Date(s) - 27/07/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
Looking to meet other guitarists and have fun playing popular songs in a well organized & supportive environment? The Toronto Guitar Jam welcomes all levels of guitarists including beginners!
7:30 PM – Guitar Rhythm and Riffs Workshop
In this interactive and participatory workshop we will continue to learn more popular rhythm guitar grooves and riffs that will help you improve your own guitar playing and soloing. Led by Toronto Guitar School Instructor Andre Valerio.
8:30 PM – Toronto Guitar Jam!
Participants will be split into groups according their skill and/or stylistic interest and play and jam on popular songs. Each group will be organized and led by a Toronto Guitar School teacher.
9:30 PM – Socializing
9:45 PM – End of Toronto Guitar Jam and Social
Those that R.S.V.P. on the meetup and prepay in advance get…
1) A FREE 15 MINUTE PRIVATE LESSON ASSESSMENT by a Toronto Guitar School teacher*
2) A GIFT CERTIFICATE for 50% OFF a 1 HOUR PRIVATE MUSIC LESSON at the Toronto Guitar School**
– Meet our teachers, make new friends, and connect with our school and musical community.
* each free 15 minute private lesson assessment can be scheduled as soon as you R.S.V.P. and prepay for the jam and is subject to teacher availability. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
** this offer only applies to students not currently enrolled in private lessons or group classes at the Toronto Guitar School. Subject to teacher availability. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
KC is an established singer/songwriter in Toronto, having written and recorded 100+ original songs in his career thus far. Since 2007, he has been the leader/singer/guitar player of an 8 piece band called KC Roberts & The Live Revolution (KCLR). KCLR has released 5 full length records, played festivals and shows all over Canada and the U.S, Sold over 3,000 CD’s in Japan, acquired hundreds of thousands of youtube views on their channel, and have a large and loyal fan base across the country. A large portion of KCLR’s fans are musicians, who enjoy the bands writing, arrangements and musicianship. The band unique approach, as well as KC’s writing and arranging, inspire many of the young and older musicians to pursue their instruments and playing in deeper ways. KC is the principal songwriter and musical director of the band, having written most of the horn lines, bass lines, grooves, melodies and chordal harmony and all the lyrics and guitar parts in the band’s catalogue. They just recently finished a 20 day west coast tour starting in Edmonton and ending in L.A. KC’s music is regularly played on CBC radio.
Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Andre Valerio is in high demand as a guitarist, composer and arranger. Andre’s versatility has taken him around the world to perform in important music festivals and venues in Canada, the Netherlands, Mexico and Brazil. His interest in music began at a very young age after listening to Brazil’s most enduring musical genres, Bossa Nova. Inspired to compose and arrange since he was a teenager, for many years Andre studied classical guitar, jazz and latin music among other styles. His deep passion for music led him to learn six instruments: acoustic guitar, piano, mandolin, cavaquinho, bass and electric guitar.
Glen Alan is an professional musician, composer, recording producer and a passionate music educator. Glen holds his Music Performance Diploma from Humber College (First Class Honours). Glen has been playing, recording and teaching music professionally for over 20 years.
Glen Alan has collaborated and performed with internationally recognized artists such as Keifer Sutherland, David (Soulfingers) Williamson, Jackie Richardson, Don Ross, Paul Delong (Earth Wind and Fire), Brian Dickinson, Wendell Fergerson, Dylan Bell & Suba Sankaran, Christopher Plock, Natalie McMaster, Tim Bovaconti, Lenny Soloman, and many others…
Payments can also be made online through email transfer using the Guitar School official email address firstname.lastname@example.org (paypal not currently accepted). If you would like to pay in person at the Toronto Guitar School’s Yonge and Dundas location (116 Bond Street) you can do so by appointment only. Cheque or cash are the accepted methods of payment at this location.
Payment must be received 24 hours prior to the start of the class to qualify for the discounted price otherwise the regular jam price of $15 applies. Feel free to email us at info@torontoguitarschool or phone 416-707-1077 if you have any further questions.
Bookings are closed for this event.