Why Don't You Do Right?
The classic female vocalists
Fri, May 8, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Austin Auditorium, LaSells
The Jazz Kings close their 19th season with a focus on those great female vocalists who shared the stage with jazz ensembles but never made it to the stardom or mega-stardom enjoyed by Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday. But in fact, these phenomenal vocalists were stars in their own wonderful ways, as this sparkling evening will evidence! A few nods to Ella, Billie, and Peggy, of course, before turning to exquisite sides by Anita O’Day, Julie London, Helen Ward, Marion Hutton, and Helen Forrest. Look for beauts as “Cry Me A River”, “Hold Tight”, “The Peanut Vendor”, “Goody, Goody”, “Is That All There Is”, “I Only Have Eyes For You”, and “Why Don’t You Do Right?”.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, music director, reeds
 I Don't Want To Walk Without You
(1941) Sweater Girl
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Jule Styne
Helen Forrest
 Any Old Time
Words & music by Artie Shaw
Billie Holiday
 I've Heard That Song Before
(1942) Youth On Parade
Words by Sammy Cahn - Music by Jule Styne
Helen Forrest
Words by Albert Gamse (en), Joseph M. LaCalle (sp) - Music by Joseph M. LaCalle
Helen O'Connell/Bob Eberly
 Why Don't You Do Right?
Words & music by Kansas Joe McCoy
based on Weed Smoker's Dream
 You Turned the Tables On Me
(1936) Sing Baby Sing
Words by Sidney Mitchell - Music by Louis Alter
Helen Ward
(1941) The Fleet's In
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Victor Schertzinger
Bob Eberly
 A-Tisket A-Tasket
Words by Ella Fitzgerald, Van Alexander
adaptation of A Tisket, A Tasket
Ella Fitzgerald
 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
(1937) On The Avenue
Words & music by Irving Berlin
Les Brown
 Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry
(1942) The Fleet's In
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Victor Schertzinger
Helen O'Connell
 Mack the Knife
(1928) The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)
Words by Bertolt Brecht - Music by Kurt Weill
Bobby Darin
 I've Got The World On A String
(1932) Cotton Club Show, 21st Edition
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Harold Arlen
Lucy Ann Polk
 Honeysuckle Rose
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Fats Waller
Lucy Ann Polk
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Matty Malneck
Frank Sinatra
Words & music by Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
Peggy Lee
 Celery Stalks At Midnight
Words & music by Will Bradley, Carl Sigman, George Harris
Will Bradley
 My Heart Belongs To Daddy
(1938) Leave It To Me!
Words & music by Cole Porter
Julie London
Words by Bob Russell (en), S. K. Russell (en) - Music by Ary Barroso
translation of Aquarela do Brasil
Frank Sinatra
 Cry Me A River
Words & music by Arthur Hamilton
Julie London
 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Words by Joe Greene - Music by Stan Kenton, Charles Lawrence
Anita O'Day
 The Peanut Vendor
Words & music by Moises Simons
Anita O'Day
 The Glory Of Love
Words & music by Billy Hill
Peggy Lee
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Van Alexander, -
Louis Alter, -
Harold Arlen, -
Ary Barroso, -
Irving Berlin, -
Will Bradley, -
Bertolt Brecht, -
Sammy Cahn, -
Eddie Cooley, -
John Davenport, -
Ella Fitzgerald, -
Albert Gamse, -
Joe Greene, -
Arthur Hamilton, -
George Harris, -
Billy Hill, -
Stan Kenton, -
Ted Koehler, -
Joseph M. LaCalle, -
Charles Lawrence, -
Frank Loesser, -
Matty Malneck, -
Kansas Joe McCoy, -
Johnny Mercer, -
Sidney Mitchell, -
Cole Porter, -
Andy Razaf, -
Bob Russell, -
S. K. Russell, -
Victor Schertzinger, -
Artie Shaw, -
Carl Sigman, -
Moises Simons, -
Jule Styne, -
Fats Waller, -
Kurt Weill, -
Ticket/Venue Info
Why Don't You Do Right? Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A24.00  21.75  20.50  19.25  12.00 
Austin Auditorium
LaSells Stewart Center
OSU Campus
Corvallis, OR
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