Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Jeff Elsloo using the Wernick Method*
Sundays, Jul 9-30 4-9PM
Kansas City, MO Bentley Guitar Studios
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Jun 9!
Jeff Elsloo has played and taught music most of his life, specializing in banjo, guitar, and steel guitar. Winning or placing in instrument contests from a young age, he progressed in many styles with bands including 3 Trails West, Hula Girl, and Salty Dog. He has run workshops on banjo and the history of bluegrass, and run jams at bluegrass music clubs in the Kansas City area.
*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
Sunday, Jul. 09 - Sunday, Jul. 30
Sun. Jul. 9th: 4pm - 9pm
Sun. Jul. 16th: 4pm - 9pm
Sun. Jul. 23rd: 4pm - 9pm
Sun. Jul. 30th: 4pm - 9pm
Bentley Guitar Studios
122 South Main Street
Parkville, Missouri, 64152