June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, June 26th, July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st Make up day: August 7th
Wanna brush up on your jamming skills? In this class, learn to be ready to join in the jam circles, take your place by the fire and feel comfortable playing with more experienced players. The class will work on basic harmony singing as well.
Rick Snell, guitarist for New York's Bluegrass Sensation The Five Deadly Venoms, leader of the Bluegrass Jam at Mona's NYC and multi-instrumentalist will teach a bluegrass jamming ensemble class at the Jalopy Theatre.This is a class for beginning and intermediate musicians who want to play with others, build their skills and learn techniques for keeping up in jams. Students will learn about kick-offs and endings and what to play behind verses, choruses and solos in songs. A professional mandolin and professional banjo player will join Rick for a class, rounding out the experience for all.