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    Songwriting Workshop with Cliff Eberhardt

    Presented by at Passim School of Music

    October 9, 2010


    Songwriting Workshop with Cliff Eberhardt

    Do you have trouble finding the right melody for your songs? Do you find yourself using the same chords and chord progressions over and over? Join master songwriter Cliff Eberhardt for an afternoon of thinking outside the melodic box. Cliff will discuss writing melodic intros, bridges, and endings to bring your songs to the next level. He will also suggest alternative chords to jazz up your melodies.

    Red House recording artist Cliff Eberhardt knew by age seven that he was going to be a singer and songwriter. As a child Cliff taught himself to play guitar, piano, base and drums. In his teens Eberhardt was fortunate enough to live close to the Main Point (one of the best folk clubs on the East Coast), he cut his teeth listening to the likes of James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Bruce Springsteen, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, and Mississippi John Hurt - receiving an early and impressive tutorial in acoustic music. At the same time, he was also listening to great pop songwriters like Cole Porter, the Gershwins, and Rodgers and Hart, which explain his penchant for great melodies and clever lyrical twists.

    A driving force of the Greenwich Village New Folk movement and well known among his peers, Cliff’s songs have been covered by the likes of Richie Havens, Buffy St. Marie, Erasure, Lucy Kaplansky and the folk superstar band "Cry, Cry, Cry" (Dar Williams, Richard Shindell, Lucy Kaplansky).

    Passim School of Music

    26 Church Street, Suite 300
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    $35 nonmembers / $30 for Passim members

    General Day and Time Info:

    1pm to 3pm

    Phone: 617-491-2382

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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