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Just Jamming FREE Improv Sessions

Jazz Steps

JUST JAMMING Starts 24 September - New FREE Monthly Session: Listen, Play, Sing and Jam

Just Jamming invites musicians and music lovers to come together to: listen, play, sing and jam. It’s for people who want to play for others, meet and play with other musicians and be experimental with their practice. With direction from the founder of Bitches Be Brewin, a regular Jazz improv night held at Jam Café, this new initiative is specifically for people aged 60 and above, but also welcomes collaborations between younger musicians and audiences.

Just Jamming takes place at The Embankment using the room that was Jesse Boot’s old office.  The Embankment is the city side of Trent Bridge: Arkwright Street, Nottingham, NG2 2GR. 

Just Jamming happens on the last Tuesday of each month. Launching on Tuesday 24 September, 7 – 10pm, Just Jamming has an eclectic mix of musicians already lined-up. Musicians can bring along their instruments and sign up on the night, but there's no obligation to play.  It's a space for music lovers and musicians to come together to: listen, play, sing and jam.

About the partners:

ArtSpeak is a Big Lottery Funded programme that provides Arts, Activities and Friendship for people aged 60+ across Nottingham. Using a bespoke arts programme of activities, workshops and events, ArtSpeak offers its members opportunities to engage in the Arts as participants, audience members or as creators of their own work.

Jazz Steps - a leading local jazz promotor for over 20 years - embodies the spirit of improvisation, inventiveness and collaboration that is integral to jazz.  It brings the best of contemporary live jazz to local audiences. Venues for gigs include its ‘residency’ at the Bonington Theatre in Arnold; and, in conjunction with Inspire, libraries at Beeston, West Bridgford, Southwell and Worksop.  Not-for-profit and volunteer-run, Jazz Steps also supports collaborations to develop jazz appreciation and involvement, as in this venture with ArtSpeak.

  Carl Billson

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