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Banjo Workshops
Caffe Lena
Saratoga Springs, NY
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11:00 AM - BOB ALTSCHULER - Up the Neck Bluegrass Banjo Techniques  Understanding the fingerboard above fret 7 opens up many new playing options. After an overview, we'll focus on specific licks, movable positions and lead possibilities up the neck.

12:30 PM - JERRY OLAND - Scruggs, Reno and Melodic Overview - An overview of the three main styles of bluegrass banjo, with instruction on basics, rolls and left hand techniques for each.

2:00 PM - MARTIN GROSSWENDT - Clawhammer Berlitz for the Right Hand - Were going to take a concentrated, hands-on look at the right-hand techniques that go into making a great clawhammer sound.  Come learn to build the specific set of skills into your right hand that you need to boost your playing up to the next level

3:30 PM - SARA GREY - Using old time banjo to accompany traditional Appalachian songs and ballads - Sara will also teach a two finger picking style in addition to frailing to accompany songs and ballads.
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Aug 04, 2018 11:00 AM
Seats are pre-assigned.  You will have a chance to register requests when you complete your purchase. Doors open a 1/2 hour before showtime. Desserts, light fare, FTO coffee, beer & wine will be offered. Pay less for your tickets by becoming a member:

Admission Level Price Quantity
Altschuler - 11:00 AM $30.00 ($32.04 w/service fee)
Oland - 12:30 PM $30.00 ($32.04 w/service fee)
Grosswendt - 2:00 PM $30.00 ($32.04 w/service fee)
Grey - 3:30 PM $30.00 ($32.04 w/service fee)
All Four Workshops $100.00 ($104.49 w/service fee)
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Caffe Lena (View)
47 Phila Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
United States


Music > Folk

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


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