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jam session

an informal session where musicians play together. Andy and Nick had a jam session last night and kept all the neighbors awake.
See also: jam, session
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The jam sessions give them the chance to play alongside others for an audience, an opportunity they wouldn't have otherwise, he said.
Furthermore, jazz record producer Bob Weinstock built the success of the Prestige label on a jam session environment in the recording studio.
Many stars have appeared at the monthly evenings there and the couple also ran jam sessions at the Black Swan pub on Monday nights, and held an annual festival on the May Bank Holiday.
Not strictly jam session, but quality in anyone's book, were Val Wiseman's immaculate treatments of four Billie Holiday songs from her show Lady Sings the Blues, with the Fairweather front-line, Fowler again shining on both tenor sax and clarinet.
Folk/blues guitarist invites musicians along for an open jam session.
On Sunday, September 20, 1998, West Coast music legends of the 1950s and 1960s congregated at the Costa Mesa home of Bob and Judy Caro to renew old friendships, rap, taste delicious barbecue dishes and participate in a once-in-a-lifetime jam session.
There is also a concert and jam session tonight at Cozmic Pizza, 199 W.
Ever since Andre's All Stars led by the legendary pianist Bebo Valdes recorded the first jam session in 1952, various variations of these aggregations have left an indelible mark in Latin music, for example, the Alegre, Fania, and Cesta All Stars, Estrellas De Areito, and of course the classic Descargas Cubanas, led by Cachao.
The fall jam session is being held at the Ramada Royal Reef Resort in Belize City.
After each show theatregoers are invited to a jam session at the nearby Conservative Club.
Local performer, instructor, mentor and recording artist Walker T Ryan has set up a jam session for intermediate guitar players.
In recalling this historical moment, Bebo Valdes said, "we were asked to do one more tune, so I started it with a guajeo, you know, a jam session for seven minutes.