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Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April

Valmai Goodyear 17 Dec 10 - 11:12 AM
banjoman 18 Dec 10 - 09:35 AM
Valmai Goodyear 21 Apr 11 - 01:09 PM
Valmai Goodyear 29 Apr 11 - 01:43 AM
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Subject: Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 17 Dec 10 - 11:12 AM

Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 145

Sara GreyBANJO & SONG WORKSHOP
Places £30
Saturday 30th. April 2011
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Crown Inn, 191, High St. Lewes BN7 2NA   

Sara is one of the greatest exponents of American old-time songs & tunes, with a sweet, powerful voice & 5-string frailing banjo. She has a deep knowledge & understanding of US traditional music. She has toured throughout Europe, Australia & the USA, often performing with her son Kieron Means & the fiddler Ben Paley. She's also a spellbinding storyteller.

The workshop will focus on bringing songs to life & how to use the banjo for accompaniment. It's for intermediate to advanced players. Lyrics will be sent in advance & songs will be taught by ear. Participants are encouraged to bring a recording device.

IN THE EVENING SARA GREY PERFORMS AT THE CROWN INN (£7)
Advance tickets from address at end of this form.

SARA GREY BANJO & SONG WORKSHOP
Saturday 30th. April 2011
Provisional Timetable

10.45   Registration & coffee; please order lunch at the bar (refreshments not included)

11. 00         I will be brushing up on the fundamentals of old-time banjo techniques, helping to correct 'old habits' & providing techniques to improve style, etc.

12.30         Lunch

13.30         We will take three songs & work on co-ordinating the song with some basic frailing & two- finger picking.

15.00        Tea/coffee break

15.15         We will continue with three more songs in the final session to put both singing & playing together…harder than it looks! But you'll do it!

16.45        Finish

N.B.         Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Lyrics will be sent in advance & maps & accommodation lists on request.

Lewes Saturday Folk Club
c/o 20, St. John's Terrace, LEWES,
East Sussex BN7 2DL
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: valmaigoodyear@aol.com


SARA GREY BANJO & SONG WORKSHOP
Saturday 30th. April 2011
BOOKING FORM

I would like to attend the workshop. I enclose a cheque for £30 (refreshments not included).

Name:

Address:








Telephone:

E-mail address:

Tick for map:    Tick for accommodation list:

No. of evening tickets @ £7
(include SAE for these):

Please make cheques payable to Lewes Arms Folk Club (that's right) and send with this booking form to: Valmai Goodyear,
20, St. John's Terrace, LEWES,
East Sussex BN7 2DL


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Subject: RE: Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April
From: banjoman
Date: 18 Dec 10 - 09:35 AM

would love to be there as Sara is an old friend. Hope it goes well. Please pass on our regards to Sara from Pete & Maggie (Whitchurch)


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Subject: RE: Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 21 Apr 11 - 01:09 PM

We still have a few places left for the workshop and tickets for the evening. Sara has sent lyrics to the songs she will be teaching by ear on the day; I can send the lyrics in advance by email.

Valmai (Lewes)


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Subject: RE: Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April
From: Valmai Goodyear
Date: 29 Apr 11 - 01:43 AM

A few places left if anyone is dithering.

Valmai


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Subject: RE: Sara Grey banjo/song workshop 30 April
From: kendall
Date: 29 Apr 11 - 08:16 PM

I'd love to be there, but the Atlantic Ocean has other plans.


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