Aug 202012
Alec, I do need your bio right away.

We’ll meet by 6pm, tomorrow, Tuesday, August 21st at Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St. Please wear your Blue/Slacks outfit (No Trevor/Matt will join us). Colton, please bring your drum set. A piano will be provided. Our performance set goes from 7 until 8pm. We should be leaving Arvada Estates around 8:30pm.
The set order and reference recordings can be found on the Downloads page

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

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

Please be prepared to play all your major scales around the circle of fourths. We’ll also do pp. 6 – 9 in the improv book . Please practice so you can do it all from memory. 

We’ll also need to select our tunes for the Labor Day Avo’s Jazz set.

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

August 21 (No Trevor; Matt will join us), 22-30

September 1-13, 16-20, 23-5, 27, 30; October 1, 2 (No Cameron: 3:30-5:30pm), 3 (No Cameron: 6:30-8:30pm), 4, 7 (No Cameron: 8-10am), 8-10, 21-2, 24-5, 28, 30-1; November 1, 4, 23-29; December 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-2, 30-1
January 1-31; February 1-28; March 1-12, 19-28; April 3-30; May 1-31; June 1-17, 18-28 (No Cameron), 29-30; July 1-17, 20-31; August 1-10

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Tuesday, August 21 – 6:00-8:30pm (Arvada Estates, 7175 Kipling St, Blue/Slacks; No Trevor/Matt will join us) Blue/Slacks
-Sunday, August 26 – 6:30-9:00pm (Flesher-Hinton Music Store) Special reed clinic with Lance Acker
-Mon, September 3rd, Labor Day (10am-4pm) Avo’s Jazz Fest, Ft. Collins, Maroon/Slacks, includes commute and lunch time, 1-2pm performance (Maroon/Slacks)
-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 quick dinner stop before our abbreviated rehearsal at Colton’s house, 6:30-8:30pm.
-Sunday, September 30 – 9:15am-9:00pm – Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion Inn Denver Southeast 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora) Includes brunch, dinner & rehearsal, Blue/Slacks.
-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 – Friday, November 23 – Fall Break
-Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat, 1/23-1/26/13 – 2 day stay at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1 hour performance set at the Colorado Music Educators Association Clinic/Conference).

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