a meeting of a group of musicians, especially jazz musicians, to play for their own enjoyment.
an impromptu jazz performance or special performance by jazz musicians who do not regularly play together.
(slang) an unrehearsed or improvised jazz or rock performance

noun phrase

Agathering of musicians, esp jazz musicians, playing freely and for one another, but sometimes in a public performance; jam: Here’s Dodo on the piano and Tiny on the bass. Looks like we’ll have a fine jam session (1930s+ Jazz musicians)


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