A review of the basic guitar friendly keys seen in part 1, with an emphasis on arranging melodies for Finger-style guitar. (Gospel, Folk, Blues)
Various styles will be seen both as solo instrumental, and as accompaniment. New comers welcome, but with a knowledge of all basic chord shapes, and some finger style experience. Must understand how Tablature works.
November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11
Bertrand Laurence grew up in France listening to American acoustic guitar masters, and he came to the United States to study at Berklee College of Music. With four CDs of his own music featuring his fresh, "here and now" style, Bertrand has performed on a number of international stages including Montreal Jazz Festival, CAAS in Nashville, Boston Folk and Blues Festival, and Mercure Jazz and Blues Festival in France.
Bertrand teaches performance and song improvisation and coaches voice for actors at the Carriage House Stage and School in Providence, Rhode Island. Bertrand also teaches the technical, physical, and creative sides of guitar playing and the freedom in expressive exploration.