Jun 022012
 

Great job everyone at Avo’s on Friday! They loved you guys!! The audience and jazz society Board contributed $400 to our New Orleans trip!! Keep up the great work!!!

A SPECIAL WELCOME TO KRIS JAMERSON ON REEDS – OUR NEWEST BAND MEMBER – WELCOME KRIS!!!!!

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, JUNE 3RD: Please arrive at Flesher-Hinton Music Store by 6:15 pm.

Colton, please remember to bring copies of both sides of your medical insurance card.

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

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

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

In case you haven’t heard yet, Rafael has decided not to be in our band, so we are now 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 rehearsal.

SACRAMENTO MUSICIANS – THE RECORDING STUDIO IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR US ON JUNE 17TH. WE ARE NOW TRYING FOR SATURDAY NIGHT, 6/9, SUNDAY NIGHT, 6/10, OR POSSIBLY SUNDAY EVENING, 6/17, OR SOMETIME ON MONDAY, 6/18, EITHER AT A DIFFERENT STUDIO OR AT FLESHER-HINTON. I’LL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS SOMETHING IS CONFIRMED! 

NEW ORLEANS MUSICIANS – THE REVISED PACKING LIST HAS NOW BEEN UPLOADED. PLEASE REALIZE THAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING BLACK DRESS SHOES, A BLACK DRESS BELT, 1 PAIR OF BLACK DRESS SOCKS, A WHITE DRESS SHIRT, AND 1 PAIR OF BLACK DRESS SLACKS, IN ADDITION TO WHAT YOU BROUGHT TO SACRAMENTO.

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 3 (No Josh or Matt), 4-9 (No Josh, Matt or Colton), 17, 18 [Ben’s last day], 24-26 (No Alec or Mason), 29-30 (No Alec or Mason)

July 1-6 (No Alec or Mason), 8-13, 14-18 (No Rico), 20-21 (No Rico), 22, 23, 24, 26-27 (No Rico), 28-29 (No Rico or Mason), 30-31 (No Mason)

August 1-2 (No Mason), 3-5 (No Rico or Mason), 6-10, 12-31

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

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

 -Mon, 6/11 – Sat, 6/16 – New Orleans Performance Tour.
-Sun, 6/17 (3:15-8:45pm) DJC May Session – Westminster Elks Lodge, 3850 Elk Dr (includes dinner and rehearsal)
 -Mon, 6/18 (5-7:30pm) YMCA National Conference Reception (Location TBA)
-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]
Sat, 7/7 (3:30-10 pm) Drums Along the Rockies Pre-Show (Sports Authority at Mile High)
-Sat, 7/14 (4:30-9:30pm) Denver Botanical Gardens (No Rico)
-Thurs, 7/26 (8:30am-2:30pm) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico)
-Fri, 7/27 (8:00am-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop (No Rico)
-Sat, 7/28 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Workshop Performance with the Queen City Jazz Band [1:30-2:30pm performance at the Lake House, No Rico or Mason]
-Sun, 7/29 (noon-aft/evening) Evergreen Jazz Festival Performance Set [1:30-2:30pm on the Elks Patio, No Mason]
-Sat, 8/4 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Performance at the Annual Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (No Mason)
-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)
-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (Time TBA) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins.
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-8:45pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora).

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