Pawtucket, RI – WM Bluegrass Jam Class with Paul Dube

Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Paul Dube using the Wernick Method*
Saturdays, Mar 4-25 12-5PM
Pawtucket, RI Private residence
Tuition $195

Paul Dube plays Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Irish, Cajun and Old-Time music on Guitar, Accordion, Mandolin and Harmonica. He was a founding member of Rhode Island-based bands Hot Water and Swampgrass and is a current member of Loose Roots, Kevin Fallon’s Gobshites, and the Mary Ann Rossoni band. Paul has led Slow Jam workshops at the Joe Val and Podunk festivals, and since 2003 the jamming program at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival.

*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