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Wednesdays on March 10th and 17th
7:00pm to 8:00pm PST
INTRODUCTION TO BLUEGRASS RHYTHM GUITAR
ADVANCED BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Join Sue Malcolm for 2 one-hour on-line Zoom classes especially for bluegrass rhythm guitar. Learn to play the solid rhythm needed to become the engine of a bluegrass band or jam session. You’ll start by learning how to use a flat pick – a must for bluegrass guitar. Then you’ll learn how to play the boom-chuck rhythm, add moving bass runs, and finally learn the iconic G-run, to get the real bluegrass sound. This class is geared for students who already play guitar beyond the beginner level, with or without a pick, and can play basic first position chords – G, C, D, A, E, F. Cost is $50. You can register here.
Wednesdays from March 24th to April 28th
7:00pm to 8:00pm PST
BLUEGRASS SLOW PITCH JAM ON-LINE CLASS
This class is for beginner to intermediate players, or those who are new to bluegrass and playing with others. With the Slow Pitch Jam method the songs are slowed down to a tempo that promotes easy learning. Because of the nature of online instruction, you can hear only yourself and Sue. This is a perfect opportunity to try out instrumental solos, and practice singing – no one else can hear you, so you can take some risks and experiment!

Learn all the skills necessary for jamming success, the traditional way – by ear. No music reading is necessary. Learn how to hear chord changes, understand the Nashville Number System, play solid rhythm, start and end a song, and lots more tips. Cost is $100. Slow Pitch Jam Songbook Volume TWO with play-along CD is required - $20 plus shipping OR the digital version of the songbook with play-along tracks for $10. You can register and purchase a book here.

First Mondays on the months of March 1st, April 5th, May 3rd and June 7th
8:00pm to 9:00pm PST
SUE MALCOLM'S 'PBOMS' SLOW PITCH JAM SESSION
This on-line session using Zoom software is for beginner to intermediate players, or those who are new to bluegrass and playing with others. With the Slow Pitch Jam method, the songs are slowed down to a tempo that promotes easy learning. All bluegrass instruments are welcome. Sue may have a special guest with her if Dr. Bonnie allows it. Learn bluegrass the Slow Pitch Way! This session is sponsored by the Pacific Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Society, and is free to all current members of the Society. If you join on their web site, you will be sent a Zoom link.

Anytime! Sue is also available for private guitar lessons. Please contact her at: suemalcolm48@gmail.com.