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OFAM 2022 - Pennies From Heaven
Kansas City Swings
Thu Jul 28, 1:30-3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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OFAM 2022 Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
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"You'd hear some cat play, and somebody would say 'This cat, he sounds like he is from Kansas City.' It was Kansas City Style. They knew it on the East Coast. They knew it on the West Coast. They knew it up North and they knew it down South." --Jay McShann, 2003
Chuck Redd and company take on the Kansas City style—relaxed, riffing, up-tempo, suffused with the blues-—pioneered by Walter Page's Blue Devils and Benny Moten's orchestra in the late 1920s and brought to national
Kansas City Swings is one of 6 OFAM 2022 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Thu, July 28, 1:30 pm
    Evening: Thu, Aug 4, 7:30 pm
prominence in the mid-'30s by the likes of Ben Webster, Andy Kirk, Hot Lips Page, Lester Young, Mary Lou Williams, Big Joe Turner, Jay McShann, and, of course, Count Basie. Look for iconic pieces such as "Moten Swing", "One-O'Clock Jump", "Hot Water Blue", and "Jumpin' At The Woodside" among many others.
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, artistic director
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Tom Wakeling, bass
Paul Wells, drums
Howard Alden, guitar
Will Anderson, reeds
Peter Anderson, reeds
Tim Clarke, trumpet
Chuck Redd, vibes, drums
 Honeysuckle Rose
(1929) Andy Razaf (w) Fats Waller (m)
 I Can't Get Started
(1935) Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Ira Gershwin (w) Vernon Duke (m)
 Pound Cake
(1939) Lester Young (m)
 I Never Knew
(1925) Gus Kahn (w) Ted Fio Rito (m)
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937) Count Basie (m)
 Lester Leaps In
(1939) Lester Young (m)
 Exactly Like You
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
(1937) Edward Heyman, Carmen Lombardo, John Jacob Loeb (w/m)
 The Blue Room
(1926) The Girl Friend Lorenz Hart (w) Richard Rodgers (m)
 Walkin' And Swingin'
(1936) Mary Lou Williams (m)
 Oh, Lady, Be Good!
(1924) Lady, Be Good Ira Gershwin (w) George Gershwin (m)
(1934) Mitchell Parish (w) Harry White (m)
(1938) Ray Noble (m)
 St. James Infirmary
(1929) interpolated into Snow White Joe Primrose (w/m) [adaptation of Gambler's Blues]
 They Can't Take That Away From Me
(1937) Shall We Dance Ira Gershwin (w) George Gershwin (m)
 If I Could Be With You
(1926) Henry Creamer (w) Jimmy Johnson (m)

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Kansas City Swings Ticket Prices
Discount Prices
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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OFAM 2022 Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor