[Dixielandjazz] A little OT (but jazz education)- Mike Vax Big Band Spring Tour Information

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Mon Mar 21 10:48:50 PST 2005

I promised that I would post this to the list a little while ago and I have 
had some inquiries, so here is all the information.  Sure hope to see some of 
you at one of our clinics and/or concerts.
Mike Vax

Musicians and itinerary for the 2005 Spring Tour of the 
Mike Vax Big Band, featuring alumni of the Stan Kenton Orchestra:
Band Personnel:
Kim Richmond
Pete Gallio
Scott Petersen
Alex Murzyn
Joel Kaye
Mike Vax
Dennis Noday
Carl Saunders
Dan Fava
Steve Huffsteter
Roy Wiegand
Dale DeVoe
Curtis Fox
Kenny Shroyer
Mike Suter
Piano: Bob Florence
Bass: Chris Symer
Drums: Gary Hobbs
March 30   Mike travels to Ft. Worth.
March 31   travel and rehearsal, TCU, Ft. Worth (Full band)
                7:30 at Ed Landreth Hall. Open rehearsal, contact me off list 
to come....
April 1       TCU Jazz Festival, Ft. Worth
                  7:30 PM Concert Ed Landreth Hall, TCU 
                  Information: TCU Music Dept.--  817-257-7640
April 2        Carrollton, TX – Semi-private concert at a restaurant. 8:00 PM
                  Tickets are available for $10
                   Info: Dave Leonnig (Horn Haven) -- 972-742-3913
April 3       Travel to Shreveport – band party in the evening
April 4       Shreveport, LA  
                  Caddo Magnet High School
                   Afternoon clinic – 3:30 PM
                   Evening concert – 7:30 PM
                   Information: Bill Causey -- 318-560-4974
April 5       Tyler, TX
                  Afternoon Clinic at Robert El Lee High School – 3:30 PM
                   Evening concert at Caldwell Auditorium – 7:30 PM
                  Information: Cameron Akin, Robert E. Lee HS Band  --  
April 6        Carrolton, TX
                  Newman Smith High School
                  Afternoon clinic – 3:30 PM
                   Evening concert – 7:30 PM
                  Information:  Bill Centera, Newman Smith HS Band – 
April 7        Houston, TX
                  Private Party (contact me privately on this one)
April 8        Victoria Jazz Festival, Victoria, TX
                  7:30 PM performance at Victoria Performing Arts Center
                  Information: Jona Anderson, Victoria College Music Dept. – 
361-573-3291, ext.  
April 9        Band flys home from Houston
                  Mike stays in Victoria to do clinics in the afternoon and 
be guest soloist with their band on Saturday night.

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