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The Adult Student Jam (Fall 2018)

The outfit later to be known as "Well Worn" jams on REM's classic 'Driver 8'. Left to right: long time student Jeff Ortel on guitar, student dad Frank Tatom sitting in on drums, yours truly on guitar and vocals, student Nick Soares on the Fender bass. On this song REM fan Jeff was developing his tone and getting used to playing the intro, country fan Nick was composing walking bass lines over chord progressions in the style of his favorite players and Blake was trying to remember the words without looking at the lyric sheet. :-) Frank's spare time was appreciated... For more information about lessons go to For more information about Blake's own music go to

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