The Texas Instruments Jazz Band is now the Texins Jazz Band. The band will host the incredible James Morrison in concert. James is coming from Australia to appear with both the Texins Jazz Band and the GDYO Jazz Orchestra. He's an incredibly gifted musician and entertainer. He recorded an entire big band album where he played every instrument except the drums. See the video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpiCEVHtHXM
We've hosted many great guest artists over the years and the tradition continues. On Monday, May 6th, Sal Lozano will join us and the Lovejoy High School Jazz Band for a double header concert. Proceeds will go to the Lovejoy Band Booster Club. You might not recognize the name Sal Lozano, but you have heard him. He plays with Gordon Goodwin's critically acclaimed Grammy Award Winning Big Phat Band.
The TI Jazz Band will be hosting a fabulous young vocalist from New York City - Veronica Swift. Opening the concert will be some local all-star high school talent with the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Jazz Orchestra. Reserved seat tickets are now on sale and there is a senior discount. Information and tickets can be obtained at this website: https://enerjazz.com/jazz/schedule.html
In place of the January meeting we have our Awards Party on Jan 27 from 6-9pm at the Tavern on Main Street (upstairs room) located at 115 E Main St. Richardson, TX 75081.
FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ONLY we meet for a cookout at Cottonwood Park located at 1301 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080.
The Texins Dive Club is a social organization whose members enjoy and promote SCUBA diving. Our club was founded in 1958 – making it one of the oldest in the US. Membership is open to anyone and guests are welcome. Join us at a club meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (6 pm social hour, 7 pm meeting) at the Outback Steakhouse, 1509 N. Central Expy, Plano, TX 75075.
Education Committee will meet in the Texins Activity Center, room CR 4