Sep 152012
 

ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 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. PARENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO ATTEND FOR FREE!! 

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

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

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

AT 5:00PM WE WILL CAR POOL FROM THE WESTMINSTER ELKS LODGE TO A RESTAURANT, SO PLEASE BRING FOOD MONEY. WE WILL THEN HAVE OUR REHEARSAL, WHICH ENDS AT 9:00PM.

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

Please be prepared to play pp. 8, 9 & 15 (bottom) in the improv book . Please practice so you can do the scales/chords from memory. 
Please practice and prepare our newer tunes for Sunday- Ice Cream, New Orleans Stomp, Maple Leaf Rag and That’s a Plenty, among others.

We’ll need to make sure we have 23 songs ready for the performance in Evergreen on 9/23.

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

These are our available performance dates. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of these dates:
September 16, 18, 22 (No Tyvon), 23, 25 (No Josh), 28, 30; October 7 (No Cameron: 8-10am), 8, 21, 23, 28-31; November 4, 23-28; December 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-2, 30-1
January 1-11, 12 (No Josh until after 6pm), 13, 14 (No Josh), 15-31; February 3-4, 6-13, 14-19 (No Cameron), 20-26, 28; March 1-4, 6-7, 8 (Possibly no Josh), 10-12, 19 (No Josh), 22-24; April 3-11, 13-14, 20-30

May 1, 3-7, 8 (No Josh until after 6pm), 10, 11 (No Josh until evening),12, 17-18, 19 (No Colton 4:15-7:30pm), 20 (No Josh), 23, 25-31; June 1-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1-17, 20-31

August 1-10


Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Sun, 9/16 – 3:15-8:45pm (Westminster Elks Club,  3850 Elk Drive) DJC September Session, includes dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.

-Sun, 9/23 – 3:00-9pm (Bergen Valley Elementary School, 1422 Sugarbush Dr in Evergreen, 3-5pm performance); Maroon/Slacks; Bring
                          money for a dinner stop at the Whippletree before our abbreviated rehearsal at Colton’s house, 6:30-8:30pm.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:00am-9:00pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes
                                                       brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks (Performance time is 10-10:30am; Cymbals needed; Rehearsal may end
                                                       quite a bit earlier than usual; Parents are free for our performance; Parents can also get a day festival badge for $10
                                                       each, but I need to know as soon as possible).
-Sunday, October 14 – No rehearsal
-Sunday, October 21 – 11:30am-2pm – Rehearsal
-Sunday, October 21 – 2-5pm – Car pool to Westminster Elks Club Performance (Bring food money); Performance at 3:45-4:15pm
-Monday, November 5 – Saturday, November 10 – Fall Break #1

-Sunday, November 11 – (5:45-6:30pm, Tim only) Tuba Lesson w/Bill Clark ; and  (6:30-9pm) Full Band Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill Clark

-Monday, November 12 – Friday, November 23 – Fall Break #2
 
-Thurs, 1/24/13- Fri, 1/25/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (45 minute performance set at the Colorado Music
                                                                 Educators Association Clinic/Conference on Thursday, January 24th at 11:45am).

Thursday, 2/14: (5-7pm) Clinic w/DJC guest trombonist, Jim Fryer (No Cameron)

Sunday, 2/17: (1-9pm, 2-2:45pm performance) Concert at Westminster Elks Lodge w/Jim Fryer [Includes sound check, performance, dinner
                               and rehearsal, No Cameron].
Sunday, 3/17: No rehearsal or monthly performance.
Monday, 6/10: (6-9:30pm, 7-7:45pm concert) Performance w/Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra at Dazzle (930 Lincoln St, Denver). Includes
                                 sound check, performance, dinner and MJO’s performance]

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