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PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY, JULY 14TH: Please arrive at the Denver Botanical Gardens (1005 York St, Denver 80206) by 5:30pm. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SHORTS, WHITE OR LIGHT COLORED SHOES AND WHITE LOW CUT SOCKS OUTFIT. PLEASE DO NOT WEAR AN UNDERSHIRT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD AMP; COLTON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. PLEASE BRING A MUSIC STAND IF YOU DON’T HAVE BOTH SETS MEMORIZED YET. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 6:30 UNTIL 9PM. YOU ARE ALL GETTING A $70.00 ENTRANCE/FOOD TICKET FOR THE EVENING – WE WILL EAT BETWEEN THE 2 SETS FROM 7:15 TO 8:15PM. I HAVE NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS FOR PARENTS OR FRIENDS.

This is a Bastille Day Celebration – 6th Annual French Summer Soirée – The French Summer Soirée at Denver Botanic Gardens is the biggest and best celebration of all things French. Attendees will enjoy a magnificent evening of French food, wine, entertainment, culture and a fantastic silent auction. Restaurants include; Aria, Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, Crêpes n’ Crêpes, Terroir, Paris on the Platte, Ami Cuisine, Tuscany, Randolph’s, Escoffier and Bijoux Macarons. Take a trip to France, without getting on a plane. Tickets are $70. Go to http://www.afdenver.org/ to purchase your tickets online, or call 303-831-0304.

Rico, Alec, Cameron, and Tim – please bring your July dues on Saturday, since you will be gone on Sunday.

Correction – our new pianist, Trevor Smith, is a junior at Evergreen HS ( not a senior). WELCOME TREVOR!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

Please work really hard and be ready for Saturday’s performance.

PLEASE ADD TO YOUR CALENDARS OUR PHOTO SHOOT DATE OF SATURDAY, AUGUST 18TH AT NOON, FOLLOWING THE LITTLETON WESTERN WELCOME WEEK PARADE. WE WILL WEAR OUR BLUE/SLACKS OUTFIT. THIS PHOTO SESSION SHOULD CONCLUDE AROUND 1PM. WE WILL BE AT SARGENT PEPPERS PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO (5827 S. Gallup St, Littleton, CO 80120).

ON SUNDAY, JULY 15TH, PLEASE WEAR YOUR BLUE BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND PANTS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. WE WILL MEET AT WESTMINSTER ELKS CLUB (3850 Elk Drive) BY 3:15PM. THE SET LIST FOR THIS DJC SESSION HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. WE PERFORM FROM 3:45 UNTIL 4:15PM. DRUM SET, CYMBALS AND PIANO WILL BE PROVIDED. JOSH, PLEASE BRING YOUR UPRIGHT BASS. ALEC, MASON, RICO, CAMERON AND TIM WILL NOT BE AT THIS PERFORMANCE. PARENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, AND FRIENDS  ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO ATTEND!! WE WILL HAVE A VERY SPECIAL CONGRATULATORY PRESENTATION FOR OUR 3 SENIORS – DALLAS, MATT AND ALEX!!!

Please remember to bring your July dues on Sunday.                                            

Please work really hard and be ready for Sunday’s performance.

AT 5:00PM WE WILL CAR POOL FROM THE WESTMINSTER ELKS LODGE TO A RESTAURANT, SO PLEASE BRING FOOD MONEY. WE WILL THEN HAVE OUR REHEARSAL, WHICH ENDS AT 9:00PM.

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

Please be prepared to play all your major scales around the circle of fourths. We’ll also do pg. 6 in the improv book – Major triads plus 6th’s around the circle. Please practice so you can do it all from memory.

We will rehearse for the July 26th, 28th and 29th  performance sets.

The vocal to Blue Skies will need to be decided between Dallas, Tim and Matt for the July 26th and 28th performances.

Also, we will need to select the tunes for the Evergreen Jazz Festival and Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day. Dallas, Alex, Matt and Rico can select the selections, since these will be your final appearances with our band.

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

Please work really hard and be ready for Sunday’s rehearsal.

NEW BAND – PLEASE PUT THE FOLLOWING CONFIRMED DATES/TIMES ON YOUR CALENDAR:

-Saturday, August 11 – 10:30am-2pm (4990 S. Elati St, Englewood 80110) Tim’s Grandparent’s Barbecue (No Cameron, Blue/Shorts)
 
-Sunday, August 12 – 3:15-9:00pm (Flesher-Hinton/Bull and Bush Pub, 4700 Cherry Creek South Dr, Denver) Early rehearsal and performance [6:45-9:00pm] with Your Father’s Mustache Band, maroon/slacks)
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:

July 8 (No Rico), 9-12 (No Rico or Tyvon), 13 (No Rico), 14 , 15-16 (No Rico, Alec, Cameron, Mason or Tim), 17-18 (No Rico, Cameron or Alec), 20 (No Rico or Alec), 22 (No Matt), 23, 24 (No Rico or Alec), 26 (No Rico or Alec), 27 (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day), 28 (No Rico or Alec), 29 (Rico’s Last Day), 31

August 1-3, 4 (Dallas, Matt & Alex – Last Day), 5, 6-11 (No Cameron),  12-31

September 1-13, 16-20, 23-5, 27, 30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sat, 7/14 (5:30-9:30pm) Denver Botanical Gardens (Maroon/Shorts)
-Sun, 7/15 (3:15-9:00pm) DJC July Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (No Alec, Cameron, Tim, Mason or Rico; Blue/Slacks, Includes dinner & rehearsal) [Josh plays bass].
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec)
-Thurs, 7/26 (5:30-8:30pm) KUVO Radio Show (7-8pm Show; No Rico or Alec) Pizza dinner is provided.
-Fri, 7/27 (8:00am-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day)
-Sat, 7/28 (noon-3pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop Performance with the Queen City Jazz Band [1:30-2:30pm performance at the Lake House, No Rico or Alec] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 7/28 (3-9pm) Greenwood Village Day Performance (6-7pm performance, includes commute time from Evergreen, & quick dinner at Colton’s house; No Rico or Alec; Molly may join us) Maroon/Shorts.
-Sun, 7/29 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Performance Set [1:30-2:30pm on the Elks Patio; Rico’s Last Day] Blue/Shorts (includes barbecue celebration dinner at Colton’s house; Molly may join us).
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (Dallas, Matt & Alex – Last Day) Maroon/Shorts, Complimentary lunch will be served.
-Sat, 8/4 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Senior Celebration Dinner
-NEW BAND -Sunday, August 5 – 5:45-6:30pm (Flesher-Hinton) Tim’s Tuba Lesson; 6:30-9:00pm Bill Clark’s clinic
-Saturday, August 11 – 10:30am-2pm (4990 S. Elati St, Englewood 80110) Tim’s Grandparent’s Barbecue (No Cameron, Blue/Shorts)
 
-Sunday, August 12 – 3:15-9:00pm (Flesher-Hinton/Bull and Bush Pub, 4700 Cherry Creek South Dr, Denver) Early rehearsal and performance [6:45-9:00pm] with Your Father’s Mustache Band, maroon/slacks)
-Saturday, August 18 – noon-1pm (Sargent Peppers Photography Studio,  5827 S Gallup St, Littleton) Photo Shoot [Blue/Slacks]
-Sunday, August 19 – 2-8:45pm (310 Shadycroft Drive, Littleton) DJC Annual Barbecue/Picnic Performance (includes rehearsal time) Blue/Shorts.
-Tuesday, August 21 – 6:00-8:30pm (Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St, Maroon/Slacks) 
-Sunday, August 26 – 6:30-8:00pm (Flesher-Hinton Music Store) Special reed clinic with Lance Acker
-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (10am-4pm) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Blue/Slacks, includes commute and lunch time, 1-2pm performance (Blue/Slacks)
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Maroon/Slacks.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-8:45pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.
-Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat, 1/23-1/26/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1 hour performance set at the Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference).

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