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.
Sectionals for Jazz 1 & 2 this Thurs. Jazz 2 4:30- 6:00p Jazz 1 6- 7:30p
This Sat. Apr. 18th Jazz 1 & 2 will play at Steamers.
Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe 138 W Common Wealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 714-871-8800
- Call time Jazz 2 3:00p Jazz 1 3:30p
- Jazz 2 needs to bring over the music stands. They can take them hone Friday from school.
- Jazz 1 will need to bring them back from Steamers.
- It is recommended that you make a reservation. There is no charge for this.
Spaghettini Night Tues May 5 6:30 All bands- tickets on sale ( $15.00) on Spaghettini website. We sell out fast so please get your tickets early. (Already Sold OUT)
We will have an auction that night. If you have any items to donated, gift cards, maybe your child’s private lesson teacher will donate a free lesson, or if a few parents want to go in on a basket that would be helpful. Our last auction at Spaghettini was a big success!
Shops at Rossmoor- All bands – Sunday May 31st 4-6 pm We are already checking into a few of the shops to see if they will participate in a restaurant fundraiser for that night. If anyone has any connections please let me know.
Spring Concert: May 19th 7 pm
Banquet- Open to everyone- June 2nd 6-9 pm Old Ranch Country Club.
Thank you David Taga for offering to put together our DVD He is in need of any pictures of all the bands. Please send them to email@example.com They could be of performing or group shots of kids just hanging out at the festival.
Those who ordered DVD’s from Class Notes, I do not have a date yet of when they will be done. I know last year it did take about 6 weeks. I will keep you posted.
Booster Club President
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
Irvine High School Jazz Festival Saturday 3/21/15
at Irvine High School
4321 Walnut Ave
Irvine, CA 92604
Here’s the whole Irvine Festival schedule as a PDF to download/print
Specific band & combo schedules… Continue reading
Esperanza Jazz Festival Results for March 14, 2015:
Jazz 1 5th place
Combo A 4th place
Jazz 2 2nd place
Combo B 2nd place
Jazz 3 6th placeContinue reading
What a great event our 2015 Class Notes was! Here’s a pic of our musicians… Continue reading