Jan 152018
 

We’ll see everyone by 3:15pm on Sunday, January 21st, for our early 3:50 to 4:15pm performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr). Please wear your blue/slacks band outfit and bring dinner money, cymbals and bass amp. Please be sure all 3 tunes are prepared and memorized for Sunday’s Performance – Sheik of Araby; Midnight, the Stars and You; & Ice Cream. We’ll leave the Club around 5:15pm and stop for a quick dinner on the way to our 6:15 – 9pm vocal clinic/rehearsal with Wende Harston.

Here’s some exciting news – our band will be heard on KFCF – 88.1FM out of Fresno, CA on Monday, 1/15, at Noon. You should be able to catch it on the internet.

From the DJ – “here are two play lists for upcoming….my first “student only” play list for 2018…this time on university and conglomerates only…wow what great musical programs from across the country….program live on january 15…m.l.k. birthday show”
artist – c.d. title – label – cut name
1. murray state university – 2010/11/12 – self – cotton tail  (show theme)
2. mumia abu jamal – from prison nation – prison radio – a pause for justice (free mumia)
3. tucson jazz insstitute – roll ’em – self – love for sale
4. howard university – bright moments – self – sophisticated lady
5. princeton university – free thinking – self – ellington’s sound of love 
6. western michigan university – boogaloo land – sea breeze – blues in hose flat
7. denver jazz club – madri gras – self – take the “a” train
8. elmhurst – three and one – self – how deep is the ocean
9. new school university – 2002/2003 – self – beautiful love
10. manhattan school of music – tito puente – jazz heads – autumn leaves 
11. mitch shiner – fly – patois – when you wish upon a star
12. lamont jazz orchestra – ljo 1006 – self – straight no chaser
13. university of central oklahoma – jazz lab – self – cherokee
14. depaul universisty – salutes woody herman – jazzed media – early autumn
15. virginia commonwealth university – v.c.u. jazz – self – green onions

Ellington will have Sunday’s listening.

The January Dues were due on Sunday, January 7th, if you haven’t paid yet. Since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the dues in, or mail them to me.

Trip Payment #5 was due on Sunday, January 7th as well. Once again, since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the trip payment in, or mail it to me.

Since the Sacramento Music Festival is no longer happening, seniors will be done making monthly trip payments after the April 29th payment is turned in.

The Sacramento Music Festival Trip is being replaced with the Sacramento Hot Jazz Jubilee Festival, from August 31st through September 3rd (Labor Day Weekend). This will be for the 2018-19 band.

We need to continue to have everyone perform the melodies to all our tunes from memory. Here are the ones that still need to be checked off:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Kiyah; All of Me – Kiyah & Steve; At the Jazz Band Ball – Ellington; Bill Bailey – Kiyah; Bourbon Street Parade – Steve; Caravan – Steve; Creole Love Call – Steve & Kiyah; Drop That Sack – Steve; Ham and Eggs – Kiyah & Antonio; Ice Cream – Kiyah; Is It True What They Say About Dixie – Kiyah & Steve; Mardi Gras in New Orleans – Steve; Midnight in Moscow – Kiyah & Steve; Panama – Steve, Ellington & Charles; Royal Garden Blues – Kiyah; Sheik of Araby – Kiyah; South Rampart Street Parade – Steve; Take the A Train – Ben; & Washington and Lee Swing – Kiyah, Benj & Charles

I’ve posted all the audios to the new music possibilities: Potato Head Blues; St. Louis Blues; Alabama Jubilee; Hello Dolly; My Favorite Things; West End Blues; Ory’s Creole Trombone; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Singin’ the Blues; St. Thomas; and I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire.

ADDED PERFORMANCES

Sunday, March 11 (Noon-3pm, 1-2pm Performance) Meridian Westland Retirement Community (10695 W. 17th Ave, Denver); Early Rehearsal will follow at 4-6:45pm

Saturday, March 24 (2:30-5:30pm, 3:30-4:30pm Performance) Lakewood Estates Retirement Community, 8585 W. Dakota Ave)

Friday, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

NYC TOUR DATES:

Saturday, July 14 – Friday, July 20

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – We are collecting 11 – $275 monthly trip payments due on the last day of each month, or soon thereafter. 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): 5) 1/7 (Please send this one in), 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; Antonio is not available on Tuesdays through May):

January 20-23, 27 (No Benji), 28-29, 30 (No Benji)

February 2, 3 (No Charles & Benji until evening), 4-6, 9-10, 11 (No Benji until evening),    12-13, 16, 17 (No Antonio), 18-20, 23-27

March 2-6, 10-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30

April 2-3, 6-7, 8 (No Antonio), 9-10, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30

May 1 (No Charles), 2-3, 5-14, 16-18, 19 (No Benji until evening), 20-31

June 1-25

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

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, January 21 (3:15-9pm; 3:50-4:15pm Performance; Blue/Slacks) DJC January Monthly Session Performance (Westminster Elks Lodge) & Car pool for a quick dinner, followed by our weekly rehearsal/vocal clinic w/Wende Harston (Denver Percussion)

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Sunday, February 4 (1:00-3:45pm) Early Rehearsal for Super Bowl Sunday

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)

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm; No Antonio) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo) 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 11 (Noon-3pm, 1-2pm Performance) Meridian Westland Retirement Community (10695 W. 17th Ave, Denver); Early Rehearsal will follow at 4-6:45pm

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)

Saturday, March 24 (2:30-5:30pm, 3:30-4:30pm Performance) Lakewood Estates Retirement Community, 8585 W. Dakota Ave)

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, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Monday, June 4 (9:30am-5:30pm) Recording Studio Session (Mighty Fine Productions, 5235 E. 38th Ave, Denver)

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)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

Saturday, July 14-Friday, July 20 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)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

(Tentative) Saturday, July 28-Sunday, July 29 (Times TBD) Possible Evergreen Jazz Festival Performances (Locations TBD)

Jan 132018
 

Bill Clark will see everyone by 6:15pm on Sunday, January 14th, for our early 3:15 to 6pm clinic/rehearsal at Denver Percussion.

Here’s some exciting news – our band will be heard on KFCF – 88.1FM out of Fresno, CA on Monday, 1/15, at Noon. You should be able to catch it on the internet.

From the DJ – “here are two play lists for upcoming….my first “student only” play list for 2018…this time on university and conglomerates only…wow what great musical programs from across the country….program live on january 15…m.l.k. birthday show”
artist – c.d. title – label – cut name
1. murray state university – 2010/11/12 – self – cotton tail  (show theme)
2. mumia abu jamal – from prison nation – prison radio – a pause for justice (free mumia)
3. tucson jazz insstitute – roll ’em – self – love for sale
4. howard university – bright moments – self – sophisticated lady
5. princeton university – free thinking – self – ellington’s sound of love 
6. western michigan university – boogaloo land – sea breeze – blues in hose flat
7. denver jazz club – madri gras – self – take the “a” train
8. elmhurst – three and one – self – how deep is the ocean
9. new school university – 2002/2003 – self – beautiful love
10. manhattan school of music – tito puente – jazz heads – autumn leaves 
11. mitch shiner – fly – patois – when you wish upon a star
12. lamont jazz orchestra – ljo 1006 – self – straight no chaser
13. university of central oklahoma – jazz lab – self – cherokee
14. depaul universisty – salutes woody herman – jazzed media – early autumn
15. virginia commonwealth university – v.c.u. jazz – self – green onions

Benji will have Sunday’s listening.

The January Dues were due on Sunday, if you haven’t paid yet. Since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the dues in, or mail them to me.

Trip Payment #5 was due on Sunday as well. Once again, since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the trip payment in, or mail it to me.

Since the Sacramento Music Festival is no longer happening, seniors will be done making monthly trip payments after the April 29th payment is turned in.

The Sacramento Music Festival Trip is being replaced with the Sacramento Hot Jazz Jubilee Festival, from August 31st through September 3rd (Labor Day Weekend). This will be for the 2018-19 band.

On Sunday we will need to rehearse the 3 tunes again for our January 21st DJC Performance – Sheik of Araby; Midnight, the Stars and You; & Ice Cream.

We need to continue to have everyone perform the melodies to all our tunes from memory. Here are the ones that still need to be checked off:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Kiyah; All of Me – Kiyah & Steve; At the Jazz Band Ball – Ellington; Bill Bailey – Kiyah; Bourbon Street Parade – Steve; Caravan – Steve; Creole Love Call – Steve & Kiyah; Drop That Sack – Steve; Ham and Eggs – Kiyah & Antonio; Ice Cream – Kiyah; Is It True What They Say About Dixie – Kiyah & Steve; Mardi Gras in New Orleans – Steve; Midnight in Moscow – Kiyah & Steve; Panama – Steve, Ellington & Charles; Royal Garden Blues – Kiyah; Sheik of Araby – Kiyah; South Rampart Street Parade – Steve; Take the A Train – Ben; & Washington and Lee Swing – Kiyah, Benj & Charles

I’ve posted all the audios to the new music possibilities: Potato Head Blues; St. Louis Blues; Alabama Jubilee; Hello Dolly; My Favorite Things; West End Blues; Ory’s Creole Trombone; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Singin’ the Blues; St. Thomas; and I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire.

ADDED PERFORMANCES

Sunday, March 11 (Noon-3pm, 1-2pm Performance) Meridian Westland Retirement Community (10695 W. 17th Ave, Denver); Early Rehearsal will follow at 4-6:45pm

Friday, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

NYC TOUR DATES:

Saturday, July 14 – Friday, July 20

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – We are collecting 11 – $275 monthly trip payments due on the last day of each month, or soon thereafter. 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): 5) 1/7 (Please send this one in), 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; Antonio is not available on Tuesdays through May):

January 14, 19-23, 27 (No Benji), 28-29, 30 (No Benji)

February 2, 3 (No Charles & Benji until evening), 4-6, 9-10, 11 (No Benji until evening),    12-13, 16, 17 (No Antonio), 18-20, 23-27

March 2-6, 10-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30

April 2-3, 6-7, 8 (No Antonio), 9-10, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30

May 1 (No Charles), 2-3, 5-14, 16-18, 19 (No Benji until evening), 20-31

June 1-25

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

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, January 14 (3:15-6pm) Special Early Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

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/vocal clinic w/Wende Harston (Denver Percussion)

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Sunday, February 4 (1:00-3:45pm) Early Rehearsal for Super Bowl Sunday

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)

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm; No Antonio) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo) 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 11 (Noon-3pm, 1-2pm Performance) Meridian Westland Retirement Community (10695 W. 17th Ave, Denver); Early Rehearsal will follow at 4-6:45pm

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, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Monday, June 4 (9:30am-5:30pm) Recording Studio Session (Mighty Fine Productions, 5235 E. 38th Ave, Denver)

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)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

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)

Saturday, July 14-Friday, July 20 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)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

(Tentative) Saturday, July 28-Sunday, July 29 (Times TBD) Possible Evergreen Jazz Festival Performances (Locations TBD)

Jan 022018
 

Bill Clark will see everyone by 6:15pm on Sunday, January 7th, for our 6:30 to 9pm rehearsal at Denver Percussion.

Here’s some exciting news – our band will be heard on KFCF – 88.1FM out of Fresno, CA on Monday, 1/15, at Noon. You should be able to catch it on the internet.

From the DJ – “here are two play lists for upcoming….my first “student only” play list for 2018…this time on university and conglomerates only…wow what great musical programs from across the country….program live on january 15…m.l.k. birthday show”
artist – c.d. title – label – cut name
1. murray state university – 2010/11/12 – self – cotton tail  (show theme)
2. mumia abu jamal – from prison nation – prison radio – a pause for justice (free mumia)
3. tucson jazz insstitute – roll ’em – self – love for sale
4. howard university – bright moments – self – sophisticated lady
5. princeton university – free thinking – self – ellington’s sound of love 
6. western michigan university – boogaloo land – sea breeze – blues in hose flat
7. denver jazz club – madri gras – self – take the “a” train
8. elmhurst – three and one – self – how deep is the ocean
9. new school university – 2002/2003 – self – beautiful love
10. manhattan school of music – tito puente – jazz heads – autumn leaves 
11. mitch shiner – fly – patois – when you wish upon a star
12. lamont jazz orchestra – ljo 1006 – self – straight no chaser
13. university of central oklahoma – jazz lab – self – cherokee
14. depaul universisty – salutes woody herman – jazzed media – early autumn
15. virginia commonwealth university – v.c.u. jazz – self – green onions

Antonio has the listening on Sunday. Benji will have the listening on the 14th.

The January Dues are due on Sunday, except for Ben who is already paid. Since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the dues in, or mail them to me.

Trip Payment #5 is due on Sunday as well. Once again, since I won’t be with you again until the 21st, please send the trip payment in, or mail it to me.

Since the Sacramento Music Festival is no longer happening, seniors will be done making monthly trip payments after the April 29th payment is turned in.

The Sacramento Music Festival Trip is being replaced with the Sacramento Hot Jazz Jubilee Festival, from August 31st through September 3rd (Labor Day Weekend). This will be for the 2018-19 band.

On Sunday we will need to rehearse the 3 tunes for our January 21st DJC Performance – Sheik of Araby; Midnight, the Stars and You; & Ice Cream.

We need to continue to have everyone perform the melodies to all our tunes from memory. Here are the ones that still need to be checked off:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Kiyah; All of Me – Kiyah & Steve; At the Jazz Band Ball – Ellington; Bill Bailey – Kiyah; Bourbon Street Parade – Steve; Caravan – Steve; Creole Love Call – Steve & Kiyah; Drop That Sack – Steve; Ham and Eggs – Kiyah & Antonio; Ice Cream – Kiyah; Is It True What They Say About Dixie – Kiyah & Steve; Mardi Gras in New Orleans – Steve; Midnight in Moscow – Kiyah & Steve; Panama – Steve, Ellington & Charles; Royal Garden Blues – Kiyah; Sheik of Araby – Kiyah; South Rampart Street Parade – Steve; Take the A Train – Ben; & Washington and Lee Swing – Kiyah, Benj & Charles

I’ve posted all the audios to the new music possibilities: Potato Head Blues; St. Louis Blues; Alabama Jubilee; Hello Dolly; My Favorite Things; West End Blues; Ory’s Creole Trombone; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Singin’ the Blues; St. Thomas; and I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire.

ADDED PERFORMANCES

Friday, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

NYC TOUR DATES:

Saturday, July 14 – Friday, July 20

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – We are collecting 11 – $275 monthly trip payments due on the last day of each month, or soon thereafter. 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): 5) 1/7 (Please send this one in), 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; Antonio is not available on Tuesdays through May):

January 7, 14, 19-23, 27 (No Benji), 28-29, 30 (No Benji)

February 2, 3 (No Charles & Benji until evening), 4-6, 9-10, 11 (No Benji until evening),    12-13, 16-20, 23-27

March 2-6, 10-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30

April 2-3, 6-7, 8 (No Antonio), 9-10, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30

May 1 (No Charles), 2-3, 5-14, 16-18, 19 (No Benji until evening), 20-31

June 1-25

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

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, January 7 (6:15-9pm) Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

Sunday, January 14 (3:15-6pm) Special Early Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

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/vocal clinic w/Wende Harston (Denver Percussion)

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Sunday, February 4 (1:00-3:45pm) Early Rehearsal for Super Bowl Sunday

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)

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo) 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, June 1 (2:15-7pm, 3-3:45 and 6:40-7pm Performances) Avogadro’s Number (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins)

Monday, June 4 (9:30am-5:30pm) Recording Studio Session (Mighty Fine Productions, 5235 E. 38th Ave, Denver)

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)

Wednesday, July 4 (10:30am-2pm, 11:30am-1pm Performance) 4th of July Performance at Holly Creek Retirement Community (5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial)

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)

Saturday, July 14-Friday, July 20 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)

Saturday, July 28 (11am-2pm, Noon-1pm Performance) Buffalo Bill Days, Parfet Park, Golden

(Tentative) Saturday, July 28-Sunday, July 29 (Times TBD) Possible Evergreen Jazz Festival Performances (Locations TBD)

Dec 182017
 

We’ll see everyone by 2pm on Sunday, December 31st, for our 2:15-4:45pm early rehearsal at Denver Percussion (No Kiyah).

Ben has the listening on Sunday.

Please remember to bring your December Dues/Trip Payment #4 on Sunday, unless you’ve already paid.

Please be prepared to play in the Improv book – pg. 26.

We will need to rehearse the 3 tunes for our January 21st DJC Performance – Sheik of Araby; Midnight, the Stars and You; & Ice Cream.

We need to continue to have everyone perform the melodies to all our tunes from memory. Here are the ones that still need to be checked off:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Benj, Kiyah, Ellington & Steve

All of Me – Ellington, Kiyah & Steve

At the Jazz Band Ball – Ellington & Ben 

Avalon – Benj

Bill Bailey – Kiyah & Benj

Bourbon Street Parade – Steve

Caravan – Steve

Creole Love Call – Benj, Charles, Steve, Kiyah & Ben

Drop That Sack – Ellington, Benj, Steve, Charles & Ben

Everybody Loves My Baby – Ellington

Ham and Eggs – Kiyah & Antonio

Ice Cream – Kiyah & Antonio

Is It True What They Say About Dixie – Ellington, Charles, Kiyah & Steve

Mardi Gras in New Orleans – Ellington, Steve & Ben

Midnight in Moscow – Kiyah & Steve

New Orleans Stomp – Ellington, Charles & Ben

Panama – Steve, Ellington, Ben & Charles

Royal Garden Blues – Steve, Ellington, Kiyah, Charles & Benji

Sheik of Araby – Kiyah, Ellington, Charles & Ben

South Rampart Street Parade – Ellington, Steve, Ben & Benji

St. James Infirmary – Ellington & Ben

Take the A Train – Ellington, Ben & Antonio

Washington and Lee Swing – Ellington, Kiyah, Benj, Steve, Charles & Benji

When the Saints Go Marching In – Ellington & Ben

I’ve attached/posted the audio to Potato Head Blues, so you can begin working on it.

We’ll also pursue the suggested new tunes you came up with so far: St. Louis Blues; Alabama Jubilee; Hello Dolly; My Favorite Things; West End Blues; Ory’s Creole Trombone; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Singing’ the Blues; St. Thomas; and I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire.

ADDED VOCAL CLINIC/PERFORMANCE/RECORDING STUDIO SESSION:

Sunday, January 21 (6:15-9pm) Rehearsal/Vocal Clinic w/Wende Harston

Monday, June 4 (9:30am-5:30pm) Recording Studio Session (Mighty Fine Productions, 5235 E. 38th Ave, Denver)

CANCELED PERFORMANCE:

Friday, February 9 (5:30-11pm, 6:30-10pm Performance) ACCESS Housing  Mardi Gras Gala Fundraiser (Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 E. 66th Ave, Denver). They decided to go with a different group.

CANCELED MUSIC FESTIVAL and TRIP:

Friday, May 25 – Monday, May 28 Sacramento Music Festival Trip (Alternatives to this will be discussed during the 12/31 rehearsal. This festival was permanently canceled as of December 18th)

NYC TOUR DATE WINDOW CHANGE:

Saturday, July 14 – Saturday, July 21

NYC TRIP PAYMENTS – The NYC Trip window is from Saturday, July 14th through Saturday, July 21st. 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 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): 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; Antonio is not available on Tuesdays through May):

December 31 (No Kiyah)

January 1, 3, 7, 14, 19-23, 27 (No Benji), 28-29, 30 (No Benji)

February 2, 3 (No Charles & Benji until evening), 4-6, 9-10, 11 (No Benji until evening),    12-13, 16-20, 23-27

March 2-6, 10-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30

April 2-3, 6-7, 8 (No Antonio), 9-10, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30

May 1 (No Charles), 2-3, 5-14, 16-18, 19 (No Benji until evening), 20-31

June 1-25

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

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, December 24 NO REHEARSAL

Sunday, December 31 (2-4:45pm) EARLY REHEARSAL (No Kiyah)

Sunday, January 7 (6:15-9pm) Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

Sunday, January 14 (3:15-6pm) Special Early Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

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/vocal clinic w/Wende Harston (Denver Percussion)

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Sunday, February 4 (1:00-3:45pm) Early Rehearsal for Super Bowl Sunday

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)

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo) 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)

Monday, June 4 (9:30am-5:30pm) Recording Studio Session (Mighty Fine Productions, 5235 E. 38th Ave, Denver)

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)

Saturday, July 14-Saturday, July 21 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)

Dec 132017
 

We’ll see everyone by 3:15pm on Sunday, December 17th, at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr), for our 3:50-4:15pm performance in between the 2nd and 3rd sets of the Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra. Please arrive earlier if you can, since a lot of the holiday potluck food will be gone by 3pm. Please wear your maroon/slacks band outfit and bring dinner money, the cymbals & bass amp. Parents are welcome to attend for free, but the Club is suggesting you bring a food item for the Potluck.

At 5:15pm we’ll carpool to a quick dinner on our way to Denver Percussion (7399 S. Tucson Way, Centennial), for our 6:15-9pm Rehearsal/Clinic with professional jazz drummer Todd Reid.

 

Steve has the listening on Sunday.

Please remember to bring your December dues/Trip Payment #4 on Sunday, unless you’ve already paid.

Please be prepared to play in the Improv book – pg. 26.

We will need to select the 3 tunes for our January 21st DJC Performance.

We need to continue to have everyone perform the melodies to all our tunes from memory. Here are the ones that still need to be checked off:

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Benj, Kiyah, Ellington & Steve

All of Me – Ellington, Kiyah & Steve

At the Jazz Band Ball – Ellington & Ben 

Avalon – Benj

Bill Bailey – Kiyah & Benj

Bourbon Street Parade – Steve

Caravan – Steve

Creole Love Call – Benj, Charles, Steve, Kiyah & Ben

Drop That Sack – Ellington, Benj, Steve, Charles & Ben

Everybody Loves My Baby – Ellington

Ham and Eggs – Kiyah & Antonio

Ice Cream – Kiyah & Antonio

Is It True What They Say About Dixie – Ellington, Charles, Kiyah & Steve

Mardi Gras in New Orleans – Ellington, Steve & Ben

Midnight in Moscow – Kiyah & Steve

New Orleans Stomp – Ellington, Charles & Ben

Panama – Steve, Ellington, Ben & Charles

Royal Garden Blues – Steve, Ellington, Kiyah, Charles & Benji

Sheik of Araby – Kiyah, Ellington, Charles & Ben

South Rampart Street Parade – Ellington, Steve, Ben & Benji

St. James Infirmary – Ellington & Ben

Take the A Train – Ellington, Ben & Antonio

Washington and Lee Swing – Ellington, Kiyah, Benj, Steve, Charles & Benji

When the Saints Go Marching In – Ellington & Ben

The tunes which still need to be passed for memorization include: Royal Garden Blues; Midnight, the Stars, and You; Creole Love Call; Bill Bailey; At the Jazz Band Ball; All of Me; Ain’t Misbehavin’; and 17 Cherry.

Once we get those tunes memorized, we’ll pursue the suggested new tunes you came up with so far: St. Louis Blues; Alabama Jubilee; Hello Dolly; My Favorite Things; Potato Head Blues; West End Blues; Ory’s Creole Trombone; Just a Closer Walk With Thee; Singing’ the Blues; and St. Thomas.

 

ADDED PERFORMANCE/CLINIC

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

 

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): 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; Antonio is not available on Tuesdays through May):

December 20, 22 (No Charles & Benji), 31

January 1, 3, 7, 14, 19-23, 27 (No Benji), 28-29, 30 (No Benji)

February 2, 3 (No Benji until evening), 4-6, 9-10, 11 (No Benji until evening),    12-13, 16-20, 23-27

March 2-6, 10-13, 16-21, 23-27, 30

April 2-3, 6-7, 8 (No Antonio), 9-10, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30

May 1 (No Charles), 2-3, 5-14, 16-18, 19 (No Benji until evening), 20-31

June 1-25

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

Upcoming Performances/Workshops/Special Rehearsals:

Sunday, December 17 (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/special drum clinic with Todd Reid (Denver Percussion)

Sunday, December 24 NO REHEARSAL

Sunday, December 31 (2-4:45pm) EARLY REHEARSAL

Sunday, January 7 (6:15-9pm) Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

Sunday, January 14 (3:15-6pm) Special Early Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

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)

Sunday, January 28 (2:15-6pm) Early Rehearsal/Transfer to Bull and Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr, Glendale)

Sunday, January 28 (6-8:45pm) Bull and Bush Pub with Your Father’s Mustache Band

Sunday, February 4 (1:00-3:45pm) Early Rehearsal for Super Bowl Sunday

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)

Saturday, February 17 (10am-5pm) Special Clinics with Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo; Black Box Theatre, King Center, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver)

Sunday, February 18 (8:45am-5:15pm; 1:50-5pm Performances) Special Early Clinic/Rehearsal w/Guest Artist Eddie Erickson (Banjo) 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)