OFAM 2014 Evening Concert
Pete Kelly's Blues
The Jazz Party does the '40s & '50s
Thu, Aug 7, 7:00 - 11:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Curtis Restaurant Supply
The 2014 festival jazz party goes to the movies for a second year with an evening of small group standards-based jazz drawn this year from film music of the 1940s and '50s (including both originals and classic interpolations). Ken and company will deliver everything from solos to group jams, with a solid mix of vocals thrown in. The format for the evening will be our usual jazz party: top-ticketed cabaret seating down front of the main floor, and reserved seating up in the balcony, with a full bar in the Tykeson Lobby. We get going at 7 pm--an hour earlier than the Festival's other evening concerts. While dressing up is not required, in the spirit of the event we encourage it (especially if you go period!).
Ken has put together a list of 50 tunes (available here online and in the program at the party) and the evening’s program will be shaped by audience requests. Be prepared for a relaxed evening featuring some of the best standards-based jazz and cabaret anywhere!
Event Personnel
Ken Peplowski, director, reeds
Clairdee, vocals
Howard Alden, guitar
Tim Clarke, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Doug Miller, bass
Chuck Redd, drums, vibes
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Program
from Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)
 Sugar
(1927)
Words & music by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Red Nichols, Frank Crumit
 Bye, Bye, Blackbird
(1926)
Words by Mort Dixon - Music by Ray Henderson
 Somebody Loves Me
(1924) George White's Scandals 6th Edition
Words by Ballard MacDonald, B. G. DeSylva - Music by George Gershwin
 I Never Knew
(1925)
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Ted Fio Rito
 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?
(1925)
Words & music by Abe Lyman, Walter Donaldson
 Ella Hums the Blues
(1955)
Words & music by Ella Fitzgerald
from Young Man With A Horn (1950)
 Lullaby of Broadway
(1935) Gold Diggers of 1935
Words by Al Dubin - Music by Harry Warren
 Limehouse Blues
(1922)
Words by Douglas Furber - Music by Philip Braham
 I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful)
(1929) Murray Anderson's Almanac
Words by Harry Ruskin - Music by Henry Sullivan
 The Very Thought Of You
(1934)
Words & music by Ray Noble
 Moanin' Low
(1929) The Little Show
Words by Howard Dietz - Music by Ralph Rainger
 Too Marvelous For Words
(1937) Ready, Willing, Able
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Richard Whiting
 Get Happy!
(1930) Nine-Fifteen (9:15) Revue
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Harold Arlen
 I Only Have Eyes For You
(1934) Dames
Words by Al Dubin - Music by Harry Warren
from Birth Of The Blues (1941)
 The Birth Of The Blues
(1926) interpolated into George White's Scandals 8th Edition
Words by Lew Brown, B. G. DeSylva - Music by Ray Henderson
 The Memphis Blues
(1912)
Words by George Norton - Music by W. C. Handy
 Tiger Rag
(1917)
Music by Nick LaRocca
 My Melancholy Baby
(1912)
Words by George Norton - Music by Ernie Burnett
 The Saint Louis Blues
(1914)
Words & music by W. C. Handy
 St. James Infirmary
(c 17th cent.) interpolated into Snow White
from The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
 Stompin' At The Savoy
(1936)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb
 Don't Be That Way
(1938)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Eubie Blake
 Moonglow
(1934)
Words by Eddie DeLange - Music by Irving Mills, Will Hudson
 Avalon
(1920) interpolated into Sinbad
Words & music by B. G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose
 On The Sunny Side of the Street
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
from A Song Is Born (1948)
 Flying Home
(1939)
Words by Sid Robin - Music by Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman
 Muskrat Ramble
(1926)
Words by Ray Gilbert - Music by Edward "Kid" Ory
 Stealin' Apples
(1936)
Music by Fats Waller
from The Joker Is Wild 1957
 If I Could Be With You
(1926)
Words by Henry Creamer - Music by Jimmy Johnson
 I Cried For You
(1923)
Words by Arthur Freed - Music by Gus Arnheim, Abe Lyman
 Out Of Nowhere
(1931)
Words by Edward Heyman - Music by Johnny Green
 Bye Bye Blues
(1930)
Words & music by Fred Hamm, Bert Lown, Dave Bennett, Chauncy Gray
from Jivin' in Be-Bop 1946
 A Night in Tunisia
(1942)
Music by Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli
 Ornithology
(1946)
Music by Charlie Parker, Benny Harris
from The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
 Tangerine
(1941) The Fleet's In
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Victor Schertzinger
 Runnin' Wild
(1922)
Words by Joe Grey, Leo Wood - Music by A. H. Gibbs
 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
(1933)
Words by Ned Washington - Music by George Bassman
from Hollywood Hotel (1937)
 Blue Moon
(1934)
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
 California, Here I Come
(1921) Bombo
Words & music by Joseph Meyer, B. G. DeSylva
 Cherokee
(1938)
Music by Ray Noble
 Royal Garden Blues
(1919)
Words & music by Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams
 Indiana
(1917)
Words by Ballard MacDonald - Music by James F. Hanley
 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
(1922)
Words by Henry Creamer - Music by Turner Layton
from Jazz On A Summer's Day (1959)
 All Of Me
(1931)
Words & music by Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
 Sweet Georgia Brown
(1925)
Words by Kenneth Casey - Music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard
 Tea For Two
(1925) No No Nanette
Words by Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach - Music by Vincent Youmans
 Lazy River
(1931)
Words by Sidney Arodin - Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael
from Cabin In The Sky (1943)
 Taking A Chance On Love
(1940) Cabin In The Sky
Words by Ted Fetter, John La Touche - Music by Vernon Duke
 Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
(1943) Cabin In The Sky
Words by Yip Harburg - Music by Harold Arlen
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Milton Ager, 1893-1979
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Gus Arnheim, 1897-1955
Sidney Arodin, 1901-1948
George Bassman, 1914-1997
Dave Bennett, -
Ben Bernie, 1891-1943
Eubie Blake, 1883-1983
Philip Braham, -
Lew Brown, 1893-1958
Ernie Burnett, 1884-1959
Irving Caesar, 1895-1996
Hoagy Carmichael, 1899-1981
Kenneth Casey, 1899-1965
Henry Creamer, 1879-1930
Frank Crumit, -
Eddie DeLange, 1904-1949
B. G. DeSylva, 1895-1950
Howard Dietz, 1896-1983
Mort Dixon, 1892-1956
Walter Donaldson, 1893-1947
Al Dubin, 1891-1945
Vernon Duke, 1903-1969
Ted Fetter, 1910-1996
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
Ted Fio Rito, 1900-1971
Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996
Arthur Freed, 1894-1973
Douglas Furber, 1885-1961
George Gershwin, 1898-1937
A. H. Gibbs, 1895-1956
Ray Gilbert, -
Dizzy Gillespie, 1918-1993
Benny Goodman, 1909-1986
Chauncy Gray, 1904-1984
Johnny Green, 1908-1989
Joe Grey, 1879-1956
Fred Hamm, -
Lionel Hampton, 1908-2002
W. C. Handy, 1873-1958
James F. Hanley, 1892-1942
Otto Harbach, 1873-1963
Yip Harburg, 1896-1981
Benny Harris, 1919-1975
Lorenz Hart, 1895-1943
Ray Henderson, 1896-1970
Edward Heyman, 1907-1981
Will Hudson, 1908-1981
Jimmy Johnson, 1894-1955
Al Jolson, 1886-1950
Gus Kahn, 1886-1941
Ted Koehler, 1894-1973
John La Touche, 1914-1956
Nick LaRocca, 1889-1961
Turner Layton, 1894-1978
Bert Lown, 1903-1962
Abe Lyman, 1897-1957
Ballard MacDonald, 1882-1935
Gerald Marks, 1900-1997
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Joseph Meyer, 1894-1987
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Red Nichols, 1905-1965
Ray Noble, 1903-1978
George Norton, 1880-1923
Edward "Kid" Ory, 1886-1973
Frank Paparelli, 1917-1973
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Charlie Parker, 1920-1955
Maceo Pinkard, 1897-1962
Ralph Rainger, 1901-1942
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Sid Robin, 1912-1985
Richard Rodgers, 1902-1979
Vincent Rose, 1880-1944
Harry Ruskin, 1894-1969
Edgar Sampson, 1907-1973
Victor Schertzinger, 1888-1941
Seymour Simons, 1896-1949
Henry Sullivan, -
Fats Waller, 1904-1943
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Ned Washington, 1901-1976
Chick Webb, 1905-1939
Richard Whiting, 1891-1938
Spencer Williams, 1889-1965
Clarence Williams, 1898-1965
Leo Wood, 1882-1929
Jack Yellen, 1892-1991
Vincent Youmans, 1898-1946
Ticket/Venue Info
Pete Kelly's Blues Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20% 
Gold48.00  43.25  41.00  38.50  -  
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  -  
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  -  
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  -  
O20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  -  
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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