A 20th Anniversary Swing!
Goody Goody
Swing's the thing, 1935-38
Sat, Oct 24, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Concert Hall, FEC
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 Williams-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
Numbers on the program...
 A-Tisket A-Tasket
Words by Ella Fitzgerald - Music by Al Feldman
adaptation of A Tisket, A Tasket
 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Back Bay Shuffle
Music by Artie Shaw, Teddy McRae
 Basin Street Blues
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
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
 Don't Be That Way
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
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
Words & music by Harry Woods
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington
 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
Words & music by Billy Mayhew
 Jumpin' At The Woodside
Words & music by Count Basie
 King Porter Stomp
Music by Jelly Roll Morton
(1928) The Awakening
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 My Blue Heaven
Words by Richard A. Whiting - Music by Walter Donaldson
 One O'Clock Jump
Music by Count Basie
 Sing Sing Sing
Music by Louis Prima
 Song Of India
(1937) interpolated into Las Vegas Nights
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
 Stompin' At The Savoy
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb
 Stop Beating Around The Mulberry Bush
Words by Bix Reichner - Music by Clay Boland
 The Dipsy Doodle
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
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
Al Feldman, 1915-2015
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
Chick Webb, 1905-1939
Richard A. Whiting, 1891-1938
Spencer Williams, 1889-1965
Harry Woods, 1896-1970
Ticket/Venue Info
Goody Goody Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20% 
A25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  -  
Student Free0.00  0.00  0.00  0.00  -  
Concert Hall
Florence Events Center
715 Quince St
Florence, Oregon
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