Handmade Music School Workshops offer unique learning experiences in music or dance with master teachers at the Floyd Country Store. The workshops are timely, engaging, and dynamic sessions targeted to serve participants with varied interests and goals. Register today for a shorter 1-2 hour workshop, an all-day learning experience, or a multi-day camp!

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Guitar Back-up Songs & Tunes: Intermediate Level

Join the Handmade Music School for an intermediate guitar workshop with Carl Jones on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Cost is $30.

Carl Jones is an American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Born in Macon, GA, Carl presently lives in Galax, VA. He is widely respected for his instrumental talents and original songs about the joys and tribulations of day-to-day life in the South. Carl’s songs have been recorded by The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Kate Campbell, Rickie Simpkins with Tony Rice, and others. His song “Last Time on the Road” appears on the Grammy-award-winning album, Unleashed by the Nashville Bluegrass Band. In the 1980’s Carl played mandolin with Norman and Nancy Blake and James Bryan as part of the Rising Fawn String Ensemble. Today he plays concerts and tours with wife, fiddler Erynn Marshall and in 2017 toured Australia with the Galax Bogtrotters. Carl is known for his fine musicianship, sense of humor, songwriting, and charismatic teaching.

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