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Saturday
21
APR

The Songwriter's Guitar - A Workshop with Jack Williams

09:00
12:01
Fiddler's Dream Coffeehouse
Event organized by Fiddler's Dream Coffeehouse

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"The Songwriter"s Guitar" Workshop . For reservations and info, call (623) 640-6895 or email jack@jackwilliamsmusic.com.

About the workshop:
A songwriting workshop, but with an emphasis on how the guitar (or other instrument) plays a vital role in making the music whole, rather than being merely a "chord-vehicle" or something to hide behind when performing a song.

Topics to be covered:
*Considering every aspect of the guitar in the songwriting process, from initial ideas to finished performance
*Special emphasis on the "Guitar As Greek Chorus":
as accompanist, inspiration, commentator, colorist, comforter, crutch, and as equal partner in songwriting
*Discussing how and when the guitar can hinder the songwriting process, as well as how it can add melody, counter-melody, and the "glue" to vocal melody, which can sustain and propel a song
*Gentle discussion and critique of songs written (or in
progress) by the student.
Link to advance purchase your worksop reservation is posted above, and will be on sale as soon as the event is approved by Brown Paper Tickets (should be by 5pm on Sunday, 4/8/18).