Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Dave Howard using the Wernick Method*
Saturdays, Aug 12-Sep 30 12:30-3PM
Louisville, KY Louisville Folk School
Early Signup Discount: $22 until Jul 12!
Dave Howard has enjoyed years of singing and playing mandolin throughout the U.S. with The 23 String Band – winners of the Louisville Music Awards Bluegrass Artist of the Year – and with the Louisville-based Relic Bluegrass band. He has played and sung on numerous television, radio, and feature film programs. He recently apprenticed as a fiddler, supported by the Kentucky Arts Council. Dave directs the Louisville Folk School, a traditional music education community he founded in 2015, and sits on the board of Bluegrass Anonymous – Louisville’s Bluegrass Music Association.
*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
Saturday, Aug. 12 - Saturday, Sep. 30
Sat. Aug. 12th: 12:30pm - 3pm
Sat. Aug. 19th: 12:30pm - 3pm
Sat. Aug. 26th: 12:30pm - 3pm
Sat. Sep. 2nd: 12:30pm - 3pm
Sat. Sep. 9th: 12pm - 3pm
Sat. Sep. 16th: 12pm - 3pm
Sat. Sep. 23rd: 12pm - 3pm
Sat. Sep. 30th: 12pm - 3pm
Louisville Folk School
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, Kentucky, 40206