Palm Strings Ukefest Workshops

Hey all!

There’s a lot to tell you about our trip so far, and we’ll get to that, but I was just going over Perry and I’s schedule for the weekend and wanted to share the schedule and class descriptions with you. 

Wish you were here! And if you are, let’s get a Spooky Cocktail this weekend some time! 

Sincerely, 

Dani Joy 

Palm Springs POSTED Workshop descriptions 

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Thurs @3:15pm Horizon 1

EARLYBIRD BONUS – All Of Me for All Of You – Dani Joy

All Levels- Early Bird BONUS CLASS! This workshop has been under development for many months now and promises to be exceptional! Dani Joy will dissect the Ella Fitzgerald arrangement of the 1931 standard All of Me into four parts: Chords and Strumming, Chords plus Licks, Full Chord Melody, Chord Melody plus Embellishments.

No matter your playing level, there will be a part for you. The end goal? An American Classic played as recorded, for all level of players.

Thurs @4:30pm Poolside (Fri 12pm)

LEVEL 2 BARITONE UKE Integrations – Perry Stauffer

BARITONE UKE REQUIRED Finally! It appears that we many have enough interest to field a craft for the most rich sounding instrument in the ukulele family, the baritone. Learn tips, tricks, and licks for playing alone and also how to more easily integrate playing a bari with GCEA ukes. 

Fri @9:15am Plaza AB (Sat 9:15am)

LEVEL 2 Gatsby Strumming – Dani Joy

LEVEL 2 A banjolele friendly workshop based around the classic “Sweet Georgia Brown,” utilizing some common strums heard on and around college campuses in the 1920’s.

Fri @9:15am Plaza C (Sat 9:15am)

LEVEL 1 uBass 101, The Basics of Bass on Ukulele

BASS UKE REQUIRED So you’ve got a bass ukulele and don’t know what to do with it. This is where you begin!

Fri @10:30 Plaza AB 

LEVEL 1 Hello Strum, Nice to Meet You – Dani Joy

LEVEL 1* (Newbie Pass Accessible! Best for players with some level of playing experience but open to all.) – Introduction to various beginner and intermediate strumming patterns.

Fri @12pm Plaza C

LEVEL 2 BARITONE UKE Integrations – Perry Stauffer

BARITONE UKE REQUIRED Finally! It appears that we many have enough interest to field a craft for the most rich sounding instrument in the ukulele family, the baritone. Learn tips, tricks, and licks for playing alone and also how to more easily integrate playing a bari with GCEA ukes. 

Fri @2:30pm Palm Canyon

LEVEL 1 Riffin’ The Good Life – Dani Joy

LEVEL 1* (Newbie Pass Accessible! Best for players with some level of playing experience but open to all.) – Using just a couple of universal riffs, you will take a chromatic walk, play with slides, and incorporate hammer-ons, pull-offs, and bends! You will leave the class with new ways to express Yourself!

Sat @9:15pm Palm Canyon

LEVEL 2 Gatsby Strumming – Dani Joy

LEVEL 2 A banjolele friendly workshop based around the classic “Sweet Georgia Brown,” utilizing some common strums heard on and around college campuses in the 1920’s.

Sat @9:15pm Plaza C

LEVEL 1 uBass 101, The Basics of Bass on Ukulele

BASS UKE REQUIRED So you’ve got a bass ukulele and don’t know what to do with it. This is where you begin!

Swing Dance Lesson 12pm – Horizon 1

Sat 1:15pm POOLSIDE DANI JOY DUO PERFORMANCE

Sat @2:45pm Plaza D

LEVEL 3+ADV.: Building a Duet – Dani Joy & Perry Stauffer

LEVEL 3+ Dani Joy and Perry Stauffer will show you various ways to make two ukuleles greater than the sum or their parts.  Learn a chord melody, a finger-style compliment, and, most important, how to blend the two gracefully all against the backdrop of St Louis Blues.

November 21, 2019 Uncategorized

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