Friday, February 25, 2011

Bluesy and Hip on Feb 19th

Last Saturday was a blast as we played through quite a number of great tunes. We were graced with the presence of a new singer, as well as some great auxiliary percussion.

We played the following tunes: Blue Monk, Blue Room, Route 66, All of Me, Minor Swing, Lullaby at Birdland, Come Sunday, We'll Be Together Again, How High the Moon, St. Thomas, For Sentimental Reasons, Let's Get Lost, Once Upon a Summertime, Bye Bye Blackbird, Once I Loved, Dinah, All of Me, I'm Beginning to See the Light, Come Fly with Me, Stardust, Don't Go to Strangers, and This Song is You.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Feb 12th

I wasn't able to be there last Saturday, but from the list of tunes I'm willing to bet it was a great time!

The jam played the following tunes:  Pent Up House, I Remember Clifford, Road Song, Round MIdnight, I Remember You, Lazy River, I Wished on the Moon, Once Upon a Summertime, When You're Smiling, The Midnight Sun, Here's That Rainy Day, My Blue Heaven, Let's Fall in Love, What is this Thing Called Love, Paper Moon, Lullaby of Birdland, Sunny, Embraceable You, Gimme a Pigfoot.

Feb 5th - What a Difference Saturday Makes

Feb 5th saw some great jazz being made at McRae park, with lots of brass and horns and even an accordion jamming out to the following tunes: What a Difference a Day Made, Song for My Father, Poor Butterfly, In the Still of the Night, Blue Monk, Sentimental Journey, Orinthology, Close Your Eyes, Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart, All of Me, You'd Be So Nice, The Nearness of You, Minor Swing, I Should Care, Speak Softly.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Cafe Jazz on 1/29

A loud and raucous afternoon of jazz playing commenced on 1/29. Although I couldn't be present, I was told the atmosphere resembled a delightful Parisian cafe, full of lively conversation and great music. There were 12 people in attendance.

We played: How High the Moon, Black Orpheus, Night & Day, Blue Bossa, From Russia with Love, Had to Be You, Cousin Mary, More, Minor Swing, Ceore, It's a Sin to Tell a Lie, Well You Needn't, Someone to Watch Over Me, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home Too,  A Hundred Years from Today, and Mr. P.C.

Hope to see you all this Saturday!