May 14, 2018 Campus Messenger - Jazz Tracs & Additonal Information

Hello band parents and students,  Our annual culminating concert for the jazz bands, Jazz Tracs, is already this Friday at 7:30 in the PAC!  As previously announced, our special guest this year is Ali Jackson, drum set player for Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.  In addition to working with all of the bands, Mr. Jackson and his trio will perform a set at the concert.  It should be an amazing show,

1. Ordering Tickets -

This year, all advance tickets will be sold online at .  Online tickets are $6 for students and $8 for adults; these prices increase by $2 at the door.  2. Dress Rehearsal Schedule - All dress rehearsals will take place on Wednesday, with the tentative schedule for rehearsals with Ali Jackson is as follows.  Please make arrangements to be in attendance at your dress rehearsal as it is our only chance to work with Mr. Jackson.  Jazz Lab --- 2:17-3:17pm  6:00 Jazz --- 3:00-3:44pm  Cardinal Big Band --- 5:30-6:30pm  MHS Jazz Orchestra --- 6:30-7:30pm  7:00 Jazz --- 7:30-9:30pm  3. Concert Details - Students report at the usual 6:50pm on the night of the concert.  The performance starts at 7:30.  Students should wear all black.  4. Reception Signup - Please sign up here to bring items for the post-concert reception.

5. Rehearsals Tonight As Usual. 

Thanks, everyone!  See you Friday!

--  Michael Ver VoortMusic Teacher & Band Director 

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