Sep 112013
 
See you by 3:15pm on Sunday, 9/15 at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr) for our 3:50-4:15pm performance in between sets of the Summit Hot Seven. Please wear your blue/dark khaki slacks outfit. Please bring dinner money, as we’ll stop for food on the way to our 6:30-9pm rehearsal.
I NEED YOUR BIOS IMMEDIATELY (except Copland & Josh who have already submitted their bios), OR I”LL JUST COMPOSE SOMETHING TO BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, NEXT TO YOUR PHOTO!
PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR SEPTEMBER DUES ON SUNDAY (except Copland, Josh, Jake W, & Trevor, who have already paid).
 
FOR THE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH SUMMIT JAZZ FESTIVAL, PLEASE LET ME KNOW THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO WILL ATTEND OUR 10-10:30AM PERFORMANCE. THEY WILL BE ADMITTED IN FREE. ALSO, PLEASE LET ME KNOW THE NAMES OF ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO STAY FOR THE PROFESSIONAL BANDS – LOW, DISCOUNTED $10 PRICE!
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: Everyone is required to transcribe a solo from our professional recordings. Please select one of our tunes that we’re performing. We’ll listen to any prepared transcriptions this Sunday, or no later than the Summit Jazz Festival on 9/29.
 
Please be sure all major scales (2 octaves), pg. 6, pg. 8, pg. 9, & pg. 15 (bottom progression) are prepared. 
At Sunday’s rehearsal, we will select and rehearse the 6 tunes that we’ll perform at the 9/22 Bull & Bush Pub Session. We’ll also select the 6 tunes for the 9/29 Summit Jazz Festival performance. We need to be sure we have 3 hours of music prepared for the Bergen Carnival on September 29th as well!
We’ll rehearse these selections: The Mooche, Blue Skies, At the Jazz Band Ball, Black Bottom Stomp, I’ve Found a New Baby, and Amazing Grace. Please prepare these selections for Sunday’s rehearsal.
 
All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.
The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page

These are our available performance dates. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:
September 15-16, 17 (No Josh & Andrew), 18, 19 (No Andrew), 20 (No Adam & Andrew), 22, 23-24 (No Andrew), 25, 26-27 (No Andrew), 29-30
October 1 (No Adam & Andrew), 2, 3 (No Andrew), 4, 5 (No Andrew), 6-7, 8 (No Adam & Andrew), 9, 10 (No Andrew), 13, 14 (No Andrew), 15 (No Andrew), 16 (No Andrew), 17-18 (No Andrew), 20, 21-23 (No Andrew), 25 (No Andrew), 26, 27-28 (No Andrew), 29-31
November 1-4, 5-7 (No Adam & Andrew), 8 (No Adam), 10 (No Adam), 11, 12-13 (No Andrew), 14, 15-16 (No Andrew), 17-21, 22( No Andrew), 23-26, 27 (No Adam), 28, 29-30 (No Adam)
December 1-2, 3 (No Adam), 4-5, 7-11, 12 (No Adam), 13, 14 (No Adam), 15-16, 17 (No Adam), 18-19, 20 (No Adam), 22, 29-31
January 1-10, 12-13, 14 (No Josh & Andrew), 15, 16-17 (No Andrew), 18-20, 21 (No Josh), 22, 25-29, 30 (No Andrew), 31
February 1 (No Andrew), 2-5, 6 (No Andrew), 7-12, 13-15 (No Andrew), 21, 23-28
March 1-6, 7-8 (No Andrew), 9 (Andrew, after 4), 5-15, 16 (Andrew, after 4), 17, 18 (No Copland), 19-31
April 1-7, 8 (No Copland & Andrew), 9, 10 (No Andrew), 11-16, 17 (No Andrew), 18-30
May 1-12, 13 (No Copland & Josh), 14-16, 18-19, 20 (No Josh & Copland), 21, 22 (Andrew, after 2), 23-31
June 1-30
July 1-7, 8 (No Copland), 13-16, 19-31
August 1-9

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sunday, September 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (Blue/slacks)

-Sunday, September 22: (3-9pm) Early rehearsal & Clinic w/Jack LaForte; 6:45-9pm Performance at the Bull & Bush Pub, 4700 Cherry Creek Dr. S, Denver)

-Sunday, September 29: (9am-5pm) Performance at the Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion SE, 3200 S. Parker Rd, Aurora), followed by a Performance at the 2013 Bergen Carnival (Bergen Meadow Primary School, 1892 Bergen Pkwy Evergreen, 80439)

-Sunday, October 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
 
-Sunday, November 17: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
 
-Sunday, December 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Sunday, January 19: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Sunday, February 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Sunday, March 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Sunday, April 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Sunday, May 18: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-Monday, June 9: (6-9pm) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln St, Denver80203
-Sunday, June 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
 
-Tuesday, June 17: (5:30-8:30pm, 7-8pm show) [tentative] KUVO Jazz Radio Show, 2900 Welton St, #200, Denver
-Saturday, June 28: (TBA) Performance at Golden City Park
-Sunday, July 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal