The Blues Music Group has been developed to provide adult novice musicians the opportunity of developing the skills of group/ensemble music playing in the security of like-standard adult players, and to build the confidence of individual players to eventually comfortably participate in public jam sessions or even ultimately to form their own bands.
We would expect that a participant would have a basic knowledge of their instrument before joining in the workshops. Private tuition would be available by prior arrangement for vocal and some instruments.
The group runs regular “Start-Up” Workshop Sessions facilitated and mentored by experienced musicians where these skills are developed and nurtured. Each individual has the opportunity to develop at their own rate and perform individually to the level at which they feel comfortable. You will never be made to feel uncomfortable.
“Step-Up” Workshop Sessions are also available for those novice musicians who have developed their playing to the stage of considering participating in public jams or gigs. These sessions will help participants to develop the confidence and skills with a repertoire of 3 tunes suitable to be performed at such a venue.
Workshops are held regularly and notices of details and venues for each workshop are announced on this site – Go to “Workshops” on the menu for more details and to make bookings.
Individual arrangements can also be made with other group members to organize private practice sessions.
The purpose of this Blues Music Group Website is to provide a medium for group members to keep in touch with the groups activities and to make bookings for the Workshop Sessions. It also gives participants a forum for expressing their ideas and suggestions, exchanging thoughts, issues and achievements in their development process, or simply provides an opportunity for general discussion related to music.
To find out more about the group or register to participate click here to visit the Contact Us page on this site.