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Ridgeway Community Jazz Jam

April 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


All Jr. High, High School and College age jazz players are invited to come and jam with Bay Area jazz veteran drummer/teacher Alan Hall and a band of working pros. This will be a great opportunity to listen, play, learn and enjoy free appetizers and beverages!

About Alan Hall
Alan Hall has performed and/or recorded with many jazz greats including: Paul McCandless, Russell Ferrante, Taylor Eigsti, Art Lande, Geoff Keezer, Jimmy Haslip, Kai Eckhardt, and vocalists Kenny Washington and Rebecca Parris. He’s worked with Cirque Du Soleil in NYC and Teatro Zinzanni in San Francisco. Alan taught drum set and ensembles at Berklee College of Music for seven years and he currently teaches drum set and ensembles at California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley and Cal State University East Bay in Hayward. He is the author of several articles and a drum book entitled: Internalization – A non-reading intensive approach to mastery of the jazz drumming language. He is a proud endorser of Brooks Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Aquarian Accessories and Vic Firth Sticks. Learn more about Alan at

Concert C charts will be made available at event.  If other keys/instruments needed, please consult band directors or specific instrument Real Books for charts independently.

Tune List:

Anthropology/Oleo – Rhythm Changes/Bop
Sonnymoon for Two – Blues
Blue Bossa
Take the A’ Train
Autumn Leaves (Emi and Gmi)
Days of Wine and Roses
Mr. PC – Minor Blues
Manha De Carnaval (Black Orpheus) – Bossa
Scrapple From The Apple – Bop

*A drum kit, keyboard, and amps for bass and guitar will be provided.

*A donation of $10 per player is suggested to defray costs but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

For more info, contact:

Tom Patitucci Cell: 925-787-6964 or [email protected]
Andrew Lion Cell: 925-588-5672 or [email protected]


April 17, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:


Ridgeway Arts


Hope Center
2275 Morello Avenue
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States