Merry Christmas, Dixieland Jazz Fans from the Creole Dixieland Jazz Band
Creole Dixieland Jazz Band
dave at creolejazz.com
Wed Dec 24 17:14:48 PST 2003
Greetings, Dixieland Jazz Fans!
This is the occasional newsletter of the Creole Dixieland Jazz Band from Springfield, Missouri. (E-mail removal instructions at the bottom of this message.)
For details on all of this news and a whole lot more, visit our website: http://www.CreoleJazz.com.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!
May you have a Merry Christmas and a fantastic 2004! Thanks for all your friendship and support in 2003.
STILL EVERY SUNDAY at ARRIS' PIZZA
Every Sunday from 6:30 till 8:30 p.m.; 1332 E. Republic Road in Springfield. Remember to call for a reservation, 417-881-7260.
STILL EVERY MONDAY at JOEY'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
"Mardi Gras Mondays" really swing at Joey's. We play from 6:00 till 8:00 every Monday night; 1645 W. Republic Road. The new "Mardi Gras Monday" menus came in last week and the Creole Band is listed in the menu as playing every Monday so I guess WE'RE IN! Thanks for coming out on Mondays and helping make this possible. Have you tried the Cajun Catfish? Mmmm. Give Joey's a call at 417-655-0562.
SERTOMA CHILI COOKOFF - SATURDAY, JANUARY 31
To be held at the newly expanded, completely renovated, and totally renamed Springfield Exposition Center, the Sertoma Chili Cookoff will be a blast! Last year, $80,000 was raised to benefit the Springfield Boys & Girls Clubs. The Creole Dixieland Jazz Band is proud to be part of this benefit event. For details: http://www.sertomachilicookoff.com/
MARDI GRAS 2004 - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Join us for Arris' Pizza's Annual Mardi Gras Celebration on Tuesday, February 24, 2004. There will be TWO separate seatings: The first from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and the second from 7:30-9:00 p.m. There will be lots of free giveaways like gift certificates, caps, T-shirts, and more! This event has sold out every year since we started four years ago so make your reservations now for Arris' Pizza's Annual Mardi Gras Celebration. Call Arris' at 417-881-7260.
Lots of great players have played with or sat in with the Creole Band lately:
Cornet/trumpet - Mark Brueggemann
Clarinet - Jerry Hoover, Jim Murphy, Dick Turner, Ned Wilkinson
Tenor sax - Jim Murphy
Trombone - Red Ormsbee, Chuck Mahaffey
Piano - Harry Beckett, Gary Ellison
Tuba - Mike Marois, Ned Wilkinson
Bass - Ned Wilkinson, Richard Kittleman
Drums - Casey Smith, Robin Hendry, Doug Hoover
Vocals - Bob Bilyeu, Steve Mann
A complete list of musicians who have played with the band one time or another is on our website: http://www.CreoleJazz.com.
Lately we've played: "Puttin On The Ritz", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "Dallas Blues", "When It's Sleepytime Down South", "Frogimore Rag", "Oriental Strut", "Mississippi Mud", "Up a Lazy River", "Riverboat Shuffle", and lots of other terrific old tunes. Come request your favorites Sundays and Mondays.
The band wishes to thank everyone who continues to come out to Arris' on Sundays and to Joey's on Mondays to support live, traditional, New Orleans jazz in the Ozarks. Thanks for helping make 2003 our best, busiest, and mostest funnest year ever! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
See you soon.
The Creole Dixieland Jazz Band
"It's a treat to beat your feet"
Live, hot, traditional New Orleans Dixieland jazz from 6:30 till 8:30 every Sunday night except Easter and the Superbowl at Arris' Pizza, 1332 E. Republic Road (between Fremont & National) in Springfield, Missouri; 417-881-7260.
Hear the band EVERY MONDAY night from 6-8 p.m. at Joey's Seafood Restaurant, 1645 W. Republic Rd in front of Remingtons at James River Expressway and Kansas Expressway; 417-655-0562.
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