Long & McQuade Learning Series - Guelph, ON
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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Guelph, ON

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Guelph, ON


Wednesday, March 6 | 7:00pm
The Art of Live Looping with Jacob Moon
  
Roots musician Jacob Moon has played for RUSH, Marillion, Gordon Lightfoot over his 20 years on the road.  He shares strategies for being an effective 'live looper', and demonstrates how students can unlock their own  creativity using the BOSS RC 300 and other popular looping pedals. His performance will include originals and covers orchestrated with a combination of musical taste and technical wizardry. If you've ever wondered how looping can take your solo or band project to the next level, this clinic is for you.

Wednesday, March 13 | 6:30pm
Recording 101 with Ray Wilson
      
Learn the basics of what you need to capture your music using your computer. From the hardware to software, learn what components are necessary and how to set up your gear to begin recording in minutes. With over 30 years of studio and recording experience, Ray spends much of his free time educating others in the art of audio engineering. By day he is a Sales Manager of Yorkville Sound; by night he is the owner of Synergy Studio in Pickering working with local artists in the Toronto area.

Saturday, March 23 | 3:00pm
Improvising on Electric Bass with Jason Raso
   
Learn how Jason Raso uses a chord tone approach to improvise bass lines and solos. He will also discuss building a practice routine and staying positive about your playing. Jason is a master of the four-string bass guitar, and his music has been heard on public radio and jazz stations around the globe.

Wednesday, March 27 | 6:30pm
Getting Your Pedalboard Gig-Ready with Peter Lafferty
     
Learn the basics of chaining effects and powering your board. Join Roland Canada’s BOSS Product Manager Peter Lafferty, and learn how to build your perfect gig-ready pedalboard. At this workshop, you’ll get the run-down on improving your pedalboard’s tone, getting your pedals in the right order, and more!

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Registration & inquiries may be sent to Frazer at fmccrindle@long-mcquade.com.

Location: Guelph 30 Arrow Road    Phone: (519) 763-5300
Fee: FREE!