A listener's guide to the jam session.
by Bill Anschell
Jazz Jam Sessions: A First-Timer's Guide
Ready to check out your first jam session? There's much more to jazz music — and to the "session" in particular — than meets the eye.
This primer will help you better appreciate the intense psychodrama being played out on stage. Special "Insider's Hints" ("I.H.") highlighted throughout the text will help you make the most of your maiden voyage.