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Follow My Lead: a workshop with Ben Peeler and Jason Orme

  • 06/20/2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • ONLINE. Not a member? That’s cool, we still need your name and email to send you the zoom meeting info. All times listed are EST.


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A virtual Community Day event, held over Zoom

Ben PeelerOk, so you have the great song written but how do you flesh out your recording with interesting parts that enhance and instrumental solos that are just what you want, how do you communicate your ideas to your players, what are the best ways to get exactly what you’re hearing in your head and get the perfect recording ?

From their LA recording lair, two seasoned veterans of the big stage and the big studio are the pros that pro songwriters turn to sculpt the final impressions that make their songs connect with audiences. They will lead a multi instrument workshop from their Studio covering tips, tricks, techniques .... and maybe a few stories... all geared towards giving you the tools that will enable you to navigate the recording process with confidence and ease. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from two inspirational instrumentalists.

Ben Peeler (virtuoso founding member of the Mavericks. He has toured with The Wallflowiers, Shakria, Shelby Lynne and so many more) His discography is beyond impressive, recording with a diverse list of artists (from the legendary Jimmy Cliff to the award winning Red Dead Redemption video game soundtrack) on dobro, lap steel, pedal steel, weissenborn, guitar, mandolin and more.

Jason Orme has been playing & touring internationally with Alanis Morissette since 2001. He’s appeared on her records Jagged Little Pill Acoustic, So Called Chaos, Feast On Scraps DVD and Live from Montreux Jazz Festival. He’s a singer and songwriter as well and has had many different band projects of his own. Other artists he’s appeared with include Sarah Mclachlan, Kelly Clarkson, Vertical Horizon, Five For Fighting and many more.

This class will be held on Saturday, June 20 over Zoom as part of SAW’s 2020 Community Day. 

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