GYPSY JAZZ RETREAT 2022
Enrol today for a dream weekend of workshops, masterclasses, jamming and world class concerts lead by legendary Dutch gypsy jazz guitarist Stochelo Rosenberg, considered to be the most influental gypsy jazz guitarist in the world today, and Paulus Schäfer, one of the worlds leading contemporary gypsy players.
The mission of the retreat is to move your playing on leaps and bounds, whatever your playing level. Learn first hand from Paulus Schäfer, Stochelo Rosenberg, Chris Quinn - regular rhythm guitarist for Robin Nolan, Stochelo Rosenberg, Mozes Rosenberg and Paulus Schäfer; as well as John Wheatcroft, well known as columnist for guitar techniques and guitarist magazines and currently as the head of guitar at BIMM London.
Receive expert tuition and insider tips and tricks on how to improve all aspects of your playing. Learn the gypsy chord shapes, the rhythm styles, scales, improvisation techniques and ideas, practice methods and take part in jams and group performances. There's also the option to perform at a relaxed Sunday night student concert.
Intimate group sessions are fun, relaxed and to say invaluable is a massive understatement. The Gypsy Jazz Retreat - UK attracts a wide range of abilities from near beginners to more advanced players; everyone is welcome. At times students will be split into groups depending on ability. Tutors will be on hand giving one on one coaching throughout the weekend.
The 2022 retreat takes place at one the Lion Hotel, one of Shrewsbury's best known hotels with different rooms for learning, festival concerts take place in an intimate theatre nearby,as a retreat attendee, you'll gain reserved front row seating!