Clinics

Clinics at The Academy @ Asylum for Art

Jory Kinjo Clinic

Jory Kinjo Clinic

February 15, 2020 12:00 am
  • Constructing simple bass lines
  • Using Bass notes/lines in guitar comping
  • Comping reggae & ska on the guitar
  • Singing and playing at the same time
  • Industry related artist stuff: Booking, net working, social media, etc

Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing Soul, Ska, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues all over the world.

Kinjo grew up in Calgary, AB. playing old-school soul music with long-standing soul band, ...
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Tim Williams FingerPickin' the Blues

Tim Williams FingerPickin’ the Blues

May 3, 2020 12:00 am

Tim Williams, a 40 year veteran of the roots music scene in North America, is a blues-based singer/ songwriter/ multi- instrumentalist, and is in constant demand. Inspired by the Hillbilly and Western Swing music he heard as a child, Tim absorbed late Fifties Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, Hawaiian and Mexican music, early Sixties Folk, and Bluegrass “like a sponge” before discovering a passion for traditional blues styles which was fueled by seing many first generation blues musicians ...
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Bryson Waind SongWriting Clinic

Bryson Waind SongWriting Clinic

February 24, 2019 12:00 am

Bryson Waind is a folk and country singer who was born and bred in Canada’s Niagara Region.  He spent 15 vintages working in the wine industry, running tractors up and down the vineyard rows.  Years on the farm gave him the opportunity to develop the genuine Canadian folk and country style that he plays today.  On the guitar or mandolin you can hear the deep roots and love of home that are his trademarks.  Now living in Calgary, his style ...
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Tim Williams FingerPickin' the Blues

Tim Williams FingerPickin’ the Blues

April 28, 2018 12:00 am

Tim Williams, a 40 year veteran of the roots music scene in North America, is a blues-based singer/ songwriter/ multi- instrumentalist, and is in constant demand. Inspired by the Hillbilly and Western Swing music he heard as a child, Tim absorbed late Fifties Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, Hawaiian and Mexican music, early Sixties Folk, and Bluegrass “like a sponge” before discovering a passion for traditional blues styles which was fueled by seing many first generation blues musicians ...
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Jory Kinjo Clinic

Jory Kinjo Clinic

February 24, 2018 12:00 am
  • Constructing simple bass lines
  • Using Bass notes/lines in guitar comping
  • Comping reggae & ska on the guitar
  • Singing and playing at the same time
  • Industry related artist stuff: Booking, net working, social media, etc

Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing Soul, Ska, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues all over the world.

Kinjo grew up in Calgary, AB. playing old-school soul music with long-standing soul band, ...
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Looping in the Loop Clinic

Looping in the Loop Clinic

October 14, 2017 12:00 am

This is workshop to introduce you to the art of looping. You can use this skill to easily expand your sound to sound like a full band or use it as a valuable practicing tool to develop your skills in improvising, alternate chord voicings or singing.

Looper required

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Guitar Maintenance 101 - Clinic

Guitar Maintenance 101 Clinic

September 30, 2017 12:00 am

Learn what to look for in a second hand guitar and how to best maintain and care for your guitar with Scott Arnold, founder and self-committed member of Scott Asylum for Art & Music.

Participants will be provided with the supplies they will need to clean, restring and set up their guitar and deal with Calgary’s dry climate.

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