Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Holidays!

There are many holidays that coincide at this time of year. May whichever holiday you celebrate be a happy time filled with family, friends, celebration and renewal! From all of the participants of the Jazz Workshop in Minneapolis!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

December 17, 2011

Thus comes to a close another year of challenge and glory for the "Jazz Workshop" at McRae Park.

Next meeting will be January 7, 2012 at 10:00 am.

Tunes played: Sister Sadie, Robin's Nest, Desafinado, Satin Doll, Jeannine, Bolivar Blues, Speak Low, Walkin' Shoes, Let's Get Lost, Dewey Square, Bluesette, Day By Day, Tune Up, There Will Never Be Another You, Hello Young Lovers, Hard Hearted Hannah, Don't Worry About Me, Never Let Me Go, I Remember April, Black Orpheus, Early Autumn, At Long Last, Lover Man, But Beautiful, Dolphin Dance, Merry Christmas Baby, Seven Come Eleven, Old Feeling, When Sunny Gets Blue, My Favorite Things and Every Time We Say Goodbye.

Attendees: Greg (guitar), Todd (trumpet), Gene (drums), Sam (bass), Steve (alto), Bill (ukulele), Keith (tenor), Jeff (piano), Bob (guitar), Serdar (guitar, really hollow body), Jack (trumpet,drums), Ahmed (trumpet) and Vocalists Victoria, Annie and Dick.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

December 10, 2011

The usual suspects and some returnees from times past gathered to make beautiful and a few strugling (it is a "work" shop you know) sounds today.

Tunes Played: Donna Lee, Au Privave, Apple Honey, Green Dolphin Street, Black Orpheus, Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Dear Old Stockholm, Satin Doll, When Sunny Gets Blue, Straight No Chaser, Sweet Little Jesus Boy, Bluesette, Never Let Me Go, Blue Monk, Here's That Rainy Day, I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm, I Want A Sunday Kind Of Love, No More Blues, I Remember You, Don't Go To Strangers, Time After Time, Cold Duck Time, and, Small World.

The Suspects and players, and singers: Gene (drums), Greg (guitar), Craig (guitar), Jeff (bass), Jeff (piano), Bob (guitar), Steve (alto), Keith (tenor), Jack (trumpet), Sam (trumpet) and Vocalists Annie, Victoria and Shiela.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

December 3, 2011

The Santa Brunch came off a Whooping Good success.

Lots of players: Peter (bari and flute), Steve (alto), Bronko (alto), Keith (tenor), Wes (tenor and vocals), Greg (guitar), Sam (bass), Ryan (drums) and Dick (vocals).

And lots of Christmas Tunes: Sleigh Ride, Christmas Song, Eb Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, All I Want For Christmas, Silver Bells, Bb Frosty The Snowman, Feliz Navidad, Christmas Waltz, What Are You Doing New Years Eve, Here Comes Santa Clause, Blue Christmas, Jingle Bells, Christmas Time Is Here, Santa Clause Is Coming To Town, Winter Wonderland

Thursday, December 1, 2011

November 26, 2011

NOTE: Saturday December 3rd, Santa Brunch 10:00 am - 12.

Tunes Played: Sleigh Ride, Feliz Navidad, Christmas Time Is Here, Christmas Song, Christmas Waltz, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Winter Wonderland, Have Yourself a Merry Christmas, A Virgin Unspotted, Up On The Housetop, All I Want For Christmas, Jingle Bells, White Christmas, I Wish You A Merry Christmas, What Are You Doing New Years Rve, Blue Christmas, Frosty The Snowman.

Attendees: Russ (trombone), Craig (guitar), Greg (guitar), Gene (drums), Keith (tenor), Wes (tenor), Sam (bass), Peter (bari). And Vocalists Annie and Dick.