Jul 022012
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR PERFORMANCE ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH: PLEASE ARRIVE AT HOLLY CREEK RETIREMENT CENTER (5500 E. PEAKVIEW AVE. IN CENTENNIAL) BY 10:00AM – ALLOW LOTS OR EXTRA TIME IN CASE OF TRAFFIC. MOLLY WILL BE JOINING US. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SLACKS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD AND PEDAL/CABLES; COLTON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 11:15 AM UNTIL 12:45PM. WE WILL THEN ENJOY THE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BARBECUE AFTER OUR PERFORMANCE. WE WILL PROBABLY DISMISS AROUND 2PM, AFTER WE PACK UP AND LOAD ALL OUR EQUIPMENT.

We will rehearse the National Anthem before our performance at Holly Creek. Please be sure it is prepared and memorized!

The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page 

We are still looking for a piano player. Please let me know if you have any recommendations.

Please work really hard and be ready for Wednesday’s performance.

New Band – Arvada Estates would like us to perform for them in the late afternoon or early evening on Tuesday, August 28th or 21st – please check your calendars and make sure everyone can make that gig.

These are our available performance dates – as far as I can tell so far. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

July 3 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 4 (No Alec or Mason), 5-6 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 7, 8 (No Rico), 9-12 (No Rico or Tyvon), 13 (No Rico), 14 (No Alec?), 15-16 (No Rico, Alec, Cameron or Tim), 17-18 (No Rico, Cameron or Alec), 20 (No Rico or Alec),    22-23, 24 (No Rico or Alec), 26 (No Rico or Alec), 27 (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day), 28 (No Rico or Alec), 29 (Rico’s Last Day; No Alec?), 31

August 1-3, 4 (Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day), 5, 6-10 (No Cameron), 12-31

September 1-13, 16-20, 23-5, 27, 30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Wed, 7/4 – 10:15 am  – 12:45pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center 4th of July Performance (No Alec or Mason, 11:15-12:45pm performance) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Maroon/Slacks (Molly will join us).
Sat, 7/7 (2:00-10 pm) Drums Along the Rockies Pre-Show/National Anthem (Sports Authority at Mile High, Blue/Shorts)
-Sat, 7/14 (4:30-9:30pm) Denver Botanical Gardens (No Alec?) Maroon/Shorts (Molly may join us).
-Sun, 7/15 (3:15-8:45pm) DJC July Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (No Alec, Cameron, Tim or Rico; Blue/Slacks, Includes dinner & rehearsal) [Josh plays bass; Molly may join us for the performance].
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec)
-Thurs, 7/26 (5:30-8:30pm) KUVO Radio Show (7-8pm Show; No Rico or Alec) Pizza dinner is provided (Molly may join us).
-Fri, 7/27 (8:00am-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day)
-Sat, 7/28 (noon-3pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop Performance with the Queen City Jazz Band [1:30-2:30pm performance at the Lake House, No Rico or Alec] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 7/28 (3-9pm) Greenwood Village Day Performance (6-7pm performance, includes commute time from Evergreen, & quick dinner at Colton’s house; No Rico or Alec; Molly may join us) Blue/Shorts.
-Sun, 7/29 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Performance Set [1:30-2:30pm on the Elks Patio; Rico’s Last Day; Alec?] Maroon/Shorts (includes barbecue celebration dinner at Colton’s house; Molly may join us).
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day) Blue/Shorts.
-Sat, 8/4 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Senior Celebration Dinner
-NEW BAND -Sunday, August 5 – 5:30-6:15pm (Flesher-Hinton) Tim’s Tuba Lesson; 6:15-8:45pm Bill Clark’s clinic
-Sunday, August 12 – 3:15-9:00pm (Flesher-Hinton/Bull and Bush Pub, 4700 Cherry Creek South Dr, Denver) Possible early rehearsal and performance with Your Father’s Mustache Band)
-Sunday, August 19 – 2-8:45pm (310 Shadycroft Drive, Littleton) DJC Annual Barbecue/Picnic Performance (includes rehearsal time) Maroon/Shorts.
-Tuesday, August 21 – late afternoon or early evening (Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St) Possible 1 hour performance 
-Tuesday, August 28 – late afternoon or early evening (Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St) Possible 1 hour performance 


-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (10am-4pm) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Blue/Slacks, includes commute and lunch time, 1-2pm performance. 
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Maroon/Slacks.
-Sun, 9/23 – 3:15-9:00pm (Flesher-Hinton/Bull and Bush Pub, 4700 Cherry Creek South Dr, Denver) Possible early rehearsal and performance with Your Father’s Mustache Band)
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-8:45pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.
-Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat, 1/23-1/26/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1 hour performance set at the Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference).

-All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.