The band spent June and July at Wild Sound Studios working on two CDs; one of jazz standards (“Combo Platter”), and the other of holiday tunes (“The Holidays Be Jammed”.) Watch this space for the release dates, which are close at hand.
Performance-wise, the band makes a public appearance Thursday, August 23rd. From 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM, the quintet, featuring international vocalist Charmin Michelle, plays for the anniversary celebration for Ecumen Prairie Hill, a total retirement living facility in St. Peter, MN (1305 Marshall). The event is open to the public, and there will be refreshments and dancing.
Saturday evening, the quintet plays for a private function at the University Club in St. Paul, and Sunday afternoon the trio plays for a private event at the Calhoun Beach Club. We wrap up a busy August with the quartet playing for a private party at a home in Kenwood on Thursday, the 30th.