TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: Everyone is required to transcribe a solo from our professional recordings. We should be able to listen to all transcriptions this Sunday. Adam is doing “The Mooche,” Jake C is transcribing “Saints,” Jake W is doing “Bourbon Street,” or something else, Andrew is transcribing “Bill Bailey, and Trevor is transcribing “Washington and Lee Swing.” Copland has already completed and performed his transcription. Josh is working on his drum set technique.
Please be sure pg. 9 & 20 in Bill’s Improv Book are prepared for Sunday’s rehearsal.
We WILL listen to all your transcribed solos on Sunday!
Please prepare and memorize Caravan, All of Me, and When the Saints, since we’ll be performing these selections at the Club on Sunday, February 16th.
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)
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.
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 9 (No Jake C & Ben), 10 (No Andrew until 4pm), 12 (No Adam, No Andrew before 4pm), 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, 3-5, 7-8 (No Copland), 10-11, 12 (No Jake C), 13 (No Copland & Josh), 14-15, 18, 19 (No Jake W), 21 (No Jake W & Copland), 22 (No Jake W; 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
Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sunday, February 16: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal
-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, 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