On Sunday, April 19th, the Denver Jazz Club will Feature 4 Terrific Bands!

On Sunday, April 19th be sure to attend the Denver Jazz Club Session at the Westminster Elks Lodge from 1:30 until 5:00pm! It’s the annual Ron Cope Scholarship Benefit featuring the Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra, the Queen City Jazz Band, the UC Denver Claim Jumpers, and the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars. They are all wonderful, so don’t miss it! Each of the pro and college bands will perform a set, and the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars will perform an abbreviated set around 3:50pm. See you on April 19th!

THE DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STARS ARE LOOKING FOR DEDICATED, HARD-WORKING, 9TH, 10TH and 11TH GRADE CLARINET, TENOR SAX, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PIANO, BASS OR TUBA, AND DRUM SET PLAYERS

THE DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STARS ARE LOOKING FOR DEDICATED, HARD-WORKING, 9TH, 10TH and 11TH GRADE CLARINET, TENOR SAX, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PIANO, BASS OR TUBA, AND DRUM SET PLAYERS

THE AUDITION MUSIC AND RECORDING HAVE NOW BEEN POSTED AT: http://bandresourcesunlimited.com/downloads/.

We have 7 players graduating this year, so we’re looking for replacement 9th, 10th and 11th grade musicians to take their spots.

WHEN WILL AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE? Sundays (6:30-9pm), during the month of April, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store (3936 Tennyson St. in Denver).

WHAT EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED? Intermediate to advanced jazz experience is preferred.

MONTHLY CLINICIANS: Retired UC-Denver Music Professor Bill Clark, tuba player/leader of the Queen City Jazz Band, is a regular clinician. Additional professional jazz musicians will be doing clinics from time to time as well.

REHEARSALS: Weekly rehearsals take place at Flesher-Hinton Music Store, from 6:30 until 9:00 pm, each Sunday. Some holiday weekends and a few other Sundays may need to be skipped.

PERFORMANCE GIGS? We feature this all star-band during each monthly Denver Jazz Club session, professional jazz festivals, and performance gigs throughout the area. The Youth All-Stars will be performing at the 2015 Montreux, Brienz, Milan, Sacramento, Evergreen and Summit Jazz Festivals! We are hoping to perform in New Orleans during the summer of 2016.

SCHOOL CONFLICTS? No performances or rehearsals conflict with school activities.

COST: Each selected student will be required to become a member of the Denver Jazz Club ($10 yearly fee). The monthly dues (4 weekly sessions) run $140, and are payable at the start of each month.

WILL PAID GIGS REDUCE FUTURE TRIP COSTS? Any money the band is paid will go towards future trip expenses.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? The Denver Jazz Club does have financial assistance available for students who need help with monthly dues and/or private jazz lessons.

MORE INFORMATION & AUDITION SCHEDULING: ecan11@msn.com or 303-328-7277; Ed’s complete resume, audition music, and audition recording can be found at: www.bandresourcesunlimited.com. Additional information can be found at: http://youthallstars.denverjazzclub.com/.

On Sunday, April 19th, the Denver Jazz Club will Feature 4 Terrific Bands!

On Sunday, April 19th be sure to attend the Denver Jazz Club Session at the Westminster Elks Lodge from 1:30 until 5:00pm! It’s the annual Ron Cope Scholarship Benefit featuring the Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra, the Queen City Jazz Band, the UC Denver Claim Jumpers, and the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars. They are all wonderful, so don’t miss it! Each of the pro and college bands will perform a set, and the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars will perform an abbreviated set around 3:50pm. See you on April 19th!

March 15th Denver Jazz Session to Feature Neil Bridge 7+ and Kathy Lee (1:30-5pm) at Westminster Elks Club

On Sunday, March 15th, you’re in for a real treat – The Neil Bridge 7+ and Kathy Lee. They will perform from 2 until 5pm at the Westminster Elks Club. Neil Bridge is a classic American jazz musician, who has accompanied Mel Torme, Anita O’Day, Nancy Wilson, Dakota Staton, Johnny Smith, the Mills Brothers, Clark Terry, Sonny Stitt and many more.  He was a pianist with the Denver Symphony, and performed with Henry Mancini, Richard Hayman, Steve Allen, Rich Little and Nelson Riddle. This nine piece band consists of piano, bass, drums, congas, trumpet, trombone, sax, and male and female vocalists. All the musical arrangements for The Neil Bridge 7+ are written by Neil himself.

The UCD Claim Jumpers will perform from 1:30 until 2pm, and the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars will perform at approximately 3:50pm.

THE DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STARS ARE LOOKING FOR DEDICATED, HARD-WORKING, 9TH, 10TH and 11TH GRADE CLARINET, TENOR SAX, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PIANO, BASS OR TUBA, AND DRUM SET PLAYERS

THE DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STARS ARE LOOKING FOR DEDICATED, HARD-WORKING, 9TH, 10TH and 11TH GRADE CLARINET, TENOR SAX, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PIANO, BASS OR TUBA, AND DRUM SET PLAYERS

THE AUDITION MUSIC AND RECORDING HAVE NOW BEEN POSTED AT: http://bandresourcesunlimited.com/downloads/.

We have 7 players graduating this year, so we’re looking for replacement 9th, 10th and 11th grade musicians to take their spots.

WHEN WILL AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE? Sundays (6:30-9pm), during the month of April, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store (3936 Tennyson St. in Denver).

WHAT EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED? Intermediate to advanced jazz experience is preferred.

MONTHLY CLINICIANS: Retired UC-Denver Music Professor Bill Clark, tuba player/leader of the Queen City Jazz Band, is a regular clinician. Additional professional jazz musicians will be doing clinics from time to time as well.

REHEARSALS: Weekly rehearsals take place at Flesher-Hinton Music Store, from 6:30 until 9:00 pm, each Sunday. Some holiday weekends and a few other Sundays may need to be skipped.

PERFORMANCE GIGS? We feature this all star-band during each monthly Denver Jazz Club session, professional jazz festivals, and performance gigs throughout the area. The Youth All-Stars will be performing at the 2015 Montreux, Brienz, Milan, Sacramento, Evergreen and Summit Jazz Festivals! We are hoping to perform in New Orleans during the summer of 2016.

SCHOOL CONFLICTS? No performances or rehearsals conflict with school activities.

COST: Each selected student will be required to become a member of the Denver Jazz Club ($10 yearly fee). The monthly dues (4 weekly sessions) run $140, and are payable at the start of each month.

WILL PAID GIGS REDUCE FUTURE TRIP COSTS? Any money the band is paid will go towards future trip expenses.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? The Denver Jazz Club does have financial assistance available for students who need help with monthly dues and/or private jazz lessons.

MORE INFORMATION & AUDITION SCHEDULING: ecan11@msn.com or 303-328-7277; Ed’s complete resume, audition music, and audition recording can be found at: www.bandresourcesunlimited.com. Additional information can be found at: : http://youthallstars.denverjazzclub.com/.