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Friday, September 27 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bluegrass Jam Class -- Bring Your Instrument! with Pete Wernick, Gilbert Nelson & Leigh Nelson

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All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming right away!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Mistakes allowed/expected!
Singing not required, but encouraged and taught.
Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.
Soloing not required! "Faking" solos taught.

Do you qualify? It's easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro... you can be part of a bluegrass jam.

Only requirements:
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and
change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)

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Gilbert Nelson

Gilbert Nelson is a banjo and guitar player, and certified teacher of the Wernick Method of learning to jam. Using this approach, beginning and intermediate players can get comfortable in a group setting, progress at their own rate, learn to sing and harmonize new tunes and learn... Read More →
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Pete Wernick

Pete Wernick is renowned worldwide for his contributions to bluegrass music: the hot-picking force in several trend-setting bands including Hot Rize, respected author and teacher, songwriter, and long-term President of the International Bluegrass Music Association. His Wernick Method... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center Main Lobby 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601