Over 4 lessons students will learn to jam on several tunes from the Bluegrass repertoire. We will cover melody playing, accompaniment, jam etiquette, and how and when to improvise. This class is open to Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo. Students should be pretty good with basic chords and be able to play simple melodies. Ages 12 to 18, masks and vaccination required.
In this four-session class aimed at students who have a basic grasp of Scruggs-style playing, we'll discuss how improvisation works, and we'll look at several approaches to "faking" a bluegrass banjo solo, using standard licks, chord positions, and rolls.