Sep 202012

ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD, PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAROON BAND SHIRT, KHAKI BAND SHORTS, WHITE OR LIGHT COLORED TENNIS SHOES, AND LOW CUT WHITE SOCKS OUTFIT. WE WILL MEET AT BERGEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1422 Sugarbush Dr, Evergreen) BY 1:30PM.  There will be close-in designated band parking for equipment drop off. We perform from 2:30 until 5pm. Trevor, please bring your keyboard, stand, and pedals/cables. Colton, please bring your drum kit. Kris will not be attending this performance, so a revised set sheet has been uploaded.

Please bring dinner money as we will stop for food at the Whippletree (1338 County Road 65, Evergreen 80439) on our way to rehearsal at Colton’s house (30395 Roan Dr, Evergreen). This rehearsal will go until 8:30pm and is very important. We’ll need to select the 6 tunes for the September 30th Summit Jazz Festival performance. Kris will not be attending this rehearsal.

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.

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. 
For the Summit Jazz Festival on Sunday, September 30th – Reserved Family Festival Badges are as Follows:
$10 Sunday Festival Badge – Gelak (3) and Kloewer (4). I was told to have you pick the badges up and pay for them at Will Call.
Complimentary Admission to our 10-10:25am performance only – Jamerson (3), Martinez-Pina (3), Bell (3), Emmons (1), Smith (2), and Sparks (2).
Please let me know if there needs to be any revisions to these reservations.

 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 23 (No Kris), 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, 9/23 – 1:30-9pm (Bergen Valley Elementary School, 1422 Sugarbush Dr in Evergreen, 2:30-5pm performance); Maroon/Shorts; Bring
                          money for a dinner stop at the Whippletree (1338 County Road 65, Evergreen) before our abbreviated rehearsal at Colton’s house
                          (30395 Roan Dr, Evergreen), 5:00-8:30pm.
-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 to 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.