Jun 182012
 

CONGRATULATIONS FOR A FANTASTIC RECORDING SESSION – YOU WERE TERRIFIC!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS FOR BEING SELECTED TO PERFORM AT THE COLORADO MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION CLINIC/CONFERENCE IN JANUARY AT THE BROADMOOR HOTEL!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE HONOR FOR US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WELCOME TO OUR NEW TENOR SAX PLAYER FROM PRAIRIE VIEW HS – TYVON MARTINEZ PINA – IT’S GREAT TO HAVE YOU IN THE BAND!!!!!!!

ENTIRE BAND – THE MONDAY, JUNE 18TH NATIONAL YMCA CONFERENCE PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE DOWNTOWN DENVER GRAND HYATT (1750 Welton St). PLEASE ARRIVE BY 5:00PM – WE’LL BE PERFORMING IN THE BALL ROOM. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SLACKS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD AND AMP; MASON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET AND CYMBALS. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 6 UNTIL 7PM. APPETIZERS AND DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE BAND. WE WILL LOAD UP AND DISMISS AROUND 7:30PM.

The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page

 

Please remember to bring your June dues on Sunday (Mason, you only owe $87.40, due to some trip account left over money; Also – Rico, Tyvon (will pay next Sunday), Alec, Cameron, Matt, and Tim.

Colton and Mason – please bring both drum sets.

Alex – please bring your keyboard, amp and cables.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

We are still looking for a piano player. Please let me know if you have any recommendations.

Please work really hard and be ready for Monday’s performance.

These are our available performance dates – as far as I can tell so far. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

June 24 [Ben’s last day], 24-26 (No Alec or Mason), 29 (No Alec or Mason), 30 (No Alec, Mason or Rico)

July 1 (No Rico, Alec or Mason), 2-6 (No Alec or Mason), 7, 8-13 (No Rico), 14 (No Alec?), 15-16 (No Rico, Alec, Cameron or Tim), 17-18 (No Rico or Alec), 20 (No Rico or Alec),    22-23, 24 (No Rico or Alec), 26 (No Rico or Alec), 27 No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day), 28 (No Rico or Alec), 29 (Rico – Possible Last Day; No Alec?), 31

August 1-3 (No Rico), 4 (No Rico; Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day), 5 (No Rico), 6-10, 12-31

September 1-13, 16-20, 23-5, 27, 30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

 -Mon, 6/18 (5-7:30pm) YMCA National Conference Reception (Downtown Denver Grand Hyatt Ball Room, 1750 Welton St, Maroon/Slacks)
-Tues, 6/26 – 6 – 8:30 pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center Performance (7-8 pm performance, no Alec or Mason) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Blue/Slacks.
-Wed, 7/4 – 10:15 am  – 12:45pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center 4th of July Performance (No Alec or Mason, 11:15-12:45pm performance, No Alec or Mason) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Maroon/Shorts.
Sat, 7/7 (3:30-10 pm) Drums Along the Rockies Pre-Show (Sports Authority at Mile High, Blue/Slacks)
-Sat, 7/14 (4:30-9:30pm) Denver Botanical Gardens (No Alec?) Maroon/Slacks.
-Sun, 7/15 (3:15-8:45pm) DJC July Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (No Alec or Rico; Blue/Slacks, Includes dinner & rehearsal)
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec)
-Fri, 7/27 (8:00am-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day)
-Sat, 7/28 (noon-3pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop Performance with the Queen City Jazz Band [1:30-2:30pm performance at the Lake House, No Rico or Alec] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 7/28 (3-9pm) Greenwood Village Day Performance (actual set will be after 4:30pm, includes commute time from Evergreen, & quick stop for dinner; No Rico or Alec) Blue/Shorts.
-Sun, 7/29 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Performance Set [1:30-2:30pm on the Elks Patio; Rico’s Possible Last Day; Alec?] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (No Rico; Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day) Blue/Shorts.
-Sat, 8/4 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Senior Celebration Dinner
-NEW BAND – Sunday, August 19 – 2-8:45pm (310 Shadycroft Drive, Littleton) DJC Annual Barbecue/Picnic Performance (includes rehearsal time) Maroon/Shorts.
-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (Time TBA) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Blue/Slacks.
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Maroon/Slacks.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-8:45pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.

-All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.