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TUESDAY THIS WEEK-Gypsy Jazz-Swing Jam Session
Announcement section: (jam info below). Come jam with us this Tuesday! Welcome back from Djangofest NW! We will have the jam the next two weeks starting at 7pm with hosts choosing the jam end time. I'm (Victor) traveling this week to Django Sur Lennon in Ireland to perform as part of the Stochelo Quartet featuring Christiaan van Hemert! I will be back October 4th. Check out the festival facebook page for updates. Both the Tuesday and Friday jams will continue in my absence, so please continue making music and keep the building in an orderly fashion. Come jam and invite friends! We now accept Venmo in addition to cash for the cover charge, donations, drink purchases, .etc. Venmo-"@Victor-Horky-SilkRoadSwing" Tuesday weekly jam info: What: Acoustic jam open to all skill levels. We will focus on playing Gypsy jazz, and swing. Charts will be displayed on a large tv screen. When: Tuesday, 7:00pm-11:00pm. Where: The Workshop. (723 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, Washington 98105, see map link or you won't know exactly where to go). Who: You! Invite friends to join. I hope you all come and play! Price: $7-$15+ The jams run solely on member contributions that go towards rent and overhead. As such, a minimum $7 contribution per person, per jam is required to continue having music. If you have financial hardships please contact me and I may be able to find a sponsor to pay your entry fee so that you may play with us. Parking is also available down the driveway by the building, and directly beneath the bridge. During jam hours your car is an authorized vehicle. Just don't block the gate. I will do my best to answer urgent emails ASAP If you become lost, or have questions. Links: map link (http://nebula.wsimg.com/34c5dea7c33aeccd87ad4ea4281d1982?AccessKeyId=599170AD386B33631ED4&disposition=0&alloworigin=1), rhythm video link ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3VxRpTLYyE ), django fakebook link ( http://nebula.wsimg.com/9ab1784651e27141ccee3a3b7d51f3db?AccessKeyId=599170AD386B33631ED4&disposition=0&alloworigin=1), See you Wednesday! The group lesson/slow jam this week is a mixture of instruction, Q&A, and knowledge sharing. Please come to warm up, share you knowledge and ideas, and glean from others. During this time there will be opportunity to discuss a song and walk through it slowly prior to playing it. If desired, we can schedule a one on one help session.

The Workshop

723 NE Northlake Way · Seattle, WA

What we're about

This group is for all aspiring and professional acoustic instrument players in the Seattle area who like to learn, play and jam in styles that include swing & gypsy jazz, Latin, bluegrass & fiddle, or progressive cross-over styles. We also promote workshop, jamming and professional performance events for aspiring students, jammers, pros and closet pickers. This is a developing a unincorporated non-profit, art & music school with a mission to enjoin people in music and to promote, teach, perform and play acoustic music styles. We will also provide access to events and workshops at a sliding-scale cost. The education goals for members are to teach & facilitate if you are experienced to help other members who are learning musicianship and music on their instruments.

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