Denny Sarokin's "The Nashville Songwriter's Roadshow"
5501 US-30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818, USA
Seats are limited!
Supercharge your guitar playing and songwriting through this high-powered workshop with Nashville great Denny Sarokin! The Nashville Songwriter's Roadshow is an all day event for aspiring songwriters and guitar players featuring the “MAKE YOUR GUITAR YOUR CO-WRITER” and ”SONGWRITING IN 3-D” Workshops, and Group Song Critiques. Whether you are a serious songwriter, beginner, or a guitar player just wanting to have more fun playing your favorite classic radio songs, this workshop will help unleash your musical creativity.
Make your guitar your co-writer!
Your guitar should be more than your instrument - it should be YOUR CO-WRITER, inspiring you to create new Melodies, Rhythms, and Arrangements. Denny breaks down the techniques of classic Singer- Songwriters and Studio Musicians into hundreds of simple Hot Licks, Cool Tricks, and Great Grooves that will Super-Charge your writing and performing skills! Topics include: Make Your Guitar Sound Like a Whole Band, Classic Chord Combinations & Rhythm Grooves, The “Rosetta Stone” of Maj./min. Chords, Chet Atkins Fingerstyle, Fingerboard “Shape Shifting”, Moving Bass Lines, “Sexy” Scales, Carter Picking, Power Chords, Capo Magic, Chord Colorings, & more!
Songwriting in 3-D
“A Song is a BOOKMARK in Someone Else’s Memory Bank” Songwriting is about COMMUNICATION. We communicate with each other on a VISUAL, EMOTIONAL and PSYCHOLOGICAL level. A great song should be a bridge between the writer’s visual images, feelings, and experiences and those of the listener. This workshop is a collection of fun, common sense talking points that will help you breathe life, depth, and realism into your lyrics, stories, characters, and melodies! Topics include: Rhymes & Reasons, Honey Words,The Title Test, Common Senses, Losers vs. Losing, The 3-Minute Movie, Writing The Holes, Don’t Say It - Show It, Building Word “Clustering” Charts & more!
About the Instructor:
One of Nashville’s premier guitar teachers, Denny Sarokin has written for, recorded, and toured with dozens of all-star artists including Every Mothers’ Son, Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He is the author of the best selling Guitar DVD “LICK*TIONARY”, and has taught Guitar Workshops and Mentored Songwriters for Nashville Songwriter’s Assoc. Int’l, TrueFire Online, National Guitar Workshops, and Camp Jam. Join Denny for a great time unlocking the musical storyteller within you!