PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR OUR EVERGREEN JAZZ FESTIVAL WORKSHOP ON JULY 22ND: Please arrive at the Evergreen Christian Church (27772 Iris Dr) by 9:45am on Thursday, July 22nd. The workshop is casual dress again. Our free pizza lunch will take place once again at 12:45pm, so be sure and eat breakfast before the workshop. Also, plan on staying until approximately 1:30pm, when the lunch will end.
Ed will pick Alex D. up at Flesher-Hinton at 8:45am. We will then do a return car pool, dropping off Alex D. at Flesher-Hinton at approximately 2:00pm. Rebecca will be dropped off at Bowles & S. Santa Fe Dr. at approximately 2:30pm. Kyle and Rebecca will meet us in Evergreen. Alex B. and Molly will car pool up together. Matt and Ray will car pool together. Armando, Cara, and Daniel will car pool together.
We will also attend the festival on Fri, 7/23 (11:45am-6:45pm). Casual dress is ok on Friday. Be sure to bring a sack lunch & dinner, or money for food.
We will perform on Sat, 7/24 from 10:15 until 10:45am and attend until 6pm. Please plan on arriving by 9:15am on Saturday, so we can rehearse and do a sound check before the performance. Be sure to wear your maroon band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes, and socks. Once again, be sure to bring a sack lunch & dinner, or money for food.
We perform on Sun, 7/25 at 10:15 until 10:45am, and then again from 1:30 until 2:15pm. We will attend the festival until 4:45pm. Please plan on arriving by 9:15am on Sunday. Be sure to wear your blue band shirt, khaki slacks, dress shoes, and socks. Once again, be sure to bring a sack lunch & dinner, or money for food. Immediate family members can attend the Sunday 1:30pm Spotlight on Youth Performance at the Lake House for $5.00 each. Anyone who still needs to purchase family member tickets for Sunday’s performance, please bring a check – no cash, if possible. Otherwise, regular festival badge costs apply.
There is no Sunday, July 25th rehearsal.
Please prepare and memorize the following selections for our upcoming Evergreen Jazz Festival performances: Midnight in Moscow, St. James Infirmary, Washington & Lee Swing, Maple Leaf Rag, Royal Garden Blues, The Mooche, Dead Man Blues, When the Saints Go Marching In, & That’s a Plenty.
See you on Thursday by 9:45am.