Mar 222012
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR NEXT REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, MARCH 25TH: Please arrive at Flesher-Hinton Music Store by        6:15 pm

The set order sheet and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page

Rico and Tim – please remember to bring your March dues on Sunday.

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

We’ll continue working on the half step exercises on pg. 9. Please also prepare “Red Wing” on pg. 27.

Please have the following selections memorized and prepared for our upcoming April 1st Performance: New Orleans Stomp, Bye Bye Blackbird, and I’ve Found a New Baby.

Please also prepare the following for our rehearsal on Sunday: Midnight in Moscow, Black Bottom Stomp, Them There Eyes,  Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody, Ain’t Misbehavin, Ory’s Creole Trombone, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down, and Wrap Your Troubles.

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

These are our available performance dates – as far as I can tell so far. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

April 1, 4, 15, 25, 26, 28, 29

May 13, 18, 19, 20, 22, 29, 30, 31

June 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 17,18, 19

July 8, 9-13, 14-18 (No Rico), 20-21 (No Rico), 22, 23, 24-25, 26-27 (No Rico or Ben), 28-29 (No Rico, Ben or Mason)

August 4 (No Rico, Ben  or Mason)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sun, 4/1 – 1:30 – 8:45 pm – Boulder Friends of Jazz April Session (1:15 pm, car pool from Flesher-Hinton [A Spice of Life Event Center (at Flatirons Golf Course), 5706 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder]; 2:30 – 2:50 pm performance; jam follows until 5:00 pm/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) [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, 5/6 – NO REHEARSAL
-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).
-Fri, 5/25 – Mon, 5/28 – Sacramento Music Festival Trip.
-Fri, 6/1 – 3:30 – 10:00 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]. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page
-Mon, 6/11 – Sat, 6/16 – New Orleans Performance Tour.
-Thurs, 7/26 – Sun, 7/29 – Possible Evergreen Jazz Workshop and Festival
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Possible Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day

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