Clinics

Clinics at The Asylum for Art HeadQuarters

Bryson Waind SongWriting Clinic

Bryson Waind SongWriting Clinic

February 24, 2019

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

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
  • pointers on playing the bass and singing at the same time
  • reggae, ska & funk grooves, bass line construction
  • performance aspects such as constructing an effective set list, fronting a band etc
  • practical insight on creating work for both artists & sidemen
  • booking shows
  • running a band
  • performing abroad

Jory Kinjo brings a unique history to his music and draws from his experiences playing and performing ...
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Nikko (Clinic on all things) Forsberg

Nikko (Clinic on all things) Forsberg

November 19, 2017

This is my Rifle. This is my my gun … There are many like it, but this one is mine … Without my gun, I am useless. My rifle without me is useless … Do you get it? This is me … My guitar and my brain and heart are my rifle here ...
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Looping in the Loop Clinic

Looping in the Loop Clinic

October 14, 2017

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

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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