Nov 132012
Please be at our early rehearsal at Flesher-Hinton by 10:30am.  Please wear your maroon/slacks outfit.
I’ve uploaded the Arvada Estates Set List for Sunday, November 25th and the KUVO radio show selections for Tuesday, November 27th. Please prepare and memorize all selections for both performances.
The set orders and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page. I’ve included a few recordings of My Walkin’ Stick and Water from an Ancient Well. Please prepare both of these new lead sheets for the future as well.

Please also be working on: Midnight in Moscow, Potato Head Blues, Cornet Chop Suey, Bye Bye Blackbird, What a Wonderful World, Sing Sing Sing, Come Fly With Me, Muskrat Ramble, West End Blues, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Minnie the Mooche, and Sheik of Araby.

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

Please remember to bring your listening CD’s on Sunday.

Please be prepared to play pg. 18 in the improv book.

These are our available performance dates. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:
November 24-28; December 2-5, 7-12, 15-19, 20-22 (No Tyvon), 30-1 (No Trevor or Tyvon)
January 1-5, 9-11, 12 (No Josh until after 6pm), 13, 14 (No Josh), 15-17, 20-31; February 3-4, 6-13, 14-19 (No Cameron), 20-26, 28; March 1-4, 6-7, 8 (Possibly no Josh), 10-18, 19 (No Josh), 22-24; April 3-11, 13-14, 20-30

May 1, 3-7, 8 (No Josh until after 6pm), 10, 11 (No Josh until evening),12, 17-18, 19 (No Colton 4:15-7:30pm), 20 (No Josh), 23, 25-31; June 1-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1-6, 7-16 (No Trevor), 17, 20-31; August 1-10

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Monday, November 12 – Friday, November 23 – Fall Break #2
-Sunday, November 18 – NO REHEARSAL

Sunday, November 25 – Early rehearsal (10:30am-1pm); Car pool/Lunch/Performance at Arvada Estates [1-4pm (3-4pm performance), maroon/slacks outfit]
Tuesday, November 27 – 5:30-8pm – KUVO Radio Show (7-8pm live radio show; complimentary pizza dinner provided, 2900 Welton St, Denver)
-Sunday, December 17 – 3:15-9pm – Holiday Potluck Session – Westminster Elks Club Performance (Bring food money); Performance at 3:50-4:10pm/Rehearsal following the session until 9pm

Monday, December 31 – Possible New Year’s Eve Performance at Arvada Estates (5:30-8:30pm)

-Thursday, 1/24/13- Fri, 1/25/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (45 minute performance set at the Colorado Music
                                                                 Educators Association Clinic/Conference on Thursday, January 24th at 11:45am).

-Wednesday, 1/30: 5:15-7pm Mile High Jazz Festival at Ralston Valley HS (They are trying to move this to 6:30-8:15pm)

-Thursday, 2/14: (5-7pm) Clinic w/DJC guest trombonist, Jim Fryer (No Cameron) [Denver Musicians Union, 1165 Delaware St]

-Sunday, 2/17: (1-9pm, 2-2:45pm performance) Concert at Westminster Elks Lodge w/Jim Fryer [Includes sound check, performance, dinner
                               and rehearsal, No Cameron].
-Sunday, 3/17: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Friday, May 24-Monday, May 27: Possible Sacramento Music Festival Trip
-Monday, 6/10: (6-9:30pm, 7-7:45pm concert) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle (930 Lincoln St, Denver). Includes
                                 sound check, performance, dinner and MJO’s performance]
-Thursday, June 27 through Sunday, July 14 (Window of possible dates for our week-long European Tour, Prefer 6/27-7/6)

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