Jam sessions are about sharing music with fellow musicians with whom you may or may not often have a chance to play with. One might say its main purpose is more about social interaction than musical interaction.
The do's and don'ts
Here are a few things to consider so your evening goes well. Follow the advice below and I'm sure you'll want to go out over and over to enjoy your local weekly jam session.
Respect, Respect, Respect
You can meet new people, see old friends, hear new music, play great music and gain plenty of valuable experience. It is a great thing to do for an evening, if you want a break from your usual routine of chilling out at home. So go to the club, buy a drink and relax.
Playing the Tune
This was totally unexpected - nobody had a clue where this was going - great fun. Kudos to Greg, Guillaume and guitarist Mike Sardelis. ThanX
I've been going to Jam sessions for years now since I was 15 years old and yes there are certain rules. Here's the printable version :