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 ===== What are Breakdown sets? ===== ===== What are Breakdown sets? =====
  
-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. The breakdown sets allowed the musicians to rest their tired embouchures ​and 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,​ 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! ​
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