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Saturday Jam Class

August 24, 2024 All day

Taught by Matt Jensen using the Wernick Method

Minneapolis, MN

St. Peder’s Lutheran Church (south Minneapolis), 4600 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Saturday, 8am-5pm

Tuition: $100

$10 off if you register by July 24. $50 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.


Matt Jensen (Minneapolis, MN) plays and teaches bluegrass mandolin, guitar, fiddle, banjo, and upright bass. When he retired he fell in love with playing music with other people in bluegrass, old time, and sessions. He now performs with several duos and trios, and jams most days of the week. He leads a bluegrass beginners jam and one for learning bluegrass fiddle tunes. Remembering how difficult and scary it can be to start playing music with other people, he works to create jams that help people get started and enjoy playing right from the get-go.

“Matt is a natural teacher. He creates an environment in which it is easy to be yourself, make mistakes, have fun, and ask questions you may be afraid to ask skilled musicians. He’ll have you picking with friends before you know it!”
“Matt is kind, encouraging, and patient. He hasn’t forgotten what it’s like to be a beginner. He’s wonderful at breaking new concepts down into easy blocks.”
“I found a warm environment where it felt safe to play with others for the first time. Matt is a friendly facilitator, explaining jam guidelines, keeping the song selections familiar and tempos nice and slow.”
“Matt has a wonderful talent for making beginner musicians feel welcome. He has an impressive knowledge of bluegrass and he is probably one of the nicest people you will ever meet.”
“Matt’s coaching has helped me improve my skills immensely.”
4600 E 42nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Tuition: $100

$10 off if you register by July 24. $50 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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