Los Alamitos High School Music Educator Mr. John Rush receiving his 2015 K-Jazz Educator of the Year Award at CSULB on April 26, 2015 with Los Alamitos High School Jazz students.
Congrats Mr. Rush on this great award from KKJZ 88.1 & The Bob Cole Conservatory Jazz Studies Department at CSULB!
(L-R) Jackie Rush, Matt Ronnau, Mr. Rush, Nick Cassar and Max Leibl.
Thank you to those who came to our booster meeting last night. Here are some updated information for you.
Spaghettini Night– Tues May 5th Tickets are on sale on their website $15.00 – all bands perform
Spring concert– May 20th at 7 pm. in PAC
Shops at Rossmoor Sunday May 31st 4-6 pm by Peet’s Coffee- All bands perform
End of year Banquet Tues June 2nd 6-9 Old Ranch Country Club $40.00 per ticket- students must have a ticket. Please send me any photos you may have from this year. I am also looking for someone to make the dvd that would be played that night.
I am still in need of someone handling our Twitter account.
If you are interested in being our Booster President or our Webmaster for next year please let me know.
Once I have the minutes from our meeting I will send them out- along with any information I did not include in this email.
Just a reminder we have a Booster Meeting this Monday March 30th at 7:00p in the band room . The second half of the meeting will be about Reno.
Sectionals: April 2 and 16th for Jazz 1 and 2 only to prepare for Reno. Jazz 3 will not have sectionals.
- Jazz 2 4:30- 6
- Jazz 1 6-7:30
- rhythm sections included!
We are finalizing a date for our Spaghettini night and Shops at Rossmoor. Once they are confirmed I will let you know.
Our Banquet is on Tues. June 2nd at Old Ranch Country Club. I am looking for someone to handle collecting/and keeping track of those coming to dinner. If you are interested please let me know.
We have our Twitter and Instagram accounts set up. More info to follow. Thank you Mrs. Wagner. I am looking for someone to handle the account. for the remaining part of the year and next year. Let me know if you are interested in helping out.
President of Los Al Jazz Boosters
Jazz Combo B will be playing before Open House at Los Al High School this Thursday night-March 26th in the PAC!
Call time: 5:30pm
We will be playing from 5:55pm – 6:05pm
What a privilege!
Full uniform please!
Sorry for the late notice.Continue reading
Here are the scores from the Irvine Jazz Festival:
Jazz 3 – 2nd Place, Most Out Standing Trombone Section (Intermediate Division)
Jazz 2 – 3rd Place, Most Outstanding Trumpet & Rhythm Section (Advanced Division)
Jazz 1 – 3rd Place (Heavy Division)
Combo B – 1st Place (Intermediate Division)
Combo A – 2nd Place (Advanced Division)
The Most outstanding representation of Los Al Jazz was evident at the Irvine Jazz Festival. Thank you to all the students and parent chaperones, especially Jim and Lani Day for driving the truck, loading and unloading and being there for the jazz students for thirteen hours.
Go Jazz Griffins!
Mr. John Rush
What a great event our 2015 Class Notes was! Here’s a pic of our musicians… Continue reading
Western States Jazz Festival at Upland High School Results from Saturday, February 28, 2015
Jazz 1 7th place
Combo A 3rd place
Jazz 2 3rd place
Jazz 3 6th place
Help up raise funds for our program while enjoying award winning BBQ at Blake’s Place! Blake’s Place will donate 15% of all qualifying sales to the Los Alamitos High School Jazz!
When: Thursday, February 19, 2015
11:00 am – 9:00 pm (Dine-in & Take-out)
Where: Blake’s Place 11105 Los Alamitos Blvd. Los Alamitos, CA 90720 [562-431-1111]
Please present this flyer when ordering to qualify for the 15% donation from Blake’s Place.
Blakes Place Fundraiser (PDF) – to Download/Print Continue reading
42nd Annual Class Notes Jazz Benefit on March 7, 2015
with The Class Notes Big Band 2015 featuring professional musicians and music educators from LA and Orange County areas.
Order Your Tickets NOW! www.seatyourself.biz/losaljazz
More Details on the Class Notes webpage Continue reading
Our Annual Jazz Boosters Lily Sale runs
from February 9 – March 15, 2015
All lilies are of the highest quality, direct from a grower in Santa Barbara. Lilies are only $10.00 each. Ordering cases of 6 for $60 is encouraged. The flowers are delivered in bud stage. They will open 2-3 days after delivery. All proceeds will directly benefit the students of the Los Alamitos High School Jazz Bands.
Please reach out to local churches, senior living residences, and other community organizations. Lilies come in cases of 6. This is a great way to sell, especially for larger orders.
Use this Order Form 2015 Los Al JazzBoosters Lily Sale Order Form -Download/Print (PDF)
Orders are due no later than March 15, 2015!
Please be sure all checks are payable to Los Alamitos Jazz Boosters. Please return the order form, check(s) and/or cash on or before March 15, 2015 in the box in the music room.
Parents: Each family is responsible for picking up their entire order (listed above). Continue reading