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Podium Jam Session
Jazz Podium (2015) Vol. 64, No. 11, pp. 50
... First hand accounts of notable jazz jam sessions are presented. ...
... "Jam Session: Volume 6" (SteepleChase), a complilation album, is reviewed. ...
... Provides 7 basic guidelines for jazz musicians who play at jam sessions. Advice on entering a jam ... session, when to play and when not to play, and the proper length of jam session solos. ...
... This Jam Session recording (Ocium) is reviewed. ...
... A box set of four jam sessions featuring various jazz musicians is reviewed (Verve). ...
... Provides advice to novice musicians on the importance of jam sessions in improving skills, the ... etiquette of playing at jam sessions, and other important information that beginners should know about the performances. ...
... Tips for getting the most out of sitting in a jazz jam session are presented. The author ... encourages jazz musicians to scout out the jam session before asking to join in, and to take notes during ...
Blues School
Blues Revue (2000) , pp. 18-23
... Discusses how participating in blues jam sessions can be a valuable learning experience for ... developing blues musicians. Includes a sidebar on how to find a jam session, suggesting nightclubs or open ... -mic nights as possible venues. Offers a list of "Jam Session Do's and Don'ts." ...
Today's Old-Time Jam Session
Banjo Newsletter (2009) Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 18-23
... -time jam sessions do not include musical breaks. Folks come and go in and out of sessions. The ... easiest way to find like-minded folks and the jam sessions they love is to go to festivals. Many times ... , players will stumble on various jam sessions as they take part in other old-time events. Beginners ...
... Reviews the album by jam band Phish titled "The Story of the Ghost" (Elektra) which was recorded ...
... "Complete TV Studio Recordings" and "The 1975 Garden State Jam Sessions," both of which feature ensembles led by saxophonist Pepper, are reviewed. ...
... A three-disc compilation recording of jazz jam sessions featuring trumpeter Buck Clayton with various other musicians is reviewed (Solar). ...
Mr. Bell's Jam Sessions
20th century instrumental piece
... Margolin recalls a jam session in Houston, Texas, in 1976 between blues musicians Muddy Waters and ...
... jam sessions have intrigued scholars since the 1950s, the interactions between immigrants and ... American-born musicians in jazz jam sessions have not been studied. Drawing on ethnographic participation ... jam sessions privilege incorporation, allowing immigrant musicians to cross, blur and shift social ...
... was able to make jam sessions at the camps a good experience for students. By creating intermediate ... jams and "How to Jam" workshops and reducing the size of the classes, more students participated in the jam sessions. ...
... sessions at nightclubs. Porter discusses how jam sessions have become friendlier since the 1940s and ... Discusses how jazz trumpet player Robert Porter and jazz saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa lead jam ...
Cut, Carved, and Served: Competitive Jamming in the 1930s and 1940s
Jazz Perspectives (2010) Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 183

This essay examines the role of competition in both private and publicly-staged jam sessions of the 1930s and 1940s. The historiographic materials and methods of inquiry into this fraught period in American history present challenges for the modern scholar of ...

... This essay examines the role of competition in both private and publicly-staged jam sessions of the ... , this history must be scrupulously contextualized. The literature on midcentury jam sessions is filled ... fact, jam sessions of the 1930s and 1940s were foremost productive sites of collaboration and ...