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Always wanted to learn to play the blues but don't know how? Have you wanted to attend a jam session but found that haunting your local bars yields less than satisfactory nights (long waiting lists, no direction, rude jam mates)?

Denver Blues Bootcamp, at Musial Life Denver, is the place for you! Meeting every Sunday from 4:45-6:00, Blues Bootcamp provides a well structured, judgment-free environment to learn and master the art of playing the blues, under the direction of one of Denver's most highly sought after music teachers, Robby Schechter.

Learn blues basics; the 12 bar, and 8 bar forms, intros/outros, fills and solos, etiquette and common conventions, and more. Work on your counting and general musicianship while you ACTUALLY PLAY the entire time. Meet some of the coolest and kindest folks in town and take your blues chops to the next level.

***Due to Covid, we will be capping these at 6 attendees for the time being.

Payments are non-refundable and do not roll over so make sure you can actually be there. This is an in-demand class that fills up quickly, so make sure you are committed to attending before RSVP'ing.

Before coming to this meetup:

This jam is for folks who meet the following criteria.

Must have basic knowledge of your instrument/basic musical concepts. If you are an ABSOLUTE beginner, please contact us and we can set you up with some introductory lessons to get the basics down.

This is for musicians who love to play and are interested in improving their skills in a judgment-free environment. If you are looking for a place to show off or brag, go to a bar.

You must come with a positive attitude, willing to learn and take some critiques. If you think you are one of the greats, go get a gig at a bar and we'll see you there.

Basic skill/competence requirements for each instrument.

Singers: Be able to sing in a range of keys, sing off a lyrics sheet, follow instructions.

Guitar/Bass/Keyboards must know their basic major, minor, and 7 chords, and must be able to count to 4.

Drummers must know a basic rock beat, blues shuffle beat, and bonus points for a "train" beat. Since the drums are so important to the sound of the group, you may be asked to play less or more depending on your timing. If you'd like more info, please call us!

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Denver Blues Bootcamp at Musical Life Denver

Musical Life Denver

$25.00

Now only $25! New time - 4:45-6:00 pm! The door code is 1394. We start promptly at 4:45 so please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow for traffic and setup.

Denver's best blues jam for those who want to improve their skills and meet other like-minded jammers in a judgment-free setting.

This is a half jam session, half instructional group class, and all FUN. Get individualized instruction as well as group instruction.

****Important*****

Check our website: https://www.musicallifedenver.com/jam-session-schedule/ to see what tunes we are doing each month!

Organizer and leader Robby Schechter has been teaching lessons, coaching bands, and running jam sessions for the last 16 years.

Whether you are a total novice or intermediate-advanced, you are bound to sharpen your skills and learn a lot with Musical Life's playing-based approach.

Here is a list of more tunes we do, updated periodically:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dAwBBCH7GqkjIvJglUcqeUSdeRcaFrP1yKaYOOmC-IA/edit?usp=sharing

Here are the chord charts for many of these:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9spsvxbc3vbztr9/AAAZUGNq8TJxSStSmcywztTra?dl=0

Private message for more info!

Denver Blues Bootcamp at Musical Life Denver

Musical Life Denver

$25.00

Now only $25! New time - 4:45-6:00 pm! The door code is 1394. We start promptly at 4:45 so please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow for traffic and setup.

Denver's best blues jam for those who want to improve their skills and meet other like-minded jammers in a judgment-free setting.

This is a half jam session, half instructional group class, and all FUN. Get individualized instruction as well as group instruction.

****Important*****

Check our website: https://www.musicallifedenver.com/jam-session-schedule/ to see what tunes we are doing each month!

Organizer and leader Robby Schechter has been teaching lessons, coaching bands, and running jam sessions for the last 16 years.

Whether you are a total novice or intermediate-advanced, you are bound to sharpen your skills and learn a lot with Musical Life's playing-based approach.

Here is a list of more tunes we do, updated periodically:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dAwBBCH7GqkjIvJglUcqeUSdeRcaFrP1yKaYOOmC-IA/edit?usp=sharing

Here are the chord charts for many of these:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9spsvxbc3vbztr9/AAAZUGNq8TJxSStSmcywztTra?dl=0

Private message for more info!

Denver Blues Bootcamp at Musical Life Denver

Musical Life Denver

$25.00

Now only $25! New time - 4:45-6:00 pm! The door code is 1394. We start promptly at 4:45 so please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow for traffic and setup.

Denver's best blues jam for those who want to improve their skills and meet other like-minded jammers in a judgment-free setting.

This is a half jam session, half instructional group class, and all FUN. Get individualized instruction as well as group instruction.

****Important*****

Check our website: https://www.musicallifedenver.com/jam-session-schedule/ to see what tunes we are doing each month!

Organizer and leader Robby Schechter has been teaching lessons, coaching bands, and running jam sessions for the last 16 years.

Whether you are a total novice or intermediate-advanced, you are bound to sharpen your skills and learn a lot with Musical Life's playing-based approach.

Here is a list of more tunes we do, updated periodically:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dAwBBCH7GqkjIvJglUcqeUSdeRcaFrP1yKaYOOmC-IA/edit?usp=sharing

Here are the chord charts for many of these:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9spsvxbc3vbztr9/AAAZUGNq8TJxSStSmcywztTra?dl=0

Private message for more info!

Denver Blues Bootcamp at Musical Life Denver

Musical Life Denver

$25.00

Now only $25! New time - 4:45-6:00 pm! The door code is 1394. We start promptly at 4:45 so please arrive 10-15 minutes early to allow for traffic and setup.

Denver's best blues jam for those who want to improve their skills and meet other like-minded jammers in a judgment-free setting.

This is a half jam session, half instructional group class, and all FUN. Get individualized instruction as well as group instruction.

****Important*****

Check our website: https://www.musicallifedenver.com/jam-session-schedule/ to see what tunes we are doing each month!

Organizer and leader Robby Schechter has been teaching lessons, coaching bands, and running jam sessions for the last 16 years.

Whether you are a total novice or intermediate-advanced, you are bound to sharpen your skills and learn a lot with Musical Life's playing-based approach.

Here is a list of more tunes we do, updated periodically:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dAwBBCH7GqkjIvJglUcqeUSdeRcaFrP1yKaYOOmC-IA/edit?usp=sharing

Here are the chord charts for many of these:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9spsvxbc3vbztr9/AAAZUGNq8TJxSStSmcywztTra?dl=0

Private message for more info!

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