Metro Room Jazz Jam Session with Abe Ovadia at Metropolitan Room

Where

Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd Street
New York, NY
212-206-0440

When

Tue, April 23, 2013
11:00pm
add to calendar 2013-04-23 2013-04-23 35 Metro Room Jazz Jam Session with Abe Ovadia at Metropolitan Room Join Abe Ovadia and his quartet every Tuesday at 11pm. Non-musicians and musicians welcomed!
**$5 cover for musicians who sit in

A jam session is a musical act where musicians play by improvising without extensive preparation or predefined arrangements. Jam sessions are often used by musicians to develop new material, find suitable arrangements, or simply as a social gathering and communal practice session. Jam sessions may be based upon existing songs or forms, may be loosely based on an agreed chord progression or chart suggested by one participant, or may be wholly improvisational. Jam sessions can range from very loose gatherings of amateurs to sophisticated improvised recording sessions intended to be edited and released to the public.

Jam Sessions are an old Jazz tradition, and serve several important functions in the Jazz community. They allow emerging players to test their skills in front of an audience. Jam sessions also provide an opportunity for "cutting contests" where musicians vie for dominance by comparing their imaginations and improvisational skills in a live face-to-face situation. Also, Jam sessions allow musicians new to the area to network, and show what they have to offer.




http://www.abeovadia.com/live/

Since his New York City arrival in 2009, Abe Ovadia has become an essential part of the city's jazz scene as a guitarist & composer. He has been described as "a musician with heart and soul, who puts his beautiful sound at the service of emotion." by world renowned pianist Jean-Michel Pilc. Abe's group performs at many of New York's top jazz clubs including Smalls Jazz Club, Cornelia Street Cafe, Jazz at Kitano, The Bar Next Door, The Falcon among others.

All About Jazz describes Abe's style as "modern jazz complexity with post-grunge rock influences." His musical versatility reaches a wider audience at venues including Sullivan Hall, Rockwood Music Hall, & Pianos. In 2010, Abe was heard by by Half Note Records Producer Jeff Levenson. Abe was given the title as a "Promising Artist of the 21st Century" which lead to a tour of Costa Rica the following summer. His debut album "The Jem" was released in spring 2011 followed by tours featuring Brian Lynch, Jd Allen, & Benito Gonzalez.

"I have worked with Abe in professional performing situations multiple times. It has been very enjoyable to play with him, as well as to perform his original music. He is playing at a world-class level." - Brian Lynch, Grammy-award winning trumpeter.
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Tickets

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Join Abe Ovadia and his quartet every Tuesday at 11pm. Non-musicians and musicians welcomed!
**$5 cover for musicians who sit in

A jam session is a musical act where musicians play by improvising without extensive preparation or predefined arrangements. Jam sessions are often used by musicians to develop new material, find suitable arrangements, or simply as a social gathering and communal practice session. Jam sessions may be based upon existing songs or forms, may be loosely based on an agreed chord progression or chart suggested by one participant, or may be wholly improvisational. Jam sessions can range from very loose gatherings of amateurs to sophisticated improvised recording sessions intended to be edited and released to the public....
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