WHO CAN AUDITION? High School Denver Metropolitan Area Musicians who Play Jazz Drums.
WHEN WILL AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE? Sundays, from 6:15 until 8:45 pm, at Flesher-Hinton Music Store (3936 Tennyson St. in Denver).
WHAT EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED? Intermediate to Advanced jazz experience is preferred.
REHEARSALS: Weekly rehearsals take place at Flesher-Hinton Music Store, from 6:15 until 8:45 pm, each Sunday. Some holiday weekends and a few other Sundays are skipped from time to time.
PERFORMANCE GIGS? The All-Stars perform in between the sets of the professional bands during each monthly Denver Jazz Club session. They also perform at professional jazz festivals and performance gigs throughout the area. The Youth All-Stars performed at the 2010 Sacramento Jazz Jubilee and plan to return in 2011!
SCHOOL CONFLICTS? The Denver Jazz Club Youth All Stars only agree to do performances that do not conflict with school activities.
COST: The selected student will be required to become a member of the Denver Jazz Club ($10 yearly fee). The monthly dues (4 weekly sessions) run $100, and are payable at the start of each month.
WILL PAID GIGS REDUCE MONTHLY DUES? Any money the band is paid will reduce the next month’s dues or go towards future trip expenses.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? The Denver Jazz Club does have financial assistance available for students in need.
MORE INFORMATION & AUDITION SCHEDULING: Contact – [email protected] or 303-328-7277. Ed’s complete resume, audition music, and audition recordings can be found at: http://www.bandresourcesunlimited.com.