Mar 132014
We’ll see you by 3:15pm on Sunday, 3/16, at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr), for our 3:50-4:15pm performance. Please wear your blue/slacks band outfit. Please also bring dinner money, as we’ll stop for dinner on the way to our 6:30-9pm rehearsal.
Please be sure to prepare and memorize New Orleans Stomp, St. James Infirmary, & Marchand De Poissons, since we’ll be performing these selections at the Club on Sunday.
Please remember to bring your March dues on Sunday (except for Jake C, Trevor & Andrew [1/2], who are already paid). The next $260 trip payment will be due on March 30th.
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: On Sunday we’ll need to hear: “Bill Bailey” by Andrew; “Big Butter and Egg Man” by Jake W; “Royal Garden Blues” by Tom; Fish Vendor by Josh; “Saints” by Jake C; “The Mooche” by Adam; and “Blue Skies” by Ben.
 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, PLEASE, PLEASE let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

March 16 (No Andrew before 5pm; Tim will cover tuba at the performance), 19 (No Adam), 21 (No Adam), 23 (No Adam & Andrew), 30 (No Adam & Jake C)

April 6 (No Jake C), 9, 13 (No Adam), 17, 18, 19 (No Josh), 21-22 (No Josh), 23-25, 26 (No Josh), 27 (No Copland after 4:30pm), 30

May 1, 3 (No Copland & Josh), 4, 5 (No Josh), 7-8 (No Copland), 10 (No Josh; No Copland before 4pm), 11, 12 (No Jake C, Ben & Josh), 13 (No Copland & Josh), 14-15, 18, 19 (No Jake W & Josh), 21 (No Jake W & Copland), 23-26 (No Jake W), 27 (No Josh), 28-30, 31 (No Josh)

June 1, 2-3 (No Josh), 4-6, 7 (No Josh), 8-12, 13 (No Adam), 14 (No Adam & Josh), 15 (No Adam), 16-17 (No Josh), 18-19 (No Jake C), 20, 21 (No Adam & Josh), 22 (No Adam), 23-24 (No Adam & Josh), 25-29 (No Adam), 30 (No Adam & Josh)

July 1 (No Adam & Josh), 2-4 (No Adam), 5 (No Adam & Josh), 6 (No Adam), 7 (No Josh), 8 (No Copland & Josh), 13 (No Ben), 14-15 (No Ben & Josh), 16 (No Jake C & Ben), 19 (No Ben & Josh), 20 (No Ben), 21-2 (No Ben & Josh), 23-25 (No Ben), 26 (No Jake C & Ben), 27-31

August 1 (No Adam), 9

(2014-15 Band) – August 10, 11-16 (Andrew’s MB camp), 17-31

(2014-15 Band) – September 1-30

Andrew – late August through end of October (Tu/Th 5-8:30pm & Sat 9-4 MB rehearsals)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sunday, March 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Andrew, Tim will cover bass; blue/slacks)

-Sunday, April 6: (5:30-6:30pm) Josh’s Drum Lesson w/Tony Pantelis; (6:30-9pm) Band/Drum Clinic w/Tony Pantelis

-Sunday, April 13: (5:30-6:30pm) Andrew’s Bass Lesson w/Ron Bland; (6:30-9pm) Band/Bass Clinic w/Ron Bland (No Adam)

-Sunday, April 20: Easter – NO REHEARSAL

-Sunday, April 27: (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

-Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26: Sacramento Music Festival (No Jake W; Ben will take Jake W’s place)

-Monday, June 9: (6-9pm) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln St, Denver, 80203

-Tuesday, June 10: (5:30-8:30pm, 7-8pm show) KUVO Jazz Radio Show, 2900 Welton St, #200, Denver

-Wednesday, June 11: (9:30am-4:30pm) Recording Session at MFP Studio (2949 Larimer Street, Denver)

-Sunday, June 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Adam & Jake C)

-Thursday, June 26: (5:45-8:45pm) Outdoor Concert at The Vi Retirement Community (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch 80126, No Adam)

-Saturday, June 28: (TBA) Performance at Golden City Park (No Adam)

-Sunday, July 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Jake C & Ben)

-Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26th: Evergreen Jazz Workshop & Festival (No Jake C & Ben)

-Sunday, July 27 through Friday, August 1st: NYC Performance Tour (No Adam)

-Saturday, August 9: (1-3pm) Flesher-Hinton Customer Appreciation Day; (3-5pm) Senior Celebration Dinner

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, August 17: (2-9pm) DJC monthly performance at the annual picnic potluck (Westerberg’s home in Littleton)/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Saturday,  September 13: (9am-3:30pm) Adams County Heritage Festival

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 21: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 28: (9am-9pm) Summit Jazz Festival/Rehearsal