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Bluegrass Banjo Workshop with Joe McIlvenny

Saturday, 23rd November 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A 3 hour workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of Bluegrass banjo...

Presenting banjo maestro Mr. Joe McIlvenny. Joe will be presenting a 3 hour banjo workshop, taking you with his wit and charm through basics to back up to blistering lead breaks and tune playing. This is a not to be missed opportunity to meet with and learn from one of the UK's foremost banjo masters. If you take his lesson as your winter learning programme you will, without doubt be on your way to festival glory next year!! The places on this course are going quickly so don't delay....

Bluegrass Fiddle Workshop with Nigel Canter

Saturday, 23rd November 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of bluegrass fiddle...

Nigel Canter will once again be offering a bluegrass fiddle workshop this year, known for his intricate solo work and supportive back up style with the essential ability to hear the mood of the a song in addition to the ability to play a unique version of an instrumental.. it will be of great advantage to the students of the fiddle to attend, Nigel adapts his teaching to suit the class, be they beginners ,intermediate or advanced... Highly recommended for all students of Bluegrass fiddle playing.

Bluegrass Mandolin with Marc Eisenstadt

Saturday, 23rd November 2019 Naseby Village Hall

Mandolin workshop with Marc Eisenstadt

Marc Eisenstadt is probably best known for his work with UK bluegrass band Stained Glass Bluegrass. Marc will be presenting his Hands-On Survivor's Guide for bluegrass mandolin beginners and improvers, with particular emphasis on "closed position" chords, arpeggios and licks for playing and soloing in any key up and down the neck.

Bluegrass Guitar Workshop with Chris Moreton

Saturday, 23rd November 2019 Naseby Village Hall

A two hour, hands on workshop demonstrating the fundamentals of bluegrass guitar...

Chris Moreton needs little introduction, as one of the UK's leading flat pick masters of bluegrass guitar he has led the way for decades of players. His entertaining and enthusiastic teaching have been an inspiration to many budding guitarists, This year he plans to offer, a variety of topics, including, the guitarists job in a bluegrass band, guitar set up, plectrum technique, rhythm and feel, G runs and bass walks, breaking into playing melody, crosspicking, The essential T's timing, tuning, tempo, tab, tips and strategies for dealing with ageing as a flat picker, Plenty there to whet your appetite and get your teeth into.