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Jam Portland, Oregon USA ROCK HARD

The Renegade Rock Jam I have jammed at a lot of clubs around the world, but this was my very first Metal and Grunge Rock jam. Although they have 2 jam nights (both Blues Mix and Metal), I only had the time to attend the Metal Bash and it was a high energy jam with […]

Jam Portland, Oregon USA DUFF’S GARAGE

With all the clubs for jammers in Portland, Oregon, I think Duff’s has always been a bit more Upscale in patrons and talent. They have regular concerts with touring musicians that are prominent in their genre and being such a quaint place, you always have the opportunity to meet them famous folk after the show. […]

Jam Portland, Oregon USA MONTAVILLA STATION

It seems this jam has been going on for years and years…just like the Host ASHBOLT, he never ages! I have met, played and partied with some of the best talent in Portland and from everywhere around the USA and even a few from overseas. Montavilla Station is in the Montavilla area, one of Portland’s hoods […]

Jam Jacksonville, Oregon USA, J VILLE TAVERN!

J VILLE TAVERN ~ JACKSONVILLE, OREGON Located in one of Oregon’s quaint old-fashioned country towns is where you’ll find J Ville Tavern. Between the forest and the surrounding mountains, you’ll find this lovely part of Oregon that every traveler should see…if you want a feel for them good ol’days in American History. Nice Jam host, nice working […]

Jam Zagreb, Croatia, ROUTE 66

ROUTE 66 ~ ZAGREB, CROATIA Centrally located in the heart of Beautiful Zagreb is the ROUTE 66 where you’ll find a nice big outdoor patio with trees and the inside bar area and an additional area with a stage and extra seating. I attended a sweet acoustic jam that had good attendance and accomplished musicians […]

JAM Itami, Japan, THE STAGE

THE STAGE  ~  ITAMI, JAPAN  Like all Japanese ways, even their Jam Sessions have a twist. This Jam was geared more towards Jazz players, house band being Jazz musicians, and each jammer does one song and then the next Jammer is asked up. There is a roll sheet each player fills out and each jammer provides sheet […]

JAM Singapore, THE BARBER SHOP

THE BARBER SHOP  ~  SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE The Barber Shop is in a very nice location in-between Little India area and Chinatown Area and easy by taxi. Wonderful staff and Open Mic Jam Host and Jam Session House Band and Jam Host were super folks….a must do if you can come to Singapore. There is a menu […]

JAM Bali, JAZZ BAR AND GRILLE

JAZZ BAR AND GRILLE  ~  SANUR, BALI, INDONESIA JAZZ BAR OF SANUR is a great place for a jam with a 2 story venue! Nice sound, right off the main road into Sanur and super staff. House band was really talented and kind and GREAT DYNAMICS and knew how to show case another musician…highly recommend when in […]

JAM Zagreb, Croatia, HARD PLACE

HARD PLACE  ~  ZAGREB, CROATIA Nice big stage with lots of room to move around. The club parts in 2 areas; one side for dancing and the other for ‘sit and drink’ plus a small patio out front. When in Zagreb, check it out and have a jam! And a big shout out to Buna Davor Buncic for […]

JAM Padova, Italy ZU-BAR CAFE

ZU-BAR CAFE  ~  PADOVA, ITALY This is a nice place tucked behind some large buildings in a nice quiet location with a BIG courtyard and nice size patio. It has 3 sections that you can access and the jam is in the middle area. I imagine the summer would be wonderful in the patio sunshine. […]

JAM Florence, Italy, JAZZ CLUB

JAZZ CLUB ~ FLORENCE, ITALY JAZZ CLUB is a nice packed jam on a regular basis…lots of space on stage and in a quiet neighborhood near the city center. The club is 2 parts, bar area and back stage area. You walk down a short flight of stairs into a basement type space. Very Cool! […]

JAM Split, Croatia, TO JE TO PUB

SPLIT, CROATIA  ~  TO JE TO PUB This little gem sits in the heart of Old Town near the Diocletian Place and the famous Split Fish Market. They have also opened a Mexican restaurant called TO JE TACO and it’s one of the few in Split! Stop by for a Pint of local brew or […]

JAM Amsterdam, Netherlands, BOURBON STREET

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS  ~  BOURBON STREET RHYTHM & BLUES Although I was not able to make this jam because of conflicting travel dates, it got great reviews! This seemed like a decent neighborhood and a cool venue from the outside. I didn’t have a chance to go in, but was a central location within the tourist zone…contact […]

JAM Split, Croatia, KAVANA OVCICE

SPLIT, CROATIA  ~  KAVANA OVCICE I LOVE KAVANA OVCICE!!! It’s so cooool when you find an unexpected jam in an awesome location full of incredibly talented musicians! This Cafe and Bar sits right on the Adriatic Sea and has the perfect outdoor patio and venue on those warm summer nights. Inside is one mid-size area with […]

JAM Istanbul, Turkey, JAM SESSIONS TURKEY

ISTANBUL, TURKEY  ~  JAM SESSIONS TURKEY AT KOLEKTIF HOUSE BAM…What a jam!! These Turks really know how to throw a jam of local Talent! This jam was at the KOLETIF HOUSE (a kind of warehouse for events) but on occasion they switch it up to other venues. It was probably the biggest jam I have ever […]