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breakdownsessions [2019/04/28 11:27]
givanbela
breakdownsessions [2020/10/26 08:58]
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 The origin of the name is to be found in the early skiffle music. In between full evening Jazz concerts, little '​breakdown sets' where introduced, to keep the audience in the bars while the musicians were having a drink. The breakdown sets also allowed the musicians to rest their tired embouchures or introduce other songs to their audiences. Usually the drummer, double bass and guitar/​ukelele continued with covers and new songs. For the reason of entertainment,​ sometimes weird self-built string and percussion instruments were introduced. As so often happens, the other thing became the thing, and skiffle was born!  The origin of the name is to be found in the early skiffle music. In between full evening Jazz concerts, little '​breakdown sets' where introduced, to keep the audience in the bars while the musicians were having a drink. The breakdown sets also allowed the musicians to rest their tired embouchures or introduce other songs to their audiences. Usually the drummer, double bass and guitar/​ukelele continued with covers and new songs. For the reason of entertainment,​ sometimes weird self-built string and percussion instruments were introduced. As so often happens, the other thing became the thing, and skiffle was born! 
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 +More details can be found in [[http://​easyretirement.blogspot.com/​2018/​02/​the-first-skiffle-recordings.html | Billy Bragg'​s book '​Roots,​ Radicals and Rockers - how skiffle changed the world'​]].  ​
  
 ===== What are Breakdown Sessions? ===== ===== What are Breakdown Sessions? =====
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 ===== How to connect, what has been played and will be done (when)? ===== ===== How to connect, what has been played and will be done (when)? =====
  
-More information about all that is to follow here when not playing.+More information about all that is to follow here when we are not playing.
  
- +The latest Breakdown Session between Berlin and Hranice (Vysočina),​ just using jitsi.org which has the opus compression for audio with very little latency:  
 +   * {{ :​anything:​20201002-breakdownsession-gg.ogg | just a night in fall}} ogg format 
 +   * {{ :​anything:​20201002-breakdownsession-gg.wav | just a night in fall}} wav format
  
 +Oh, maybe I will write something on Jacktrip and Quacktrip in due time...
  
 +Stay detuned! ​
breakdownsessions.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/26 08:58 by givanbela