Crafting Riffs and Writing Songs


By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | November 1, 2017
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Lias de Lange & Emile de Jong from The Narrow killing it on stage

Music is about self-expression. Sure, you could express yourself through the music of others, but the most personal and deep form of self-expression comes in Crafting Riffs and Writing Songs.

So you know a few chords and scales, but have no idea how to Craft Riffs or Writing Songs? Then join Emile De Jong (The Narrow) for this FREE Guitar Frenzy workshop.

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When: 4 November 2017
Where: Jean Village Music
Shop 3 Jean Village Shopping Centre
Corner Jean Avenue & Gerhard Street
Time: 10H30

Who Should Attend

Anyone who needs some tips or inspiration for songwriting. Emile has shown through the years to be an incredibly competent writer, so you are found to learn some new tricks and tips.

What to Expect

During this Workshop, Emile will go through his songwriting and riff writing process. He will:

Play through a few of The Narrow riffs and songs
Discuss how he goes about crafting riffs and ideas
Taking riffs and ideas into songs
The Gear he uses for The Narrow

After which he will open the floor to your questions and answers.

More About Emile

Emile De Jong is a guitar player and songwriter who has been performing live from the age of 15.

He was a founding member of the Afrikaans metal band “Not My Dog”. He is also a founding member of The Narrow.

“I love all types of music styles but nothing beats a good old kick-ass guitar riff and rock beat,” says De Jong.

His influences are Tom Morello, Wes Borland, Jeff Beck, Aaron Gillespie, Scott Henderson, Johnny Fourie, Floors.”

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