The ukulele is a very diverse instrument with many different voices and sounds. For beginners and intermediate students, this class will unlock the blues in your ukulele. We will discuss blues improvisation, as well as explain accompaniment. We will also practice these techniques with the help of a few good blues tunes.
Ray DeMers has been performing professionally since he picked up his first guitar at the age of 13 and quickly added several other instruments to his musical bag of tricks : including electric bass ,mandolin, mandola, mandocello ,banjo ,ukulele and dobro. Over the years he has performed with mandolin Orchestras, as well as groups of all sizes including some of the highlights being performing with Grammy winner John Mayall and Albert Collins. Ray began teaching in 1977 and has enjoyed growing his studio and expanding it to include group classes as well as private individual instruction. Each student has their own musicality that Ray enjoys helping them to discover.