See you by 6:15pm on Sunday, October 29th, at Denver Percussion, for our 6:30-9pm weekly rehearsal.
Please remember to bring your $275 Trip Payment #3 on Sunday.
Ben has the listening on Sunday.
Please be prepared to play in the improv book – pp. 9 & 15 (bottom progression)
We need to rehearse: Take the A Train, Frosty the Snow Man, and Silent Night. I’ve attached the recordings that we’re lifting, so please be prepared to play them, following the forms on the recordings.
Please continue to prepare and memorize the tunes for the Vi Performance – (Antonio & Steve alternating on drums) – Avalon, Bourbon Street Parade, Caravan, Drop That Sack, It Don’t Mean a Thing, Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Panama, Take the A Train, and When the Saints Go Marching In.
NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip is set for Monday, July 16th through Sunday, July 22nd. We are collecting 11 – $275 monthly trip payments due on the last day of each month, or soon thereafter. That will cover the costs of both the Sacramento Music Festival Trip over Memorial Day Weekend, and the July 16th through 22nd NYC Trip. You can use your account to reduce the monthly trip payments. Before each monthly due date, I will send you an account update in case you want to use those funds to go towards that particular monthly payment.
TRIP PAYMENT DUE DATES (If you’re turning a check in at our Sunday rehearsal): 3) 10/29, 4) 11/26, 5) 1/7, 6) 2/4, 7) 3/4, 8) 4/1, 9) 4/29, 10) 6/3, and 11) 7/1 – If you’re mailing the payments in, or paying via Paypal (email: email@example.com, or automatic bank payment plan, please plan on making payments by the end of each month, if possible. (Mail to: 6388 S. Dexter St, Centennial, CO 80121-3266).
Some parents prefer to set up recurring monthly trip payments or bank transfers for the trip and/or monthly dues. Here’s the direct deposit info for dues: Wells Fargo Bank; Ed Cannava (Account is in my name and the DJC Youth All-Stars); Routing: 102000076; Account #2223181427. Here’s the direct deposit info for trip payments: Wells Fargo Bank; Ed Cannava (Account is in my name and the DJC Youth All-Stars); Routing #102000076; Account #3419287374.
These are our available performance dates. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates (Steve has band rehearsal & lessons every Monday night, but can be excused with advanced notice; Steve & Antonio: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays not available until after 6:30pm through October; Ben is not available every day after school during marching band season, as well as Saturdays through the beginning of November):
October 29, 31
November 5-7 (No Charles), 10 (No Charles), 11-14, 19, 22 (No Benji), 24-25 (No Benji), 26-28
December 1-4, 7-14, 16-21, 22-23 (No Charles)
January 1-23, 27-30
February 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27
March 2-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30
April 2-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-23, 27-30
May 1-14, 16-31
July 1 (No Ben), 2-10, 13-31
Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:
Friday, November 24 (1-3:45pm, 2-3pm Performance; No Benji) The Vi (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch)
Sunday, November 26 (6:15-9pm) Special Clinic/Rehearsal with Kevin Bollinger (QCJB Trumpet Player) at Denver Percussion
Sunday, December 15 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC December Holiday Potluck Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Sunday, December 24 NO REHEARSAL
Sunday, December 31 NO REHEARSAL
Sunday, January 21 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC January Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Tuesday, February 13 (6-9:15pm; 7-8:30pm Performance) Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Performance at St. Andrew’s Village (13801 E. Yale Ave, Aurora)
Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Trumpeter & Vocalist Bria Skonberg at Denver Percussion, including a quick stop for lunch (8:45am-1pm); Performances at the DJC February Session (1:50-2:05; 4-4:15 & 4:50-5pm; Westminster Elks Lodge) Last 10 minutes will be a group jam.
Sunday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 21 Trip (Sound check @ 3:30pm and Performance at 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 20th) to Perform at Seton Hall University’s Jazz ‘n the Hall Concert Series (Depart DIA @10:40am on 3/18; Return to DIA @ 11:45amon 3/21; Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel, Newark; Performance @ SOPAC, S. Orange, NJ)
Sunday, April 1 NO REHEARSAL
Sunday, April 15 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC April Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Saturday, May 12 (6:30-10:15pm, 7:30-9:30pm performance) Ken Caryl Concert (St. Philip Lutheran Church, 7531 S. Kendall Blvd, Littleton)
Sunday, May 20 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC May Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Friday, May 25 – Monday, May 28 Sacramento Music Festival Trip
Sunday, June 17 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC June Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Sunday, July 15 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance) DJC July Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal (Denver Percussion)
Monday, July 16-Sunday, July 22 NYC Performance Tour Window
Thursday, July 26 (9:30am-1:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (Evergreen Christian Church)
Friday, July 27 (8am-8pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop and Performances (Evergreen Christian Church and Elks Lodge)
(Tentative) Saturday, July 28-Sunday, July 29 (Times TBD) Possible Evergreen Jazz Festival Performances (Locations TBD)