Oregon Festival of American Music 2015
Potato Head Blues
Louis Armstrong Hot Five & Seven
Sat, Aug 15, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
The Eye Center
Oregon Festival of American Music 2015's final evening concert features the extraordinary trumpeter and vocal stylist Byron Stripling, backed by the Festival's hot jazz unit and jazz vocalist Clairdee, in an evening of Louis Armstrong sides cut during the 1920s and early '30s. Special emphasis will be placed on the sides he recorded on the Okeh and Gennett labels in the late 1920s with his Hot Five and Hot Seven units, as well as work he did with his wife , Lil Hardin Armstrong, who was instrumental in the rise of his career. Included are sides he did with two Clarence Williams' units: the Clarence Williams Blue Five (1923-25) and the Red Onion Jazz Babies (1923-24), the latter of which featured Lil Hardin Armstrong and brought Louis together with Sydney Bechet for the first time on record.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, director, reeds
Clairdee, vocals
Byron Stripling, trumpet, vocals
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Rod Fleeman, guitar
Doug Miller, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
PROGRAM
 Cake Walking Babies From Home
(1924)
Words & music by Clarence Williams, Chris Smith, Henry Troy
 Georgia Grind
(1926)
Words & music by Spencer Williams
 All Of Me
(1931)
Words & music by Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
 Saint Louis Blues
(1914)
Words & music by W. C. Handy
 Everybody Loves My Baby
(1924) Earl Carroll's Vanities of 1924
Words & music by Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer
 I Can't Give You Anything But Love
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Music by Jimmy McHugh
 I Got Rhythm
(1930) Girl Crazy
Words by Ira Gershwin
 Dinah
(1925)
Words by Joe Young, Sam Lewis
Music by Harry Akst
 Star Dust
(1927)
Words by Mitchell Parish
 After You've Gone
(1918)
Words by Henry Creamer
Music by Turner Layton
 You Rascal, You
(1931) interpolated into I'll Be Glad When You'r Dead, You Rascal You
Words & music by Sam Theard
 Dipper Mouth Blues
(1923)
Music by Louis Armstrong, King Oliver
 Struttin' With Some Barbecue
(1927)
Words by Don Raye
Music by Lil Hardin Armstrong
 Rockin' Chair
(1930)
Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Camp Meeting Blues
(1923)
Music by King Oliver
 Exactly Like You
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Music by Jimmy McHugh
 Texas Moaner Blues
(1924)
Words by Fae Barnes
Music by Clarence Williams
 Heebie Jeebies
(1926)
Music by Boyd Atkins
 Ory's Creole Trombone
(1921)
Music by Kid Ory
 Potato Head Blues
(1927)
Music by Louis Armstrong
 Chinatown, My Chinatown
(1906)
Words by William Jerome
Music by Jean Schwartz
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Harry Akst, 1894-1963
Lil Hardin Armstrong, 1898-1971
Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971
Boyd Atkins, -
Fae Barnes, -
Hoagy Carmichael, 1899-1981
Henry Creamer, 1879-1930
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
George Gershwin, 1898-1937
Ira Gershwin, 1896-1983
W. C. Handy, 1873-1958
William Jerome, 1865-1932
Turner Layton, 1894-1978
Sam Lewis, 1885-1959
Gerald Marks, 1900-1997
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
King Oliver, 1885-1938
Kid Ory, 1886-1973
Jack Palmer, 1900-1976
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Don Raye, 1909-1985
Jean Schwartz, 1878-1956
Seymour Simons, 1896-1949
Chris Smith, -
Sam Theard, 1904-1982
Henry Troy, -
Spencer Williams, 1889-1965
Clarence Williams, 1898-1965
Joe Young, 1889-1939
Ticket/Venue Info
Potato Head Blues Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  19.00 
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  17.00 
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
D20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  10.00 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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