Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 27, 2011

A gorgeous summer evening with some fabulous music.

Attendees included: Gene and Jeremy (drums), Josh, Josh, Jake, Bob and Serdr (guitar), Wes and Keith (tenor), Todd (trumpet), Peter (bari), Annie, Vici and Dick (vocals).

We covered: I Can't Get Started, I'm Old Fashioned, Well You Needn't, My Funny Valentine, Close Your Eyes, Bernie's Tune, Make Someone Happy, Dream, At Last, I Don't Know Why, I Should Care, Seven Steps to Heaven, Freddie Freeloader, and Black Orpheus.

No session next week on account of the July 4th holiday.

Our next session, on July 11th, may turn into a gig. We're waiting for further details, and will post them as soon as they are available.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

June 20, 2011

NOTE: Summer hours seem to be 5 pm - 8 (7:45)

Summer sessions seem to be smaller, but new folks continue to show up, welcome Bob with the bass trumpet. Thanks Craig for putting us on Craigs List.

Attendees: Peter (bari), Nick (guitar), Jako (guitar), Sam (bass), Gene (drums), Bob (bass trumpet), Wes (tenor), Keith (tenor), Steve (alto), and vocalists: Annie, Dick, Matt, and Victoria.

Tunes played: Included Minor Swing, Wave, Here's That Rainy Day, I'm Beginning To See The Light, Quiet Nights, Bernie's Tune, Chain Of Fools, Nature Boy, Route 66, The Nearness Of You, and Dindi.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

June 6, 2011

First session on new Summer Hours. Mondays 6 pm to 8 45.

Attendees: Steve (alto), Todd (trumpet), Eric (bass) and Sam (trumpet) and Vocalists: Annie and Victoria.

Tunes Played: Included I concentrate On You, Ask Me Now, I'm Glad There Is You, Jeannine, Chain Of Fools, Killer Joe.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

June 4, 2011

It was a fine day for games and entertainment at the Park outside.

Part of the entertainment was music provided by the "McRae Park Jazz Workshop" group.

Performers: Gene (drums), Serdar (guitar), Bob (guitar), Josh (guitar), Victoria (vocals), Matt (vocals), Annie (vocals), Cheryl (vocals), Steve (alto), Todd (trumpet), Wes (tenor, clarinet), Peter (bari), and Sam (trumpet).

Tunes Played: Just Friends, If I Only Had A Brain, East of the Sun, Reflections In Blue, Up Jumped Spring, Summertime, Minor Swing, St James Infirmary, Bernies Tune, Lady Be Good, What A Difference A Day Made, Well You Needn't, Rubber Ducky, and Chain Of Fools.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

May 28, 2011

NOTE: Summer Hours begin Monday June 6th at 6:15 P.M.

Attendees: Steve (alto sax), Ross (piano), Gene (drums), Todd (trumpet), Bill (ukelele),
Josh (guitar), Sam (bass & trumpet), Joel (guitar), Bob (guitar), Eric (bass), Wes (tenor sax),
and Vocalists Annie, Victoria, Matt, Cheryl.

Tunes Played: Just Friends,The Blue Room, Minor Swing, Reflections in Blue, Bernie's Tune,
Little Boat, Watermelon Man, Softly As In a Morning Sunrise, St. James Infirmary, Bye Bye Blackbird, Girl From Impanema, So What, All Blues, Up Jumped Spring, The Very Thought of You, Don't Go To Strangers, Lady Be Good, Chain of Fools, Late Late Show, Nature Boy,
Moon Glow, Rubber Ducky, Summertime, Dream.

Next Gig: McRae Park outside June 4th, 1 pm.