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Workshops w/ Robin Nolan Trio & Harmonious Wail

  • Hot Spot Music 801 Division Street South Northfield, MN, 55057 United States (map)

Instead of our usual Sunday Jazz Jam, members of Harmonious Wail and the Robin Nolan Trio will teach workshops. Don't miss the opportunity to learn from these world-renown performers and educators!


Both Harmonious Wail and the Robin Nolan Trio will be offering the following workshops Sunday, May 22

  • "Singin' With Swing" with Maggie Delaney-Potthoff of Harmonious Wail:  A consummate musician and teacher, Maggie will offer techniques from her very own pedagogy known as "The Maggie Method: If you can speak it, you can sing it."
  • Jazz Mandolin Techniques" with Sims Delaney-Potthoff of Harmonious Wail: Wondering how to transform that bluegrass twang into smokin' hot swing? Sims will share techniques learned from over 30 years of bouncin' the backbeat.
  • "Gypsy Rhythm Domination" with Robin and Kevin Nolan of the Robin Nolan Trio: The rhythm section can make or break the groove, so Robin and Kevin will show you how to kick it into high gear and blast off with rock-solid rhythmic perfection.  Straight from their famous Gypsy Rhythm Domination online series, you'll be amazed at your transformation from sideline strummer to driving force.
  • "Gypsy Jazz Licks n Tricks" with Robin and Kevin Nolan of the Robin Nolan Trio - Open to any instrument, this workshop will compile tips from Robin's extensive collection of Gypsy Jazz Secrets, focusing on solo techniques and rhythmic flair.
  • "Ace of Bass" with Jeff Weiss of Harmonious Wail - winner of the 2012 Madison Area Music Award for Best Bassist, Mr. Weiss is no slouch!  He'll provide insights on how to tastefully accompany a band and create meaningful, masterful bass solos.