Saturday, January 22, 2011

Large Turnout for 1/22

This week we had quite a few folks turn up for the workshop - and it was great to have them! Especially nice was the large horn section! Additionally, Gene, a long-time participant, was back in good health banging away at the drums.

We played: Black Orpheus, Now is the Time, Corcovado, I'm Glad There is You, East of the Sun, Take the A-Train, I'm Beginning to See the Light, Dear Old Stockholm, St. Thomas, a blues in Eb, Change Partners, Don't Explain, Rubber Duckie, I Remember Clifford, All Blues, Sunny, Singin' in the Rain, Always on My Mind, and I'm in the Mood for Love.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

"Tuning Up" on the 16th of January

We had a great turn out last Saturday at the Jazz Workshop, including a visitor on guitar and many of the regulars. No drums - we hear our regular drummer is recovering well - but we managed to keep the beat most of the time.

The set list included: Tune Up, Gypsy in My Soul, St. Thomas, Stella by Starlight, Blue Room, East of the Sun, The Girl from Impanema, Jeannine, People Will Say We're in Love, What Is This Thing Called Love?, Beyond the Sea, Green Dolphin Street, Hallelujah (I Love You So), Close Your Eyes, A Taste of Honey, Maiden Voyage, I'm Glad There is You, I Remember You, Smile, Song for My Father, One Note Samba, Speak Softly Love, and All the Things You Are.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

First session of the New Year

We had a good turnout today, even saw a new face. Sam (trumpet), Craig, (guitar), Max(bass), Adam (Guitar), Bill (Uke), Wes (sax), Annie, Matt, and Viki singing. We didn't have our usual drummer attending since we heard he was ill. Our best wishes to him on a speedy recovery.

Songs covered today. Lullaby of the Leaves, Take the "A" Train, Afro Blue, Bye Bye Blackbird, Solitude, Frim Fram Sauce, Little Boat, You Were Always on My Mind (Annie can now add this to her list of songs), I got it Bad, It's Only a Paper Moon, Move, It's Alright with Me, Dream, Blue Spanish Eyes, A Night in Tunisia, Till there Was You, Nature Boy, When you wish upon a star, Sugar, More than you Know, and finishing off with Close Your Eyes.

Hope to see everyone again next weekend!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Happy New Year!

It's 2011 and a new year for the Jazz Workshop. The Workshop will resume its usual schedule beginning Saturday January 8 from noon to 1:00 (instrumentals) and from 1:00-3:45 (full band with vocalists).

Hope to see you there!