Jul 302012
 
Great job over the weekend – you had some terrific performances! Sunday afternoon was a really great one at Evergreen – Congratulations!!
NEW BAND – ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 4TH, PLEASE WEAR YOUR BLUE BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND PANTS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. WE WILL MEET AT 9AM AT SARGENT PEPPERS PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO, 5827 S. GALLUP ST. IN LITTLETON). WE SHOULD BE DONE FOR THE DAY AROUND 11AM.

AN INVITATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO OUR 3 SENIORS TO BE MY GUESTS AT THE WESTMINSTER OUTBACK RESTAURANT AT NOON (OR WHATEVER TIME WORKS BEST) FOR A VERY NICE DINNER CELEBRATION! MATT, YOU CAN CAR POOL WITH ME, BUT DUE TO THE PHOTO SESSION, YOU WOULD HAVE TO HANG OUT WITH US FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS – YOUR CHOICE.

On Sunday, Tim’s tuba lesson will go from 5:45 until 6:30pm – please bring a $40 check payable to Bill Clark.

The rehearsal and Bill’s Clinic will go from 6:30 until 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 August 11th and 12th  performance sets.

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

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

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 2-3, 4 (Dallas, Matt & Alex – Last Day or the 11th?; Trevor’s 1st performance), 5, 6-11 (No Cameron; Possible last day for Alex, Dallas & Matt),  12-20, 21 (No Trevor), 22-31

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

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

NEW BAND – Sat, 8/4 – 9-11am (Includes commute time; Actual photo session goes from 10 until 11am; Sargent Peppers Photography Studio, 5827 S. Gallup St. Littleton) Photo Shoot – Please wear your khaki band slacks, blue band shirt, dress shoes and socks)
3 SENIORS ONLY-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-1:30pm (4990 S. Elati St, Englewood 80110) Tim’s Grandparent’s Barbecue (No Cameron, Maroon/Shorts) George & Matt will join us; possibly Alex and Dallas as well

-Saturday, August 11 – 2:30 – 3:30 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (Dallas & Alex – Possible Last Day; Matt will join us; George may join us) Maroon/Shorts, Complimentary barbecue lunch/dinner will be served; All family and friends invited to attend.
-Sunday, August 12 – 3:00-3:15pm (Flesher-Hinton Music Store) Required parent/student expectations meeting
 
-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, Blue/slacks)
-Sunday, August 19 – 2-8:45pm (310 Shadycroft Drive, Littleton) DJC Annual Barbecue/Picnic Performance (includes rehearsal time) Maroon/Shorts [Bring a dish to share – salad, appetizer, dessert or snack]
-Tuesday, August 21 – 6:00-8:30pm (Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St, Blue/Slacks; No Trevor/Matt will join us) 
-Sunday, August 26 – 6:30-9:00pm (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 (Maroon/Slacks)
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-9:00pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Maroon/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.