Dec 142012
Please meet at Westminster Elks Club (3850 Elk Dr) by 3:15pm. Please wear your maroon/slacks outfit.
We perform from 3:50 until 4:10pm – please be sure all 3 selections are prepared and memorized (Five Foot Two, What a Wonderful World, and Caravan).
Please have your parent plan on attending our trip meeting at Westminster Elks Club on Sunday from 4:30 until 5:15pm. This meeting will include parents and students.
The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page.
At 5:15pm we will car pool to dinner, followed by rehearsal. This will be our final rehearsal until January 6th!
The December 30th rehearsal has been canceled, along with the New Year’s Eve performance.
Please 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 performance and rehearsal.

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

Please be prepared to play pg. 20 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 16; January 6 (No Alec or Colton), 10-11, 12 (No Josh until after 6pm), 13, 14 (No Josh), 15-17, 20-25, 26-27 (No Trevor), 28-31; 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 (No Trevor)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-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 & 30 – NO REHEARSAL – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
-Sunday, January 20: (11:30am-2pm) Special early CMEA rehearsal; (2-3:15pm) Car pool/lunch; (3:15-5:15pm) DJC January Session Performance – 3:50-
                                                4:10pm; (5:15-9pm) Car pool to Bull & Bush Pub/Performances in between the sets of the Queen City Jazz Band (6:45-
                                                 7:10pm and 7:45-8:10pm); Dismissal at 9pm.
-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, 3/31: NO REHEARSAL
-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)
-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.