Music Theory And Fretboard Knowledge for Guitar - 10 Week Online Class in Berkeley


2087 Addison Sreet


11 January
Music Theory And Fretboard Knowledge for Guitar - 10 Week Online Class in Berkeley
Mondays, 6:30 - 8 pm, 1/11 - 3/22 (10 weeks) no class 1/18 Please Note: All Listed Classes and Workshops are Pacific Time. This course will be conducted live via video conferencing. A computer or other device with a webcam and microphone and a reliable internet connection is required. Log-in information will be sent to students before the first class meeting! Learn the basics of music theory as applied to guitar, developing familiarity with the fretboard through chord, scale and arpeggio practice. Topics include: • Overview of chord and scale types and where they are located • Chord progressions commonly used in jazz and related styles • Comping patterns • Scale and arpeggio practice in various positions • Reading charts and standard notation (treble clef) • Transcribing music from recordings • Basics of melodic improvisation Prerequisites: ability to play basic barre chords and some familiarity with playing scales. Instructor - Danny Caron B.A. in English and Music, Oberlin College and Conservatory; graduate of Howard Roberts Program, Guitar Institute of Technology, Los Angeles. Best known for being music director and guitarist for the legendary pianist and vocalist Charles Brown until his death in 2000. He has played and recorded with Van Morrison, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, Clifton Chenier, Donald Fagan, Hadda Brooks, Red Callender, and many others.



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