Monkeytown Jam Session

Anyone know where the word, “gig” comes from? One of the original jazz cats of the NY scene relayed the story; how in the early days, (no, he didn’t seem old enough, but close), rich folk would drive up to Harlem and pick up a few players for their downtown parties. The jazz musicians got paid to do this, which tickled them because hey, its what they loved to do; tickled…giggles…gig.I’ll be jamming at this gig with a bunch of cats, including Leisure Muffin, Charles Cohen, Superdraw, Housewives Guide to Anatomy, and David Polenberg. 28th of Dec; 10pm-3am.

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