LEARN HOW TO PLAY THE BLUES!
In this class you will learn the skills and self confidence needed to play in a real blues band
This summer we are offering TWO Blues Classes - same dates, different time slots:
Dates: June 22nd through Aug. 10th
Choose the class time that works best for you:
Early class: 5:00 - 6:45pm
Late class: 7:00 - 8:45pm
With 8 Thursday evening classes, this session will culminate with a final show at an all-ages venue, scheduled for Sunday August 13th.
* Classes will be held at instructor Nick O'Donnell's home studio in Vancouver Heights *
HAVE FUN PLAYING IN A REAL BLUES BAND WHILE LEARNING:
BASIC BLUES GROOVES LIKE THE SHUFFLE
A SELECTION OF IMPORTANT BLUES SONGS EVERY BLUES MUSICIAN SHOULD KNOW
THE BLUES SCALE
BLUES RHYTHM GUITAR TECHNIQUES AND SOLOING IDEAS
BASS AND DRUM PATTERNS
VOCAL STYLES AND TECHNIQUES
In this class we'll cover:
What is the BLUES FORM?
Chords and lyrics needed to play each song
What does I IV V mean and why is it important?
The basic rhythms and names for the most important and frequently called blues tunes
Real songs to play
You'll get a book to take home with all chords, lyrics and songs laid out in an easy-to-read format
DON YOUR FEDORA AND PUT ON YOUR SUNGLASSES
IT’S TIME TO HEAD ON A TRIP TO MEMPHIS, CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY, NEW ORLEANS AND AUSTIN. YOU’RE NEXT UP