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Schiller Street Studio

8316 SE Schiller St · Portland, or

How to find us

Come 'round back through the gate to the studio.

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Improvisation takes practice - and a supportive room!

Once in awhile it is necessary to put the notes away and allow yourself to create 'on the fly', and to keep up with others while they do so as well.

These jam sessions will not use notes, videos, or external references. We shall start with some sort of chord progression, and play with that until the group naturally progresses the piece forward.

The music will be made up, on the spot.

Focus will be on tasteful improvisation as a group, following each others' lead.

Attendees should be very comfortable with chords and progressions, and moderately comfortable with scales, even if not experienced with improvisation. Don't expect perfection! We're going to make some noise!

If it time to work on your improv skills, then come on out!

There is a $10 suggested donation for those who can afford it.