Nov 242010

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH: Please arrive at Flesher Hinton Music Store by 6:15pm. We will be auditioning 3 or 4 drummers starting at about 6:45pm. So be prepared to play Panama a bunch of times.

Molly & Alex – please remember to have your newspaper article prepared for Sunday’s rehearsal.

Everyone be prepared to perform and show your prepared transcription solo on Sunday.

Please practice Bill’s improv. book on pp. 9 and 20, and be sure to work with his CD as well. Also, please work on your ‘half step below dominant sevenths’ exercise.

Please prepare the following selections for Sunday’s rehearsal: Black Bottom Stomp, Ice Cream, Singin’ the Blues, Washington and Lee Swing, Jazz Me Blues, and Royal Garden Blues.

We will have a special Parent/Student Montreux Jazz Festival trip meeting from 8:30 until 9:00pm on Sunday right after our rehearsal concludes.

Remember that the December 12th rehearsal has been moved to 1:15 until 3:45pm.

There will be a December 26th rehearsal to prepare for our birthday party gig on the 31st.

We will perform at the Mile High Jazz Festival on Thursday, February 3rd at 6:55pm. We’ll meet at Ralston Valley HS at 6:00pm and finish around 8:00pm.

Enjoy all your preparations and private lessons this week! Please work really hard and be ready for Sunday’s rehearsal.

MUSIC DOWNLOADS: All our posted audio tracks can be downloaded by going to the Downloads page.