured with Peter Rowan, Jorma Kaukonen, Tony Trischka, Hazel Dickens, and many bluegrass bands, and performed from the White House to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and in Moscow and Brazil. Barry has taught privately since the 1970s and at many leading camps and workshops throughout the U.S., in Canada, and England.
*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, Apr. 03 - Monday, May. 22
Mon. Apr. 3rd: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. Apr. 10th: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. Apr. 17th: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. Apr. 24th: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. May. 1st: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. May. 8th: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. May. 15th: 7pm - 9:30pm
Mon. May. 22nd: 7pm - 9:30pm
Rumson, New Jersey, 07760