OFAM 2021 - Reel Music
Elevator To The Gallows
The sounds of film noir
Sat Jul 24-Thu Jul 29
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Of the many approaches to the use of music in film one of the most intriguing and emotionally powerful is to be found in the world of film noir. Miles Davis' stunning score to Louis Malle's 1958 classic Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Elevator To The Gallows); Ellington's treatment of Otto Preminger's 1959 Anatomy of a Murder; Mancini's haunting
Elevator To The Gallows is one of 6 OFAM 2021 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Sat, July 24, 1:30 pm
    Evening: Thu, July 29, 7:30 pm
accompaniment to Orson Welles' 1958 A Touch of Evil. Then there are the standout songs and instrumentals which have become almost inextricably bound to that scene, that character: "Laura", "And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine", "It's A Blue World", "I've Got You", "She's Funny That Way". Chuck Redd and company, featuring Shirley Andress, Lynnea Barry and Siri Vik on vocals, take us down these dark alleys and enigmatic hallways to…
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director
Shirley Andress, vocals
Lynnea Barry, vocals
Siri Vik, vocals
(1945) Laura - Johnny Mercer (w) David Raksin (m)
 She's Funny That Way
(1928) - Richard A. Whiting (w) Neil Moret (m)
 Put The Blame On Mame
(1946) Gilda - Allan Roberts, Doris Fischer (w/m)
 Sophisticated Lady
(1933) - Mitchell Parish (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Pete Kelly's Blues
(1955) Pete Kelly's Blues - Sammy Cahn (w) Ray Heindorf (m)
(1959) Anatomy Of A Murder - Duke Ellington (w/m)
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Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon

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