Dec 012012
Please be at our rehearsal at Flesher-Hinton by 6:30pm.  Alec, please arrive by 6pm.
The December dues need to be turned in – please remember to bring them with you on Sunday.
Please check out all the rehearsal and performance time changes over the next 3 weeks! Also, please have your parent plan on attending our trip meeting at Westminster Elks Club on Sunday, 12/16 from 4:30 until 5:15pm.
On Sunday we’ll need to select the set to be performed at Tim’s Holiday Party on Sunday, 12/9.
The set orders and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page. I’ve uploaded the Cornet Chop Suey audio of our new tune, Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Please prepare and memorize it.  

Please also be working on: Midnight in Moscow, Potato Head Blues, Cornet Chop Suey, Bye Bye Blackbird, Sing Sing Sing, Come Fly With Me, Muskrat Ramble, West End Blues, Minnie the Mooche, My Walkin’ Stick, Water from an Ancient Well, and Sheik of Araby.

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

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

Please be prepared to play pg. 18 in the improv book.
These are our available performance dates. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:
December 2-5, 7-11, 15-19, 20-22 (No Tyvon), 30-1 (No Trevor or Tyvon)
January 1-2 (No Treor or Tyvon), 3 (No Tyvon), 4–8, 10-11, 12 (No Josh until after 6pm), 13, 14 (No Josh), 15-17, 20-31; February 3-4, 5 (No Alec), 6-13, 14-19 (No Cameron), 20-26, 27 (No Alec), 28; March 1-4, 6-7, 8 (Possibly no Josh), 10-18, 19 (No Josh), 22-23 (No Josh), 24 (No Josh); April 3-11, 13 (No Cameron), 14, 15-16 (No Alec), 20-25, 27-30

May 1, 4-7, 8 (No Josh until after 6pm), 10, 11 (No Josh until evening),12, 17-18, 19 (No Colton 4:15-7:30pm), 20 (No Josh), 21, 23, 24 (evening), 25-31; June 1-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1–20, 21-30 (No Trevor); August 1-10

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sunday, December 9 – 10am-4pm – Rehearsal (10am-2:30pm) and Performance (3-4pm) at the Kloewer’s house in Centennial (6001 S. Detroit St., Centennial). Please wear your blue/maroon outfit.
-Sunday, December 16 – 3:15-9pm – Holiday Potluck Session – Westminster Elks Club Performance (Bring food money); Performance at 3:50-4:10pm/Parent & Student Trip Meeting from 4:30 until 5:15pm/Car pool to dinner/Rehearsal following the session until 9pm (Maroon/slacks)
-Sunday, December 23 – NO REHEARSAL – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
Monday, December 31 – Possible New Year’s Eve Performance at Arvada Estates (5:30-8:30pm)

-Thursday, 1/24/13- Fri, 1/25/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (45 minute performance set at the Colorado Music
                                                                 Educators Association Clinic/Conference on Thursday, January 24th at 11:45am).

-Wednesday, 1/30: 5:15-7pm Mile High Jazz Festival at Ralston Valley HS (They are trying to move this to 6:30-8:15pm)

-Thursday, 2/14: (5-7pm) Clinic w/DJC guest trombonist, Jim Fryer (No Cameron) [Denver Musicians Union, 1165 Delaware St]

-Sunday, 2/17: (1-9pm, 2-2:45pm performance) Concert at Westminster Elks Lodge w/Jim Fryer [Includes sound check, performance, dinner
                               and rehearsal, No Cameron].
-Sunday, 3/17: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Sunday, 4/21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm).
-Friday, May 24 (evening departure)-Monday, May 27: Possible Sacramento Music Festival Trip
-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]
-Wednesday, July 3 through Monday, July 15 (Window of possible dates for our European Tour)

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