The Art of The Blues, Part One    14th - 19th October

Cost ‎€685 per person all inclusive (based on a twin or triple room)

This course will teach you everything you need to know to start playing The Blues. If you only know a few chords or songs or if you know more, you will learn the very basics of how to play Blues guitar and what gives it the authentic sound.

Over the 4 full days of workshops and group jams you will cover:

  • The Blues Scales

  • 12 Bar Blues Progressions

  • How To Improvise Easily

  • All Time Classic Blues Songs

  • Turnarounds and Intros

  • Opening Up The Fretboard

  • Great Stock Licks and Phrases

  • Playing In A Group

  • Understanding Music

  • Evening Sessions in the main house

This blues course will give you the skills to play really great sounding blues, guaranteed! 

 

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The Art of The Blues, Part Two   19th - 24th October

Cost ‎€685 per person all inclusive (based on a twin or triple room)

Also aimed at guitarists of all levels though it's recommended you have at least a basic knowledge

of playing Blues guitar.

 

(If you do part one first or have attended one of my courses in the past you will be fine on this course.

If you sign up to both Koumkinvi Blues Retreats you also qualify for a 10% discount off the total cost)

 

We'll focus on moving your playing forward, "jazzing up" your blues solos, adding extra notes  that sound great and getting more out of the blues!  We'll look at some lovely chord progressions, more classic songs and we'll look at all time favourite guitarist and how they get their authentic sound!

Over the 4 full days of workshops and group jams you will cover:

  • The Blues Scales in different keys and positions

  • 12 Bar Blues Progressions

  • Jazzing Up The Blues

  • Classic Blues Songs

  • More Turnarounds and Intros

  • Great Stock Licks and Phrases

  • Group playing and using dynamics

  • Evening Sessions and jams in the main house

This blues course is again fun, inclusive and low pressure, recommended for intermediate players or those with a basic knowledge of blues guitar!

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EXTRA INFORMATION FOR BOTH COURSES...

 

You can also book onto both courses at a discounted price.

The days starts with a delicious continental breakfast, followed by the morning workshop, a relaxed lunch, the afternoon workshop then the evening meal as a group. Between workshops there's ample time to play alone or with friends, relax and also explore the local area if you choose. You can take part in guided walks, trips to local towns and visit typical French bistros. 

 

For more information see the schedule page! CLICK HERE

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