Choosing a Set of Tunes

Here are some rules of thumb for picking a first set of tunes for a session. Some of these are obvious, some not.

Remember these are only suggestions for getting started. If someone came along and told me to abide by these rules, I would be most offended. This is more to give you a picture of how things generally happen.

Here are some “artistic” suggestions for putting a set together. These are definitely not rules, but they can give you a place to start if you’re casting about for ideas.