Flurry of Notes – Jul 30 2018

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NEWS Historically speaking, our August Red Lion show tends to be very popular, and I’m not sure why – perhaps it is a “last hurrah” before vacation time or the kids come home from camp or the start of school? Whatever the reason, it’s a good time for a party, with several new bands, new faces, and new musical directions. …

Flurry of Notes – July 2018

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NEWS Join us again this week for another episode in our epically long-running (since the ‘90s!) showcase series at the Red Lion in the heart of the Village. This month’s party features a Jam premiere, several bands with new lineups, and a blast from the past. We will be adding more workshops soon – if you’d like to find out …

Flurry of Notes – June 2018

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NEWS This week, The Jam presents another thrilling Showcase at The Red Lion (at the corner of Bleecker and Thompson), some personal ads, a musing on the future of guitar-based Rock (and its potential Savior), Ed Howe returns to lead an ‘80s-centric InstantBand, a revamped Playlist, and The Art Of The Get-Together. Ooh, and tickets for The 2018 Jammy Awards …

Flurry of Notes – May 2018

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NEWS This week, The Jam presents another thrilling Showcase at The Red Lion (at the corner of Bleecker and Thompson), new bands are forming (and some established bands are RE-forming), a new R&B-flavored workshop is on tap, and we say farewell to Bob Dorough, who passed away at the age of 94 this past week. Oh, and some happy news …

A Flurry of Notes – January 2018

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This week, we serve up the first Showcase of 2018, fill out our next InstantBand, create a more flexible Playlist (at a slightly earlier time!), and bend your ear with a little Advice. ENTERTAINMENT Join us this Thursday (1/11) at The Red Lion (Bleecker and Thompson) for our first Showcase of 2018, featuring tunes by The Band and some Blues …

Last Jam of 2017

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The Last Jam of 2017! As the next two Saturdays fall uncomfortably close to Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, we’ll have one final end-of-the-year combo jam session tomorrow (12/16). It’ll be a special one-off, three hour, all-inclusive, all-ages party under the leadership of Jimmy Fontanez, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at The Jam (541 Sixth Ave, inside The Collective). …