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Jeff Rady with pedal steel

ZOOM Classes

Looking for classes on how to play pedal steel or guitar?

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, Jeff has a variety of classes to fit your skill level and interest.

Join a virtual class with Jeff on ZOOM or join his in-person ensembles by completing the form below!

Classes

Monday Night In-Person Ensembles February 1st to March 22nd @ The Band Cave 5929 E 38th Ave Denver, CO 80207

6:00-7:30 p.m. Metamodern Country Ensemble: Genuine Country. Authentic Rock n' Roll. Sincere songwriting. Today's "Meta-Modern" country artists like Margot Price, Jason Isbell, and Sturgill Simpson hearken back to a time when the delineation between rock and country was less defined and more importantly didn't matter. Study the songs, riffs, and content of today's trailblazers as well as their classic country heroes.

6 People Limit. Mask Required. Singers must bring their own mic and sing with a mask on at all times. Temperature checks required.

7:30-9:00 p.m. Classic Rock Ensemble: Learn the riffs, parts, and licks to some of your favorite classic rock jams of all time. Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, The Guess Who, Stones, Beatles, We do it all! You can choose to play solos or just hang back and play rhythm.

6 People Limit. Mask Required. Singers must bring their own mic and sing with a mask on at all times. Temperature checks required.

Classes are non-refundable unless absences are due to Covid related quarantine or sickness.


Tuesday Night Classes February 2nd to March 23rd

6 p.m. - Finger-style 4 TRL (total request live): For this class submit the tunes you want to learn, I'll choose 3 of your submitted selections and I'll tab them out and teach them! A continuation class that teaches you more challenging Travis picking combined with melody, open tuning repertoire, and more classical finger-style. Prerequisite: Must have taken Fingerstyle 1 or 2 or equivalent knowledge such as multiple Travis Picking Patterns, 4 finger-style, and Travis Picking with melody. Things needed: A capo.

7 p.m.- Electric Guitar Blues/Rock Soloing 3: For this class I will present a range of blues/rock techniques plus go over some of the theory, chords, and scales of this genre. For this continuation course we will learn some more solos and techniques from Hendrix, Clapton, Mike Campbell (Tom Petty), Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), as well as modern day guitar slingers like Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) and Mike McCready (Pearl Jam). Prerequisite: Must have an electric guitar and have taken Electric Blues 2 or equivalent knowledge.

8 p.m.- Guitar 1A: For the beginning guitarist! You'll learn the fundamentals of the guitar, basic major and minor chords. You'll also learn how to strum, tune, and read tablature. Repertoire ranges from Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Jimmy Eat World, and more! Mature and motivated kids are welcome to sign up as well (age range 10-18) Prerequisite: Must have an acoustic guitar, snark tuner, and a pick.


Wednesday Night Classes February 3rd to March 24th

6 p.m. - Ralph Mooney Pedal Steel Course: A course designed to give you a great overview of Mooney's style. From his time with Buck Owens to Waylon Jennings plus lots of artists in between. We will cover his techniques, licks, and repertoire!

7 p.m.- Fingerstyle 3: An advanced level Finger-style class that teaches more challenging techniques of creating travis picking arrangements from simple melodies, open tuning repertoire, and Travis picking and Classical pieces with varying right hand patterns. Prerequisite: Must have a working knowledge of open position chords, basic rhythms, and know how to read tab. Things needed: A capo

8 p.m. -Fingerstyle 1: An intro finger-style class that teaches you the fundamentals of Travis picking, classical finger-style and more. Repertoire includes Bob Dylan, Miss. John Hurt, Townes Van Zandt and more! Prerequisite: Must have a working knowledge of open position chords, basic rhythms, and know how to read tab. Things needed: A capo

* All courses are recorded for you to view at a later time.
* No refunds for Zoom classes. For ensembles absences due to Covid related quarantine or sickness would be refunded or credited.


Prices

Ensembles are $245 for the 8 week course.

All adult zoom classes are $125 for the 8 week course.

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