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Advanced Contra with Wild Asparagus and caller George Marshall
Meet the Masters: George Marshall of Wild Asparagus
George Marshall is one of the country’s premiere callers, specializing in New England-style contra dances. He is renowned for his knack of matching music to dance and for his smooth, concise teaching and presentation. He began dancing, playing, and calling dances in the 1970s, founding the reknowned contradance band Swallowtail as a college student. He calls, teaches, and plays full time, touring nationally with Wild Asparagus or Swallowtail. He also produces music and dance events including a week-long February dance vacation in the Caribbean.
“Meet the Masters” are a series of artist interviews in front of a live audience. The "Meet the Masters" program is intended to give audiences the opportunity to learn about the lives and music of celebrated folk masters.
Guitar Summit: Alan Carr from Coracree, Happy Traum, Hawktail's Jordan Tice, and Jeff Selby of The Quixote Project, with Kevin Neidig moderating
The panelists will discuss and demonstrate their own personal approach to the guitar. Questions will be encouraged on things such as gear, tunings, technique and other guitar-centric topics.