Jan 282013

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR PERFORMANCE ON Wednesday, JANUARY 30TH: Please arrive at Ralston Valley HS (13355 W. 80th Ave, Arvada 80005) by 5:00 pm. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar pagePlease wear your maroon band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes and socks. We perform from 6:05 until 6:30 pm. We will have a clinic immediately after our performance. Parents, friends and relatives are very welcome to attend this free performance. Dismissal time will be approximately 7:15 pm.

A drum set and piano will be provided for the performance, but you do need to bring your cymbals.

Please be sure all selections are prepared and memorized for Wednesday’s set: Bill Bailey, Creole Love Call, and After You’ve Gone.

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

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

These are our available performance dates. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

 January 30-31; February 3, 5 (No Alec), 6-12 (No Tim), 13, 14 (No Tim) 17-20, 21 (No Alec), 24-26, 27 (No Alec), 28; March 3, 10-12, 17-18, 19 (No Josh), 22-24 (No Josh); April 3, 7-11, 13 (No Cameron), 14, 15-16 (No Alec), 20-24, 28-30; May 1, 5-7, 8 (No Josh until after 6pm), 10, 11 (No Josh until evening),12, 19 (No Colton 4:15-7:30pm), 20 (No Josh), 21, 23, 24 (No Tyvon or Colton), 25-28, 29-31 (Possibly no Cameron); June 1-3 (Possibly no Cameron), 4-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1–17, 19-20, 21-30 (No Trevor), 31; August 1-10 (No Trevor)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Wednesday, 1/30: 5:00-7:15pm Mile High Jazz Festival at Ralston Valley HS (Maroon/Slacks).
-Sunday, 2/3: 1-3:30pm Special early Super Bowl Sunday rehearsal.
-Sunday, 2/10: 3-5:30pm New rehearsal schedule begins
-Thursday, 2/14: (5-7pm) Clinic w/DJC guest trombonist, Jim Fryer (No Tim) [Denver Musicians Union, 1165 Delaware St]
-Sunday, 2/17: (9:15am-5pm, 2-2:45pm performance) Concert at Westminster Elks Lodge w/Jim Fryer [Includes rehearsal, lunch, sound check and performance].
-Sunday, 3/3: (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal
-Sunday, 3/10: (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal
-Sunday, 3/17: (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal
-Sunday, 3/31: NO REHEARSAL
– Sunday, 4/14: (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal
-Sunday, 4/21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (11:15am-5pm), includes early rehearsal and lunch.
-Sunday, May 19: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Friday, May 24: (Meet at DIA at 5:15pm)-Monday, May 27 (Return home by 11pm): Sacramento Music Festival Trip [Tyvon and Colton depart on Saturday morning – be at DIA by 6:15am].
-Sunday, June 2: (6:30-9pm) Late rehearsal schedule resumes
-Wednesday, June 5: (9am-3:30pm) Recording Session at Mighty Fine Productions (2949 Larimer St, Denver)
-Friday, June 7 (5-10pm) or Sunday, June 9 (2-7pm): Possible Montreux Benefit Concert in the Denver area [Friday is also a possible Avo’s in Ft. Collins gig]
-Monday, 6/10: (6-9:30pm, 7-7:45pm concert) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle (930 Lincoln St, Denver). Includes
                                  sound check, performance, dinner and MJO’s performance]
-Sunday, June 16: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Saturday, June 29: (2-5pm) Tyvon’s Graduation Party Performance (30 minute sets at 3 and 4pm)
-Wednesday, July 3 through Monday, July 15 (Window of possible dates for our European Tour)
-Wednesday, July 17: (3:30-7:30pm) Possible Evergreen Lake Concert (5:30-6:30pm set)
-Sunday, July 21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28: Workshops and performances at the Evergreen Jazz Festival
-All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.