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Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 199
JODY KRUSKAL US OLD-TIME & VINTAGE MUSIC for all concertina systems

Saturday 15th. November 2014 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Places £35
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ


Direct from Brooklyn NY, Jody is a master of the unruly Anglo concertina, squeezing out vintage US tunes & songs that are hilarious, gritty & true - about train wrecks, wrecked marriages, Death Row convicts, lonesome lovers, heroes, losers, braggarts & idlers, often with strong bluesy flavours & fine choruses.

The workshop will present a few American old-time songs & tunes for learning, simple techniques to get that American sound & develop elements of style & accompaniment. Also, participants are asked to prepare a song or tune of their choice (it doesn’t have to be American) to present to the group.

Some music will be sent out in advance.

(£7; advance tickets available from address at the end of this post and from the club website)

Provisional Timetable

10.45 Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments not included)

11.00 Learn a few American old-time tunes that sound great on any squeezebox.

12.30 Lunch

13.30 American style & accompaniment techniques that fit the new tunes we’ve learned.

15.00 Tea/coffee

15.15 - 16.45 Everyone gets a chance to present a tune or song for creative comments & suggestions.

N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Maps & accommodation lists will be sent on request.

JODY KRUSKAL US OLD-TIME & VINTAGE MUSIC for all concertina systems
Saturday 15th. November 2014

I enclose a cheque for £35.00 for workshop fees (refreshments not included).



Concertina system:

No. of tickets for evening performance (£7 each, include SAE for these):


E-mail address:
Tick for map: Tick for accommodation list:

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
Tel. (01273) 476757 valmaigoodyear@aol.com

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