Blues Workshop

Written by TGFPR. Posted in Archiv 2017

In the last years Raymond Nijenhuis has become an inherent part of our Festival. His 25 years career as stage-artist and teacher makes him an expert in American Roots Music. This year he would like to focus the Blues.

Blues Workshop (Group) for beginners:

Friday 26th of May, 16:30 – 17:30 h

If you are new to the world of the Blues but interested, you will feel right here. In this 60 minutes lesson Raymond will teach you various accompaniment-techniques, such as Shuffles or Swing-Blues.

Blues Workshop (Group) for experienced:

Friday, 26 of May, 15:30 – 16:30 h

Following this 60 minutes workshop, you will learn some more advanced techniques for your accompaniment, by focusing Fingerstyle. You will learn to play blues-grooves a la Gary Clark Jr, Lightnin’ Hopkins or John Lee Hooker.

Individual lesson for beginners:

Here you can learn or enhance your solo-playing, by focusing improvisation over the standard 12-Bar Blues-Changes.

Individual lesson for experienced:

By following this Masterclass, you will be able to enhance your improvisations with some expanded schemes and turn-arounds.

In every lesson it is also possible for you, to bring your own material and ideas to work with!


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