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Progressions: Section 4

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Week 1

Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

Thursday, May 11th, 2023

Tuesday - Playing Waltzes & Stagecraft

Waltzes -

- Waltz structures

    - "All the Good Times are Past and Gone"

    - "Drink Up and Go Home"

    - "Cora is Gone"

Stagecraft -

- Making a setlist

- The audience

- Focus on the basics

- Don't add what you don't need

- Section 4 Repertoire

Fiddle Tunes

- "Bill Cheatum"

- "Big Mon"

- "Squirrel Hunters"

Thursday - NO CLASS (Martin out)

Practice slowly and deliberately.

Class Recordings

Tuesday

Passcode: 7s.tqa$u

Thursday

Passcode:

Week 2

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

Thursday, May 18th, 2023

Tuesday

Review of Rhythm basics

- Right Hand Movement

- Phrasing and accompaniment,

- Bass Lines

-Applying principles to different keys

Thursday - [In Person]

 

Bring a song to play with the class!

Focus on playing smoothly and with clarity.

Class Recordings

Tuesday

Passcode: rO9X&zg?

Thursday

Passcode:

Week 3

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Tuesday

Western Swing

   - The Chords

   - Playing Rhythm

   - "Ida Red"

   - "Take Me Back to Tulsa"

   - "Hey Good Lookin'"

Moving the chords

   - Closed positions

   - Alternate Voicings

   - "Along the Navajo Trail"

   - "Along the Navajo Trail" - Complex Chords

Thursday - [In Person]

Bring the song you are playing for the progressions concert!

"When you're down in Texas, Bob Wills is still the king." - Waylon Jennings

Class Recordings

Tuesday

Passcode: vrXSP.S9

Thursday

Passcode:

Week 4

Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

TuesdayBooking Gigs & The DIY Music Business

   - Where to start

   - Discipline

   - Resources

   - What's going on in the music business?

   - What does success mean?

   - Band management

   - The road

   - Necessary skills

Thursday - Final Class [In Person at Swallow Hill Music]

Music is a journey of self-discovery.

Class Recordings

Tuesday

Passcode: z%k+J16S

Thursday

Passcode:

Repertoire Recordings

Bittergreen - GMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:12
Carolina In the Pines - GArtist Name
00:00 / 04:50
I've Endured - GArtist Name
00:00 / 04:00
Carry Me Across the Mountain - DMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:37
Lonesome PineMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:56
Sophronie - GArtist Name
00:00 / 02:33
Poor Ellen Smith - GArtist Name
00:00 / 03:13
Blackest CrowMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 05:24
Colleen Malone - DArtist Name
00:00 / 03:33
Rank Strangers - DMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:10
Bill Cheatum - LeadMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 01:17
Bill Cheatum - Rhythm - SlowMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:49
Bill Cheatum - Jam - SlowMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:47
Big MonMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 01:30
Big Mon - RhythmMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:42
Big Mon - JamMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:42
Squirrel HuntersMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 01:36
Squirrel Hunters - RhythmMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:32
Squirrel Hunters - JamMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 04:32
Red Rocking Chair - GMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:05
All the Good Times Are Past and Gone - GMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:22
Drink Up and Go Home - GMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:39
Cora is Gone - DMartin Gilmore
00:00 / 03:36
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