Jun 302012
 

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, JULY 1ST: Please arrive at Flesher-Hinton Music Store by 5:30pm. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW, EARLIER REHEARSAL TIME.

Colton, no need to bring your drum set on Sunday, since Mason will not attend.

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

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

We are still looking for a piano player. Please let me know if you have any recommendations.

Please prepare and memorize the national anthem for Sunday’s rehearsal.

We will rehearse the 4th of July performance set – please be sure all of those tunes are prepared for Sunday.

Please work really hard and be ready for Sunday’s rehearsal.

THE WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH HOLLY CREEK RETIREMENT CENTER PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT 5500 E. PEAKVIEW AVE. IN CENTENNIALPLEASE ARRIVE BY 10:00AM – ALLOW LOTS OR EXTRA TIME IN CASE OF TRAFFIC. MOLLY WILL BE JOINING US. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SLACKS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD AND PEDAL/CABLES; COLTON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 11:15 AM UNTIL 12:45PM. WE WILL THEN ENJOY THE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BARBECUE AFTER OUR PERFORMANCE. WE WILL PROBABLY DISMISS AROUND 2PM, AFTER WE PACK UP AND LOAD ALL OUR EQUIPMENT.

These are our available performance dates – as far as I can tell so far. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

July 1 (No Rico, Alec or Mason), 2-3 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 4 (No Alec or Mason), 5-6 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 7, 8 (No Rico), 9-12 (No Rico or Tyvon), 13 (No Rico), 14 (No Alec?), 15-16 (No Rico, Alec, Cameron or Tim), 17-18 (No Rico, Cameron or Alec), 20 (No Rico or Alec),    22-23, 24 (No Rico or Alec), 26 (No Rico or Alec), 27 (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day), 28 (No Rico or Alec), 29 (Rico’s Last Day; No Alec?), 31

August 1-3, 4 (Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day), 5, 6-10 (No Cameron), 12-31

September 1-13, 16-20, 23-5, 27, 30

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Wed, 7/4 – 10:15 am  – 12:45pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center 4th of July Performance (No Alec or Mason, 11:15-12:45pm performance) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Maroon/Slacks (Molly will join us).
Sat, 7/7 (2:00-10 pm) Drums Along the Rockies Pre-Show/National Anthem (Sports Authority at Mile High, Blue/Shorts)
-Sat, 7/14 (4:30-9:30pm) Denver Botanical Gardens (No Alec?) Maroon/Slacks.
-Sun, 7/15 (3:15-8:45pm) DJC July Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (No Alec, Cameron, Tim or Rico; Blue/Slacks, Includes dinner & rehearsal) [Josh plays bass].
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec)
-Thurs, 7/26 (5:30-8:30pm) KUVO Radio Show (7-8pm Show; No Rico or Alec) Pizza dinner is provided.
-Fri, 7/27 (8:00am-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec; Mason’s Last Day)
-Sat, 7/28 (noon-3pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop Performance with the Queen City Jazz Band [1:30-2:30pm performance at the Lake House, No Rico or Alec] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 7/28 (3-9pm) Greenwood Village Day Performance (6-7pm performance, includes commute time from Evergreen, & quick dinner at Colton’s house; No Rico or Alec) Blue/Shorts.
-Sun, 7/29 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Performance Set [1:30-2:30pm on the Elks Patio; Rico’s Last Day; Alec?] Maroon/Shorts (includes barbecue celebration dinner at Colton’s house).
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (Dallas & Alex – Last Day; Matt – Possible Last Day) Blue/Shorts.
-Sat, 8/4 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Senior Celebration Dinner
-NEW BAND – Sunday, August 19 – 2-8:45pm (310 Shadycroft Drive, Littleton) DJC Annual Barbecue/Picnic Performance (includes rehearsal time) Maroon/Shorts.
-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (10am-4pm) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Blue/Slacks, includes commute and lunch time, 1-2pm performance. 
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Maroon/Slacks.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-8:45pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.
-Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat, 1/23-1/26/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1 hour performance set at the Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference).

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