Chasing Shadows
The Dorsey Brothers
Thu, Jul 25, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Jesse Cloninger & The Emerald City Jazz Kings present the hits of the Dorsey brothers across their careers in all of their various combinations with an emphasis on the period from 1935-45: Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, Dorsey Brothers small group recording/studio unit, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,
Chasing Shadows is one of 6 OFAM 2019 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Thu, July 25 - 1:00 pm
    Evening: Thu, August 1 - 8:00 pm
and the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. All of the well known vocalists that they worked with will be represented: Jack Leonard, Edith Wright, Bob Eberly, Frank Sinatra, Helen O’Connell, and even with a featured number that was recorded with Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby. Of course the show will feature some of the band’s great instrumental hits as well.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, director
(1941) The Fleet's In
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Victor Schertzinger
Words by Albert Gamse (en), Joseph M. LaCalle (sp) - Music by Joseph M. LaCalle
 Pennies From Heaven
(1936) Pennies From Heaven
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Arthur Johnston
(1941) Las Vegas Nights
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Louis Alter
 Satan Takes A Holiday
Music by Larry Clinton
 Chasing Shadows
Words by Benny Davis - Music by Abner Silver
 Our Love
Words by Buddy Bernier, Bob Emmerich - Music by Larry Clinton
 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
Words by Ned Washington - Music by George Bassman
 Opus One
Words by Sid Garris - Music by Sy Oliver
 Song Of India
(1937) interpolated into Las Vegas Nights
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
 Indian Summer
Words by Al Dubin - Music by Victor Herbert
 Once In A Lifetime
(1928) Earl Carroll's Vanities, 1928
Words by Raymond Klages - Music by Jesse Greer
 Change Partners
(1938) Carefree
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 The Breeze And I
Words by Al Stillman (en) - Music by Ernesto Lecuona
uses melody of Andalucía
 On The Sunny Side of the Street
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 I'll Never Smile Again
Words & music by Ruth Lowe
 The Dipsy Doodle
Words & music by Larry Clinton
 On Treasure Island
Words by Edgar Leslie - Music by Joe Burke
 The Music Goes 'Round And Around
Words by Red Hogson - Music by Mike Riley, Edward Farley
 Bésame Mucho
Words by Consuelo Velázquez (sp), Sunny Skylar (en) - Music by Consuelo Velázquez
(1940) Pal Joey
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
Words by Bob Russell (en), S. K. Russell (en) - Music by Ary Barroso
translation of Aquarela do Brasil
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Louis Alter, 1902-1980
Ary Barroso, 1903-1964
George Bassman, 1914-1997
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Buddy Bernier, -
Joe Burke, -
Johnny Burke, 1908-1964
Larry Clinton, -
Benny Davis, 1895-1979
Tommy Dorsey, 1905-1956
Al Dubin, 1891-1945
Bob Emmerich, -
Edward Farley, -
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
Albert Gamse, 1901-1974
Sid Garris, -
Jesse Greer, -
Lorenz Hart, 1895-1943
Victor Herbert, -
Red Hogson, -
Arthur Johnston, 1898-1954
Raymond Klages, -
Joseph M. LaCalle, -1937
Ernesto Lecuona, 1895-1963
Edgar Leslie, 1885-1976
Frank Loesser, 1910-1969
Ruth Lowe, 1914-1981
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Sy Oliver, 1910-1988
Mike Riley, -
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 1844-1908
Richard Rodgers, 1902-1979
Bob Russell, 1914-1970
S. K. Russell, 1914-1970
Victor Schertzinger, 1888-1941
Abner Silver, 1899-1966
Sunny Skylar, -
Al Stillman, 1906-
Consuelo Velázquez, 1916-2005
Ned Washington, 1901-1976
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Ticket/Venue Info
Chasing Shadows 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

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