SUNDAY JUNE 11th AFTERNOON SEATTLE CREOLE WALTZ WORKSHOP
DESCRIPTION. Hey all you lovers of tabasco-flavored waltzes, two-steps, stomps, and more…come learn La valse du père Carriere (Daddy Carrière’s Waltz) a way-cool beautiful Creole three-part tune. After learning the basic melody, we’ll explore how to embellish it and improvise on it — dress it up, dress it down! We’ll also learn fun-to-do, fun-to-listen-to harmony lines. By the time you leave, you’ll be ready to play this waltz at your next dance or jam session! The tune will be taught by ear.
WHAT: Cajun Tune Workshop
WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 3-4:30pm
WHERE: Jeff’s home: NE 85th St., Seattle (details furnished upon registration)
INSTRUMENTS: Fiddle, mandolin, banjo, concertina and accordion (piano accordion and button accordion welcome; button accordionists need a D box);
COST: $20-30 sliding scale
WHO IS THIS FOR: If you are able to get your way around your instrument on a dozen or more tunes without your hair catching on fire, can pick up simple tunes by ear (this one is very accessible), and have some background with OT, Cajun, French-Canadian, Irish, or contra tunes, this workshop is for you!
To Register: contact me via this site!