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CAAMP & Chris Funk

CAAMP sits down with Chris Funk to discuss the process of honing your craft as a musician and band.

EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Instructor: CAAMP is an American folk band from Ohio. To date they have released four albums. They have performed at the Newport Folk Festival three times, with the latest being in 2023. 

Subject: Students will gain insight on the songwriting process from a band perspective.

Age/ Skill Level Recommended: Intended for intermediate to advance level music students. Ages 16 and up. 

Topics Discussed: Mentorship, listening/ practicing, song writing. 

Recommended Use: We recommend this video be used to engage students on songwriting tips, the importance of listening, and transcribing by ear. This video also speaks to the importance of finding a mentor/ teacher early on in your career. 

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