Jesse Cloninger and company open Oregon Festival of American Music 2017 with an evening of favorites from the American Songbook, selected with a nod to this year's featured songwriters and an eye for this year's focus on the role of melody in the making of the undeniably classic, unforgetable song. Look for gems by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and more.
|Featured composers, lyricists, creators|
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Henry Nemo, -
John Redmond, -