Jan 032013
Happy New Year!
Please be at our rehearsal at Flesher-Hinton by 6:30pm.  Kris, please arrive by 6pm for your 30 minute private lesson. Please bring a $30 check made payable to Chuck Schneider. Tyvon will arrive by 5, 5:15 or 5:30pm, depending on the length of time you would like your private lesson to be. Please bring a check for Chuck as well.
The set orders and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page. Please be sure all tunes are prepared and memorized completely for our 2 gigs on January 20th.
Chuck Schneider will be giving us a clinic on Sunday. He will concentrate quite a bit on the woodwind  side of things, so be prepared!

Please also be working on: Midnight in Moscow, Potato Head Blues, Cornet Chop Suey, Bye Bye Blackbird, Sing Sing Sing, Come Fly With Me, Muskrat Ramble, West End Blues, Minnie the Mooche, My Walkin’ Stick, Water from an Ancient Well, and Sheik of Araby.

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

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

Please be prepared to play pg. 20 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:
January 6 (No Alec or Colton), 13, 14 (No Josh), 15-17, 20-25, 26-27 (No Trevor), 28-31; February 3-4, 5 (No Alec), 6-13, 14-19 (No Cameron),
20-26, 27 (No Alec), 28; March 1-4, 10-12, 17-18, 19 (No Josh), 22-23 (No Josh), 24 (No Josh); April 3-11, 13 (No Cameron), 14, 15-16 (No Alec), 20-25, 27-30; May 1, 4-7, 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), 21, 23, 24 (evening), 25-31; June 1-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1–17, 19-20, 21-30 (No Trevor), 31; August 1-10 (No Trevor)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sunday, January 6: (5-6pm) Tyvon’s lesson; (6-6:30pm) Kris’ lesson; (6:30-9pm) Special clinic/rehearsal with woodwind specialist Chuck  
                                              Schneider (No Alec or Colton)
-Sunday, January 20: (11:30am-2pm) Special early CMEA rehearsal; (2-3:15pm) Car pool/lunch; (3:15-5:15pm) DJC January Session Performance – 3:50-4:10pm; (5:15-9pm) Car pool to Bull & Bush Pub/Performances in between the sets of the Queen City Jazz Band (6:45-
                                 7:10pm and 7:45-8:10pm); Dismissal at 9pm.
-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).
-Sunday, 3/31: NO REHEARSAL
-Sunday, 4/21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Friday, May 24 (evening departure)-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]
-Wednesday, July 3 through Monday, July 15 (Window of possible dates for our European Tour)
-Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28: Workshops and performances at the Evergreen Jazz Festival
-All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.