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

With 8 Thursday evening classes, this session will culminate with a final show at an all-ages venue.

   Dates: March 9th through May 4th 7:00 - 8:45    

 Final show scheduled for Sunday May 7th at 2:00 at

The Heavy Metal Brewing Co.

$250

* 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

THE CLASS:

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

Register HERE

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