Feb 202014
We’ll see you by 3:15pm on Sunday, 2/23, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store, for our 3:15-5:45pm rehearsal. Please wear your maroon/slacks band outfit. Please also bring food money, as we’ll have dinner at the Bull & Bush Pub. Our performances their will run from 6:45 until 7:15 and 7:45 until 8:15pm. We’ll also perform with Your Father’s Mustache Band on a few tunes. Invite family and friends, but please remind them to come early in order to get seated in the performance room. Everyone in attendance is expected to buy food and drinks.
Please be sure to prepare and memorize all 6 selections that we’re performing on Sunday night.
Please remember to bring your February dues on Sunday if you haven’t already turned them in.
The second $260 trip payment will be due on Sunday, or via mail by March 1st.
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: Thanks to Trevor and Copland for having your solos prepared so well on Sunday! This Sunday we’ll need to hear: “Bill Bailey” by Andrew; “Big Butter and Egg Man” by Jake W (for 2/23); “Royal Garden Blues” by Tom; Fish Vendor by Josh; “Saints” by Jake C; “The Mooche” by Adam; and Ben will pick one on Sunday.
Please be sure pg. 9 & 20 in Bill’s Improv Book are prepared better for Sunday’s rehearsal. We’ll also select the 10 tunes for our March 3rd performance.


 Sun, 2/23 -Early Rehearsal (3-5:30pm); Performance at the Bull & Bush Pub w/Your Father’s Mustache Band (5:30-9pm)

 Sun, 3/2 – Andrew’s Bass/Tuba Lesson (5:45-6:30pm) & Full Band Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark (6:30-9pm, No Adam)

 Mon, 3/10 – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 6:00-8:30pm, 7:00-8:00pm Performance (No Adam & Jake C)

 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, 9/23 – 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:

February 21 (No Adam & Jake C), 23, 26 (No Adam, Andrew before 4pm), 28 (No Adam)

March 2-3 (No Adam), 9 (No Adam & Jake W, No Copland & Andrew before 5pm), 10 (No Adam & Jake C), 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, 24 (No Jake C & Andrew), 30-31 (No Jake C)

April 6 (No Jake C), 7, 8 (No Copland & Andrew), 9, 12-13, 17 (No Andrew), 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), 22 (No Jake W & Trevor); Andrew, after 2), 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

August 1, 2 (No Jake C), 3-9

(2014-15 Band) – August 10-31

(2014-15 Band) – September 1-30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sunday, February 23: (3-9pm) Early Rehearsal (3-5:30pm); Performance at the Bull & Bush Pub w/Your Father’s Mustache Band (5:30-9pm, maroon/slacks)

-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) [No Adam]

-Monday, March 10 (6-8:30pm) – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 7-8pm Performance [No Adam & Jake C]

-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, 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

-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