Wednesday 2nd Sept 2015
The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street, Byker
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Ukulele Workshop: £13
(includes Free Entry to Performance!)
UKULELE WORKSHOP: 18:45 – 20:00
(Doors Open 18:30)
Introduction to Fingerpicking the Blues
Level: You are comfortable with first position chords able to keep in time changing between them.
Working in GCEA tuning, Del will teach a song that incorporates
- blues licks
- rhythmic effects
- unusual chord changes
- picking techniques.
Get your right hand picking on a great old Papa Charlie Jackson ragtime blues, “Mama Don’t You Think I Know”.
The workshop will give you an introduction to right hand fingerpicking and to what makes a melody “blue”.
You will learn a song (by ear – no tab).
YouTube Playlist: Del Rey Plays and Teaches Ukulele
RESONATOR BLUES PERFORMANCE 20:30 – 21:30
“Del Rey is one of the greatest modern players of the metal-bodied resonator guitar.”
Acoustic Guitar Magazine
“Whilst known for her amazing instrumental skills … it should not be overlooked that she always provides a very entertaining show, full of variety, drama and humour.”
Blues In Britain
“Del Rey is one of the most sublime modern guitarists.“
La Hora del Blues Barcelona
Del will be playing her Ron Phillips custom resonator parlour guitar and ukulele.
For more information about these beautiful instruments see http://metalgitar.com/
YouTube Playlist: Del Rey Plays and Teaches Guitar
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