Class information

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TitleGrooves and Arranging For String Band (The Rockin’ Furies)
DaysTWThF (week 1)
Instructor(s)Darol Anger, Ryan Bowers, Emy Phelps, Jacob Ransom
Slots (taken)30 (4)
LocationUCPC Student Lounge
DescriptionDarol Anger, Emy Phelps, Ryan Bowers, and Jacob Ransom reach deep into their combined treasury of knowledge and experience to bring you a demonstration of how to apply basic rhythm grooves, bass lines, and feels to folk songs and original songs commonly played in string bands, both instrumental and vocal. Bring an instrument to try these ideas. We will explore ideas applicable to Americana: singer-songwriter stuff, blues, celtic, reggae, bluegrass and pan-grass. We will include appropriate (and inappropriate) percussion ideas, as well as patterns for string instrument like bass, guitar, mandolin and fiddle. Magnify the joy of playing your music by getting everybody on a groove bus!

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