Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Class with Scott Wilkins

Bluegrass Jamming Class
Taught by Scott Wilkins using the Wernick Method
Saturday, Jan 28 11AM-7PM
Watertown, MA Private residence
Tuition $120

Scott Wilkins has been jamming since 1974, first on bass, then mandolin and guitar. He has been teaching music for decades. He has performed throughout the U.S. and currently plays with numerous bands in South Jersey including The Blind Squirrels, Let’s Ride Bikes, and Gladstone Revival. Scott’s natural tendency is to encourage everyone to play an instrument, and his passion is to help beginners learn the art of jamming.

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