Blue Monday Jam Session: Tyree Johnson | Monday, Dec. 9th at 7:00 pm | The Blue Room | Free admission
Bring your instrument and sit in at the weekly Blue Monday Jam Session – or just take in the sounds of one of Kansas City’s best jam sessions. Each Monday night begins with a set by a featured ensemble and then we open the mic to interested musicians. Doors open at 5:00 pm, live music starts at 7:00 pm, jam session starts at 8:00 pm. Arrive early to sign up! This week’s Blue Monday Jam Session is hosted by percussionist Tyree Johnson.
Tyree attended Paseo High School of Fine and Performing Arts in Kansas City, MO. There he was introduced to jazz music and began his own jazz combo called “Groove 101”. Tyree has continues to share his musical experiences through his jazz combo on Monday nights at the The Blue Room. The styles that he embraced to study varies from gospel, straight-ahead-jazz, rhythm and blues, Afro-Cuban, salsa, reggae, funk and drum cadences.
Street parking is available on 18th Street, Vine Street, 19th Street, Highland Avenue, and 17th Terrace.