Oregon Festival of American Music 2014
Flying Home
Opening Gala Big Band Concert
Tue, Aug 5, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
For Oregon Festival of American Music 2014’s gala opener, Ken Peplowski and his jazz unit join Jesse Cloninger and The Emerald City Jazz Kings–featuring Shirley Andress, Bill Hulings and Bob Cross–in an evening of big band swing loaded with classics from the 1940s, in particular from the libraries of Count Basie, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, in a solid mix of instrumentals and vocals, ensemble and solo improv. Look for Swing Era hits like “Don’t Be That Way”, “Apple Honey”, “Stompin’ At The Savoy”, “Drum Boogie”, “One O’Clock Jump”, “Leap Frog”, “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”, “I’ll Never Smile Again” and many more!
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, reeds, band leader
Ken Peplowski, reeds, director
Program
SET 1
 Opus One
(1943)
Words by Sid Garris - Music by Sy Oliver
 Marie
(1928) The Awakening
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Don't Be That Way
(1938)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
 Green Eyes
(1929/31)
Words by Adolfo Utrera (sp), Eddie Rivera (en), Eddie Woods (en) - Music by Nilo Menéndez
 I'll Never Smile Again
(1940)
Words & music by Ruth Lowe
 T'ain't What You Do
(1939)
Words & music by Sy Oliver, Trummy Young
 Blues In Hoss Flat
(1959) interpolated into The Errand Boy
Music by Count Basie, Frank Foster
 Night And Day
(1932) Gay Divorce
Words & music by Cole Porter
 The Very Thought Of You
(1934)
Words & music by Ray Noble
 Apple Honey
(1944)
Music by Woody Herman
SET 2
 Contrasts
(1939)
Music by Jimmy Dorsey
 Stompin' At The Savoy
(1936)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb
 Leap Frog
(1941)
Music by Joe Garland, Leo Corday
 The Lady Is A Tramp
(1937) Babes In Arms
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
 All Or Nothing At All
(1940)
Words by Jack Lawrence - Music by Arthur Altman
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington
 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
(1940)
Words by Bob Russell - Music by Duke Ellington
 Blues In The Night
(1941) Blues In The Night
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Harold Arlen
 Drum Boogie
(1941) interpolated into Ball Of Fire
Music by Gene Krupa, Roy Eldridge
 Come Fly With Me
(1947)
Words by Sammy Cahn - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937)
Music by Count Basie
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Arthur Altman, 1910-1994
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Count Basie, 1904-1984
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Leo Corday, 1902-1985
Jimmy Dorsey, 1904-1957
Roy Eldridge, 1911-1989
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Frank Foster, 2028-2011
Joe Garland, 1903-1977
Sid Garris, -
Benny Goodman, 1909-1986
Lorenz Hart, 1895-1943
Woody Herman, 1913-1987
Gene Krupa, 1909-1973
Jack Lawrence, 1912-
Ruth Lowe, 1914-1981
Nilo Menéndez, 1902-1987
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Ray Noble, 1903-1978
Sy Oliver, 1910-1988
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Eddie Rivera, -
Richard Rodgers, 1902-1979
Bob Russell, 1914-1970
Edgar Sampson, 1907-1973
Adolfo Utrera, -
Jimmy Van Heusen, 1913-1990
Chick Webb, 1905-1939
Eddie Woods, -
Trummy Young, 1912-1984
Ticket/Venue Info
Flying Home Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  19.00 
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  17.00 
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
D20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  10.00 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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