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See you on Sunday, August 18th by 12:45pm for our performance at the Annual Denver Jazz Club Picnic (310 Shadycroft Dr, Littleton). Please wear your maroon band shirt, khaki shorts, low cut white socks, and white or black tennis shoes. Colton will be joining us for this performance. Colton, please bring your drum kit. Andrew, you will need your bass amp.
Parents are invited to this picnic free of charge. The Denver Jazz Club furnishes brats, burgers, hot dogs and drinks. Please bring a dish to share – salad, appetizer, dessert, or snack. Our performances will be from 1:30 until 2pm, and then again from 3:50 until 4:15pm.
Please bring your August dues, since they were due last Sunday (except for Copland who has already paid).
Please bring dinner money, as we’ll stop for food on the way to our 6:30-9pm rehearsal.
 
CONFIRMED PHOTO SHOOT – SATURDAY, 9/7 (7:45-9:30am): Sgt. Peppers Photography Studio, 5827 S. Gallup St, Littleton)
WE NEED TO HAVE A REQUIRED PARENT/STUDENT EXPECTATIONS MEETING ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH, FROM 6 UNTIL 6:30PM. THIS IS SOMETHING WE DO AT THE START OF EACH NEW SCHOOL YEAR. AT LEAST ONE PARENT AND EACH STUDENT NEED TO ATTEND THIS MEETING.
At Sunday’s rehearsal, we’ll plan out the set for the Avo’s Jazz Festival performance on Monday, September 2nd. We’ll also rehearse 5 new selections: I Got Rhythm, When It’s Sleepy Time Down South, The Mooche, Summertime, and Hello Dolly. The audio recordings to these tunes have been uploaded to our website, so you can start studying them.
 
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:

August 15-16, 18 (No Adam), 19-21, 24-31
September 1, 2, 3-5, 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
July 1-8, 13-16, 19-31
August 1-10, 12-13

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sunday, August 18: (12:45-9pm) DJC Annual Picnic Performance (310 Shadycroft Dr, Littleton)/Rehearsal [No Adam, Please bring drum kit and bass amp; maroon/shorts]
-Sunday, August 25th (6-6:30pm) Required Parent/Student Expectations Meeting
-Sunday, August 25th (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal & Vocal Clinic w/Wende Harston
-Monday, September 2: (Noon-6:30pm) Avo’s Jazz Festival (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins, 2:30-3:30pm performance) [Bring keyboard, drum kit and bass amp; Blue/slacks]
 
-Saturday, September 7: (7:45-9:30am) Photo Shoot –  Sgt. Peppers Photography Studio, 5827 S. Gallup St, Littleton

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

-Sunday, September 29: (9am-5pm) Performance at the Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion SE, 3200 S. Parker Rd, Aurora), followed by a Performance at the 2013 Bergen Carnival (Bergen Valley Elementary School, 1422 Sugarbrush Dr, Evergreen)

 
-Sunday, October 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
 
-Sunday, November 17: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
 
-Sunday, December 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal