A 20th Anniversary Swing!
Goody Goody
Swing's the thing, 1935-38
Thu, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 25
IIn the first installment of their year-long 20th anniversary celebration of the Swing Era, Jesse Cloninger and The Emerald City Jazz Kings will focus in the years 1935 thru '38. With hits from Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Chick Webb, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Boswell and Andrews Sisters, there will be something for everyone! Look for hits like: "I'll Never Say Never Again Again", "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen", "Don't Be That Way", "A-Tisket A-Tasket", "Song of India", "Marie", "Goody Goody", "One O’Clock Jump", "King Porter Stomp", "Sing, Sing, Sing", and "Caravan". Who could ask for anything more!?
For their entire 20th anniversary season, coined A 20th Anniversary Year Of Swing!, The Emerald City Jazz Kings appear in big band formation.
Chamber Music America/Doris Duke Charitable Trust This concert is eligible for The Shedd's Free Shedd Jazz Student Ticket program, which makes a limited number of free tickets to 2015-16 Shedd jazz concerts available to students elementary through college. The program is made possible by a grant from Chamber Music America and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Contact The Shedd Ticket Office for information.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, music director, alto 1
Vicki Brabham, piano, vocals
Marisa Frantz, vocals
Tracy Tooze, vocals
Matthew Leach, vocals
Josh Hettwer, alto 2
Joe Manis, tenor sax
Devin Wright, bari
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Joe Freuen, trombone
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Dave Bender, trumpet
Paul Krueger , trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Merlin Showalter, drums
Kyle Smith, guitar
Nathan Waddell, bass
Program
Numbers on the program...
 A Tisket, A Tasket
(1879)
Words by Ella Fitzgerald, Van AlexanderWords & music by traditional U. S.
 Alexander's Ragtime Band
(1911)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Back Bay Shuffle
(1938)
Music by Artie Shaw, Teddy McRae
 Basin Street Blues
(1928)
Words & music by Spencer Williams
 Begin The Beguine
(1935) Jubilee
Words & music by Cole Porter
 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
(1937) Love Honor And Behave
Words by Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin - Music by Sholom Secunda
 Caravan
(1937)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
 Don't Be That Way
(1938)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
 Goody-Goody
(1936)
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Matty Malneck
 I Can't Get Started
(1935) Ziegfeld Follies of 1936
Words by Ira Gershwin - Music by Vernon Duke
 I'll Never Say Never Again Again
(1935)
Words & music by Harry Woods
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington
 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
(1936)
Words & music by Billy Mayhew
 Jumpin' At The Woodside
(1938)
Words & music by Count Basie
 King Porter Stomp
(1923)
Music by Jelly Roll Morton
 Marie
(1928) The Awakening
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 My Blue Heaven
(1927)
Words by Richard A. Whiting - Music by Walter Donaldson
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937)
Music by Count Basie
 Sing Sing Sing
(1936)
Music by Louis Prima
 Song Of India
(1937) interpolated into Las Vegas Nights
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
 Stompin' At The Savoy
(1936)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb
 Stop Beating Around The Mulberry Bush
(1938)
Words by Bix Reichner - Music by Clay Boland
 The Dipsy Doodle
(1937)
Words & music by Larry Clinton
 These Foolish Things
(1936) Spread It Abroad
Words by Eric Maschwitz - Music by Jack Strachey, Harry Link
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Van Alexander, -
Count Basie, 1904-1984
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Clay Boland, 1903-1963
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Saul Chaplin, 1912-1997
Larry Clinton, -
Walter Donaldson, 1893-1947
Tommy Dorsey, 1905-1956
Vernon Duke, 1903-1969
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996
Ira Gershwin, 1896-1983
Benny Goodman, 1909-1986
Harry Link, 1896-1956
Matty Malneck, 1903-1981
Eric Maschwitz, 1901-1969
Billy Mayhew, -
Teddy McRae, 1908-1999
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Jelly Roll Morton, 1890-1941
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Louis Prima, 1910-1978
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Bix Reichner, -1989
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 1844-1908
Edgar Sampson, 1907-1973
Sholom Secunda, -
Artie Shaw, 1910-2004
Jack Strachey, 1894-1972
Juan Tizol, 1900-1984
traditional U. S., -
Chick Webb, 1905-1939
Richard A. Whiting, 1891-1938
Spencer Williams, 1889-1965
Harry Woods, 1896-1970
Performances
October, 2015
Thu 22, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Fri 23, 7:30 pm: Corvallis
Sat 24, 2:00 pm: Florence
Sun 25, 2:00 pm: Eugene
Ticket/Venue Info
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