Moonlight Serenade
Swing and the War Years
Sat, Jul 27, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings survey the extraordinarily rich repertoire of music from both sides of the Atlantic during World War II, including a choice selection of Swing classics made famous by
MOONLIGHT SERENADE is one of 6 OFAM 2019 concerts presented twice:
    Evening: Sat, July 27 - 8:00 pm
    Matinee: Sat, August 3 - 1:00 pm
Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and others, as well as other unforgettable songs from those years by The Andrews Sisters, Francis Langford, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, a fine selection of songs that came out of Great Britain and Europe, and even a handfull of simply wonderful "hidden gems".
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, director
 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
(1939) New Faces
Words by Eric Maschwitz - Music by Manning Sherwin
 Saturday Night
Words by Sammy Cahn - Music by Jule Styne
 Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer
Words by Harold Adamson - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 In The Mood
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Joe Garland
uses melody of Tar Paper Stomp
 Cow Cow Boogie
(1942) Ride 'Em, Cowboy
Words by Gene de Paul, Benny Carter - Music by Don Raye
 Lili Marlene
Words by Hans Leip - Music by Norbert Schultze
 Pennsylvania 6-5000
Words by Jerry Gray - Music by Carl Sigman
 Run, Rabbit, Run!
(1939) The Little Dog Laughed
Words by Ralph Butler - Words & music by Noel Gay
 Moonlight Serenade
(1939) interpolated into Day-Time Wife
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Glenn Miller
 Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
(1942) interpolated into Private Buckaroo
Words by Charles Tobias, Lew Brown - Music by Sam Stept
 Don't Fence Me In
Words by Robert Fletcher - Words & music by Cole Porter
 G. I. Jive
Words & music by Johnny Mercer
 I'll Be Seeing You
(1938) Right This Way
Words by Irving Kahal - Music by Sammy Fain
 I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time
Words by Neville Fleeson - Music by Albert Von Tilzer
 Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
Words by Billy Austin - Music by Louis Jordan
 At Last
(1942) Orchestra Wives
Words by Mack Gordon - Music by Harry Warren
 That's What The Well-Dressed Man In Harlem Will Wear
(1942) This Is The Army
Words & music by Irving Berlin
 Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
(1944) Here Come The Waves
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Harold Arlen
 When The Roses Bloom Again
Words by Nate Burton - Music by Walter Kent
 Woodchopper's Ball
Music by Woody Herman, Joe Bishop
 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
(1941) Buck Privates
Words & music by Don Raye, Hughie Prince
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Harold Adamson, 1906-1980
Harold Arlen, 1905-1986
Billy Austin, -
Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Joe Bishop, -
Lew Brown, 1893-1958
Nate Burton, -
Ralph Butler, -
Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993
Benny Carter, -
Gene de Paul, 1919-1988
Sammy Fain, 1902-1989
Neville Fleeson, 1887-1945
Robert Fletcher, -
Joe Garland, 1903-1977
Noel Gay, -
Mack Gordon, 1904-1959
Jerry Gray, -
Woody Herman, 1913-1987
Louis Jordan, 1908-1975
Irving Kahal, 1903-1942
Walter Kent, 1911-1994
Hans Leip, -
Eric Maschwitz, 1901-1969
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Glenn Miller, 1904-1944
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Cole Porter, 1891-1964
Hughie Prince, -
Don Raye, 1909-1985
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Norbert Schultze, -
Manning Sherwin, -
Carl Sigman, -
Sam Stept, 1897-1964
Jule Styne, 1905-1994
Charles Tobias, 1898-1970
Albert Von Tilzer, 1878-1956
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Ticket/Venue Info
Moonlight Serenade 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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