Fall 2014 Jazz Jam Update – we are taking a break from the jams this year. We encourage you to check out the other excellent jams in Ottawa. Near our area is a weekly Tuesday night jam at the Rochester Pub corner of Rochester and Beech – 9:30 start, no cover.
Thank you everyone for coming out to the jazz jams! We had our final jam for this semester on May 22, 2014! Enjoy the summer and great jazz!
Jazz Jam was presented on the 4th Thursday of every month
8:00 PM – All ages welcome – $5 donation kindly encouraged.
Bring your instrument and sit in on some tunes you enjoy playing, or hang out and listen!
In House Rhythm section : Tim Bedner.guitar, Mark Alcorn. bass, David Pontello or Marilee Townsend-Alcorn. drums.
From Peter Hum’s Jazz blog: More jam sessions! “I’ve not done the full tour of all of these sessions (jazz jam, but from the visits I have made, I’d say that this session at the Gladstone Avenue performance space features the highest calibre of musicians who do sit in, as well as the strongest house rhythm section (When I popped by earlier this year, it was guitarist Tim Bedner, bassist Mark Alcorn and drummer David Pontello).” read the full article here: http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com/2012/09/14/encouraging-and-discouraging-developments-in-the-ottawa-jazz-scene/
The Gigspace Jazz Jam I wanted to share an extremely positive experience that I had at an Ottawa Jam Session on Thursday, March 22/12 at the the Gigspace. Read full article here :http://richpagesax.blogspot.ca/2012/03/alcorn-music-studio-gigspace-jazz-jam.html