Calendar

Fiddle Tunes from Cape Breton and PEI on Clawhammer Banjo with Ken Perlman February 1

Online Banjo Master Class: How to Play Fiddle Tunes from Cape Breton and Prince Edward Island, in Clawhammer Style with Ken Perlman! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fiddle-tunes-from-cape-breton-and-pei-on-clawhammer-banjo-with-ken-perlman-tickets-132590173779#

Monday, February 1 & 8, 2021, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM EST

First session (Feb. 1). Set-Tunes & Simple Reels. Ken will teach a selection of catchy and accessible tunes in 4/4 time

Second session (Feb. 8). More Advanced Reels. We’ll aim to capture the authentic feel of traditional dance fiddling from the Canadian Maritimes.

– Third session (Feb. 15) Canadian-Style Jigs. Fiddlers on Cape Breton and PEI play lots of jigs that originated in Scotland and Ireland, but there’s as whole class of whimsical, happy-go-lucky 6/8 tunes that is unique to the region. You’ll love these!

– Fourth session (Feb. 22) Marches & Strathspeys. You can’t play a Cape Breton style medley without understanding marches and strathspeys. We’ll learn how to play the Scotch snap and some characteristic rhythmic figures on banjo, and try some simple examples of both genres.

Categories: Calendar

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s