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A Pocketful Of Dreams
Bing Crosby & The Classic Songbook
Thu, Feb 1 - Sun, Feb 11
Collis Wealth Management
Jazz Kings Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
  • Description
  • Free student tickets
  • Personnel
  • Program
In 1947 an Associated Press poll declared him "the most admired man alive"...ahead of Jackie Robinson, Pope Pius the XII and President Harry S. Truman. In 1948 Music Digest estimated that more than half of the 80,000 hours of recorded music broadcast on radio each week were filled with his recordings. In 1954 Decca Records declared that "the voice of Bing Crosby, has been heard by more people than the voice of any other human being who has ever lived." By mid-century, the crooner's voice, face and personality were indeed seemingly everywhere. Certainly the extraordinary technological developments in entertainment distribution in the late 1920s through '40s -- the phonograph, the radio, and motion pictures -- played a significant role in making such a thing possible. But it was Crosby's brilliant understanding of the special requirements and potential of each of those new media, that set him apart, even from his many equally-successful and famous colleagues. Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings pay tribute to Crosby with a choice selection of the best from his long career.
The Florence, Corvallis and Sunday matinee Eugene performances offer conventional concert seating. The format for the Eugene evening performance offers cabaret seating on the main floor with reserved seating in the balcony and full bar in the Tykeson Lobby.
This concert is eligible for The Shedd's Free Shedd Jazz Student Ticket program, which makes a set of free tickets to 2017-18 Shedd jazz concerts available to students elementary through college (college students must show student ID). The program is made possible by a support from Shedd benefactors dedicated to exposing young people to jazz in all its forms. Contact The Shedd Ticket Office for information. Usually, Youth high school and younger 50% discount and college w/ current student ID 10% discount.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, Director
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Jonathan Corona, reeds
Jessika Smith, reeds
Alexis Garnica, trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Vicki Brabham, piano & vocals
Ken Mastrogiovanni, drums
Niels Miller, bass
Kyle Smith, guitar
 I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
(1938) Sing You Sinners Johnny Burke (w) James V. Monaco (m)
 Play A Simple Melody
(1914) Irving Berlin (w/m)
 Don't Fence Me In
(1936) Robert Fletcher (w) Cole Porter (w/m)
(1932) The Big Broadcast Leo Robin (w) Ralph Rainger (m)
 Pennies From Heaven
(1936) Pennies From Heaven Johnny Burke (w) Arthur Johnston (m)
 You've Got Me Where You Want Me
(1945) Johnny Mercer (w) Harry Warren (m)
 I'll Be Seeing You
(1938) Right This Way Irving Kahal (w) Sammy Fain (m)
 I've Got The Girl
(1926) Walter Donaldson (w/m)
 Be Careful, It's My Heart
(1942) Holiday Inn Irving Berlin (w/m)
 Blue Skies
(1927) Betsy Irving Berlin (w/m)
 Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
(1932) Americana Yip Harburg (w) Jay Gorney (m)
 Yodelin' Jive
(1939) Don Raye, Hughie Prince (w/m)
 Sierra Sue
(1916) Joseph B. Carey (w/m)
 Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
(1944) Here Come The Waves Johnny Mercer (w) Harold Arlen (m)
 All My Love (Bolero)
(1950) Mitchell Parish (w) Paul Durand (m)
 Hawaiian Paradise
(1935) Harry Owens (w/m)
 Lili Marlene
(1937) Hans Leip (w) Norbert Schultze (m)
 I'm An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande)
(1936) Rhythm On The Range Johnny Mercer (w/m)
 Sunday, Monday or Always
(1943) Johnny Burke (w) Jimmy Van Heusen (m)
 Swinging On A Star
(1944) Going My Way Johnny Burke (w) Jimmy Van Heusen (m)
 Mississippi Mud
(1927) Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh (w/m)
 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
(1939) New Faces Eric Maschwitz (w) Manning Sherwin (m)
(1898/1935) Carlo Tiochet (it), Jerry Castillo (en) (w) Alberto Pestalozza (m)

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Collis Wealth Management
Jazz Kings Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor