Monday, April 12, 2010

Monday's Instructional Jam

This was the Monday instructional jam for the beginners.  It was an exceptionally good session, too!  We learned something new tonight.  We talked about chords and improvising over them.  Everyone in the jam got to try it individually, and then we played a song together in which everyone got to try out the new skill.  We are on our way to faking it!

We have been continuing our work on Blackberry Blossom as well.  Everyone knows the break now, which is actually the easy part of this song since it has about a million chords that change on every beat in Part A.  We are a large enough group that after giving everyone a break, the chords start sinking in.

We had a new banjo player in the group tonight as well.  Welcome to the group, Jim!  You did wonderfully tonight, and we look forward to having you join us again.

Tomorrow is our open public jam session.  If you are looking for something to do, come join us!  The jam starts at 7:30 and is open to anyone -- even listeners.  It is all acoustic and beginner friendly.  We pass the mic around the circle, so everyone gets a chance to sing or play if they want one.

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