Tuesday, May 29, 2012

May 26, 2012

NOTE:  The workshop will NOT meet at the regular time Sat June 2nd.  The workshop WILL play for the Annual Neighborhood Celebration outside on the portable covered stage, setup time 1:15 pm, play to 3 pm.  Email or call for set list, samfiske@aol.com , 612.802-5761.

Tunes played today:    Bernie’s Tune, There Will Never Be Another You, One Note Samba, Along Came Betty, Bags Groove, Tangerine, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum, Triste, Stolen Moments, Nancy With The Laughing Face, Witch Hunt, Blues For Alice, All Blues, East Of The Sun, From Here To Eternity, Day By Day, Sunday Kind Of Love, Night In Tunisia, Dream, Route 66, Like Someone In Love, Nature Boy, Chitlins Con Carne, Corcovado, and I Could Write A Book

Players today:    Sam - bass, Gene - drums, Steve - alto sax, Todd - trumpet, Greg - guitar, Craig - guitar, Wes - tenor sax, Jim - guitar/vocals, Victoria - vocals, and Dick - vocals.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

I'll Have Another...Scotch & Soda

NOTE 1:  The Workshop WILL meet Sat 5-26th

NOTE 2:   Summer Hours  Monday evening 6 pm to 8  Starting June 4th.  Earlier start negotiable

The jazz workshop gathered yesterday(May 19) for another round of standards and bebop tunes out of the Real Books.

There's no defense against Jazz!
As an aside, former T-Wolves star Kevin Garnett was born on this day. Happy Birthday Kevin...we miss you even if the feeling isn't mutual. Oh yeah...and congratulations to Triple Crown contender I'll Have Another for taking the Preakness...3 more weeks til Belmont!

Ok...back to the workshop, here's a list of most of the tunes we played throughout the morning and early afternoon, and the riff-raff responsible. :)

Take Five, Cast Your Fate To The Wind, Birdland, Stella By Starlight, Blue Train, Blues For Alice, Dolphin Dance, Satin Doll, Well You Needn't, April In Paris, I Got It Bad, What Is This Thing Called Love?, St. Thomas, I Thought About You, I Should Care, When Sunny Gets Blue, Nature Boy, Embraceable You, Street Of Dreams, Sophisticated Lady, Scotch & Soda, I Wish You Love, A Night In Tunisia.

Sam - bass, Gene - drums, Keith - tenor sax, Steve - alto sax, Todd - trumpet, Jeff - guitar, Josh - guitar, Craig - guitar, Joel - guitar, Wes - tenor sax, Jim - piano/vocals, Vicci - vocals, and Dick - vocals.

We had a great time and thanks for coming out everyone!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

May 12, 2012

Tunes: Satin Doll, Jumping With Symphony Sid, Lester Leaps In, Samba De Orfeu, Eighty One, Darn That Dream, On a Clear Day, Half Nelson, Bag's Groove, Dindi, I'l Remember April, From Here To Eternity, Till There Was You, But Beautiful, Besame Mucho, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, All Blues, Dream, East Of The Sun, Lullaby Of Birdland, My Romance, I Could Write A Book, Wives And Lovers, There Will Be Some Changes Made, and All Of You.

Personnel: Gene/drums, Keith/t sax, Sam/bass and trumpet, Steve/a sax, Wes/t sax, Craig/guitar, Bob/guitar, Jeff/bass, Grant/drums, Dick/guitar.

Vocals: Vicky, Dick, Annie and Shelia

Saturday, May 5, 2012

May 5, 2012

Tune played today: Blue Room, Stolen Moments, How High The Moon, Grovin High, Nica's Dream, Have You Met Miss Jones, Moonlight In Vermont, Where Or When, Time After Time, All Of You, Lullaby Of Birdland, It Could Happen To You, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, Nature Boy, All Or Nothing At All, Day By Day, Exactly Like You, Green Dolphin Street, Lullaby Of The Leaves.

People: Gene/drums, Jeff/guitar, Craig/guitar, Greg/guitar, Steve/A. Sax, Todd/Trumpet, Keith/T. Sax, Wes/T. Sax, Vicky, Dick, Shelia and Annie-Vocals.