Nov 282011
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL AND BILL CLARK’S CLINIC ON SUNDAY,  December 4TH: Please arrive at Flesher Hinton Music Store by 6:15pm. 

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

Practice your half step exercises around the circle of fourths on pg. 9. Please also prepare pg. 16.

Everyone should now have their transcribed solo complete from memory and on manuscript paper – please be prepared to play your solo for us on Sunday.

Please prepare: Just a Closer Walk With Thee, Avalon, Caravan, It Don’t Mean a Thing, After You’ve Gone, Five Foot, I’ve Found a New Baby, Panama, Them There Eyes, Washington and Lee Swing, Wolverine Blues, Black Bottom Stomp, and Maple Leaf Rag.

We’ll also read When I Leave the World Behind, Blue Prelude, and New Orleans Stomp.

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

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

NEW ORLEANS TRIP AIRFARE DUE BY  DECEMBER 11TH- the upcoming 6 day New Orleans trip is now set for June 11 through 16 (1 additional day longer than previously announced). During that time we will have numerous performance opportunities – a jazz festival, a jazz workshop, and many gigs at a variety of venues. Please bring your $298.60 in for the airfare in by December 11th.

I still need everyone’s birth date and legal name for air ticketing purposes (except Alex and Ben).

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

Sun, 12/18 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s December Holiday Potluck Dinner Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
No rehearsal on 12/25
Fri, 1/6 – 3:30 – 9:00 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] (blue).
Sun, 1/15 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s January Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [maroon].
Wed, 2/1 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Mile High Jazz Festival (6:50pm Warm up; 7:20 pm Performance; 7:50 pm Clinic) Ralston Valley HS (13355 W. 80th Ave, Arvada) [blue].
Thurs, 2/16 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Special Clinic w/Eddie Erickson on Banjo (Flesher-Hinton Music Store).
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, 3/4 – 1:15 – 3:45 pm – Rehearsal
Sun, 3/18 – 3:15 – 8:45 pm – Denver Jazz Club’s March Session (3:15 – 4:15 pm performance/6:15 – 8:45 pm rehearsal, bring dinner money) Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Drive) [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, 5/20 – 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) [blue].
Thurs, 5/24 – Mon, 5/28 – Possible Sacramento Music Festival Trip.
Mon, 6/11 – Sat, 6/16 – New Orleans Performance Tour.
All dates can can be found on the Event Calendar page.