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Tuned In with Jah Wobble

 

The sessions are open to anyone interested in meeting new people and playing music together. So if you are a local musician or somebody who is interested in learning to play with others please do join us. 

 

The dates for the upcoming Monday night jam sessions are listed below. All sessions will continue to run from 7pm – 10pm in Merton Arts Space, Wimbledon Library. 

 

Please note: The session on Monday 1 July has been cancelled

 

  • Monday 15 & 29 July 7pm – 10pm
  • Monday 12 August 7pm – 10pm
  • Monday 9 & 23 September 7pm – 10pm
  • Monday 7 & 21 October 7pm – 10pm
  • Monday 4 & 18 November 7pm – 10pm 
  • Monday 2 & 16 December 7pm – 10pm

Register

 

If you'd like to take part in Tuned In please fill in our short registration questionnaire. Responses will be kept confidential.

Tuned In Documentary 2023

 

The documentary, directed by Marc Coker, tells the story of the project via the people who attend it. Featuring interviews with Jah Wobble, Jon Klein and Anthony Hopkins with footage from Tuned In sessions.

 

 

Watch on YouTube: TUNED IN DOCUMENTARY 2023 - YouTube 

 

Music Production sessions now available:

 

Tuned In has extended to Tuesday night’s. These sessions focus around music composition and creation and will be hosted in our new recording studio. For more information, please enquiry at any of the jam sessions taking place on Mondays.

 

Project information:

 

Tuned In launched in 2019 and is a project which aims to combat some of the issues of loneliness in the London Borough of Merton. Tuned In works with acclaimed musician, performer and writer Jah Wobble (aka John Wardle), who facilitates musical jam sessions every Monday at Merton Arts Space, Wimbledon library.

 

The sessions share and develop musical skills and build knowledge, as well as helping individuals build social connections and friendship groups. They create an environment for people from all walks of life to come together and enjoy mutual support. The project targets men, particularly those in the age group 50+, where loneliness is at its highest but is open and accessible to all.

Participants have enhanced their digital skills and recorded a number of songs ready for a commercial music release. The first single, ‘Uptown Lockdown’, was released by Cherry Red Records on 12 March 2021 and can be listened to on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbdBZmVsK7Q

 

The second single was released on 2 July 2021. Listen to the new single on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GxfEdswwC4

 

Listen to the brand new single https://cherryred.co/BornToBeFree

 

For those of you who use Twitter or are curious observers we have set up @TunedIn_LDN to send out regular updates to our participants and followers. We also have a YouTube channel set up to publicise archival recordings and footage of these sessions that have involved esteemed musicians including Jah Wobble and Jon Klein.

To find out more about Tuned In, please watch this video.