Jazz Jam Kingston continues at ARTBAR Gallery in 2019. Hope to see everyone on Thursday, October 3rd! Keep in mind, this event happens the first Thursday of the month now!
In order to keep this event running, we are kindly asking for a $5 donation! $5 donations may be made at the bar, and will help to support use of ARTBAR’s equipment and space for the evening.
Sign ups start at 7pm. Music starts at 8pm. The house band will play a few songs to start off the night, and the jam session will start around 8:30. Musicians can expect to play at least two songs each. Piano, Bass amp, and Drums will be provided. The jam session is lead by bassist, Ben Basile.
Ben Basile is an electric/double bassist, educator and composer from New York’s Hudson Valley Area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Jazz Studies from The State University of New York at New Paltz. Basile travels the world playing music. Currently he has performed in 30 countries, across 6 continents. Basile is also a founding member of “The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project” a group which has hosted a weekly jazz jam session in Poughkeepsie, NY for over five years running. Basile’s debut album “Two For Twenty” was released November 2016. www.benbasile.com