Oct 232017
 

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: ecan11@msn.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

June 1-25

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)

 

Oct 172017
 

Great job performing with Bob Schulz on Sunday!

See you by 6:15pm on Sunday, October 22nd, at Denver Percussion, for our 6:30-9pm weekly rehearsal.

Antonio has the listening on Sunday.

Please be prepared to play in the improv book – pp. 9 & 15

We need to rehearse: Midnight in Moscow, Washington and Lee Swing, It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing, and 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.

We will also decide on the holiday tunes for that performance: Jingle Bells, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Frosty the Snowman and/or Silent Night.

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip is now set for Monday, July 16th through Sunday, July 22nd. We will plan on 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: ecan11@msn.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; Benji has CCJA small group rehearsal every Tuesday night from Aug 22nd to Oct 24th, but can miss with notice):

October 22 (No Steve until after 6pm; Possibly No Benj), 23 (No Kiyah), 24 (No Kiyah & Benji), 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

June 1-25

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)

 

Oct 092017
 

See you by 8:45am on Sunday, October 15th, at Denver Percussion, for our special early 9-11:30am workshop/clinic with guest cornet player, Bob Schulz. Please wear your maroon/slacks band outfit and bring lunch money, cymbals and bass amp.

At 11:3oam, we’ll car pool to a quick lunch, on our way to Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr), for our performances with Bob Schulz at the DJC October Session (1:50-2:05; 4-4:15 & 4:50-5pm; Last 10 minutes will be a group jam). We’ll dismiss at 5:15pm, after we help put the battles and chairs away. Parents are always free at the Club sessions. Please invite family and friends – this will be a great afternoon of jazz!

ADDED PERFORMANCE

Friday, November 24 (1-3:45pm, 2-3pm Performance; No Benji) The Vi (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch)

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip is now set for Monday, July 16th through Sunday, July 22nd. We will plan on 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: ecan11@msn.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; Benji has CCJA small group rehearsal every Tuesday night from Aug 22nd to Oct 24th, but can miss with notice):

October 15, 20 (No Kiyah), 21, 22 (No Steve until after 6pm; Possibly No Benj), 23 (No Kiyah), 24 (No Kiyah & Benji), 29 (No Charles), 31 (No Charles)

November 5-7, 10-14, 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

June 1-25

July 1 (No Ben), 2-10, 13-31

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, October 15 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Trumpeter Bob Schulz at Denver Percussion, including a quick stop for lunch (8:45am-1pm); Performances at the DJC October Session (1:50-2:05; 4-4:15 & 4:50-5pm; Westminster Elks Lodge) Last 10 minutes will be a group jam.

Friday, November 24 (1-3:45pm, 2-3pm Performance; No Benji) The Vi (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch)

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)

 

Oct 012017
 

See you by 6:15pm on Sunday, October 8th, at Denver Percussion, for our weekly 6:30-9pm rehearsal.

Please remember to bring your October dues on Sunday, unless you’ve already paid.

At Sunday’s rehearsal, be prepared to play through the Circle of 4th’s and pp. 8, 9 and 14 of our improv book. We do need to rehearse our October 15th performance set. We will also rehearse Midnight, the Stars and You, Panama, At the Jazz Band Ball, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Royal Garden Blues, All of Me, It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing, Bill Bailey, St. James Infirmary, Midnight in Moscow, 17 Cherry, Everybody Loves My Baby, New Orleans Stomp, and Creole Love Call.

Steve has the listening on Sunday.

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip is now set for Monday, July 16th through Sunday, July 22nd. We will plan on 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): 2) 10/1, 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: ecan11@msn.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; Benji has CCJA small group rehearsal every Tuesday night from Aug 22nd to Oct 24th, but can miss with notice):

October 6, 8 (No Steve until after 6pm), 9-10 (No Kiyah), 15, 20 (No Kiyah), 21, 22 (No Steve until after 6pm), 23 (No Kiyah), 24 (No Kiyah & Benji), 29 (No Charles), 31 (No Charles)

November 5-7, 10-14, 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

June 1-25

July 1 (No Ben), 2-10, 13-31

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, October 15 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Trumpeter Bob Schulz at Denver Percussion, including a quick stop for lunch (8:45am-1pm); Performances at the DJC October Session (1:50-2:05; 4-4:15 & 4:50-5pm; Westminster Elks Lodge) Last 10 minutes will be a group jam.

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)

 

Sep 252017
 

Excellent performance at the Bull and Bush Pub last night!

See you by 6:15pm on Sunday, October 1st, at Ed’s House, for our special Vince Giordano movie/rehearsal. Please bring bass amp, music stands and drum kit (I have a piano). You are welcome to bring movie snacks as well. Popcorn and pop will be provided!

Please remember to bring your trip #2 payment on Sunday (except for Steve who has already paid).

At Sunday’s rehearsal, be prepared to play through the Circle of 4th’s and pp. 8, 9 and 14 of our improv book. We do need to rehearse the Sheik of Araby, Ham and Eggs, High Society, What a Wonderful World, Ice Cream, Midnight, the Stars and You, Panama, At the Jazz Band Ball, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Royal Garden Blues, All of Me, It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing, Bill Bailey, St. James Infirmary, Midnight in Moscow, 17 Cherry, Everybody Loves My Baby, New Orleans Stomp, and Creole Love Call.

Steve has the listening on Sunday.

We also need to select the 7 tunes for our October 15th Performance.

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip is now set for Monday, July 16th through Sunday, July 22nd. We will plan on 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): 2) 10/1, 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: ecan11@msn.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; Benji has CCJA small group rehearsal every Tuesday night from Aug 22nd to Oct 24th, but can miss with notice):

September 29 (No Kiyah)

October 1, 6, 8 (No Steve until after 6pm), 9-10 (No Kiyah), 15, 20 (No Kiyah), 21, 22 (No Steve until after 6pm), 23 (No Kiyah), 24 (No Kiyah & Benji), 29 (No Charles), 31 (No Charles)

November 5-7, 10-14, 19, 22 (No Benji), 24-25 (No Benji), 26-28

December 1-4, 7-14, 16-23

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

June 1-25

July 1 (No Ben), 2-10, 13-31

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, October 1 (6:15-9pm) Vince Giordano Movie/Rehearsal (Ed’s House – 6388 S. Dexter St, Centennial)

Sunday, October 15 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Trumpeter Bob Schulz at Denver Percussion, including a quick stop for lunch (8:45am-1pm); Performances at the DJC October Session (1:50-2:05; 4-4:15 & 4:50-5pm; Westminster Elks Lodge) Last 10 minutes will be a group jam.

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)