About The Blues Jams
Join us for a fun, casual jam with sparkling cider at Off the Wall! This is a fun way to learn more theory about chords, blues scales, listening to the musicians around you, and meet new friends your own age.
We'll play through C jam blues, a C minor blues and an A minor blues in a few different styles as well. Until a student sees a band playing and improvising together, they might not understand why their teacher is asking them to practice their chords and scales. Once they see all the pieces coming together, they are more motivated to practice.
For advanced students, we'll pick a different jazz standard for the school to work on every 3 months. Practice it with your private teacher and come prepared to perform it with a few teachers and students.
Who Can Attend?
- Kids ages 9 years old and up and adult students
- All current and former students of Off the Wall School of Music
- All Skill Levels and Instruments:
- If you're a vocalist, please come prepared to sing a song over a 12 bar blues like Sweet Home Chicago.
No problem, get a snack and watch or we'll set you up with a blues scale to work on in a practice room and you can join in with the next group and a teacher by your side.
Click the link below to see all the events currently open for registration. If you just want to watch the blues jam, there is no need to register, but please text the office to let us know you're coming:
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Blues Jam Materials
Here's a collection of jam materials for all instruments. Check them out and let your private teacher know if you'd like to work with them to get ready for an upcoming next jam session.