Intermediate Rhythm Guitar with Vivian Leva
Intermediate Old Time and Country Rhythm Guitar- The stuff that matters: boom, chuck, driving the jam, and cracking the code on tunes you’ve never heard. We will explore the sheer power of the right hand, how to follow new tunes and songs, and what it takes to be the grounding and driving force of any jam or performance. Come, have some fun, and improve your rhythm guitar skills!
Leva, of Lexington, Virginia grew up playing and performing with her parents, Carol Elizabeth Jones and James Leva, learning traditional songs from their sources and honing her rhythmic guitar style. In June, 2017 Vivian recorded her debut album Time is Everything in close collaboration with Calcagno during an inspired session at Studio 808A in the small town of Floyd, VA. She released this album of original music on March 2nd, 2018 on Free Dirt Records to critical acclaim, including being one of Rolling Stone Country’s “10 New Artists You Need to Know.”