A friend of mine recently took up the bass, so we decided to get together and jam. I hate even using the word “jam” since it implies we knew what we were doing. After fiddling around for about a half hour not exactly sure what to play she suggested Sunshine Of Your Love since she knew it and the guitar intro is pretty simple. However, even though the song is simple (the brief bit we played anyway), it took us more than a few tries before we both played it without mistakes.
This was my first time playing with someone else and it was pretty fun. This time we were pretty unorganized and didn’t really have a plan
Going forward we’ll have a better idea of what we want to do. Since we’re both just starting out on our respective instruments we can’t expect to have a smooth jam session where we’re each improvising against each other. So, next time we’re going to pick a few songs to practice before hand so when we get together we’ll have something to play.
And now, here is a clip of our rendition of Sunshine Of Your Love. I know it’s not much and as dorky as it seems, we were pretty excited when we got it right.