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Blues and Ragtime Guitar Workshop with Mary Flower

In this two hour, hands-on workshop Mary will explore left and right hand moves that drive this great feel good, fingerpicking guitar style. She will touch on a little music of the Piedmont masters as well as tunes of her own. She will explore syncopation, movable chords and alternating thumb. Class will come away with a few different guitar arrangements and a better understanding of the feel good spirit of this age old music.

Both the ability to read tab and some fingerpicking experience will be helpful to particioants . Students are encouraged to record the class (audio and/or video).

Mary has 40 years of teaching, recording and touring under her belt and is the artisic director for her own annual guitar intensive, "Blues in the Gorge" near Portland, OR. Twice a Blues Music Award nominee and a finalist at the International Fingerpicking Competion, find out more at: www.maryflower.com

There are few musicians in the genre bringing as much creative spark and low-key mojo to this century-old music… Acoustic Guitar Magazine

"A national treasure in your own backyard" Jorma Kaukonen

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