Let's Play Jazz! June Sessions: All Blues (except "All Blues") 😂

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Price: $20.00
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Let's get together and play jazz! This month is all about the exploration of different types of jazz blues. Since these tunes are short, we'll work on 6. 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.

• "Misterioso" (Bb) - Thelonious Monk
Download lead sheet in Concert here (from Jazz Library):

• "Footprints" (Cm) - Wayne Shorter

• "Billie's Bounce" (F) - Charlie Parker
Download lead sheet in Concert here (from Real Book 2 - 2nd Ed):

• "Eighty-One" (F) - Miles Davis, Ron Carter

• "Equinox" (C#m) - John Coltrane

• "Watermelon Man" (F) - Herbie Hancock
Download lead sheet in Concert here (from Real Book 3 - 1st Ed):

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
• Guitar - Dennis
• Piano - Vadim
• Piano - Alice
• Bass - Chris Dyess
• Drums - Chris Dispensa

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