how to conduct yourself when jamming
any jamming session is an enjoyment of the music not a competition you will be appreciated no matter what level you are currently at and jamming will make you a better player, what better way can there be to meet fellow musicians and gain advice tips and experience
1/ introduce yourself to the group and state your level; beginner, intermediate, advanced.
2/ establish who the leader is and what type of jam session it is tunes or improvised soloís.
3/as the jamming begins wait for a nod or finger from the person playing to slide in to the groove
1/ donít burst in or play over anyone playing
2/donít start up a separate jam in the same room
3/ donít talk or sing over the music unless you are actually jamming. if you want a conversation leave the room
4/ switch off your mobile phone when at a jam session, and donít be the numpty that forgets this