Writing for slide guitar is a mystery to most arrangers and composers. Slide instruments are very popular in film scores and song production, and writing for these instruments is a valuable skill. Plan to attend this unique opportunity to attend the ASMAC slide instrument symposium featuring premier studio musician Jay Leach.
ASMAC presents FIRST WEDNESDAYS
August 3, 2016 • 7:30pm
at Local 47 in Hollywood
“Slide Instrument Symposium”
with Jay Leach
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 @ 7pm
@ Musician’s Local 47
817 Vine St.
Hollywood, CA 90038
Jay will provide live and recorded demonstrations of the Pedal Steel Guitar, Non Pedal Steel Guitar, Dobro, Weissenborn and the Lap Steel. He will discuss detailed information including tuning, registers, styles and history.
Jay’s TV credits include several seasons of the American Idol (2006-2015), The Voice, America’s Got Talent, The Tonight Show. He has recorded with artists including Kenny Loggins, Dave Koz, LeAnn Rimes, Barry Manilow, Taylor Swift, Jewel, Jessica Simpson, Crystal Bowersox, Taylor Hicks, John Denver, Roy Orbison, Gladys Knight, Clint Black, Bette Midler and Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. Film scores on which he has played include Hannah Montana, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, 6 Days and 7 Nights, Team America and many more. Video games: Call of Duty Black ops II, Assassin’s Creed: Dead Kings, Lost Planet 3, and Open Season. He has played on countless Jingles including Citibank, Maxwell House Coffee, IMB to name a few. Live Performances include appearances with the LA Philharmonic, 9 to 5, Porgy and Bess, Fiddler on The Roof, Ice Capades, Ringling Bros. Circus and many more. Leach is also the author of several guitar technique and style books.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn more about slide guitars from the master, himself, Jay Leach.
To RSVP, click on the Reserve Now button, or visit www.asmac.org.