May 282013

Please arrive at Arvada Estates Retirement Community (7175 Kipling St) by 6pm. Please wear your maroon band shirt, khaki band slacks (Jake W., I have yours), dress shoes, and long dress socks. Colton, please bring your drum kit and carpet. We perform from 7 until 8pm. We will dismiss there at 8:30pm. 

Please bring your May dues and past due trip payments, if you have not already done so.

I’ve uploaded and attached tonight’s set list. Please memorize as much of the set as possible. If you need a music stand, you’ll need to bring one with you.

New Band – It’s very important that you check all our dates out right away. We expect you to be at everything now, unless it specifically says Vets. Please let me know as soon as possible if you have a conflict with any of our dates as soon as possible.

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

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

Please work really hard and be ready for tonight’s performance!

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

May 28 (No Adam), 29-31

June 1-5, 4 (No Copland), 5-6, 7-8 (No Alec, Jake C, or Copland), 9 (No Copland), 10 (No Copland), 11 (No Alec or Colton) , 12-14 (No Tyvon, Alec & Colton), 16 (No Tyvon, Adam, Alec & Colton), 17 (No Alec or Colton), 18 (No Cameron & Colton), 19 (No Cameron) 20-1 (No Trevor or Cameron), 29 (No Kris, Copland or Trevor), 30 (No Copland)

July 1-4 (No Copland), 5-13 (Vets in Europe), 14-16, 19-21 (No Trevor), 22-24 (No Trevor or possibly Alec), 25-27 (No Kris, Trevor or possibly Alec), 28-29 (No Kris or Trevor), 30 (No Trevor), 31 (Tyvon & Alec’s last day)
August 1-10 (No Trevor), 11-12 (No Adam)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:
-Tuesday. May 28: (6:00 – 8:30pm) Performance at Arvada Estates (7-8pm set, No Adam)

-Wednesday, June 5: (9am-3:30pm) Recording Session at Mighty Fine Productions (2949 Larimer St, Denver) [Vets only].

-Friday, June 7 (2-10pm) Avo’s Performance in Ft. Collins (No Alec, Jake C, or Copland)

-Sunday, June 9 (2-6:30pm): European Tour Benefit Concert – Ziggies (4923 W. 38th Ave, Denver) [Vets only, but new players are invited to attend]

-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] (No Alec or Copland)
-Sunday, June 16: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm) [No Tyvon, Adam, Alec & Colton].
-Thursday, June 20: (5-8:30pm) Performance for Tulane University’s School of Architecture at Tamayo Restaurant (No Cameron or Trevor; Matt will cover)

-Friday, June 21: (Between 9am and noon) Performance on the 16th Street Mall for World Music Day (No Cameron or Trevor; Matt will cover)

-Sunday, June 23: (5-5:45pm) Tim’s tuba lesson w/Bill; (5:45-6:30pm) Andrew’s tuba/bass lesson w/Bill; (6:30-9pm) Rehearsal/Clinic w/Bill
-Saturday, June 29: (4-6:30pm) Tyvon’s Graduation Party Performance (No Kris, Copland or Trevor; Matt will cover)

-Thursday, July 4: (10:30am-2pm) Holly Creek Community, 5500 East Peakview Ave, Centennial 80121 (No Copland)

-Friday, July 5 through Saturday, July 13 (European Tour) [Vets only]
-Sunday, July 21: DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge (3:15-5pm) and dinner/rehearsal (5-9pm) [No Trevor; Matt will cover].
-Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27: Workshops and performances [Friday: 8:30-9:30pm at Evergreen Christian Church; and Saturday: 1:30-2:30pm Workshop Performance at the Lake House] at the Evergreen Jazz Festival (No Kris or Trevor; Possibly no Alec; Matt will cover)
-Wednesday, July 31: (4:00-8pm) Evergreen Lake Concert (5:30-6:30pm set)
-Saturday, August 10: (1-3pm) Flesher-Hinton Music Store Customer Appreciation Day (No Adam & Trevor)
-Saturday, August 10: (3-4:30pm) Senior Celebration Dinner

-Sunday, August 18: (2-9pm) DJC Annual Picnic Performance (Littleton home)/Rehearsal [New Band]

-Sunday, September 15: (3:15-9pm) DJC monthly performance at Westminster Elks Lodge/Rehearsal [New Band]

-Sunday, September 29: (9am-5pm) Performance at the Summit Jazz Festival (Red Lion SE in Aurora), followed by a Performance at the 2013 Bergen Carnival (Bergen Valley Elementary School, Evergreen) [New Band]