Seattle Guitar Work Weekend: Bass Camp

Date or timeframe: 09-02-2018 / 11-02-2018
Venue: Madison Park Art Cougar House
City: Seattle
Country: United States


An immersive weekend workshop for Bass Players, Low-end Inhabitors and Modern Collaborating Musicians

Feb 9 – 11, 2018 in a Madison Park Mansion in Seattle, WA

Featuring masterful Bass, Guitar, and Music Instructors from Italy, Philadelphia, Buenos Aires and Seattle: Julie Slick, Marco Machera, Alessandro Inolti, Alex Anthony Faide and Steve Ball.

Also featuring Special Guest presenters Frank Sheldon  and Beth Fleenor – and a number of other surprise guests. Some in person, some via remote connectivity.. Also featuring Special Guest presenters and a surprise guest. Or two.

Q: Is this course for you?

1. This is a residential retreat: all food / lodging is included.

2. It is open to anyone with aspiration to learn, commitment and growth mindset.

3. The aim of the retreat is to share and invent collaborative practices focused on the Low End: bass playing, looping, writing, integration, innovation and motivation.

4. The musical aspect of this retreat will focus on intensive personal and group work with the bass, and attention to rhythm and the low end of the sonic spectrum.

5. Additional session(s) may include: personal and group practices, tonal innovation, new group improvisation techniques, performance and presence – depending on interest.

6. Teams/groups are encouraged to attend together.

7. Electric basses and/or acoustic basses / acoustic guitars are recommended in the tuning of your choice, and other instruments are also welcome.

Private and personal coaching will also be available on a range of relevant topics including, above and beyond Music. Space is limited.

Applications are being accepted for participants / instructors / guitarists / musicians as well as a small kitchen / house / logistics team members.

A draft daily schedule will be published before the course so those in Seattle who wish to participate a la carte will also have an opportunity to plug in and contribute to specific events. We may also make AAD participation for certain sessions possible via Zoom video for a small fee.

Feb 2018 in Seattle
Seattle Guitar Work Weekend: Bass Camp

Tuition: $750 includes instruction, food and lodging. Discounts and scholarships may be available for traveling long distances and/or those who have need to attend.

Please contact steveball at live dot com for application or more information.

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