Emerald City Jazz Kings 2011-12
Pick Yourself Up
Glenn Griffith
GLENN GRIFFITH. After receiving his Master’s from North Texas State University in jazz arranging, Glenn joined the S/S Norway in-house big band as lead trombonist, backing up acts such as Lou Rawls, the 5th Dimension, Pearl Bailey and Natalie Cole. During the yearly Floating Jazz Festivals, Glenn performed in the bands of Clark Terry, Ed Shaughnessy, Erskine Hawkins, Ray Anthony and Lionel Hampton alongside such jazz greats as Jon Faddis, Al Grey and Keeter Betts. In 1992 Glenn made Eugene his home and has performed with local groups such as the Starlighters Big Band, Caliente, Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera and Oregon Bach Festival. Since 1998 Glenn has been traveling the Mississippi river aboard the Mississippi Queen and American Queen paddlewheel steamboats playing traditional New Orleans jazz. He has served with the Jazz Kings on trombone and arranger since 2003.
May 6-15Jazz Kings 2010-11Coast To Coast
Oct 13-21Jazz Kings 2011-12Jukebox Saturday Night
Feb 2-10Jazz Kings 2011-12Pick Yourself Up
Oct 11-19Jazz Kings 2012-13The Very Thought Of You
Feb 7-15Jazz Kings 2012-13Flying Home
May 9-17Jazz Kings 2012-13You Made Me Love You
Aug 6OFAM 2013Boogie Woogie Bugle BoyJaqua
Oct 10-19Jazz Kings 2013-14At The Jazz Band Ball
Feb 13-22Jazz Kings 2013-14Give Me A Song
May 2-11Jazz Kings 2013-14Bésame Mucho
Aug 7OFAM 2014Over The RainbowJaqua
Oct 9-12Jazz Kings 2014-15Come Fly With Me
Feb 6-15Jazz Kings 2014-15Avalon
Mar 13SP 2014-15Jaqua
May 7-10Jazz Kings 2014-15Why Don't You Do Right?
Oct 22-25Jazz Kings 2015-16Goody Goody
Dec 10-17Jazz Kings 2015-16Swinging On A Star
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