Community Jams: Coltrane Day 2015

Preliminary schedule. Times and locations subject to change.

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Nothing binds a community together and is more rewarding than a jam. Whether novice or expert, if you can play an instrument, come join in the fun. Get to play with professional musicians and experience the pure joy of playing together in a supportive environment. Amps and mics provided. Bring your instrument and a cord if electric. The jams will be facilitated to help make sure all comers get a chance to participate. Audience welcome.

DRUM/PERCUSSION JAM

Master percussionist Napoleon Revels-Bey leads this drum circle jam which is open to all levels of drummers. Incorporating basic African and Latin rhythms, Napoleon will guide the event assisted by other percussionists who will be on hand. All are welcome. Some drums and percussion will be available but people are also encouraged to bring their own percussion instrument.

Time: 11:00AM-11:45AM

 

BLUES JAM

Led by Huntington bluesman extraordinaire Willie Steel and his band.  Nobody rocks Huntington like Willie and the blues is where it all comes from. Willie and his band will provide a foundation for musicians young and old who want to step in and be a part of the blues-making experience. All are welcome. 

Time: 1:15PM-2:00PM

 

JAZZ & FUNK JAM

Led by Premik Russell Tubbs, Uli Geissendoerfer , Steve Salerno, John Scarpulla and several of the day’s other master musicians, this jam should close the day in grand style. Working off some basic blues and funk tunes, musicians at all levels are invited to join the band on stage and experience the fun of playing with world class players whose goal it is to make it a positive experience and help you sound good.

Time: 3:45-5

 

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