Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington, 1924-46
Sun, Oct 16, 3:00 - 5:15 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings open the 2016-17 season with a survey of Duke Ellington's massive output during the first half of his career, from The Washingtonian years in the mid-20s and his rise to fame at The Cotton Club, through the Depression and World War II, encompassing both the Jazz and Swing eras. Look for such unforgettable gems as "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo", "Mood Indigo", "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Creole Love Call", "Cottontail", "Rockin' In Rhythm", "Caravan", "KoKo", and "Take The 'A' Train", 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 2016-17 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, and Friends of Jazz at The Shedd. Contact The Shedd Ticket Office for information.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, Director
Vocalists
Siri Vik, vocals
Musicians
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Josh Hettwer, reeds
Joe Manis, reeds
Idit Shner, reeds
Tony Glausi, trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Joe Freuen, trombone
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Niels Miller, bass
Torrey Newhart, piano
Kyle Smith, guitar
Program
SET 1
 East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
(1927)
Music by Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley
 Raisin' The Rent
(1933) Cotton Club Parade, 22nd Edition
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Harold Arlen
 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
(1940)
Words by Bob Russell - Music by Duke Ellington
 Old King Dooji
(1938)
Music by Duke Ellington
 Baby!
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 Bli-Blip
(1941)
Words by Sid Kuller - Music by Duke Ellington
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington
SET 2
 Creole Love Call
(1927) Rhyth-mania
Music by Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley, Rudy Jackson
 Ko-Ko
(1939)
Music by Duke Ellington
 Flamingo
(1940)
Music by Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya
 In A Mellow Tone
(1939)
Words by Milt Gabler - Music by Duke Ellington
 My Old Flame
(1934) Belle Of The Nineties
Words & music by Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
 Doin' The New Lowdown
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 Take The 'A' Train
(1939) interpolated into Reveille with Beverly
Words by Joya Sherrill - Music by Billy Strayhorn
 Sophisticated Lady
(1933)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Duke Ellington
 Cotton Tail
(1940)
Music by Duke Ellington
SET 3
 Harlem Air Shaft
(1940)
Music by Duke Ellington
 I'm Beginning To See The Light
(1944)
Words & music by Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George
 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
(1943)
Words by Bob Russell - Music by Duke Ellington
 Caravan
(1937)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
 I Must Have That Man
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 Prelude To A Kiss
(1938)
Words by Irving Mills, Irving Gordon - Music by Duke Ellington
 Rockin' In Rhythm
(1931)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Harry Carney
Associate Events
Sunday Oct 16
5:30 pmDinner after Mood Indigo
Ticket/Venue Info
Mood Indigo Ticket Prices
Seat
Level
Full
Price
Discount Prices
10%15%20%  
A30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  -  
B26.00  23.50  22.25  21.00  -  
C22.00  20.00  18.75  17.75  -  
O18.00  16.25  15.50  14.50  -  
Student Free0.00  0.00  0.00  0.00  -  
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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The Jazz Kings 2016-17 Schedule