A 20th Anniversary Swing!
Sentimental Journey
E=mcSwing!, 1943-46
Thu, Apr 21 - Fri, Apr 29
Our final installment in this three-part series will examine the last four years of the Swing Era, 1943 thru '46. Expect even more hits from the likes of Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Dorsey, Harry James, and Bing Crosby. In addition to those, our show will also include songs from Judy Garland, Les Brown, Doris Day, Tommy Dorsey, Peggy Lee, and Nat King Cole. Here are a few of the songs you should look forward to hearing: "Why Don’t You Do Right?", "Leap Frog", "I've Heard That Song Before", "I Had the Craziest Dream", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart", "Besame Mucho", "Sentimental Journey, "On the Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe", "Opus One", "Aren't You Glad You're You?", "Tampico", "Honeysuckle Rose", "It's Only A Paper Moon", among many others.
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, artistic director, reeds
 American Patrol
Music by F. W. Meacham
 Sentimental Journey
Words by Bud Green - Music by Les Brown, Ben Homer
 Why Don't You Do Right?
Words & music by Kansas Joe McCoy
based on Weed Smoker's Dream
 Aren't You Glad You're You
(1945) The Bells of St. Mary's
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 Leap Frog
Music by Joe Garland, Leo Corday
 The House Of Blue Lights
Words by Don Raye - Music by Freddie Slack
 It's Only A Paper Moon
(1933) Take A Chance
Words by Yip Harburg, Billy Rose - Music by Harold Arlen
 South America, Take It Away
(1946) Call Me Mister
Words & music by Harold Rome
 Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
(1934) Thumbs Up!
Words & music by James F. Hanley
 Bésame Mucho
Words by Consuelo Velázquez (sp), Sunny Skylar (en) - Music by Consuelo Velázquez
 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Words by Bob Russell - Music by Duke Ellington
 Moonlight In Vermont
Words by John Blackburn - Music by Karl Suessdorf
 Rum And Coca Cola
Words by Morey Amsterdam - Music by Paul Baron, Jeri Sullavan
appropriated Rum And Coca-Cola
 Intermission Riff
Music by Ray Wetzel
Words by Doris Fischer - Music by Allan Roberts
 On The Atchison, Topeka, And The Santa Fe
(1945) The Harvey Girls
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Harry Warren
 Main Stem
Music by Duke Ellington
 I've Heard That Song Before
(1942) Youth On Parade
Words by Sammy Cahn - Music by Jule Styne
 Straighten Up And Fly Right
Words & music by Irving Mills, Nat King Cole
 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet
Words & music by Don Raye, Gene de Paul
 Opus One
Words by Sid Garris - Music by Sy Oliver
 Pennsylvania Polka
(1942) interpolated into Give Out, Sisters
Words by Zeke Manners - Music by Lester Lee
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Morey Amsterdam, 1908-1996
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Paul Baron, -
John Blackburn, 1913-2006
Les Brown, 1912-2001
Johnny Burke, 1908-1964
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Nat King Cole, 1919-1965
Leo Corday, 1902-1985
Gene de Paul, 1919-1988
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Doris Fischer, 1915-2003
Joe Garland, 1903-1977
Sid Garris, -
Bud Green, 1897-1981
James F. Hanley, 1892-1942
Yip Harburg, 1896-1981
Ben Homer, 1917-
Lester Lee, 1904-1956
Zeke Manners, 1911-2000
Kansas Joe McCoy, 1905-1950
F. W. Meacham, -
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Sy Oliver, 1910-1988
Don Raye, 1909-1985
Allan Roberts, 1905-1966
Harold Rome, 1908-1993
Billy Rose, 1899-1966
Bob Russell, 1914-1970
Sunny Skylar, -
Freddie Slack, -
Jule Styne, 1905-1994
Karl Suessdorf, 1921-1982
Jeri Sullavan, -
Jimmy Van Heusen, 1913-1990
Consuelo Velázquez, 1916-2005
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Ray Wetzel, -
April, 2016
Thu 21, 7:30 pm: Eugene
Sat 23, 2:00 pm: Florence
Sun 24, 2:00 pm: Eugene
Fri 29, 7:30 pm: Corvallis
Ticket/Venue Info
This is a multi-venue production. Select a specific performance for its ticketing/venue information.
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