Feb 112014
 
We’ll see you by 3:15pm on Sunday, 2/16, at Westminster Elks Lodge (3850 Elk Dr), for our 3:50-4:15pm performance. Please wear your blue/slacks band outfit. Please also bring dinner money, as we’ll stop for dinner on the way to our 6:30-9pm rehearsal.
Please be sure to prepare and memorize Caravan, All of Me, and When the Saints, since we’ll be performing these selections at the Club on Sunday. Ben, we’ll hold off and have you perform with us on the 23rd, since you’ll be able to be at these next 2 rehearsals.
Please remember to bring your February dues on Sunday (except for Jake C & Trevor, who are already paid. The next $260 trip payment will be due on February 23rd, or via mail by March 1st.
Jake W & Ben – Please remember to bring your $50 for the cornet mouthpiece purchases on Sunday.
Andrew – Please remember to bring the $10 for the tuba valve button replacement on Sunday.
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: Thanks to Trevor and Copland for having your solos prepared so well on Sunday! This Sunday we’ll need to hear: “Bill Bailey” by Andrew; “Big Butter and Egg Man” by Jake W (for 2/23); “Royal Garden Blues” by Tom; Josh needs to pick one; “Saints” by Jake C; “The Mooche” by Adam; and Ben will pick one on Sunday.
Please be sure pg. 9 & 20 in Bill’s Improv Book are prepared better for Sunday’s rehearsal.

ADDED GIGS/CLINICS:

 Sun, 2/23 -Early Rehearsal (3-5:30pm); Performance at the Bull & Bush Pub w/Your Father’s Mustache Band (5:30-9pm)

 Sun, 3/2 – Andrew’s Bass/Tuba Lesson (5:45-6:30pm) & Full Band Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark (6:30-9pm, No Adam)

 Mon, 3/10 – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 6:00-8:30pm, 7:00-8:00pm Performance (No Adam & Jake C)

 Sun, 4/6 – Josh’s Drum Lesson w/Tony Pantelis (5:30-6:30pm); Band/Drum Clinic w/Tony Pantelis (6:30-9pm)

 Sun, 4/13 – Andrew’s Bass Lesson w/Ron Bland (5:30-6:30pm); Band/Bass Clinic w/Ron Bland (6:30-9pm)

 Sat, 8/9 – Flesher-Hinton Customer Appreciation Day (1-3pm); Senior Celebration Dinner (3-5pm)

 Sat, 9/23 – Adams County Heritage Festival (9am-3:30pm, 2014-15 Band)

 Sun, 9/28 – Summit Jazz Festival (9am-5pm, 2014-15 Band))

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

The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page.

Just a reminder, if you are a member of any additional outside music group(s), please make our calendar of rehearsal and performance dates a priority. I try to give you as much notice as possible, so unless you let me know of a conflict (far enough in advance), we expect you to perform or rehearse with our band. Also, please remember that work is never a reason to miss our rehearsals or performances.

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

February 16, 21 (No Adam & Jake C), 23, 26 (No Adam, Andrew before 4pm), 28 (No Adam)

March 2-3 (No Adam), 9 (No Adam & Jake W, No Copland & Andrew before 5pm), 10 (No Adam & Jake C), No Andrew before 4pm), 12 (No Adam, No Andrew before 4pm), 16 (No Andrew before 5pm; Tim will cover bass at the performance), 17 (No Andrew before 4:15pm), 19, 21, 23, 24 (No Jake C & Andrew), 30-31 (No Jake C)

April 6 (No Jake C), 7, 8 (No Copland & Andrew), 9, 12-13, 17 (No Andrew), 18-19, 21-27, 28 (No Jake C), 29-30

May 1, 3 (No Copland), 4-5, 7-8 (No Copland), 10 (No Copland before 4pm), 11, 12 (No Jake C), 13 (No Copland & Josh), 14-15, 18, 19 (No Jake W), 21 (No Jake W & Copland), 22 (No Jake W & Trevor); Andrew, after 2), 23-26 (No Jake W), 27-31

June 1-14, 15-19 (No Jake C), 20-30

July 1-7, 8 (No Copland), 13-16 (No Jake C), 19-26 (No Jake C), 27-31

August 1, 2 (No Jake C), 3-9

(2014-15 Band) – August 10-31

(2014-15 Band) – September 1-30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sunday, February 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (Blue/Slacks)

-Sunday, February 23: (3-9pm) Early Rehearsal (3-5:30pm); Performance at the Bull & Bush Pub w/Your Father’s Mustache Band (5:30-9pm)

-Sunday, March 2: (5:45-6:30pm) Bass/Tuba Lesson w/Bill Clark- Andrew only; (6:30-9pm) Full band clinic/rehearsal w/Bill Clark

-Monday, March 3: (6-8:30pm) Mardi Gras Party Performance at Arvada Estates Retirement Community (7175 Kipling St, Arvada) [No Adam]

-Monday, March 10 (6-8:30pm) – The Vi Retirement Community –  (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126), 7-8pm Performance [No Adam & Jake C]

-Sunday, March 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Andrew, Tim will cover bass)

-Sunday, April 6: (5:30-6:30pm) Josh’s Drum Lesson w/Tony Pantelis; (6:30-9pm) Band/Drum Clinic w/Tony Pantelis

-Sunday, April 13: (5:30-6:30pm) Andrew’s Bass Lesson w/Ron Bland; (6:30-9pm) Band/Bass Clinic w/Ron Bland

-Sunday, April 20: Easter – NO PERFORMANCE OR REHEARSAL

-Sunday, May 18: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26: Sacramento Music Festival (No Jake W; Ben will take Jake W’s place)

-Monday, June 9: (6-9pm) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln St, Denver, 80203

-Tuesday, June 10: (5:30-8:30pm, 7-8pm show) KUVO Jazz Radio Show, 2900 Welton St, #200, Denver

-Wednesday, June 11: (9:30am-4:30pm) Recording Session at MFP Studio (2949 Larimer Street, Denver)

-Sunday, June 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Jake C)

-Saturday, June 28: (TBA) Performance at Golden City Park

-Sunday, July 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Jake C)

-Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26th: Evergreen Jazz Workshop & Festival (No Jake C)

-Sunday, July 27 through Friday, August 1st: NYC Performance Tour

-Saturday, August 9: (1-3pm) Flesher-Hinton Customer Appreciation Day; (3-5pm) Senior Celebration Dinner

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, August 17: (2-9pm) DJC monthly performance at the annual picnic potluck (Westerberg’s home in Littleton)/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Saturday,  September 13: (9am-3:30pm) Adams County Heritage Festival

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 21: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 28: (9am-9pm) Summit Jazz Festival/Rehearsal