In this class we will explore the world of writing a blues song, covering everything from chord progressions to lyrics. The blues is a fantastic style to begin songwriting in, because it has an approachable framework that we will build off of. By the end of this class each student will be able to write blues songs confidently. Come join the fun!
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.