Sep 182013
 
See you by 3pm on Sunday, 9/22 at Flesher-Hinton Music Store for our special early 3-5:30pm clinic/rehearsal w/Jack LaForte. Please wear your maroon/dark khaki slacks outfit. We will then car pool to the Bull & Bush Pub (4700 Cherry Creek Dr. S) for our 6:50 to 9pm performance. Please bring dinner money, as we’ll have dinner at the Bull & Bush Pub in between performance sets.
Adam & Jake C, please remember to bring your September dues on Sunday.
BIOS HAVE NOW BEEN SUBMITTED. I NEVER RECEIVED ONE FROM ADAM, JAKE W, TREVOR OR XAVIER, SO PLEASE GET ONE TO ME IMMEDIATELY!
 HERE ARE THE COUNTS I HAVE, SO FAR, FOR THE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH SUMMIT JAZZ FESTIVAL: ADAM ?; JAKE C ?; JAKE W (2); COPLAND (2); JOSH (2); TREVOR (4); ANDREW (2); & XAVIER ? THIS IS 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 rehearse the 6 tunes that we’ll perform at the 9/22 Bull & Bush Pub Session and the 9/29 Summit Jazz Festival. Please be sure they are all prepared and memorized. We’ll also prepare the 1 1/2 hours of music for the Bergen Carnival on September 29th!
We’ll also rehearse these selections: The Mooche, Blue Skies, Black Bottom Stomp, I’ve Found a New Baby, and Amazing Grace. Please prepare these tunes 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 19 (No Andrew), 20 (No Adam & Andrew), 22, 23 (No Andrew), 26-27 (No Andrew), 29-30
October 1 (No Adam & Andrew), 2, 4, 5 (No Andrew), 6, 8 (No Adam & Andrew), 9, 10 (No Andrew), 13, 14 (No Andrew), 15 (No Andrew), 17-18 (No Andrew), 20, 21-22 (No Andrew), 27-28 (No Andrew), 30-31
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 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 1:30-3pm 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