Jul 132013

See you by 3:15pm at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr) for our 3:50 to 4:15pm performance. Please wear your blue/slacks outfit. Parents are always welcome to attend for free. Please invite everyone you can, since this will be the seniors last performance at the Club. 

Please bring dinner money, as we will stop for food before our rehearsal.

Please bring your July dues, if you have not already done so.

Matt will perform and rehearse with us on Sunday.

We will prepare for the Evergreen Jazz Festival at Sunday’s rehearsal.

Please remember that we are still trying to find a drummer for the new band. We are now extending invitations to advanced 8th grade drummers who would like to audition. Please help with inviting any 8th graders who you feel would be a good match for our band.

Parents, we can get you half priced festival badges for the upcoming Evergreen Jazz Festival. Prices can be found on the Evergreen Jazz Festival website, in the education section. Money can be turned in for these discounted badges as late as Thursday morning, at the workshop registration.

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 let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

July 21 (No Trevor; No Adam & Alec until 3:15pm), 22-24 (No Trevor), 25-27 (No Jake W, Tyvon & Trevor), 28-29-30 (No Trevor), 31 (Tyvon & Alec’s last day; No Trevor)

August 1-8 (No Adam & Trevor), 11-12 (No Adam), 13-16, 18-21, 24-31

September 1-5, 7-13, 15-20, 22-27, 29-30

October 1-10, 13-18, 20-23, 25-31

November 1-8, 10-27, 28-30

December 1-5, 7-20, 22, 29-31

January 1-10, 12-22, 25-31

February 1-21, 23-28

March 1-31

April 1-30

May 1-16, 18-31

June 1-30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sunday, July 21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm, Senior awards) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm) [No Trevor; Matt will cover, Wear blue/slacks outfit].
-Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27: Workshops and performances [Friday: 8:30-9:30pm at Evergreen Christian Church; and Saturday: 1:30-2:30pm Workshop Performance at the Lake House] at the Evergreen Jazz Festival (No Tyvon, Jake W, & Trevor; Matt will cover) [Colton’s parents have offered to have you stay at their house fron Thursday through Saturday, if you’d like – just confirm back to me, so I can let the Sparks family know; Confirmations so far: Adam, Jake C, Alec, Cameron, Copland, Josh, & Tim; Eat breakfast before you arrive at the workshop on Thursday morning; Please bring lunch and dinner money for all 3 days].
-Wednesday, July 31: (4:00-9pm) Evergreen Lake Concert (5:30-6:30pm set) [No Trevor, Matt will cover; Farewell to Tyvon & Alec Celebration Dinner at the Sparks house, after our performance (30395 Roan Dr, Evergreen)]
-Sunday, Augusr 4: (2:30-5pm) Special early rehearsal
-Saturday, August 10: (1-3pm) Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (No Adam, Last Day for Cameron, Tim. & Colton)
-Saturday, August 10: (3-4:30pm) Senior Celebration Dinner

-Sunday, August 18: (2-9pm) DJC Annual Picnic Performance (Littleton home)/Rehearsal [New Band]
-Monday, September 2: (10am-6pm) Avo’s Jazz Festival (Ft. Collins) [New Band]

-Sunday, September 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal [New Band]

-Sunday, September 29: (9am-5pm) Performance at the Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion SE in Aurora), followed by a Performance at the 2013 Bergen Carnival (Bergen Valley Elementary School, Evergreen) [New Band]