Del Rey - Return of the Resonator Queen!
The Cumberland Arms
James Place Street, Byker
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Ukulele Workshop: £13*
(*includes Free Entry to Performance!)
Whether you love The Blues, musical virtuosity full of finger-picking goodness or cracking entertainment - there is something here for you to love!
Del Rey is renowned in the USA for her sublime performance on the Resonator Guitar. In the UK her Blue Uke Workshops are legendary, teasing new skills out of learners and challenging more advanced players.
On this UK Tour, Del brings us the best of both worlds!
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
Get your right hand picking on a great old Papa Charlie Jackson ragtime blues, "Mama Don't You Think I Know".
- blues licks
- rhythmic effects
- unusual chord changes
- picking techniques.
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
DEL REY - QUEEN OF RESONATOR BLUES!
“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.”
“Del Rey is one of the most sublime modern guitarists.“
Blues In Britain
La Hora del Blues Barcelona
YouTube Playlist: Del Rey Plays and Teaches Guitar
Del will be playing her Ron Phillips custom resonator parlour sized guitar and ukulele.
For more information about these beautiful instruments see http://metalgitar.com/
Workshop Tickets: £13 (including Free Entry to Performance!)
Performance ONLY Tickets: £5
This will be a great night!
Looking forward to seeing you there!