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Tommy Davy: Authentic Cabaret Guitar

  • Langley United Methodist Church 301 Anthes Avenue Langley, WA, 98260 United States (map)

An in-depth examination of the techniques and authentic rhythm styles from the Parisian cabaret guitar style and the modern approach of Trio Dinicu. This workshop will cover the musette valse, csardas, Romanian rhythms, Rumba, swing, and proper right hand. The class will also include group participation, coaching, and learning how to comp as a duo and trio. Concepts covered will include:  right hand technique, Eastern European rhythms (sarba, geamparale), Russian style, right hand tremolo,  embellishments, economy of movement, posture and hand positions, chord substitutions (the gypsy way), chord and bass lines, gypsy picking, and tone.


Earlier Event: September 20
Mathieu Chatelain: Rhythm Guitar
Later Event: September 21
Michael Horowitz: Advanced Gypsy Rhythm