Blue Skies
The Irving Berlin Songbook
Wed, Aug 3, 2:00 - 3:15 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
"His songs sound as though they were born that way--God Almighty!--not written!" -- Harold Arlen
"She is one of those singers who can make a compact with the audience, who can reach them so that they reach back and become part of the experience." -- Irving Berlin
The 4th in the Verve series, Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook was released in 1958. Paul Weston arranged the 32 songs on the two-disc set, which was nominated fro a Grammy for best Album of the Year. Ella herself won the Best Female Vocalist of the Year for the her work on the project.
For this afternoon concert, Julie Alsin and Michael Stone join Ken and the guys for 11 songs from the album (some of which were also favorites of Sinatra) and 3 Berlin classics from the Frank Sinatra rep.
Event Personnel
Julie Alsin, vocals
Michael Stone, vocals
Ken Peplowski, director, clarinet
Jesse Cloninger, saxophone
Rod Fleeman, guitar
Doug Miller, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Byron Stripling, trumpet
Program
Program
 Russian Lullaby
(1927)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Top Hat, White Tie And Tails
(1935) Top Hat
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Isn't This A Lovely Day (To Get Caught In The Rain?)
(1935) Top Hat
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Blue Skies
(1926) Betsy
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
(1937) On The Avenue
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Be Careful, It's My Heart
(1942) Holiday Inn
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Always
(1925)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Let's Face The Music And Dance
(1936) Follow The Fleet
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Puttin' On The Ritz
(1929) Puttin' On The Ritz
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Remember
(1925)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 How Deep Is The Ocean?
(1932)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Let Yourself Go
(1936) Follow The Fleet
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 The Song Is Ended
(1927)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Cheek To Cheek
(1935) Top Hat
Words & music by Irving Berlin
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Ticket/Venue Info
Blue Skies Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
AA28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
A24.00  21.75  20.50  19.25  12.00 
B20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  10.00 
O16.00  14.50  13.75  13.00  8.00 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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