Jun 172012
 

CONGRATULATIONS FOR AN OUTSTANDING NEW ORLEANS PERFORMANCE TOUR – YOU WERE TERRIFIC!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS FOR BEING SELECTED TO PERFORM AT THE COLORADO MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION CLINIC/CONFERENCE IN JANUARY AT THE BROADMOOR HOTEL!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE HONOR FOR US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ENTIRE BAND – ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17TH, PLEASE WEAR YOUR BLUE BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND PANTS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. WE WILL MEET AT WESTMINSTER ELKS CLUB (3850 Elk Drive) BY 3:15PM. THE SET LIST FOR THIS DJC SESSION HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. WE PERFORM FROM 4:00 UNTIL 4:20PM. DRUM SET, CYMBALS AND PIANO WILL BE PROVIDED. ALEC & MASON WILL NOT BE AT THIS PERFORMANCE. PARENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, AND FRIENDS  ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!! NON-SACRAMENTO MUSICIANS, WE WILL DISMISS RIGHT AFTER OUR PERFORMANCE.

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

Please remember to bring your June dues on Sunday (Mason, you only owe $87.40, due to some trip account left over money; Ben, you only owe $25, since June 24th is your last day in the band).                                              

We will have 1 saxophone audition, so please be prepared to play “Wolverine Blues” a couple of times.

We are still looking for a piano player, in addition to a reed player. Please let me know if you have any recommendations.

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

SACRAMENTO BAND – WE WILL CAR POOL FROM THE WESTMINSTER ELKS LODGE TO A FAST FOOD DINNER PLACE, SO PLEASE BRING FOOD MONEY. YOU CAN BRING A CHANGE OF CLOTHES AS WELL. THEN WE WILL TRANSFER TO HYPERTHREAT SOUND RECORDING STUDIO (10450 WHITE PINE DRIVE PARKERCO 80134). THIS IS IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA. THEY WOULD LIKE US TO ARRIVE BY 6PM. MASON, JUST GET THERE AS SOON AS YOU CAN – BRING YOUR CYMBALS AND BASS PEDAL, SINCE WE’LL BE USING THEIR DRUM SET. A GRAND PIANO WILL BE PROVIDED FOR OUR USE. THE RECORDING SESSION SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. WE SHOULD FINISH UP BY 11:00PM.

ENTIRE BAND – THE MONDAY, JUNE 18TH NATIONAL YMCA CONFERENCE PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE DOWNTOWN DENVER GRAND HYATT (1750 Welton St). PLEASE ARRIVE BY 5:00PM – WE’LL BE PERFORMING IN THE BALL ROOM. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SLACKS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD AND AMP; MASON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET AND CYMBALS. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 6 UNTIL 7PM. APPETIZERS AND DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THE BAND. WE WILL LOAD UP AND DISMISS AROUND 7:30PM.

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:

June 24 [Ben’s last day], 24-26 (No Alec or Mason), 29 (No Alec or Mason), 30 (No Alec, Mason or Rico)

July 1 (No Rico, Alec or Mason), 2-6 (No Alec or Mason), 7, 8-13 (No Rico), 14 (No Alec?), 15-16 (No Rico, Alec, Cameron or Tim), 17-18 (No Rico 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 – Possible Last Day; No Alec?), 31

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

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

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

 -Sun, 6/17 (3:15-4:30pm) DJC June Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (No Alec or Mason, Blue/Slacks)
 -Mon, 6/18 (5-7:30pm) YMCA National Conference Reception (Downtown Denver Grand Hyatt Ball Room, 1750 Welton St, Maroon/Slacks, Ben’s Last Day)
-Tues, 6/26 – 6 – 8:30 pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center Performance (7-8 pm performance, no Alec or Mason) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Blue/Slacks.
-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, No Alec or Mason) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Maroon/Shorts.
Sat, 7/7 (3:30-10 pm) Drums Along the Rockies Pre-Show (Sports Authority at Mile High, Blue/Slacks)
-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 or Rico; Blue/Slacks, Includes dinner & rehearsal)
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico or Alec)
-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 (actual set will be after 4:30pm, includes commute time from Evergreen, & quick stop for dinner; 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 Possible Last Day; Alec?] Maroon/Shorts.
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (No Rico; 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 (Time TBA) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Blue/Slacks.
-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.

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