Byron Stripling, director
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues
Wed, Aug 8, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Mike & Nancy Oft Rose
Concert Sponsor
Bessie Smith, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters provide the foundation for an afternoon of music that celebrates the origins of the blues and acknowledges the indelible influence it continues to have on today’s music. In this foot-tapping, clap your hands concert, Byron Stripling and company reach deep into the heart and take you on an unforgettable musical journey.
Event Personnel
Byron Stripling, director
Byron Stripling, vocals, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Bobby Floyd, piano
Howard Alden, guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
 The Saint Louis Blues
Words & music by W. C. Handy
Words & music by Louis Jordan
 My Gal
Words & music by Clark Terry
 Got My Mojo Working
Words & music by Preston Foster
 I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man
Words & music by Willie Dixon
 Work Song
Words by Oscar Brown Jr. - Music by Nat Adderley
 Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Words by Julia Ward Howe - Music by William Steffe
 Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
Words & music by Hughie Cannon
 But I Was Cool
Words & music by Oscar Brown Jr.
 The Preacher
Music by Horace Silver
 Back Door Blues
Words & music by Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
 Back O' Town Blues
Music by Louis Armstrong, Luis Russell
 Twelve Gates To The City
(c 1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
 Just A Closer Walk With Thee
(c 1830s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
 Get Right Church
(c 1930s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
traditional U. S., -
Muddy Waters, 1913-1983
Nat Adderley, 1931-2000
Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971
Oscar Brown Jr., 1926-2005
Hughie Cannon, 1877-1912
Willie Dixon, 1915-1992
Preston Foster, -
W. C. Handy, 1873-1958
Julia Ward Howe, -
Louis Jordan, 1908-1975
Luis Russell, 1902-1963
Horace Silver, 1928-2014
William Steffe, -
Clark Terry, -
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, -
Ticket/Venue Info
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon

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