Hornby Island Blues Workshop



2018 Workshop Schedule


Class Fees $625

Fees include tuition for one Major class and three Minor classes, admission to all concerts, lunch Tuesday through Friday, dinner Monday through Thursday, and a membership to the Hornby Island Blues Society. Limited space is available for companions to purchase a ticket for lunch, dinner or concerts. if interested, make arrangements well in advance.

Please note that accommodation is not included.

Workshop Start

Monday, May 7th. Registration Sea Breeze Lodge 3 p.m.
Students check in and receive their registration kits that contain their personalized schedule, and everything needed for the workshop days. A delicious dinner will be served from 5:30-7:00 pm.

In the Community Hall at 8:00PM, the workshop instructors will introduce themselves and their class plans in a lively musical intro.

Meals

Workshop fees include lunch and dinner daily. Lunch is served from Noon - 1:00PM, and dinner from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. (or announced times) at Sea Breeze Lodge. Please note that breakfast is not included.

Concerts

Instructors Intro: Monday May 7th, 8PM
Workshop instructors will demonstrate what they plan to teach. Students only.
Acoustic Concert: Tuesday May 8th, 8PM
The instructors perform, concert seating. Some tickets available to the public.
Electric Dance: Wednesday May 9th, 8PM
The instructors perform, dance time! Some tickets available to the public.
Student Concert: Thursday May 10th, 8PM
Workshop students have a chance to show off what they've learned and play with the instructors. Students only.

Major Classes

9:30 AM to Noon, May 8, 9, and 10



Minor Classes - TBA 1:30PM to 3:30PM - May 8, 9, and 10


Tuesday, May 8

Keith Bennett
Using the harmonica rack to spice up your blues songs
Jack de Keyzer
Magic Sam's Greatest Riffs
Cécile Doo-Kingué
Substitute!
Gary Kendall
Common Ground
Brandon Isaak
Charting Out Your Songs
JW-Jones
Turnarounds
Steve Kozak
‘You’ve got me singin’ the Blues’: Singing and playing Blues guitar at the same time
Samantha Martin
Singers As Band Leaders
Paul Pigat
Stealing from the Lap Steel
Chris Nordquist
Making Music on the Drums
David Vest
Fats Domino and other New Orleans greats

Wednesday, May 9

Keith Bennett
History of the "Tin Sandwich"
Jack de Keyzer
Robert Johnson Standard Tuning
Cécile Doo-Kingué
3 Is the Magic Number
Gary Kendall
Playing and Listening
Brandon Isaak
Simple Blues From The Heart (Guitar / Singing)
JW-Jones
Improv Solo(s) with Only 5 Notes!
Steve Kozak
Chicago and Texas Style Blues Favorites
Samantha Martin
Lyrics & Melodies
Paul Pigat
Rockabilly
Chris Nordquist
Chicago Blues Rhythm Section (with Gary Kendall)
David Vest
Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard

Thursday, May 10

Keith Bennett
How to Sing in Tune
Jack de Keyzer
Mississippi Muddy Waters
Cécile Doo-Kingué
Horny is Good
Gary Kendall
The Art of Jamming
Brandon Isaak
T-Bone Swing (Guitar)
JW-Jones
Building Solo Intensity
Steve Kozak
West Coast Jump and Swing style Blues
Samantha Martin
Harmonies & Back Up Vocals
Paul Pigat
The Art of Jamming
Chris Nordquist
The Art of Jamming
David Vest
The Art of Jamming