Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Ira Gitlin
Sundays, Mar. 4-Mar. 25 1:00-5:00pm
Silver Spring, MD Private Residence
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 class. Click on ‘Tickets’ above.
Ira Gitlin is widely known and respected in Washington-Baltimore music circles as a versatile multi-instrumentalist, teacher, and writer. A winner of the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship at Winfield, he has also performed with such nationally known performers as the Johnson Mountain Boys, Laurie Lewis, and Peter Rowan. Ira has taught at many camps and workshops, helping students master the basic skills that will make them a welcome presence at any jam session.
Sunday, Mar. 04 - Sunday, Mar. 25
Sun. Mar. 4th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Mar. 11th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Mar. 18th: 1pm - 5pm
Sun. Mar. 25th: 1pm - 5pm
Silver Spring, Maryland, 20901