Jazz Jam Session HOWTO

The Grand Social, Dublin, every Monday night at 8:00pm (music at 8:30pm)

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Each tune goes roughly like this

  1. Optional intro
  2. Head (main melody)
  3. Solos (same chord changes as head)
  4. Trading fours with drums or drums solo
  5. Head again
  6. Optional tag/outro

Some guidelines

Have fun and enjoy yourself!

Sources / reading links

Start:        The Jazz Jam Session: What To Know Before You Go by Aimee Nolte (YouTube)

Jazz Jam Session Newbie Do’s – 5 simple rules (saxymoni.com)

Also:        Jam Session Etiquette (guitarlessons.net)

Advice/tips for playing Casuals and jam sessions? I'll start! (reddit.com)

Jam Session Etiquette at Teen Jazz (teenjazz.com)

Jam Session Primer by Paul Haar (music.unl.edu)

Jazz Jam Sessions: A First-Timer’s Guide (humor, billanschell.net)

How to Survive Jazz Jam Sessions - 10 Top Tips! /// Scott's Bass Lessons (YouTube)