Grant Gordy (David Grisman Quintet) and Ross Martin (Matt Flinner Trio) will be teaching a flatpicking guitar workshop at The Grateful Guitar on February 19th.
Topics will include right hand technique, bluegrass rhythm playing, improvisation, tone production, playing up the neck and exploring diverse styles on the acoustic guitar.
Participants are encouraged to bring their guitars, and worksheets will be provided.  The Workshop runs from 1 to 4 pm and cost is $40 paid in advance, $50 per person at the door. Seating is limited. Don’t miss this exciting event!
Grant Gordy
“[He] belongs to the new elite family of American acoustic practitioners who are pushing the ever-expanding envelope of a musical frontier…Bluegrass, newgrass, jazz, classical and even ‘dawg’ are all audible influences in Grant’s musical vision,” says David “Dawg” Grisman, whose David Grisman Quintet Gordy subbed in and would ultimately join as guitarist. “[His] guitar stylings offer a rare blend of flat-picking virtuosity, jazz exploration and classical sensibility…”
– David Grisman
Now based in New York, Gordy’s diverse musical gifts make him the ideal all-around guitarist for one of the world’s most varied musical cities. He’s currently focused on writing new original material, delving headlong into the Big Apple’s extraordinary jazz scene, continuing to tour with Grisman and other collaborators, teaching, and as always, staying open to new musical experiences. Find out more at www.grantgordy.com
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