Dec 072011
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY,  December 11TH: Please arrive at Flesher Hinton Music Store by 6:15pm. 

Please remember to bring your December dues (except Alex and Mason).

Please remember to bring your New Orleans airfare money ($298.60). I have to have everyone’s money (except Mason and Ben) on Sunday so I can make our air reservation.
Please wear your blue band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes and socks.

I still need everyone’s birth date and legal name for air ticketing purposes (except Alex, Mason and Ben).

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

Practice your half step exercises around the circle of fourths on pg. 9. Please also prepare pg. 16.

Everyone should now have their transcribed solo complete from memory and on manuscript paper – please be prepared to play your solo for us on Sunday.

Please prepare for the December 18th performance: Bourbon Street Parade, Si Tu Vois Ma Mere, and Wolverine Blues.

Also prepare for our January 6th performance and the future: Just a Closer Walk With Thee, New Orleans Stomp, Avalon, Caravan, It Don’t Mean a Thing, After You’ve Gone, Five Foot Two, I’ve Found a New Baby, Panama, Them There Eyes, Washington and Lee Swing, Black Bottom Stomp, and Maple Leaf Rag.

We’ll also read When I Leave the World Behind and Blue Prelude.

The updated set order sheet and all audio recordings can be found on the Downloads page

We will car pool to Mason’s Dad’s house (4316 S. Akron St., Greenwood Village, 80111) at 7:45 pm. We will take a group photo, along with individual pictures of Mason and Matt. We should finish there by 9:00 pm.

Please work really hard, enjoy your private lessons, and be ready for Sunday’s rehearsal.

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
Sun, 12/11 – 6:15 – 7:45 pm rehearsal; then we’ll car pool to Mason’s Dad’s house (4316 S. Akron St, Greenwood Village, 80111). The photo session should conclude by about 9:00 pm [blue].
Sun, 12/18 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s December Holiday Potluck Dinner Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
No rehearsal on 12/25
Fri, 1/6 – 3:30 – 9:00 pm – Northern Colorado Traditional Jazz Society Performance with the Poudre River Irregulars (5:30 – 7:00 pm performance, bring dinner money) Avo’s [605 S. Mason, Fort Collins] (blue).
Sun, 1/15 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s January Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
Wed, 2/1 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Mile High Jazz Festival (6:50pm Warm up; 7:20 pm Performance; 7:50 pm Clinic) Ralston Valley HS (13355 W. 80th Ave, Arvada) [blue].
Thurs, 2/16 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Special Clinic w/Eddie Erickson on Banjo (Flesher-Hinton Music Store).
Sun, 2/19 – 1:00 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s February Youth Session w/Eddie Erickson on Banjo (2:00 – 2:45 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
Sun, 3/4 – 1:15 – 3:45 pm – Rehearsal
Sun, 3/18 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s March Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [blue].
Sun, 4/15 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s April Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
Sun, 5/20 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s May Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [blue].
Thurs, 5/24 – Mon, 5/28 – Possible Sacramento Music Festival Trip.
Mon, 6/11 – Sat, 6/16 – New Orleans Performance Tour.
All dates can can be found on the Event Calendar page.