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Plays Well With Others: Making it Work With a Band

Plays Well With Others

Are you a songwriter who wants to work on playing well with others? Would you like to feel more comfortable introducing your songs in a jam or in a band/performance setting? Are you stuck in a rut with rhythm patterns that dictate your writing? Do you want to know what those other people (bass, rhythm, singers, lead instruments, banjo, etc) are talking about when they say words like “groove”, “pocket”, “space”, “downbeat”, “voicing”, “inversions”…. ? If any of these apply, this workshop is for you.

Jimmy Amaro Masterclass

Jimmy Amaro Masterclass

On Friday, June 17th 2011, the OFC Jazz Band welcomed the great Toronto bassist Jimmy Amaro for a jazz masterclass. While playing through bebop standards like Someday My Prince Will Come, Have You Met Miss Jones, Summertime, Yardbird Suite, and others, and drawing on examples ranging from Mozart to Country music, Mr Amaro amply demonstrated the […]

Rock School – Still Time to Register.

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Rock School is still open for registration with tons of exciting classes. Check out our schedule and reserve your spot today…they’re going fast!  

OFC Jazz Band: Monthly Performance!

OFC Jazz Band June 10 Concert

The OFC Jazz band is starting a residency at Alpha Soul Cafe (1015 Wellington St W). The band will perform monthly, on the second Friday of each month. June 10th will be the kick off date. Come on down, enjoy the atmosphere of the café,  and listen to the band play some great tunes. Admission […]

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Friday Featured E-Store Item

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Washburn B7 Banjo Package Holiday Banjo Pack

This is a great package for anyone looking for a banjo. The Washburn B7 openback banjo has an unusually warm and balanced tone. It’s a lightweight, no frills banjo that’s perfect for beginners and also as a travel instrument. It features a geared 5th string tuner, which makes for easier and more accurate tuning, coated Remo Weatherking head, cast aluminum tone ring, frailing scoop and a chrome standard tailpiece.

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  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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  • Monday-Friday  10 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday  9:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  12:00pm-5:00pm

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