Banjo Workshops with the Masters
Caffe Lena
Saratoga Springs, NY
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10 AM to 11:15 AM Dave Kiphuth- The Golden Ladder
Learn the 3 repeating patterns in G-tuning which open a complete understanding of the neck. This is a bluegrass tutorial, but old time players will benefit greatly.

11:30 AM to 12:45 PM Susan Trump- Double C and Double Thumbs (Clawhammer Basics then Spiff it Up)
We'll learn a few tunes in Double C tuning then add some licks and double thumbs.

1 PM to 2:15 PM Bob Altschuler- Music Theory Fundamentals For Banjo
Using hands-on techniques, Bob will show theory basics for bluegrass banjo & demystify the framework of your music. Practical tools for expanding solos, backup, and improvisation.

2:30 to 3:45 PM Jane Rothfield- Take it to the next level Clawhammer Banjo
There is more than just one way to play a tune! Improve your playing by ear (we will not use TAB) and play more than the basics by adding in chords, rhythmic and melodic variations to your playing!

4 PM to 5:15 PM Gordon Stone- Composing and Improvising on the 5-string Banjo, 3 Finger
Gordon will demonstrate how to: 1. Play over bluegrass and blues progressions, 2. Combine Scruggs and melodic styles, 3. Improve articulation, & 4. Increase speed.
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Location

Caffe Lena (View)
47 Phila Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
United States


Categories

Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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