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Summer Bluegrass Workshops with Jeff Burke: #2 Improve Your Improv

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Name: Summer Bluegrass Workshops with Jeff Burke: #2 Improve Your Improv
Date: July 27, 2019
Event Description:
Whether you want to join the farmer's market group, jam in a festival campground, or start your own backyard
bluegrass session, this summer workshop series will get you comfortable in any bluegrass jam setting!
This series is open to all acoustic string instruments and electric bass with small amp. It is for beginners to
intermediate/advanced players.

All Workshops 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Slow Jam (open to the public) 3:00 - 5:00 PM
The cost of each workshop is $20.

Workshop #1: Saturday, June 29 - Bluegrass Basics
Rhythm Roles for Each Instrument and Basic Jamming Rules
Following Unfamiliar Songs and Playing in All Keys
How to Lead a Song and How to Fake a Solo
Resources for Bluegrass Songs to Learn

Workshop #2: Saturday, July 27 - Improve Your Improv
Simple soloing with Chords and Helpful Bluegrass Scales
Ear Training and Using the Melody in Solos
Advanced Solos: Double Stops, Playing Up the Neck, and Going Fast

Workshop #3: Saturday, August 31 - Better Bluegrass Singing: Lead and Harmony Vocals
Getting More Volume, Better Tone, and the Best Key for Your Voice
Playing and Singing at the Same Time
Bluegrass Harmony Basics

Location:
Friendly Music Community
6731 Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL 60402
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, July 27
Workshop 1:00-3:00
Slow Jam (open to the public) 3:00-5:00
Contact Information:
Rob Pierce
Fees/Admission:
$20 per workshop
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