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Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 270 www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org JEFF WARNER:US TRAD SONGS from THE WARNER COLLECTION http://www.jeffwarner.com Saturday 14th. September 2019 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17) Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ A fine singer of American traditional songs, Jeff accompanies himself on guitar, 5-string banjo & English concertina. He presents music from North Carolina to New England with warmth, humour & understated scholarship. He's also a great teacher with a deep understanding of the origins on the music & how to perform it for today's listeners. His parents, Anne & Frank Warner, collected & published a huge number of traditional songs from the Eastern USA, with respect, empathy & affection for the singers. Their enormously important work is housed in the Library of Congress. The early part of the workshop will be an overview of the Warner collection (1938-1966) including voices & photos of the traditional singers. In the late afternoon Jeff presents & teaches songs from the collection. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Warner_(folklorist) IN THE EVENING JEFF WARNER PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB (£8; tickets from club & website) Provisional Timetable 10.45 Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments not included) 11.00 Stories from the Warner collection with recorded sound & photos taken by the Warners. 12.30 Lunch 13.30 Continuing the story of the Warner collection. 14:45 An offering of songs from the collection performed by Jeff with the participation of the class. 15.00 Tea/coffee break 16.45 Finish N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Maps & accommodation lists will be sent on request. JEFF WARNER:US TRAD SONGS from THE WARNER COLLECTION Saturday 14th. September 2019 BOOKING FORM I enclose a cheque for £35.00 for workshop fees (refreshments not included). Email first for youth places. Name: Address: Instrument, if any: Telephone: E-mail address: Tick for map: Tick for accommodation list: No. of tickets for evening performance (£8 each, include SAE for these): Please make cheques payable to Lewes Saturday Folk Club and send with this booking form to: Valmai Goodyear, 20, St. John's Terrace,LEWES, East Sussex BN7 2DL (01273) 476757 valmaigoodyear[at]aol[dot].com