Workshops with Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart7pm, MondayNovember 26th '07St. James Hall3214 West 10th Avenue
at Trutch St. in Kitsilano
The Mark Stuart guitar clinic: Solo guitar, accompanying another guitar, playing in a band setting will all be covered. Folk/blues/country/rock all will be addressed. There will be ideas for harmonics, chords, Travis-style, octaves, bass lines and more. The instructor's influences range from George Harrison to Merle Travis to Robert Johnson to John Fogerty to Chet Atkins to John Prine! Mark has toured and/or recorded with Freddy Fender, Steve Forbert, Stacey Earle, Steve Earle, Jonnell Mosser. He has toured as an artist internationally and is a Nashville native.
The Stacey Earle songwriting clinic: Co-writing, rewriting, getting songs recorded, making your own record, and more will be covered here. Stacey has been a staff songwriter in Nashville, toured internationally as a folk/Americana artist, owned an Independent record company. She is, of course, the sibling of another renowned writer, Steve Earle.