Dec 282011
 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 1ST: Please arrive at Flesher-Hinton Music Store by 6:15 pm. 

Please be sure all selections are prepared and memorized for our Ft. Collins Avo’s performance set on Friday, January 6th. The set order sheet can be found on the Downloads page. Please realize that Bourbon Street needs to be memorized in the key of F so we can perform it with the Poudre River Irregulars.

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

Practice your half step exercises around the circle of fourths on pg. 9. Please also prepare pg. 17.

Also prepare for our January 8th rehearsal: New Orleans Stomp (lift the solos), Avalon, Caravan, It Don’t Mean a Thing, Five Foot Two, I’ve Found a New Baby, Them There Eyes, Washington and Lee Swing, Black Bottom Stomp, Maple Leaf Rag, When I Leave the World Behind, and Blue Prelude.

We’ll also read I Ain’t Got Nobody and Panhandle Rag.

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.

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-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). Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page
-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.