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    Jazz Guitar for Folkies with Chris Welles

    Presented by at Passim School of Music

    November 2 - December 14, 2010


    Jazz Guitar for Folkies with Chris Welles

    Tired of that old G, C, D, Em kind of thing? Learn cool chords and rhythms to play jazz tunes like Summertime, All of Me and Autumn Leaves: swing & related styles, gypsy jazz & western swing, and even a little bebop. This'll be fun!
    We'll learn some basic movable (no open strings) jazz chords. You're ready for the class if can play familiar songs in constant tempo and are comfortable with barre chords. (Yet you'll be glad to find that swing chords are easier than barre chords.) Handouts provided, tape recorders encouraged.
    Chris Welles is the guitarist and lead vocalist for Outrageous Fortune, a jug band who play early jazz and blues on both sides of the Charles River. Chris taught himself to play finger-style guitar as a teenager by wearing grooves in his country blues records. He went on to study jazz at Berklee College of Music ("but not enough to hurt my playing").

    Passim School of Music

    26 Church Street, Suite 300
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    $132 nonmembers / $108 members

    General Day and Time Info:
    8:00pm - 9:15pm

    Phone: 617-491-2382

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

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