July 25 & 26
Learn the standard (and not so standard) songs and instrumentals of traditional blues artists including Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, Rev. Gary Davis, Robert Johnson and a host of others. With an emphasis on building a repertoire, this class continues to develop the style and techniques of the acoustic blues guitarist. Ideal for accomplished players wishing to add to their repertoires.
Acoustic Blues Guitar 2 or an equivalent intermediate level fingerstyle/blues class. Fingerpicking skills, including Travis/alternating bass style. Ability to play songs in first position and manipulate simple "up the neck" chord forms.
Some written material provided, use of recording devices recommended.