A 20th Anniversary Swing!
In The Mood
In the Swing, 1939-42
Fri, Jan 29 - Sun, Feb 7
For our second installment of Swing Era classics we will examine the great songs of 1939 thru '42. You will hear more from Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and the Andrews Sisters, as well as great songs from Glenn Miller, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Vera Lynn, Helen Forrest, and Bing Crosby. Expect great songs like: "Brazil"," I Don't Want to Walk Without You", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree", "Jersey Bounce", "A String of Pearls", "Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar", The Breeze & I", "In the Mood", "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "We'll Meet Again"," Hold Tight, Hold Tight", "Take the 'A' Train", and "You Made Me Love You".
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, reeds
Shirley Andress, vocals
Marisa Frantz, vocals
Siri Vik, vocals
Matthew Leach, vocals
Vicki Brabham, piano
Merlin Showalter, drums
Kyle Smith, guitar
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Joe Freuen, trombone
Kellyn Haley, trombone
Jesse Cloninger, alto/bass saxophone
Josh Hettwer, tenor saxophone
Program
 A String Of Pearls
(1941)
Words by Eddie DeLange - Music by Jerry Gray
 Amapola
(1924)
Words by Albert Gamse, Joseph M. LaCalle - Music by Joseph M. LaCalle
 Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar
(1940)
Words & music by Don Raye, Hughie Prince
 Blue Skies
(1926) Betsy
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
(1941) Buck Privates
Words & music by Don Raye, Hughie Prince
 Bounce Me Brother, With A Solid Four
(1941) Buck Privates
Words & music by Don Raye, Hughie Prince
 Brazil
(1942)
Words by Bob Russell (en), S. K. Russell (en) - Music by Ary Barroso
translation of Aquarela do Brasil
 Contrasts
(1939)
Music by Jimmy Dorsey
 Cotton Tail
(1940)
Music by Duke Ellington
 Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
(1942) interpolated into Private Buckaroo
Words by Charles Tobias, Lew Brown - Music by Sam Stept
 Drum Boogie
(1941) interpolated into Ball Of Fire
Music by Gene Krupa, Roy Eldridge
 Green Eyes
(1929/31)
Words by Adolfo Utrera (sp), Eddie Rivera (en), Eddie Woods (en) - Music by Nilo Menéndez
 Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama)
(1939) Follow The Boys
Words & music by Jerry Brandow, Lenny Kent, Edward Robinson, Willie Spotswood, Leonard Ware
 I Don't Want To Walk Without You
(1941) Sweater Girl
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Jule Styne
 In The Mood
(1939)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Joe Garland
uses melody of Tar Paper Stomp
 Jersey Bounce
(1941)
Words by Buddy Feyne - Music by Bobby Plater, Tiny Bradshaw, Edward Johnson
 Perdido
(1942)
Words by Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder - Music by Juan Tizol
 Take The 'A' Train
(1939) interpolated into Reveille with Beverly
Words by Joya Sherrill - Music by Billy Strayhorn
 The Breeze And I
(1940)
Words by Al Stillman (en) - Music by Ernesto Lecuona
uses melody of Andalucía
 We'll Meet Again
(1939)
Words & music by Ross Parker, Hughie Charles
 White Christmas
(1942) Holiday Inn
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 You Made Me Love You
(1913) The Honeymoon Express
Words by Joseph McCarthy - Music by James V. Monaco
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Ary Barroso, 1903-1964
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Tiny Bradshaw, 1905-1958
Jerry Brandow, 1918-2000
Lew Brown, 1893-1958
Hughie Charles, -
Eddie DeLange, 1904-1949
Jimmy Dorsey, 1904-1957
Ervin Drake, 1919-
Roy Eldridge, 1911-1989
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Buddy Feyne, 1912-1998
Albert Gamse, 1901-1974
Joe Garland, 1903-1977
Jerry Gray, -
Edward Johnson, -
Lenny Kent, 1913-1985
Gene Krupa, 1909-1973
Joseph M. LaCalle, -1937
Ernesto Lecuona, 1895-1963
Hans Lengsfelder, 1903-1979
Frank Loesser, 1910-1969
Joseph McCarthy, 1885-1943
Nilo Menéndez, 1902-1987
James V. Monaco, 1885-1945
Ross Parker, -
Bobby Plater, 1914-1981
Hughie Prince, -
Don Raye, 1909-1985
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Eddie Rivera, -
Edward Robinson, -
Bob Russell, 1914-1970
S. K. Russell, 1914-1970
Joya Sherrill, 1924-2010
Willie Spotswood, -
Sam Stept, 1897-1964
Al Stillman, 1906-
Billy Strayhorn, 1915-1967
Jule Styne, 1905-1994
Juan Tizol, 1900-1984
Charles Tobias, 1898-1970
Adolfo Utrera, -
Leonard Ware, 1909-1974
Eddie Woods, -
Performances
January, 2016
Fri 29, 7:30 pm: Corvallis
Sat 30, 2:00 pm: Florence
February, 2016
Thu 04, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sun 07, 2:00 pm: Eugene
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