Workshops

5 Hour Jam Camp

10am to 3:30pm on select dates (see dates at bottom of page)

 

  • Pre-registration required.  Max enrollment – 12

  • For bluegrass instruments: Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Bass, Banjo, Dobro. 

  • Students bring their own instruments.

  • Pre-requisite ~ Students should have a basic knowledge of playing their instrument, and should have spent some time learning some basic techniques like strumming, plucking, bowing, finger picking, etc, and be able to strum or play a few songs and/or chords. 

 

What will be provided:

  • Folding chairs

  • Limited number of music stands (you might have to share, or you can bring your own)

  • Light lunch (sandwich tray and chips)

  • Bottled water

  • Packet of materials specific to your instrument that includes chord charts, some tablature, a Jam Song Book

 

 

 

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All bluegrass instruments are welcome at this 

5 hour "Learn to Jam" Class. 

Guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dobro and upright bass! 

Song Book and written packets included.

What to expect:

  • Everyone will play their instruments a lot

  • Everyone will make a lot of mistakes and learn a lot from them

  • Everyone will mostly learn by ear and imitation*

  • Everyone will play some solos

  • Everyone will play back-up to others

  • Everyone will learn to listen better

  • Everyone will learn the “do’s and don’ts” of bluegrass jamming

*you will also be provided with written materials and recordings to take home to help you remember what you learned

Cost per person: $45 ($5 discount if you’re a member of a Bluegrass Association).

Upcoming Dates for 5-Hour Jam Camp

   1. Saturday, July 2, 10am - 3:30pm 

   2. Friday, August 19, 10am - 3:30pm

For more information, or to reserve your spot, email bluegrasstramp@gmail.com