Mar 012014
We’ll see you by 6:30pm on Sunday, 3/2, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store.
Andrew, please arrive by 5:45pm for your private bass/tuba lesson with Bill Clark. Please bring a $40 check payable to Bill Clark as well.
Please be sure pg. 9 & 20 in Bill’s Improv Book are prepared better for Sunday’s rehearsal.
Please be sure to prepare and memorize all 11 selections that we’re performing on Monday night.
 The second $260 trip payment was due on Saturday. Please bring it on Monday, if you have not already mailed it in.
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: Next 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 Ben & Justin will pick one on Sunday.
Monday, March 3rd Performance: Please arrive by 6pm at Arvada Estates Retirement Community (7175 Kipling St, Arvada). Please wear your blue/slacks band outfit. The performance runs from 7 until 8pm. A piano and small PA system is provided, but we’ll need the drum kit, carpet, and bass amp. We will be done packing up by 8:30pm.

 Sun, 4/27 – DJC April Session/Rehearsal (3:15-9pm); Performance at Westminster Elks Club 

 Sun, 3/2 – Andrew’s Bass/Tuba Lesson (5:45-6:30pm) & Full Band Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark (6:30-9pm)

 Mon, 3/10 – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 6:00-8:30pm)

 Sun, 4/6 – Josh’s Drum Lesson w/Tony Pantelis (5:30-6:30pm); Band/Drum Clinic w/Tony Pantelis (6:30-9pm)

 Sun, 4/13 – Andrew’s Bass Lesson w/Ron Bland (5:30-6:30pm); Band/Bass Clinic w/Ron Bland (6:30-9pm)

 Sat, 8/9 – Flesher-Hinton Customer Appreciation Day (1-3pm); Senior Celebration Dinner (3-5pm)

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

 Sun, 9/28 – Summit Jazz Festival (9am-5pm, 2014-15 Band)

 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 2-3, 9 (Possibly no Adam & Jake W, No Copland & Andrew before 5pm), 10 (No Andrew before 4pm), 12 (No Adam, No Andrew before 4pm), 16 (No Andrew before 5pm; Tim will cover bass at the performance), 17 (No Andrew before 4:15pm), 19, 21, 23 (No Andrew), 24 (No Jake C & Andrew), 30-31 (No Jake C)

April 6 (No Jake C), 7, 8 (No Copland), 9, 12 (No Andrew before 4pm), 13, 17, 18-19, 21-27, 28 (No Jake C), 29-30

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

June 1-14, 15-19 (No Jake C), 20-30

July 1-7, 8 (No Copland), 13-16 (No Jake C), 19-26 (No Jake C), 27-31 (No Adam)

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 2: (5:45-6:30pm) Bass/Tuba Lesson w/Bill Clark- Andrew only; (6:30-9pm) Full band clinic/rehearsal w/Bill Clark

-Monday, March 3: (6-8:30pm) Mardi Gras Party Performance at Arvada Estates Retirement Community (7175 Kipling St, Arvada) [Blue]

-Monday, March 10 (6-8:30pm) – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 7-8pm Performance

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

-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

-Sunday, April 20: Easter – NO PERFORMANCE OR 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 Jake C)

-Saturday, June 28: (TBA) Performance at Golden City Park

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

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

-Sunday, July 27 through Friday, August 1st: NYC Performance Tour (No Adam; Justin will take Adam’s place)

-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