Mar 292012

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR SPECIAL PERFORMANCE AND REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, APRIL 1ST: Please arrive at Flesher-Hinton Music Store by 1:00 pm.  Please wear your blue band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes and socks. We will then car pool to our Boulder Friends of Jazz performance at A Spice of Life Event Center (Flatirons Golf Course), 5706 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page. Alex and Dallas will meet us there by 2:00 pm.  We perform from 2:30 until 2:50 pm. We will then join the jam session until 5:00 pm. Parents, friends and relatives are very welcome to attend, but the Boulder Club’s policy is to charge your family and friends $3.00.

A drum set and piano will be provided for the performance.

Please be sure all selections are prepared and memorized for our Denver Jazz Club performance set on Sunday (New Orleans Stomp, Petite Fleur, and I’ve Found a New Baby).  The set order sheet and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page

Please bring dinner money as we will stop for dinner on our way to Sunday evening’s rehearsal.

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

We’ll continue working on the half step exercises on pg. 9. Please also prepare pg. 28.

Tim – please remember to bring your March dues on Sunday.

All trip balances must be paid on Sunday.

Please also prepare the following for our rehearsal on Sunday: Midnight in Moscow, Black Bottom Stomp, Them There Eyes,  Ory’s Creole Trombone, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down, and Wrap Your Troubles.

Please work really hard, enjoy your private lessons, and be ready for Sunday’s performance and rehearsal.

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:

April 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:

-Sun, 4/1 – 1:30 – 8:45 pm – Boulder Friends of Jazz April Session (1:00 pm, car pool from Flesher-Hinton [A Spice of Life Event Center (at Flatirons Golf Course), 5706 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder]; 2:30 – 2:50 pm performance; jam follows until 5:00 pm/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) [blue].
-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) [maroon].
-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 – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day

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