a jam session

This page is about the idiom a jam session.

Meaning: If musicians play in a jam session, they play whatever they feel like playing in an informal setting.

For example:

  • I have wonderful memories of joining in late-night jam sessions in New York jazz clubs with some really great musicians.

  • Why don't you come over on Sunday and have a jam session with me and the band?

Quick Quiz:

We're going to have a jam session later on, so don't forget to bring

a. your bread and butter

b. your saxophone

c. your tennis racket

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Contributor: Matt Errey