Mar 242014
 
We’ll see you by 6:30pm on Sunday, 3/30, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store for our weekly rehearsal.
Please remember to bring your $260 trip payment #3 (except for Ben & Trevor who are already paid).
TRANSCRIPTION ASSIGNMENT: On Sunday we’ll need to hear: “Bill Bailey” by Andrew; “Big Butter and Egg Man” by Jake W; “Royal Garden Blues” by Tom; Fish Vendor by Josh; “Saints” by Jake C (next week); “The Mooche” by Adam (next week); and “Blue Skies” by Ben.
Please be sure to prepare That’s a Plenty & Cornet Chop Suey, along with Amazing Grace, Ory’s Creole Trombone, St. Thomas, Washington and Lee Swing, & Wolverine Blues. Copland will also bring an arrangement he’s been working on.
CONFIRMED NYC PERFORMANCE TOUR AIR ITINERARY:
 
DEPART – Sunday, July 27th – Southwest #3219 at 10:45am/Arrive NYC LaGuardia Airport at 4:40pm
RETURN – Friday, August 1st – Frontier #503 at 6:57am/Arrive DIA at 9:15am
Tentative Added Performance – Friday, June 6th (1-9pm), Avo’s (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins w/Poudre River Irregulars)
 
Just a reminder that we are looking for 4 musicians to fill our 2014-15 band: clarinet, trombone, piano & drums. We have no scheduled auditions as of yet. Please let me know of anyone you could recommend for an April audition.
All dates and driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page.

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

These are our available performance dates. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:

March 30 (No Adam & Jake C)

April 6 (No Jake C), 9, 13 (No Adam), 17, 18, 19 (No Josh), 21-22 (No Josh), 23-25, 26 (No Josh), 27 (No Copland after 4:30pm), 30

May 1, 3 (No Copland & Josh), 4, 5 (No Josh), 8 (No Copland), 10 (No Josh; No Copland before 4pm), 11, 12 (No Jake C, Ben & Josh), 13 (No Copland & Josh), 14-15, 18, 19 (No Jake W & Josh), 21 (No Jake W & Copland), 23-26 (No Jake W), 27 (No Josh), 28-30, 31 (No Josh)

June 1 (No Copland in the afternoon), 2-3 (No Josh), 4-6, 7 (No Josh), 8-12, 13 (No Adam), 14 (No Adam & Josh), 15 (No Adam), 16-17 (No Copland & Josh), 18-19 (No Jake C), 20, 21 (No Adam & Josh), 22 (No Adam), 23-24 (No Adam & Josh), 25-29 (No Adam), 30 (No Adam, Copland & Josh)

July 1 (No Adam, Copland & Josh), 2-4 (No Adam & Copland), 5 (No Adam, Copland & Josh), 6 (No Adam & Copland), 7 (No Copland & Josh), 8 (No Copland, Adam & Josh), 13 (No Ben), 14-15 (No Ben & Josh), 16 (No Jake C & Ben), 19 (No Ben & Josh), 20 (No Ben), 21-2 (No Ben & Josh), 23-25 (No Ben), 26 (No Jake C & Ben), 27-31

August 1 (No Adam), 9

(2014-15 Band) – August 10, 11-16 (Andrew’s MB camp), 17-31

(2014-15 Band) – September 1-30

Andrew – late August through end of October (Tu/Th 5-8:30pm & Sat 9-4 MB rehearsals)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Sunday, April 6: (5:30-6:30pm) Josh’s Drum Lesson w/Tony Pantelis; (6:30-9pm) Band/Drum Clinic w/Tony Pantelis

-Sunday, April 13: (5:30-6:30pm) Andrew’s Bass Lesson w/Ron Bland; (6:30-9pm) Band/Bass Clinic w/Ron Bland (No Adam)

-Sunday, April 20: Easter – NO REHEARSAL

-Sunday, April 27: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-Sunday, May 18: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26: Sacramento Music Festival (No Jake W; Ben will take Jake W’s place)

-Friday, June 6: (1-9pm, Tentative) Avo’s (605 S. Mason St, Ft. Collins w/Poudre River Irregulars)

-Monday, June 9: (6-9pm) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle, 930 Lincoln St, Denver, 80203

-Tuesday, June 10: (5:30-8:30pm, 7-8pm show) KUVO Jazz Radio Show, 2900 Welton St, #200, Denver

-Wednesday, June 11: (9:30am-4:30pm) Recording Session at MFP Studio (2949 Larimer Street, Denver)

-Sunday, June 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Adam & Jake C)

-Thursday, June 26: (5:45-8:45pm) Outdoor Concert at The Vi Retirement Community (2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch 80126, No Adam)

-Saturday, June 28: (TBA) Performance at Golden City Park (No Adam)

-Sunday, July 20: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal (No Jake C & Ben)

-Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26th: Evergreen Jazz Workshop & Festival (No Jake C & Ben)

-Sunday, July 27 through Friday, August 1st: NYC Performance Tour (No Adam)

-Saturday, August 9: (1-3pm) Flesher-Hinton Customer Appreciation Day; (3-5pm) Senior Celebration Dinner

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, August 17: (2-9pm) DJC monthly performance at the annual picnic potluck (Westerberg’s home in Littleton)/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Saturday,  September 13: (9am-3:30pm) Adams County Heritage Festival

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 21: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal

-(2014-15 Band) – Sunday, September 28: (9am-9pm) Summit Jazz Festival/Rehearsal