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Spread the Jam

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by: Joe Kennedy
Books with a 5 star rating  (2)
Publication Date: November 22, 2021
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Pages: 100
Binding: Perfect Bound
Color: Black and White
ISBN: 9780578355313

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Book Synopsis
Spread the Jam will take you through the steps of signing up for an open jam, or sitting in with a band, making some great music and forming lasting friendships and memories on stage. You'll understand how to call a tune so the other musicians can play along, how to interpret the verbal and non-verbal communications musicians give on stage, and how to network with the other players and patrons in the scene.

This book covers jam etiquette, beginning improvisation, song forms typically found in these types of musical environments, a breakdown of the genres that utilize the jam setting, what to do when you arrive at a new jam and how to be successful in sharing the stage with other players and more. Now oil your valves, tune your guitar, grab your drum sticks, grab your bass, warm up your chops, and get out there and make some music!
Customer Comments
Richard Jones
Posted: January 20, 2022
Customer comment 5 star rating
I was lucky enough to see a preview of this excellent work. Joe is a smart guy with some great ideas...I ordered mine just now!???
William Toll
Posted: May 18, 2022
Customer comment 0 star rating
The Detroit Blues Society is supporting this publication by offering our members copies as a membership premium. Everybody loves it.

About The Author
Joe Kennedy is a pianist, entertainer, and educator. He received his Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Parkside, his Master of Music, Jazz Piano performance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his Louisiana Teaching Credential in K-12 Instrumental Music from Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy. Kennedy has been performing regularly for over 2 decades from Symphony Concerts to dimly lit Juke Joints.