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A 20th Anniversary Swing!
Sentimental Journey
E=mcSwing!, 1943-46
Thu, Apr 21 - Fri, Apr 29
Collis Wealth Management
Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
  • Description
  • Personnel
  • Program
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
(1885) F. W. Meacham (m)
 Sentimental Journey
(1944) Bud Green (w) Les Brown, Ben Homer (m)
 Why Don't You Do Right?
(1936) Kansas Joe McCoy (w/m) [based on Weed Smoker's Dream]
 Aren't You Glad You're You
(1945) The Bells of St. Mary's Johnny Burke (w) Jimmy Van Heusen (m)
 Leap Frog
(1941) Joe Garland, Leo Corday (m)
 The House Of Blue Lights
(1946) Don Raye (w) Freddie Slack (m)
 It's Only A Paper Moon
(1933) Take A Chance Yip Harburg, Billy Rose (w) Harold Arlen (m)
 South America, Take It Away
(1946) Call Me Mister Harold Rome (w/m)
 Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
(1934) Thumbs Up! James F. Hanley (w/m)
 Bésame Mucho
(1940) Consuelo Velázquez (sp), Sunny Skylar (en) (w) Consuelo Velázquez (m)
 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
(1940) Bob Russell (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Moonlight In Vermont
(1944) John Blackburn (w) Karl Suessdorf (m)
 Rum And Coca Cola
(1944) Morey Amsterdam (w) Paul Baron, Jeri Sullavan (m) [appropriated Rum And Coca-Cola]
 Intermission Riff
(1946) Ray Wetzel (m)
(1945) Doris Fischer (w) Allan Roberts (m)
 On The Atchison, Topeka, And The Santa Fe
(1944) The Harvey Girls Johnny Mercer (w) Harry Warren (m)
 Main Stem
(1944) Duke Ellington (m)
 I've Heard That Song Before
(1942) Youth On Parade Sammy Cahn (w) Jule Styne (m)
 Straighten Up And Fly Right
(1944) Irving Mills, Nat King Cole (w/m)
 Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet
(1943) Don Raye, Gene de Paul (w/m)
 Opus One
(1943) Sid Garris (w) Sy Oliver (m)
 Pennsylvania Polka
(1942) interpolated into Give Out, Sisters Zeke Manners (w) Lester Lee (m)

Ticket/Venue Info
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Collis Wealth Management
Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor