David Greely's Cajun Music Workshop | Tompkins Corners Cultural Center | Music, Workshops & Classes | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Music, Workshops & Classes

David Greely's Cajun Music Workshop

When: Sun., July 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 2017

Founding fiddler of the Mamou Playboys, David now works as a solo fiddler and vocalist, focusing on "home music," for listening more than dancing. David will point out the distinctive phrasing and ornaments that make a melody sound Cajun, following the lead of his teacher, Dewey Balfa, who taught him how to listen intently, so the students can learn a new style, not simply a Louisiana tune done in the student's style. He will teach Cajun French songs in an easy and fun call-and-response group method.

Price: $20/pay what you can

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