Sep 282010
Thurs, 9/30: Please arrive at the lobby just outside the Red Lion SE Grand Ballroom (3200 S. Parker Rd) by 6:45pm for the Alan Frederickson Celebration of Life Party. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar pageDress is Formal. Please Eat Dinner Before You Come – Only Light Snacks will be Available. Predicted Ending Time is 10:30pm. Collective Improvisational Performances will Take Place. We Won’t be Performing at the Party.

PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR PERFORMANCE AND REHEARSAL ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD: Please arrive at the Red Lion SE Grand Ballroom (3200 S. Parker Rd) by 8:45am. Allow a lot of travel time so you’re on time. Please wear your maroon band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes and socks. The set order sheet can be found on the Downloads page. Driving directions can be found on the Event Calendar page. We will rehearse at 8:45am, and perform at 10:00 am. Remember to bring brunch and dinner money. We will car pool to dinner on our way to rehearsal.

Please make sure all 5 selections are completely memorized for Sunday’s performance: With a Wink and a Smile, Panama, St. James Infirmary, Wolverine Blues, and Maple Leaf Rag.

Please also prepare the following selections for our upcoming Bull and Bush Pub performance: After You’ve Gone, Black Bottom Stomp, Jazz Me Blues, Royal Garden Blues, That’s a Plenty, Washington and Lee Swing, and When the Saints Go Marching In..

Please practice Bill’s improv. book on pp. 9 and 17, and be sure to work with his CD as well. Also, please work on your ‘half step below dominant sevenths’ exercise.

Enjoy all your preparations and private lessons this week! Please work really hard and be ready for Sunday’s performance and rehearsal.

MUSIC DOWNLOADS: All our posted audio tracks can be downloaded by going to the Downloads page.