Benny!
The Palomar Ballroom to Carnegie Hall
Fri, Jul 26, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Chuck Redd and company pay tribute to Benny Goodman (1909-86) with a survey of the clarinet virtuoso and bandleader's mid-30s rise to prominence in the period as The King of Swing. They start off with a choice selection from the Goodman orchestra's triumphant 3-week engagement at Los Angeles' Palomar Ballroom beginning on August 21, 1935
Benny! is one of 6 OFAM 2019 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Fri, Jul 26 - 1:00 pm
    Evening: Sat, Aug 3 - 8:00 pm
-- which is often marked at the official beginning of the Swing Era -- and conclude with a selection from Goodman's historic concert at Carnegie Hall on January 16, 1938. Both big band and small group arrangements will be featured, as well as some seminal Fletcher Henderson arrangements and vocal features originally recorded by Peggy Lee and Martha Tilton, as well as, of course, the iconic "Sing, Sing, Sing".
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director, drums, vibes
Vocalists
Musicians
Will Anderson, reeds
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Matthew Taylor, reeds
Jonathan Corona, reeds
Bailey Tucker, trumpet
James Zollar, trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Matt Hettwer, trombone
Ryan Cheyney, trombone
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Frank Vignola , guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Matt Witek, drums
Program
SET I
 Let's Dance
(1935)
Words by Fanny Baldridge - Music by Gregory Stone, Joseph Bonine
 Jersey Bounce
(1941)
Words by Buddy Feyne - Music by Bobby Plater, Tiny Bradshaw, Edward Johnson
 Big John's Special
(1934)
Music by Horace Henderson
 Blue Moon
(1934)
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
 Seven Come Eleven
(1939)
Music by Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian
 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
(1937) Love Honor And Behave
Words by Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin - Music by Sholom Secunda
 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
(1944) Seven Lively Arts
Words & music by Cole Porter
 I Threw A Kiss In The Ocean
(1942)
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Moonglow
(1934)
Words by Eddie DeLange - Music by Irving Mills, Will Hudson
 China Boy
(1922)
Words & music by Dick Winfree, Phil Boutelje
 How Long Has This Been Going On?
(1927) Smarty
Words by Ira Gershwin - Music by George Gershwin
 King Porter Stomp
(1923)
Music by Jelly Roll Morton
SET II
 Don't Be That Way
(1938)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
 Sometimes I'm Happy
(1927) Hit The Deck
Words by Irving Caesar - Music by Vincent Youmans
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937)
Music by Count Basie
 Gotta Be This Or That
(1945)
Words & music by Sunny Skylar
 Avalon
(1920) interpolated into Sinbad
Words & music by B. G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose
 Body And Soul
(1930) Three's a Crowd
Words by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton - Music by Johnny Green
 Loch Lomond
(1841)
Words & music by traditional Scottish
 All My Life
(1936) Laughing Irish Eyes
Words by Sidney Mitchell - Music by Sam Stept
 The Man I Love
(1924) Strike Up The Band
Words by Ira Gershwin - Music by George Gershwin
 The Blue Room
(1926) The Girl Friend
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Eubie Blake
 Sing Sing Sing
(1936)
Music by Louis Prima
 Honeysuckle Rose
(1929)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Fats Waller
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
traditional Scottish, -
Fanny Baldridge, -
Count Basie, 1904-1984
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Eubie Blake, 1883-1983
Joseph Bonine, -
Phil Boutelje, 1895-1979
Tiny Bradshaw, 1905-1958
Irving Caesar, 1895-1996
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Saul Chaplin, 1912-1997
Charlie Christian, -
Eddie DeLange, 1904-1949
B. G. DeSylva, 1895-1950
Frank Eyton, 1894-1962
Buddy Feyne, 1912-1998
George Gershwin, 1898-1937
Ira Gershwin, 1896-1983
Benny Goodman, 1909-1986
Johnny Green, 1908-1989
Lorenz Hart, 1895-1943
Horace Henderson, 1904-1988
Edward Heyman, 1907-1981
Will Hudson, 1908-1981
Edward Johnson, -
Al Jolson, 1886-1950
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Sidney Mitchell, 1888-1942
Jelly Roll Morton, 1890-1941
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Bobby Plater, 1914-1981
Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Louis Prima, 1910-1978
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Richard Rodgers, 1902-1979
Vincent Rose, 1880-1944
Edgar Sampson, 1907-1973
Sholom Secunda, -
Sunny Skylar, -
Robert Sour, -1985
Sam Stept, 1897-1964
Gregory Stone, -
Fats Waller, 1904-1943
Dick Winfree, 1898-1975
Vincent Youmans, 1898-1946
Ticket/Venue Info
Benny! Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
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
541-434-7000

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