Brian Chevalier, host of jam sessions
at both Happy Hours and River Stop Restaurant & Sports Bar, said that jams can be "a roll of the dice," but "there's a lot of talent down here in the southern Willamette Valley.
In addition, the Miles Davis recordings Relaxin' with the Miles Davis Quintet, Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet, Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet, and Cookin'with the Miles Davis Quintet were completed in two days of non-stop jam sessions
on May 11 and October 26, 1956 with producer Rudi van Gelder at the request of Weinstock, before he released Davis from his contract with Prestige in order to record for the Columbia label, and are still considered some of his finest work.
Johnson attended 10 different jam sessions
in Eugene, accompanied by photographer David Martinez, who had just finished his journalism training at the University of Oregon.
Jazz Festival: Jam Session
BOTANICAL GARDENS, BIRMINGHAM TWENTY-five years ago, at the first Birmingham Jam Session
Digby Fairweather was a young trumpeter trying hard not to be over-awed by the likes of Humphrey Lyttelton; at this anniversary celebration he was one of the elder statesmen of a line-up that included the phenomenal young vibes player Jim Hart.
His weekly jam sessions
, which began around 1997 at the Manhattan club known as Swing 46, were all-inclusive, and anyone who had a pair of tap shoes could get up on the stage and hoof away to live music.
Steel-pan and reggae band jam sessions
, competitions, parades and dancing in the capital streets of St.
Bands can easily attach instruments and microphones to TuneStudio and record jam sessions
directly onto an iPod.
at the Black Swan in Guisborough, which are run by Kath Whinyates and Ralph Wareing, are celebrating their 15th anniversary on June 7.
The festival, focused on the ukulele, features two evening concerts, a full day of workshops, an open mike event, hula dancing, jam sessions
, vendors and prizes, according to the event's Web site, www.
The store hosts monthly jam sessions
, concerts, workshops, retail sales and music lessons for more than 300 students a week, some coming from as far away as Lake Arrowhead.
have had a chance to get their "chops" at Brown's weekly jam sessions
, held every Sunday at a club called Swing 46 in midtown Manhattan.
The jams which took place at the Royal Roots, Bop City and Birdland between 194849, when Howard McGhee, tenor saxophonist Brew Moore, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie sat in with the Machito orchestra, were unrehearsed, uninhibited, unheard of before jam sessions
which at the time, master of ceremonies Symphony Sid called Afro-Cuban jazz.