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Weekend Jam Camp

November 2, 2024 November 3, 2024 EDT

Taught by John David using the Wernick Method

Dripping Springs, TX

Barton Springs Mill, 16604 Fitzhugh Rd. Bldg. B, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 — just 20 miles from Austin

Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Tuition: $275

$25 off through Oct 2nd. $75 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

Recommended lodging 13 miles from venue: Hampton Inn and Suites Austin–Lakeway
Special Jam Camp rate: $114 per night, includes hot breakfast.

  • Rate expires October 11
  • Rate is only available online through the link above (don’t call hotel for booking)
  • Link above usually won’t work on mobile devices, so best to use desktop/laptop


John David (Glendale, CA) is a master on banjo, mandolin, dobro, guitar, and harmonica. He also plays fiddle and bass. He toured with music luminaries the Limeliters, performed with Leon Redbone, and has recorded for many television shows, commercials, and movie soundtracks. John created two instructional videos, on banjo and mandolin, for the Warner Brothers “Ultimate Beginner” series. While the Denver Post describes him as a “guitarist’s guitarist”, John is also eager to help everyday people with the challenges of learning to jam.

“The atmosphere at the jam workshop made everyone, beginners and experienced alike, feel welcome and comfortable.
“He showed me simple ways to get around roadblocks that had frustrated me for a long time.”
“John is really a fabulous teacher who possesses that rare combination: the ability to advance students to another level of proficiency while simultaneously ensuring they really have fun doing it.”
“He’s able to teach and play every instrument, never become annoyed and kept the excitement and energy going all weekend – superb! Organization, clarity, pacing (fast clip, but seemed to work for the group) kindness, this was the best it could have been.”
“John made me (and everyone) feel at ease, created a fun atmosphere.”
“Thanks for all the help, especially the suggestions on vocal improvement.”
“He showed me simple ways to get around roadblocks that had frustrated me for a long time.”
“John gets better and better every time I take his class. He’s aware of how everybody in the class is doing and he’s very self-reflective about small things to add/change to improve the experience. I’m hooked.”
16604 Fitzhugh Rd. Bldg. B
Dripping Springs, TX 78620 United States
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Tuition: $275

$25 off through Oct 2nd. $75 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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