Feb 142012
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR SPECIAL CLINIC WITH “FAST EDDIE” ERICKSON (BANJO) ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH FROM 5:00 UNTIL 7:30 PM. Please arrive at Flesher Hinton Music Store by 5:00pm. Be sure to eat an early dinner before you come.

Tim and Mason – Please bring your February dues (they were due on Sunday).

Please remember to bring your listening CD’s to Thursday’s clinic.

We’ll continue working on the half step exercises on pg. 9. Please also prepare pg. 20.

Please be sure all selections are prepared and memorized for our performance set on Sunday.  

The updated set order sheets and all audio recordings can be found on the Downloads page

Please also prepare the following for our rehearsal on Sunday: Bye Bye Blackbird, When I Leave the World Behind, New Orleans Stomp (lift the solos), Blue Prelude, Black Bottom Stomp, Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody, and Indiana.

Please work really hard, enjoy your private lessons, and be ready for Thursday’s special clinic.

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:

Feb. 17, 19, 26

March 11, 25 (No Tim)

April 1, 4, 15, 25, 26, 28, 29

May 13, 18, 19, 20, 22, 29, 30, 31

June 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 17,18, 19

July 8, 9-13, 14-18 (No Rico), 20-21 (No Rico), 22, 23, 24-25, 26-27 (No Rico or Ben), 28-29 (No Rico, Ben or Mason)

August 4 (No Rico, Ben  or Mason)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Thurs, 2/16 – 5:00 – 7:30 pm – Special Clinic w/Eddie Erickson on Banjo (Flesher-Hinton Music Store) NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME.
-Sun, 2/19 – 1:00 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s February Youth Session w/Eddie Erickson on Banjo (2:00 – 2:45 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive)[maroon].
-Sun, 2/26 – 5:30 – 6:15 pm – Tim’s tuba lesson; 6:15 – 8:45 pm – Rehearsal and Clinic with Bill Clark.
-Sun, 3/4 – 1:15 – 3:45 pm – Rehearsal
-Sun, 3/18 – NO REHEARSAL OR PERFORMANCE
-Sun, 4/15 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s April Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive).
-Sun, 5/6 – NO REHEARSAL
-Sun, 5/20 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s May Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive).
-Fri, 5/25 – Mon, 5/28 – Sacramento Music Festival Trip.
-Fri, 6/1 – 3:30 – 10:00 pm – Northern Colorado Traditional Jazz Society Performance with the Poudre River Irregulars (5:30 – 7:00 pm performance, bring dinner money) Avo’s [605 S. Mason, Fort Collins]. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page
-Mon, 6/11 – Sat, 6/16 – New Orleans Performance Tour.
-Thurs, 7/26 – Sun, 7/29 – Possible Evergreen Jazz Workshop and Festival
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Possible Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day

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