Famous Musicians and Their Jam Sessions – Part 2

Starting part two of our famous musicians and their jam sessions with a drum roll we feature even more classic jam bands and the legendary songs and concerts they performed. Ending our first foray into this theme with Cream, in this blog we venture on tour with The Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers and Phish. The […]

Famous Musicians and Their Jam Sessions – Part 1

Some musicians and bands are world famous for their jam sessions whilst performing live on stage. Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix was famous for impromptu guitar solos going off the scale, and more recently the Red-Hot Chili Peppers are renowned for breaking into a spontaneous jam session. In the past other great musical luminaries, such as […]

What Are the Best Instruments for a Jam Session

If you are a musician, then one of the most enjoyable ways of playing and having musical fun is by having a jam session. This is normally an occasion where musicians from other bands or solo musicians take the opportunity to get together and have fun. So, what are the best instruments are the best […]

How to Play Music Without Rehearsing

Good musicians not only can read music, but they also can play by ear, which means if they hear a tune they can more or less copy it note for note. This does not mean like-minded musicians in a room can all play as one, together in harmony. Playing instruments freely in a group together […]

What is the Best Way to Have a Jam Session

As a musician there is hardly a better way to enjoy your music than having an impromptu jam session, according to the definition by Wikipedia a jam session is “an informal musical event, process, or activity where musicians, typically instrumentalists, play improvised solos and vamp on tunes, songs and chord progressions.” Some jam sessions happen […]