May 232013

VETS – We’ll see you by 5pm at United Airlines Check-in/DIA.    

Tyvon and Colton – Please arrive to United Airlines Check-in/DIA by 6:15am Saturday morning. Please wear your blue/shorts outfit. The Best Western Motel Shuttle will pick you up at the Sacramento Airport at approximately 10:00am. If it is not waiting for you, please call the Best Western Sandman Motel at 916-441-1314. After the shuttle brings you to the motel, please put your suitcases at the front desk. They will hold them for you until Saturday night. Be sure and bring everything for performance and get on the music festival shuttle right in front of the motel. After the festival shuttle drops you off, please walk to the Golden Eagle Room in Old Sacramento (K & 2nd Streets). We’ll meet you there for our 11am set.

Please bring EVERYTHING you need for Sacramento (Picture ID, Music, Instruments, Tuba Mouthpiece, Washboards, Drum Sticks, Brushes & Cymbal Accessories, Reeds, Mutes, Valve/slide oil, Uniform shorts & slacks, dress socks, low cut white socks, tennis shoes, band shirts, belt, casual clothes, toiletries, sunscreen, and extra money).

Please bring your May dues and past due trip payments, if you have not already done so. New students bring anything past due to Tuesday’s gig.

I’ve uploaded the Sacramento set lists – please note that Dr. Bach would like us to perform “That’s a Plenty” with his band.

I’ve also attached the lead sheets and audio recording of “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon.” We will perform this in f minor with Dr. Bach on Saturday night.

I will be sending Kristy Reed’s lead sheets in another email.

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.

 Please be prepared to perform the May 28th set for the Arvada Estates gig.Please be prepared to perform the May 28th set for the Arvada Estates gig.

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 this weekend’s and Tuesday’s performances!

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 25 (No Josh), 26-28, 29-31

June 1-5, 4 (No Copland), 5-6, 7-8 (No Alec or Copland), 9 (No Copland), 10 (No Alec or Copland), 11 (No Alec or Colton) , 12-14 (No Tyvon, Alec & Colton), 16 (No Tyvon, 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), 5-6 (No Copland), 7-16, 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

August 1-10 (No Trevor)

Upcoming Performances/Special Rehearsals:

-Friday, May 24: (Meet at DIA at 5:15pm)-Monday, May 27 (Return home by 11pm): Sacramento Music Festival Trip [Tyvon and Colton depart on Saturday morning – be at DIA by 6:15am]. Performance Sets: Sat, 5/25/13: 10-11:00am – Old Sacramento Parade; 11am-noon Golden Eagle Room w/Kristy Reed; 1:30-2:10pm – Macy’s Stage; 2:30-3pm – Firehouse Courtyard w/Dr. Bach; 3:30-4:30pm – K St. Stroll; 6:30-7:30pm – K St. Stroll; 8-9pm – Round Table Pizza Jam Session; 9:30-10:30pm – Embassy Suites Ballroom; Sun, 5/26/13: 10-10:40am – Round Table Pizza; 1-1:40pm – Macy’s Stage; 4-4:30pm – Sheraton Ballroom w/Big Mama Sue; 5-5:40pm – Delta King Dock; 8-10pm – Round Table Pizza Jam Session; Mon, 5/27/13: 10-10:40am – Delta King Dock; 12-12:40pm – Round Table Pizza; 2-3pm: Macy’s Stage (Youth Band Closing Ceremony) [Vets only].

-Tuesday. May 28: (6:00 – 8:30pm) Performance at Arvada Estates (7-8pm set)

-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 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, 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: (5:45-6:30pm) Tim’s tuba 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, Alec or Trevor; 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

-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]