Let's Play Jazz! May Sessions

This is a past event

7 people went

Price: $20.00 /per person
Location image of event venue


Let's get together and play jazz! Join us. :)

First Timer? Please read this page (https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Jazz-Newbies-Hang/about/). It should answer most questions about this meetup (what it's about, basic skill level required, RSVP and payment/refund policies, code of conduct, tunes/fake book info).


ROOM: Opera Room


Charts for below tunes are from The Real Book Vol 1 - 6th Edition unless noted otherwise. Refer to notes under "Tunes & Fake Book" on this page (https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Jazz-Newbies-Hang/about/) for more info.

• "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" (G) - Brooks Bowman
Download lead sheet in Concert here (from Real Book 3 - 1st Ed):

• "Blues for Alice" (F) - Charlie Parker

• "Bewitched" (C) - Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart

• "Invitation" (Cm) - Bronslau Kaper

• "Four" (Eb) - Miles Davis

Most of the above titles can be found on Learn Jazz Standards (https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/index-of-jazz-standards/ ). This is a great comprehensive site that provides essential information on each tune, along with a list of suggested listening, chord charts (C, Bb, Eb) and a play-along.


LIMIT: 2 keyboards, 2 guitars, 1 bass (upright or electric), 1 drums
NO LIMIT for any other instruments (up to session limit)

NOTE: Electric instrumentalists must bring their own cables. Drummers must bring their own sticks/brushes. Double bassists must bring their own bass.

• Clarinet - Jon
• Alto Sax - Marty
• Guitar - Ben
• Piano - Alice
• Piano - Ron
• Bass- Etienne
• Drums - Chris

AFTER THE JAM: If you're up for sticking around, let's grab a drink nearby!