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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

Please remember to bring your June dues on Sunday, if you have not done so already.  

Molly will be joining us at about 6pm.   

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

For Drums Along the Rockies on July 7th, please let me know if you have a ticket to sit with your marching band – we have 13 tickets available and there will be possibly, 14 of us in attendance. I believe Cameron has a ticket with his band – anyone else?

Please come with CD title suggestions.

We need to rehearse the national anthem on Sunday.

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

THE TUESDAY, JUNE 26TH HOLLY CREEK RETIREMENT CENTER PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT 5500 E. PEAKVIEW AVE. IN CENTENNIALPLEASE ARRIVE BY 6:00PM – MOLLY WILL BE JOINING US. PLEASE WEAR YOUR BLUE BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SLACKS, DRESS SHOES AND SOCKS OUTFIT. ALEX, PLEASE BRING YOUR KEYBOARD, AMP AND PEDAL/CABLES; COLTON PLEASE BRING YOUR DRUM SET. THE SET LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. THE PERFORMANCE WILL GO FROM 7 UNTIL 8PM.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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, No Kris, Alec or Mason], 25-26 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 29 (No Alec or Mason)

July 1 (No Rico, Alec or Mason), 2-3 (No Alec, Tyvon or Mason), 4 (No Alec, Cameron, Tyvon 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:

-Tues, 6/26 – 6 – 8:30 pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center Performance (7-8 pm performance, no Alec, Tyvon or Mason) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Blue/Slacks (Molly will join us).
-Wed, 7/4 – 10:15 am  – 12:45pm – Holly Creek Retirement Center 4th of July Performance (No Alec, Cameron or Mason, 11:15-12:45pm performance) [5500 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121] Maroon/Shorts (Molly and George will join us).
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, 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 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 Last Day; Alec?] Maroon/Shorts.
-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.