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Slow Jammers

This group brings together players of all traditional instruments who are just learning to jam in a safe and supportive environment for learning the musical and cultural ways of Old Time and Bluegrass jams in Middle Tennessee.

Location: Pegram, TN
Members: 25
Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2013

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Click this link to view the Slow Jammers' Song List: 

SlowJamSongList20120524.pdf 

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Latest Slow Jam Song List

Started by Erin Harris. Last reply by Erin Harris Dec 8, 2011. 3 Replies

I plan to use this on-going discussion as the place where I put the latest version of the Slow Jam Song List, and I will also add any files sent to me with chords, lyrics, etc. The list has links for…Continue

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Comment by Bruce Damon on January 2, 2013 at 5:52am

Hi-

Could you post the most recent version of the song list? I went to the jam for the first time last week and would like to work up as many of the tunes on the list as I can.  Thanks!

Bruce Damon

Comment by Sheri Willis on August 18, 2012 at 7:47pm

Hey Erin,

It's Sheri Willis (beginner banjo player).  I keep forgetting to tell you that I have 2 songs handwritten on my copy of the slow jam list that need to be added:  Red Haired Boy and Redwing.  Thanks!

Comment by Mark on February 14, 2012 at 1:03pm

Thanks for the info, Abby!

Comment by Abby Dodson on February 14, 2012 at 12:58pm

Hi Mark,

I am a guitar player and regular attendee of the slow jam and Bluegrass Rookies. Each week we discuss what we want to work on next in the Rookies group. Last Week was different versions of Angelina Baker and Jimmy Brown, The Newsboy. The next time we meet we are supposed to be working on Arkansas Traveler. Usually you come to class prepared to take, or attempt a solo break. It does move a little faster then the slow Jam and tends to focus a bit more on improv and solos. The slow jam is picking up speed and both are excellent. The best thing is you can try both, and have a great time doing it. I'll look for you next week! Please let me know if you have Bluegrass Rookie Questions, I'll put you in touch with our fearless leader, Stan.

Abby

Comment by Mark on February 14, 2012 at 12:46pm

Thanks for the prompt reply, Erin.  Will try to make it to a jam soon.

Comment by Erin Harris on February 14, 2012 at 8:37am

Hi, Mark,

The Bluegrass Rookies are a spin-off from the Slow Jammers. For those who are more familiar with the material (see the song list just under the header on the Slow Jammers page) and are ready to start playing breaks (solos) during the tune, the Bluegrass Rookies affords more opportunity to do that. While I've not joined them just yet, I suspect they play at a little faster tempo. Usually they start out playing with us SLow Jammers and then break off at some point, so come on out and you can check them both out - next jam on the 23rd!

Erin

Comment by Mark on February 14, 2012 at 8:10am

It's been a while since I have participated in a jam and I am interested to know the difference between the Slow Jammers and the Bluegrass Rookies group...thanks!

Comment by Erin Harris on July 27, 2011 at 3:30pm
Sure, it is ek_mphs@msn.com. And if anybody knows what the new songs were at the last session, I will add those to the list. I had to miss since I was out of town for my job.
Comment by Abby Dodson on July 27, 2011 at 11:16am
Thank you for organizing this, Erin. What is you email address? I have some chord charts and stuff I can send for some of these slow jam tunes.
 

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