Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Camp
Taught by Gilbert Nelson
Friday, Aug 16 4:00-6:00pm
Saturday, Aug 17 5:00-7:00pm
Sunday, Aug 18 10:00am-12:00pm
Marion, NC North Carolina Bluegrass Festival
Tuition $69 in advance
$79 onsite · $29 single session (paid onsite)
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 s-t-r-e-t-c-h 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.
Thursday, Aug. 16 - Saturday, Aug. 18
Thu. Aug. 16th: 4pm - 6pm
Fri. Aug. 17th: 5pm - 7pm
Sat. Aug. 18th: 10am - 12pm
North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
Marion, North Carolina, 28752