Jamming With Others

Are you tired of just playing in your bedroom? Are you thinking of putting yourself out there in a jamming situation? If so, this series from Hawkeye Herman is just the one for you! Hawkeye has been a professional musician for more than 40 years, and has facilitated hundreds of jams. Benefit from his vast experience in this series, Jamming With Others.

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Hawkeye has been a professional musician for more than 40 years, and has facilitated hundreds of jams. Who better to learn the ins and outs of jam sessions than him? From being on stage to setting up a private jam, Hawkeye covers all aspects of jamming with other people.

Lessons in this Series:

Lesson 1

Series Introduction

Join Hawkeye as he introduces his series, Jamming With Others.

Length: 5:14 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 2

How to Survive a Blues Jam, Part 1

Hawkeye gets started in this series with this lecture style lesson explaining just what a blues jam is, and how your typical jam session works.

Length: 14:38 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 3

How to Survive a Blues Jam, Part 2

Remember, it's not all about you! Hawkeye discusses a major part of jamming with others: etiquette!

Length: 19:33 Difficulty: 2.0 Member Only
Lesson 4

How to Survive a Blues Jam, Part 3

Learning how to be on stage during a jam is super important! In this lesson, Hawkeye gives us a picture of what it's like on stage, and he coaches us on one of the most important aspects of all: How to be a good listener!

Length: 14:50 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 5

Easy to Play Hard to Forget, Part 1

Chris Liepe joins Hawkeye in this lesson, giving you a practical look at playing with another person with no rehearsal!

Length: 11:15 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 6

Easy to Play Hard to Forget, Part 2

Now, Chris will lead a song and Hawkeye will back him up! Then they will both explain the process they went through to make this jam successful.

Length: 8:37 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 7

Easy to Play Hard to Forget, Part 3

One more collaboration between Chris and Hawkeye. In this one, they explain the process of complimenting each other musically, when both are playing rhythm guitar.

Length: 12:40 Difficulty: 1.0 Member Only
Lesson 8

The Nuts and Bolts of a Jam Night

Now that Hawkeye has discussed all of the elements of a Jam, he gives you a detailed look at a Jam Night, from being a jammer to being a facilitator of the jam.

Length: 10:35 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 9

Planning Your Own Jam

Having your own regular, private jam session can be a great way to build a musical community. In this lesson, Hawkeye shares is extensive knowledge that comes from years and years of hosting his own private jams. Get ready to take notes!

Length: 29:42 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
Lesson 10

Series Summary

Hawkeye wraps up his series on Jamming With Others with a review of his key points: Jamming in a club situation, and starting your own private jam.

Length: 11:33 Difficulty: 0.0 Member Only
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